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  • The Krause Difference: Our Staff

    Our people are behind everything we do here at Krause Funeral Home. When you walk through the doors of our New Berlin, Brookfield, or Milwaukee funeral homes, you’ll feel the difference. At each of our locations, we treat your family like our own. As a family-owned funeral home, we know how important it is to…

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  • The Physical Effects of Grief

    When a loved one dies, the resulting grief may affect the entire body. At Krause Funeral Home, we know how difficult it can be to go about your everyday habits after you’ve experienced a significant loss, especially when you’re feeling the physical effects of grief. These may be particularly troubling if you can’t identify grief…

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  • History Feature: Krause’s Deep Roots in Milwaukee

    At Krause Funeral Home, we take great pride in our deep roots in the Milwaukee community. We consider serving our neighbors during their time of need to be our greatest calling and responsibility. Our dedicated staff furthers this legacy every day by offering families throughout Milwaukee County trustworthy and dependable funeral and cremation services. Our…

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  • How to Support Grieving Mothers on Mother’s Day

    Mother’s Day can be a stressful time for mothers who are in the midst of grieving their beloved child. A grieving mother may not wish to celebrate the holiday at all. Our team at Krause Funeral Home recognizes how hard it can be to know how to support grieving mothers at this time of year.…

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  • 3 Reasons You Should Be Talking About Death With Your Family

    Death can be a difficult topic to discuss with loved ones and for good reason. There are a lot of unknowns related to death, which can lead to uncertainty and fear. Many people grow uncomfortable when things like a funeral, cremation, or even a living will are brought up in conversation. If you’re able to…

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  • 5 Benefits of a Therapy Dog

    When you experience the loss of a loved one, the corresponding grief can be life-changing and debilitating. There are some practical measures that have proven to help individuals manage intense feelings of sadness and depression. One of these is spending time with a therapy dog, whose company can help you cope as you move through…

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  • Why More People Are Choosing Cremation for Their Loved Ones

    More Americans than ever are choosing cremation – and it’s estimated that the number will only continue to rise. Our staff members at Krause Funeral Home receive a lot of questions from our neighbors in Milwaukee, New Berlin, and Brookfield about why this is the case. There are many reasons families are choosing cremation rather…

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  • 5 Tips for Prioritizing Your Mental Health

    At Krause Funeral Home, we know it’s not always easy to prioritize your own self-care or mental health, especially if you are a parent or someone in a caretaking position. We support our neighbors in Milwaukee, Brookfield, and New Berlin in managing their mental health, especially during difficult times like grieving a loved one. If…

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  • 4 Tips for Dealing with Seasonal Depression

    It goes by different names—seasonal depression, the winter blues, seasonal affective disorder (SAD)—but the root cause remains the same. The shorter days and colder temps that strike in the winter months can make some people feel lackluster, sad, and even depressed. Seasonal depression may lead you to sleep too much or even gain weight. At…

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  • Uniquely Serving You from All of Our Locations

    When you choose a funeral home, there are a lot of factors to consider, from location to staff to the service options available. At Krause Funeral Home, we understand that cost, quality, and value are also on every family’s mind when they go looking for a suitable funeral home. We have four locations throughout Milwaukee…

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