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Melvin Bacher
B: 1938-05-31
D: 2018-02-20
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Bacher, Melvin
Wanda Davis
B: 1930-03-04
D: 2018-02-20
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Davis, Wanda
Marilyn McDonald
B: 1946-03-22
D: 2018-02-16
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McDonald, Marilyn
Darla Unruh
B: 1940-03-27
D: 2018-02-15
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Unruh, Darla
Lavonia Lee
B: 1930-10-27
D: 2018-02-15
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Lee, Lavonia
Gertrude Hayes
B: 1915-12-30
D: 2018-02-12
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Hayes, Gertrude
Colleen Freeman
B: 1926-11-07
D: 2018-02-09
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Freeman, Colleen
Jane Burt
B: 1947-06-28
D: 2018-02-08
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Burt, Jane
Dorothy Jenkins
B: 1935-10-27
D: 2018-02-06
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Jenkins, Dorothy
Allan Sloup
B: 1928-06-30
D: 2018-02-06
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Sloup, Allan
Karen Green
B: 1950-09-11
D: 2018-02-05
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Green, Karen
Lova Driskell
B: 1915-11-04
D: 2018-02-04
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Driskell, Lova
Sonja Hyke
B: 1937-04-21
D: 2018-02-03
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Hyke, Sonja
Janice Froese
B: 1943-02-12
D: 2018-02-03
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Froese, Janice
William Davis
B: 1950-03-15
D: 2018-02-02
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Davis, William
Harvey Turner
B: 1942-08-15
D: 2018-02-02
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Turner, Harvey
Billie Stephenson
B: 1930-03-07
D: 2018-02-01
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Stephenson, Billie
Rebecca Estle
B: 1947-11-19
D: 2018-01-28
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Estle, Rebecca
Dana Clark
B: 1959-07-11
D: 2018-01-27
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Clark, Dana
Jeffrey Schminke
B: 1968-02-16
D: 2018-01-27
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Schminke, Jeffrey
David Marshall
B: 1958-04-13
D: 2018-01-24
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Marshall, David

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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.