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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Ann Marie Golda Omaha -- Ann Marie Golda, 86, passed away on August 24, 2012. She was born in Omaha, NE on June 22, 1926, the daughter of the late Joseph F. and Ann W. (Chromy) Citta. Ann Marie grew up in Omaha, and married Jerry E. Golda in 1944. In the early years of their marriage, she farmed alongside her husband. Prior to retirement, for 20 years Ann Marie worked as a department manager for Sears. Ann Marie found great joy in gardening and horticulture, with particular interest in cultivating prize winning African violets and cacti. She enjoyed bird watching, collecting dolls, and dancing. She had a special love for animals, especially her constant companion, “Chica” a little Chihuahua. Ann Marie was a former member of her church choir and volunteered in making lap quilts for the home bound. Ann Marie was predeceased by her parents; her husband, Jerry E. Golda; son, Jerry E. Golda, Jr.; and sister, Rose A. Ostransky. Survivors include her three daughters, Rose Marie Brabec and her husband, Russell, of Tallahassee, FL, Kathleen Brown and her husband, Earl, of Orono, ME, and Jan Utecht and her husband, Rick, of Bayfield, WI; seven grandchildren, Felicia Marie Brabec, Seth Brabec, Kelly Golda, Jeremiah Utecht, Richard Utecht, Kassi Utecht, and Jennifer Brown Skall; eight great-grandchildren; three brothers, Frank Citta, Fred Citta, and Carl Citta and his wife, Maxine; two sisters, Josephine Golda and Betty Mokay. A memorial service for Ann Marie Golda will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 30, 2012 at Reichmuth Funeral Home, 21901 W. Maple Rd, Elkhorn, NE, followed by a luncheon and interment at Bohemian Cemetery, 5201 Center Street, Omaha, NE. A visitation for family and friends is scheduled from 4:00-8:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at Reichmuth Funeral Home, 21901 W. Maple Rd, Elkhorn, NE. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Diabetes Association or American Heart Association.
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