Remembering Your Loved Ones Over The Holidays The holiday season is a time to be spent with friends and loved ones. For families dealing with the loss of a loved one, the holidays are typically a very hard time for them. Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas are three of the top holidays, amongst many others, that […]


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Is Cremation Cheaper than Traditional Burial Services? Cremation has become a popular alternative to the traditional burial in recent decades. One of the reasons for this is that cremation services are typically significantly less expense than services involving embalming and burial. However, though cremation is the less expensive choice, there are a number of factors […]


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No one likes to think about death. However, it is a natural part of life, and if someone you love has recently passed away, you will have to think about what has to happen next. Many people choose cremation over burial for a variety of reasons, including not having the body buried and because it […]


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Estate Planning and Cremation Pre-planning for your funeral and cremation service is a helpful tool that can allow you and your family peace of mind knowing that your wishes will be fulfilled at the time of death. It is an important part of your estate planning process. Often, when your family members are grieving, they […]


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“When Kevin Costner delivered the eulogy for Whitney Houston, it was a moment that was so touching, it went viral on internet video sites. But how many funerals have you been to where there was no eulogy? Would you know what to say if you were asked to deliver a eulogy? In 2013, many young […]


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“Peaceful Pastures Pet Cemetery, Crematory and Funeral Home – We treat your pets like family. Losing a family pet can be as traumatic an experience as losing any human loved one – sometimes more so for children. As a Beinhauer Company, we understand the impact of that loss, and have been offering compassionate care for […]


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For the most part, people are uncomfortable at funerals.  It’s sad to lose a loved one or friend, and there is nothing you can say to ever make the situation better.  You just have to listen and do what feels right for yourself and those around you.  There are, however a few tips to remember […]


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You may have noticed that our funeral homes bear the logo of a “ Selected Independent Funeral Home “  Our membership with this worldwide network provides access to quality companies like ours for assistance when a loved one dies out of town. Many independent funeral providers make up this professional International organization that joins together […]


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After a death occurs, many families choose to have a visitation and funeral or memorial service. These services can be religion based or handled through our in house Certified Funeral Celebrant. A funeral service occurs when a person’s body is present at the ceremony.  When their body is not present, the service is considered to […]


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In my career as a funeral director, I have experienced many unique questions and conundrums.  However, I was most surprised to find out how much worry and stress a memorial gift can illicit.  I even had a woman call the funeral home in the middle of the night to ask how much money to put […]


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