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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Robert Charles Miller, 76, of Paola, KS, passed away July 17, 2012 at Wellsville Retirement Center, Wellsville, KS. Memorial Services will be 12:00 noon, Saturday, July 21, 2012 at Bruce Funeral Home, 712 S Webster, Spring Hill, KS, 913-592-2244. Visitation will be at 11:00 a.m. before the service, at the funeral home. Inurnment will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be left to Alzheimer’s Association or Sunflower Hospice. Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com Robert was born Nov 13, 1935 in Milwaukee, WI to Raymond and Alice (Wendel) Miller. He graduated from high school in Milwaukee and from the University of Madison. He served for two years in the U S Army during the Korean Conflict. Robert married Patricia Allen Young on October 15, 1976 in Oregon, IL. He worked for Swift in Rochelle, IL, and in 1981 transferred to ConAgra in KCKS. He was a supervisor for the processed meats division at ConAgra for 15 years, retiring in 1988. They have lived in Paola since 1987. Robert was a member of the Hillsdale Ruritans. He enjoyed fishing and hunting. Robert was a “cowboy at heart”. He will be dearly missed. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Donald Miller and step son Anthony “Tony” Young. Robert is survived by his wife Pat of the home; children James Miller, New London, WI, Christine Charlson, Madison, WI; step children Doug Young, New London, Wi, Penny Gallegos, Neenah, Wi, Alan Young, Lee’s Summit, MO, Greg Young and Pam Ruddy, both of Olathe, KS, Nick Young and Jill Walter, both of Independence, MO; four grandchildren; 14 step grandchildren; ten great grandchildren and brother Allen Miller, Madison, WI.
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