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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Raymond DeBlaey, 89, of Oostburg died on Easter Sunday morning, March 31, 2013 at the Gables on the Pond in Random Lake where he had resided since November. Raymond was born on June 22, 1923 in the Town of Holland, the son of the late Harry and Susanna (Dirkse) DeBlaey. He attended Oostburg High School. Raymond proudly served in the US Army during World War II in the European Theatre from 1943-45. Raymond was a dairy farmer for many years working the family farm in the Town of Holland. He was a lifelong member of the First Christian Reformed Church in Oostburg. He also belonged to the Sheboygan County Farm Bureau. Raymond enjoyed reading, hunting, electronics, and was very mechanically inclined. Raymond is survived by a brother, Allan (Evelyn) DeBlaey of Random Lake; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Donald (Gloria and Dena) DeBlaey; and one sister-in-law, Marian DeBlaey. A funeral to celebrate Raymond’s life will be held at the First Christian Reformed Church in Oostburg on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 11 am with the Rev. Tom Pettinga officiating. Military Honors will follow. Private family burial will take place at the Hartman Cemetery in the Town of Wilson. Friends and family will gather at the church on Wednesday from 9 am until the time of the service at 11 am. For online condolences and additional information please visit www.wenigfuneralhome.com A memorial fund is being established in his memory for the First Christian Reformed Church. The DeBlaey family would like to express their appreciation to the staffs at Gables on the Pond and the Hospice Advantage for the dedicated care given to Raymond. The staff of the Wenig Funeral Home in Oostburg (920-564-2771) is serving the DeBlaey family.
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