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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Frances B. Bertz age 69 of Stevens Point passed away unexpectedly Sunday evening February 12, 2012 at her home.
A mass of christian burial for Frances will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday February 17, 2012 at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church. Rev. Robert Butz will officiate. Burial will be in the Guardian Angel Cemetery. Friends and relatives will gather to share memories from 4:00 - 8:00 PM on Thursday evening at the Shuda Funeral Chapel. A bible vigil will be held at 7:00 PM Thursday evening at the chapel. Visitation will also take place on Friday from 10:00 AM until the time of services at the church.
Frances was born August 29, 1942 in Green Bay, the daughter of the late Max and Stella (Kowalkowski) Szymanski. She graduated from St. Joseph's Academy and later attended Marquette, Madison, UWSP, and MSTC to further her education. Frances married Thomas Bertz on September 25, 1965 in Green Bay. The couple moved to Whitefish Bay, in 1967 the couple moved to Madison until 1973 when they settled with their family in Stevens Point. Frances enjoyed reading, gardening, was an avid Packer fan, but mostly loved being with her family and especially her grandchildren. Frances is survived by her husband Thomas; their two children: Thomas Jr (Jill) Waunakee. Sue Bertz (Eric Freund), Wisconsin Rapids. Grandchildren: Samantha, Taylor, Tanner, Emma, and Julianna. One brother: Jerry (Kathy) Szymanski, Green Bay.
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