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  • How to Avoid Mistakes When Writing an Obituary

    At Krause Funeral Home, our experienced staff members read a lot of obituaries and understand why many people in Milwaukee, Brookfield, and New Berlin struggle when writing an obituary for someone they love so we thought we’d offer our advice.   Focus on your loved one. This sounds obvious, but when writing an obituary, it’s…

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  • How to Make Sure You’re Getting Enough Exercise in the Colder Months

    For many people, finding the motivation to do a daily workout is tough throughout the year but especially so during the winter months. If you live in a cold climate like Milwaukee, New Berlin, or Brookfield, you’re probably more than familiar with the physical sluggishness that sets in once the temperature drops. At Krause Funeral…

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  • New Year, New You

    The new year brings with it a lot of excitement and often sweeping changes. New Year’s resolutions are a great way to take on new projects or make changes in key areas of life. Perhaps you’re struggling with grief and wish to let in a more positive perspective on life. At Krause Funeral Home, we…

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  • Advantages of Preplanning Your Funeral at Any Age

    Here at Krause Funeral Home, we specialize in bringing our Milwaukee County neighbors high-quality funeral and cremation services. Local families may already know we can help them plan a service for their loved one in the case of immediate need. Many families may not realize that we can also help them preplan their funeral or…

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  • For Those Who Want a Celebration of Life Instead of a Traditional Funeral

      A traditional funeral is not for everyone. Though many families in Milwaukee, Brookfield, and New Berlin prefer a conventional ceremony for their loved one, some families wish to arrange something more out of the ordinary like a celebration of life. At Krause, we help local families arrange a variety of services, based on their…

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  • Navigating the Grief of Losing a Best Friend

      Your best friend is the person to whom you tell your deepest secrets, the person you call first with great news, the person whose shoulder you cry on. Losing a best friend, whether it’s expected or sudden, is one of life’s most difficult events. Navigating this grief can feel impossible at times. At Krause,…

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  • CWC: Someone You Can Always Trust with the Cremation Process

      Cremation is growing in popularity across the country for many reasons. Cremation is often more affordable than a traditional burial and provides families with flexible memorialization options. Despite this, families across the country want to find a cremation provider with whom they can feel confident entrusting their loved one. At Krause, we provide high-quality…

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  • Holiday Fun in Milwaukee

      At Krause, our team members love celebrating the holiday season with family and friends across Milwaukee. It’s a wonderful time to take part in festive events and activities across town. Here are some great ways to share in this year’s holiday fun in Milwaukee:   Visit Catalano Square Christmas isn’t Christmas without a tree…

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  • A Death Has Occurred: Let Us Take Care of the Details

      When a loved one dies, even when it’s expected, it can be difficult to process. You may feel emotional and unsure of what steps to take as far as memorializing them goes. At Krause Funeral Home, our compassionate staff members know how confusing the time following a loved one’s death can be. We are…

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  • How Pets Help Through Grief

    Moving through grief after the death of a loved one is one of the most difficult parts of losing them. At Krause Funeral Home, we know how challenging this time of life can be and want to help our neighbors in Brookfield, New Berlin, and Milwaukee find ways to cope with heavy feelings of loss.…

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