Ordering through the funeral home helps ensure your order will be placed through a local flower shop with whom the funeral home has a personal and trusting relationship with. Through this service, you will be able to leave a longer message of support to the family via a card with the picture of your selection that will be included with your thoughtful gesture. As well as a photo of your arrangement and message 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, allowing you the opportunity to choose a different arrangement if you wish.
The price of these selections also include the funeral home caring for the flowers after the funeral and delivering them to the family, or various care facilities 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.
This memorial currently does not have financial support enabled.
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Our Dad, Guy Samuel Kellogg returned home and to his beloved wife and best friend, Susie, on November 30, 2007. He had been residing at the Masonic Pathways in Alma, Michigan after living in the Battle Creek area since the late fifties. Dad was born in Lovells Township in Crawford County, Michigan, May 1, 1923 the youngest of the 17 children of James Edward and Bessie (Hyslop) Kellogg. He attended the Kellogg School and graduated from Frederic High School in 1941, where he met his future wife, our mom, Doris (Susie) Leng of Frederic. They celebrated 61 years of wedded joy before her death in 2006. As the United States entered World War II, dad enlisted in the Army Air Corps and served in England, North Africa, Tunisia, and Sicily for the duration. Obtaining the rank of Staff Sergeant he was a Crew Chief of a B-17 Fighting Fortress group. After attending Ferris State College he was employed for over 30 years at United Steel and Wire Company in Battle Creek as their Tool and Die Designer, retiring in 1984. He was a Past Master and Lifetime Member of Bedford Masonic Lodge, F & A M, and a member of Bedford O.E.S. Our Dad was also a member of Westlake Presbyterian Church where he devoted hours of pleasurable work on the stained glass project. Dad leaves behind to miss him but to share wonderful memories, his two daughters, Cheryl (Frank) Dadam of Green Bay, and Allyn (Eric) Schwarzkopf of East Lansing, and grandchildren Scott and Lora Dadam, Zack Schwarzkopf and Emily Schwarzkopf and Great Grand Children, Elijah and Jairus Dadam. A grave side service will be performed in the spring at the Lovells Township cemetery. At that time family and friends will gather to honor the memory of this most kind and compassionate gentleman at the treasured family home on the North Branch of the AuSable River, Those wishing to may send e-mail condolences to the family at www.sorensonlockwood.com. Those wishing to honor Mr. Kellogg may do so with a memorial gift to The Masonic Pathways of Michigan, 1200 Wright Avenue, Alma, Michigan, 48801, or the Lovells Historic Society, 7208 Key Phyve Trail, Grayling, MI, 48738 A devoted husband and father, his humor and quiet grace will be celebrated and cherished by his family.
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