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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Marcella Pauline Vansell age 77 of Sedalia passed away on Sunday, January 12, 2014 at Four Seasons Living Center. She was born on June 23, 1936 in Kansas City, Kansas daughter of Herbert and Ialene Goe Young. She was married on Jan. 19, 1954 in Versailles to Kenneth Vansell and he survives. She graduated from Stover High School. She was a member of the Faith Baptist Church. Marcella loved the Lord and attending church. She was a homemaker, caregiver and babysitter most all of her life. She enjoyed raising dogs and cooking for her family. She loved caring for her family especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Besides her husband she is survived by four daughters: Debbie Klein, Cindy Boatman (Brett), Karen Beach (Mike), Amy Knapp (James) all of Sedalia, seven grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren. She was preceded by her parents, half brother: George David Young, one brother: David Goe Young, one great granddaughter: Madison Lee Wright. Funeral services will be at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at Ewing-Schutte-Semler Funeral Home with Rev. Dan Hankins officiating. Serving as pallbearers will be Jeremy Boatman, Kevin Boatman, Justin Klein, Michael Beach, Jr., Nathaniel Knapp and Austin Wright. Burial will be in Highland Sacred Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Tuesday at the funeral home. You may leave condolences online at ewingschuttesemlerfh.com
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