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.
The solitude and quiet peace of a flickering candle has long been a symbol of remembrance. Each candle lit will remain lit within this memorial website for the period you select. Your thoughtful gesture will be captured both in the candle as well as listed in perpetuity within the tributes section.
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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We are proud to provide this service allowing friends and family to donate to any registered charity throughout North America. You will receive an official tax receipt immediately via email and your thoughtful gesture will remain on this memorial website in perpetuity.
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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C. Grace Kirchner, 81, passed away peacefully on September 12th, 2007, at Woodbridge Health Campus in Logansport, IN. She was born in Kenosha, WI, to the late James and Adele Waldo. Grace graduated from Wilmot High School and attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison, graduating with a degree in home economics. Grace married Walter Kirchner on July 3, 1948. As a long time resident of Lake Zurich, IL, she was instrumental in the founding of the Messiah Lutheran Church preschool in Wauconda. Grace especially loved spending time with her grandchildren.
Grace is survived by her four children, Carol (Mark) Muehlhausen of Logansport, IN, Kathy (Bill) Trarbach and Cindy Kirchner, both of Appleton, WI, and Bill (Fran Euker) Kirchner of Roscoe, IL; her eight grandchildren, Seth, Abigail, and Walter (Kim Witham) Trarbach, Amy (Charles) Price, Adam and Andrew Muehlhausen, and Ryan and Leeann Kirchner; and a great-grandchild, Jathyn Price.
Grace was preceded in death by her husband, Walter; her sister, Meg Niemi; and her brother, Shuart (Barney) Waldo.
The celebration of Grace's life will be on Saturday, September 15th, at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, 10239-136th Avenue, Kenosha, Wisconsin. The visitation will be at 10:00 am with the funeral following at 11:00 am. Interment to follow at South Bristol Cemetery.
Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
Kenosha, WI 53144
Phone: (262) 654-3533
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