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Reba Brinkley
B: 1942-11-08
D: 2018-05-15
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Brinkley, Reba
Pamela Lovett
B: 1959-05-29
D: 2018-05-09
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Lovett, Pamela
Sharon Nancy Doskocil
B: 1945-01-15
D: 2018-05-07
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Doskocil, Sharon Nancy
Carolyn Wells
B: 1960-10-04
D: 2018-04-28
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Wells, Carolyn
Nadine Gregory
B: 1938-03-14
D: 2018-04-28
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Gregory, Nadine
Ret. Sgt. Joseph Janes
B: 1962-06-27
D: 2018-04-25
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Janes, Ret. Sgt. Joseph
Larry Dearing
D: 2018-04-23
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Dearing, Larry
Charles Bufford
B: 1947-01-10
D: 2018-04-19
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Bufford, Charles
Mary Jane Bogoger
B: 1941-09-26
D: 2018-04-19
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Bogoger, Mary Jane
Dorothy Corzine
B: 1927-10-21
D: 2018-04-15
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Corzine, Dorothy
Lawrence Bridgeman
B: 1943-08-30
D: 2018-04-08
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Bridgeman, Lawrence
Juanita Moeckli
B: 1928-07-10
D: 2018-04-04
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Moeckli, Juanita
Gilbert Kean
B: 1932-06-12
D: 2018-04-02
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Kean, Gilbert
Gary Warnhoff
B: 1941-12-04
D: 2018-03-31
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Warnhoff, Gary
Kenneth Wenzel
B: 1926-08-02
D: 2018-03-30
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Wenzel, Kenneth
Pastor Larry Buettner
B: 1939-02-25
D: 2018-03-29
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Buettner, Pastor Larry
Helen Wright
B: 1936-10-31
D: 2018-03-29
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Wright, Helen
Ruthene Kitchen
B: 1926-07-18
D: 2018-03-22
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Kitchen, Ruthene
Samuel Callahan
B: 1946-01-08
D: 2018-02-25
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Callahan, Samuel
Racelyn Lutzky
B: 2002-01-08
D: 2018-02-20
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Lutzky, Racelyn
George Green
B: 1923-01-22
D: 2018-02-17
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Green, George

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Tips on Writing a Message of Condolence

You may not know exactly what you want to say in your Book of Memories™ condolence message. In fact, this may be the first time you've ever been faced with sharing your feelings or offering comforting words to someone who is grieving a loss. Whether it's the first time, or the fifth, we're here to offer some assistance. We've compiled some tips, and brought together a list of expressive words you can use in your condolences.

Tip #1: Be sincere. It's important to mean what you say, on the deepest emotional level. Yes, we know, "saying what you mean" can be harder - that's why we're here.

Tip #2: Keep it simple. You don't need to say much more than "I'm sorry for you loss," yet it's always wonderful to share a personal memory of their loved one, if you have one.

Tip #3: Don't tell them you know how they feel. Because you can't really know; even if you've endured the loss of a loved one in the past - your grief was yours, and this is theirs.

Tip #4: Share how you felt when you heard the news. Perhaps you were shocked, disbelieving, or deeply saddened. Let them know how the passing affected you personally.

Tip #5: Share Remind them that you will always hold the memory of their loved one close to you. It will be a comfort to them to know that their loved one will be remembered.

A Short List of Appropriate Phrases:

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
  • Please accept my condolences on the loss of your partner.
  • With deepest sympathy for your loss.
  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
  • Please know our loving thoughts embrace you each and every day.
  • Thinking of you in these difficult times and sending you love.
  • With heartfelt condolences.
  • Wishing you comfort at this sorrowful time.
  • Sharing in your sorrow, thinking of you and wishing I could be there
  • to hold your hand.
  • May the love of those around you, help you through the days ahead.
  • Hold tight to memories for comfort.
  • Lean on your friends for strength, and always remember how much you are cared about.
  • As you comprehend this profound loss, let yourself cry knowing each tear is a note of love rising to the heavens.
  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
  • Peace, prayers and blessings.
  • Words cannot even begin to express our sorrow.
  • You are in our prayers.
  • May your memories give you strength.
  • Remember that we love and care about you.
  • May the love of those around you help you through the days ahead.

After writing and posting a message of condolence to the family, you may also wish to make a memorial donation as a tribute to their loved one, or send flowers to the family home or memorial service. However you choose to express your concern and pay tribute, please know this: it will be deeply appreciated.