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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Laura “Skippy” C. Freeman, 80, of Longmont passed away February 17, 2011 at Longmont United Hospital. She was born November 7, 1930 in El Reno, Oklahoma to William Franklin and Laura Elizabeth (Young) Collins. Laura was a graduate of the University of Oklahoma, and a member of Pi Beta Phi. Laura married Sam Fields Freeman PhD. On July 24, 1953 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. They moved to Greeley, Colorado in 1960 and later moved to Firestone, Colorado in 2009. First and foremost, Laura was a homemaker, but she was also a history teacher, typed dissertations for graduate students, and was an Executive Secretary for Farr Farms in Greeley. She was a member of First Congregational Church in Greeley, a Life Master in Bridge, and enjoyed knitting and sewing. She was a loving mother who also adored her dogs, whom she called her “second family.” She was preceded in death by her parents and husband Sam Fields Freeman PhD. Sept. 24, 1973, her brother William, and two sisters, Edna and Marriane. Laura is survived by her son David F. Freeman and wife Lorraine of Firestone, CO, two daughters Emily Y. Freeman of Greeley and Elizabeth C. Roussel and husband Doug of Thornton, CO, a brother Fred T. Collins and wife Sally, grandchildren; Elgin, Bethany, Sara, William, Joshua, Tasha, great grandchildren; Kaelyn, Rain, Christine, numerous nieces and nephews and her best friend, her niece, Nan Johnson. Memorial service will be held 11 AM Thursday February 24, 2011 at First Evangelical Lutheran Church 803 3rd Ave., Longmont, CO. Cremation at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory, inurnment in Enid, Oklahoma. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the National Republican Party and sent in care of Ahlberg Funeral Chapel.
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