Obituaries

Alvie Porter
B: 1930-05-13
D: 2017-06-22
View Details
Porter, Alvie
Patricia Hagel
B: 1931-06-04
D: 2017-06-15
View Details
Hagel, Patricia
Edith Wilkins
B: 1927-12-30
D: 2017-06-12
View Details
Wilkins, Edith
Lori Nash
B: 1979-03-16
D: 2017-06-11
View Details
Nash, Lori
Naomi Carrico
B: 1923-05-21
D: 2017-06-06
View Details
Carrico, Naomi
William Kessler
B: 1927-09-19
D: 2017-06-05
View Details
Kessler, William
Walter MacDonald
B: 1928-07-21
D: 2017-06-04
View Details
MacDonald, Walter
Imogene Thompson
B: 1933-04-26
D: 2017-05-29
View Details
Thompson, Imogene
Linda Bresh
B: 1954-05-29
D: 2017-05-18
View Details
Bresh, Linda
Linda Ashmore
B: 1928-04-09
D: 2017-05-15
View Details
Ashmore, Linda
Wanona Nowling
B: 1915-03-17
D: 2017-05-13
View Details
Nowling, Wanona
Arlene Harker
B: 1933-09-12
D: 2017-05-12
View Details
Harker, Arlene
Helen Plummer
B: 1932-03-15
D: 2017-05-04
View Details
Plummer, Helen
Marilyn Scott
B: 1930-02-17
D: 2017-04-28
View Details
Scott, Marilyn
Robert Lute
B: 1934-09-20
D: 2017-04-19
View Details
Lute, Robert
Mary Yancey
B: 1930-09-19
D: 2017-04-16
View Details
Yancey, Mary
Betty Archer
B: 1925-02-02
D: 2017-04-12
View Details
Archer, Betty
Doris Hill
B: 1932-07-14
D: 2017-04-07
View Details
Hill, Doris
Bruce Grider
B: 1939-03-27
D: 2017-04-02
View Details
Grider, Bruce
George Kendall
B: 1927-02-02
D: 2017-03-21
View Details
Kendall, George
Juanita House
B: 1927-06-19
D: 2017-03-14
View Details
House, Juanita

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
308 East Walnut Street
Washington, IN 47501
Phone: (812) 254-5650
Fax: (812) 254-5652

What is a Memorial Service?

Unlike a traditional funeral, a memorial service is a gathering where a casket is not present (although the urn with the cremated remains may be on display). A memorial service can be held weeks or even months after the death.

A memorial service can be held in a church, the funeral home or a community hall, or somewhere of importance to the deceased and family. There is usually music, selected readings, and a eulogy. Memorial services can be further personalized as a celebration-of-life.

Memorial Service Ideas

Our experience has shown us that many of today's families want more than a traditional funeral. This can be done by bringing more of the personality and lifestyle of the deceased into the arrangements. By displaying photographs or staging the event around a favorite pastime, a memorial service can become more personal and meaningful.

If a personalized memorial service suits the needs of your family, we suggest you consider the following questions:

  • What did your loved one like to do?
  • What was he or she like as an individual?
  • What was their profession and how did that shape their life?
  • Was your loved one spiritual?
  • Was he or she proud of their cultural or ethnic heritage? 

We're Here to Advise, Assist, and Guide You

Using the above five questions as our guide, we will spend the time to help create a fitting memorial service for your loved one. Please call us at (812) 254-5650 to learn the details of our memorial service planning process.

365 Days of Healing

Grieving doesn't always end with the funeral: subscribe to our free daily grief support email program, designed to help you a little bit every day, by filling out the form below.

52 Weeks of Support

It's hard to know what to say when someone experiences loss. Our free weekly newsletter provides insights, quotes and messages on how to help during the first year.