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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DON BIEHNDon Biehn died peacefully at his Lake Havasu City home with his family at his bedside October 31, 2008. Don was born June 27, 1930, in Fairbury, Nebraska. He graduated from Niles Township High School in Skokie, Illinois in 1948. As a senior in high school, Don was selected for First Team All State honors as a pitcher for the school baseball team.Don was drafted by the Chicago Cubs but instead accepted a full ride baseball and academic scholarship to Rutgers University. After transferring to Northwestern University, he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science in 1951. Don graduated cum laude and was president of his fraternity, Delta Epsilon.On August 16, 1952, Don married his high school sweetheart, Marcia Connell, of Morton Grove, Illinois.In 1954 Don obtained a law degree from the University of Nebraska. As a law student he was selected for membership in the Order of the Coif, a prestigious legal honor society.After being honorably discharged from the Army as a 1st Lieutenant, Don moved to Lincoln, Nebraska, in 1957 to start his law practice. From 1966-1970 he served on the school board for the Lincoln Public School System. He also found the time to coach all three of his sons’ little league baseball teams.In 1970 Don moved with his family to Lake Havasu City. He joined Wing Wachtel to form the law partnership of Wachtel and Biehn, now known as Wachtel, Biehn & Malm.Don Served two terms on the Lake Havasu City School Board from 1972 to 1980. Throughout the 1970’s and 1980’s he was active in the London Bridge Rotary Club and was a past president. Don also served two terms on the Board of Directors for the Lake Havasu Chamber of Commerce.Don was Lake Havasu City’s first city attorney, serving in that capacity from 1978-1982. Don was a past president of the Mohave County Bar Association and served on numerous boards and panels for the Arizona State Bar Association. Throughout most of his legal career in Arizona, Don was given an AV rating by the legal publication Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating for competence and ethical standards conferred and a distinction that only a few lawyers in Mohave County’s history have ever been given.Don was admired by his colleagues and the public alike for the countless clients he represented on pro bono basis.Don’s legendary humor, and his simple and sometimes extraordinary acts and words of kindness, will be sorely missed.Don’s last words were moments before his death when he squeezed Marcia’s hand and whispered. “I love you.” Don is survived by his wife, Marcia; his children, Steve Biehn, of Lake Havasu City, Michael Biehn of Studio City, California, Jon Biehn, of Lake Havasu City and Brooks Laskoski, of Bullhead City; his children’s spouses, Beth Biehn, Gina Biehn, Vickie Biehn and Paul Laskoski; his grandchildren, Ashleigh Biehn, Jesse Biehn, Brennen Spratte, Sydney Spratte, Devon Biehn, Taylor Biehn, Caelan Biehn, Alex Biehn, Danyel Salamin, Jordan Laskoski and Jonathan Laskoski.No public services are planned.Thoughts and condolences can be sent to the family at www.lietz-frazefuneralhome.comArrangements were placed under the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home and Crematory.
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