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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Gloria Mae Meyer, 92, of Muscotah, KS, passed away Monday November 25, 2013, at Maple Heights Nursing Home, Hiawatha, KS.
Graveside service and burial will be 3:00 PM Wednesday November 27, 2013 the Evergreen Cemetery, Effingham, KS, with Rev. Al Schirmacher officiating. Family will receive friends from 1:00 to 3:00 PM at the Becker Chapel, Effingham KS. Memorials are suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church, Holton, KS and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at beckerdyer.com.
Gloria was born May 22, 1921 in Atchison County, KS the daughter of Clarence and Ella (Davis) Handke. She graduated from Muscotah High School in 1939. Gloria worked at the Mop and Garment Factory in Atchison, KS, early in her life, before she became a farming housewife. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Holton, KS, and Extension Unit, was a VBS teacher, a 4-H Leader in Muscotah and the Sunflower Ordinance in KC. She enjoyed sewing and crafts.
Gloria married Lawrence E. Meyer on November 20, 1939 in Washington, KS, he survives of the home. Additional survivors include, one son: Richard and Janice Meyer, Overbrook, KS, one daughter: Carol Joy and Jeff Hanson, Muscotah, KS, six grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother Milton Handke.
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