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.
This memorial currently does not have financial support enabled.
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Carol K. Leben, 69, of Mesa, AZ passed away June 3, 2012 in Gilbert, AZ. Carol grew up in Hartington, NE with her 3 sisters and 2 brothers. Out of school, she married, moved to Yankton, SD and raised 2 boys. In 1990 she re-married and moved to Mesa, AZ where she purchased, with her husband, a mailing & shipping store and became her own boss. Carol's life continued to blossom with the addition of daughter in-laws and grandchildren. One of Carol's favorite times of the year was the annual sister trip, where she and her 3 sisters would travel together and make lasting memories. She was an active and passionate member of her church and volunteered her time to act as God's hands and feet. She is survived by her husband, Carl A. Leben, sons Robert Stratman (wife Janet) and Patrick Stratman (wife Carissa), and grandchildren Jonathan Stratman, Aubrey Stratman, and River Stratman . A visitation will be from 6 to 8 PM, Friday, June 8, 2012 at Falconer Funeral Home, 251 W. Juniper Ave. Gilbert, AZ. Services will be at 10 AM, Saturday, June 9, 2012 at the Praise and Worship Center, 2551 N. Arizona Ave. Chandler, AZ. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Praise & Worship Center, 2551 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler, AZ 85225.
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