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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Brad Joseph Schuetze, 41, of Sumas passed away on June 16, 2011. Brad was born on May 13, 1969 to Herb and Patricia (Durbin) Schuetze in Bellingham, WA. Brad grew up in Whatcom County. Brad enjoyed fishing and riding his Harley. Brad met his wife Teresa in Bellingham and they were married in Las Vegas in 1999. He will always be remembered as a great, fun loving husband brother, son and Papa to Lily & Henry.
Brad was preceded in death by grandparents George & Ruth Durbin.
Brad is survived by his wife, Teresa; parents, Herb Schuetze of Blaine and Patricia (Durbin) Schuetze of Bellingham; step daughter, Ricki (Eric) Nonhoff; granddaughter, Lily; grandson, Henry; sisters, Brenda (Dennis) Chavira, and their children Denny, Dustin, Dakota and Devin; grandmother, Margot Schuetze; Uncle Fred Schuetze, many aunts and uncles: Gary Durbin, Barbara & Ron Ira ( Durbin), Ronald & Kay (Swift) Durbin, Pinky (Durbin) Montgomery, Tim & Debbie Durbin (Crandell), Joyce (Durbin) & Joseph Lentz, Deanna (Durbin) & Herb Iverson and lots of cousins.
A memorial gathering will be held at the home of Teresa Josephson on Saturday June 25, 2011 from 1:00pm -5:00pm at 317 Columbia Street, Sumas, WA. 98295. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to Lydia Place, PO Box 28487, Bellingham, WA 98228. Please sign the Book of Memories, light a candle and leave your condolences for the family at www.JernsFuneralChapel.net.
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