Buying flowers from us ensures that your order will be fulfilled through working with a network florists that are trusted by local funeral homes and recognized partners of the funeral industry. A customized message, along with a photo of your selected arrangement will remain in perpetuity within this memorial website. This service also includes “Smart Select” whereby the store notifies you if your floral selection has already been selected by another sender. This allows you the opportunity to choose a different product to ensure the family has a beautiful and unique selection of unique floral arrangements.
The price of these selections also includes the funeral home’s care of the flowers after the funeral and the delivery to the family or facility of choice where they can be rearranged and enjoyed by others for a longer period.
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In today’s changing world with climate change and environment concerns, “Honoring a Life” allows for family and friends to plant a memorial tree in honor of their loved one and friend. The purchase of a tree creates a beautiful permanent record on the Honoring a Life website, www.honoringalife.org. Each tree is planted through the efforts of Forestry Services throughout North America who determine where the greatest needs for reforestation are. Once planted, the geographical location where the tree is planted will be added to the record. A beautiful card is also sent to the family signifying your thoughtful gesture.
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The time surrounding a death can often bring unexpected final expenses for the family far beyond the funeral itself. We are pleased to offer the ability for friends and relatives to financially support the family during their time of loss as an alternative to flowers and other sympathy gestures.
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Donald E. Sliger, 81, of Decatur died at his residence Friday, June 18, 2010. He was born on August 1, 1928 in Wells County, Indiana to the late Dwight E. and Nellie (Huss) Sliger. He married Erma L. Morrison on February 11, 1960.
Donald was a member of the First Baptist Church in Decatur and was a former Sunday school teacher. He worked for Navistar in the Inspection/Quality Control area for 34 years and retired in 1981.
Survivors are his wife Erma L. Sliger of Decatur, IN; a son Stephen (Elaine) Sliger of Detroit, MI; two daughters Kathie Amstutz of Saginaw, MI and Mrs. Karen (David) Huckeba of Atlanta, GA; two brothers Larry Sliger of Bluffton, IN and Fred (Sue) Sliger of Zanesville, IN; two sisters Wanda Bunch of Bluffton, IN and Mrs. Lou (Carolyn) Vangordon of Hartford City, IN; eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by two sisters Alice May Bunch and Louise Robles.
Visitation is from 1-5 pm Sunday, June 20, 2010 at Haggard and Sefton Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be at 2:00 pm Monday, June 21, 2010 also at the Funeral Home. Rev. John Follett will be officiating and burial will be in Decatur Cemetery.
Memorials are to First Baptist Church.
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