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  • How to Support Caregivers as They Navigate the Pandemic

    Being a part-time or full-time caregiver isn’t easy under normal circumstances, but caregiving during a pandemic can be especially stressful. In addition to the everyday tasks of the role, caregivers must cope with pandemic-related anxiety and shifting health regulations and safety guidelines. At Krause Funeral Home, we understand how difficult this time is for those…

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  • Debunking Cremation Myths

    As cremation continues to surge in popularity across the country and in our own city, myths about this method of handling a loved one’s remains become more and more common. At Krause Funeral Home, we understand that it can be difficult sometimes to distinguish fact from fiction. In this blog, we’ll debunk some of the…

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  • Why Being Family-Owned Is So Important to Us – And to You

    Being family-owned means our dedicated staff at Krause Funeral Home always puts families first. With over 850 years of combined funeral service experience, we apply a standard of excellence across all of our services to ensure our neighbors across Milwaukee, New Berlin, and Brookfield feel taken care of in their time of need. Here are…

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  • How to Honor a Loved One Who Asked for No Funeral

    Here at Krause Funeral Home, our compassionate staff understands the importance of planning and organizing a memorial service or funeral. The ritual of a funeral allows many people the opportunity to process their grief in a public, supported environment. Some of our neighbors in New Berlin, Brookfield, and Milwaukee prefer to forego a funeral for…

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  • Tips for Writing an Obituary Your Loved One Would Love

    Writing an obituary can be a daunting responsibility, as every family wants to honor the life lived and reflect what made their loved one special. If you are the one charged with this task, we are here to offer advice. Though distilling someone’s life into a brief piece of writing may seem like quite an…

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  • Celebrating Valentine’s After Losing Your Partner

    Holidays often trigger intense emotions in the hearts of those who have lost someone special. Valentine’s Day is no exception, especially for Milwaukeeans who have experienced the death of a spouse or romantic partner. Whether the romance lasted 5 years or 50, this day can feel like a shock to the system. Our dedicated staff…

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  • Personal Touches that Make Your Funeral Unforgettable

    At Krause Funeral Home, we realize that each of our neighbors in Milwaukee, New Berlin, and Brookfield wants their loved one’s funeral to be an unforgettable experience. Adding personal touches to a funeral ensures your loved one’s celebration is both memorable and meaningful. Highlight the five senses. If a loved one had a favorite color,…

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  • 4 Unexpected Side Effects of Grief

    Our dedicated staff at Krause Funeral Home knows how arduous the grief journey can be.  Grief is a full-body experience that affects everyone uniquely, depending on their personal history, living environment, genetic makeup, and a host of other factors. Keeping this in mind may help our neighbors here in Milwaukee not lose heart when their…

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  • Tips For Choosing Your Final Resting Place

    Our knowledgeable staff at Krause Funeral Home knows how challenging it can be for some of our neighbors in Milwaukee, Brookfield, and New Berlin to decide where they’d like to be laid to rest. There are so many options in the Milwaukee area and beyond, and many important factors to consider. Here are some tips…

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  • Winter Activities to Beat the Winter Blues

    At Krause Funeral Home, we know the winter months in Milwaukee can get pretty bleak. With less sunlight and colder temps, many Milwaukeeans find themselves staring down the winter blues the minute fall moves into winter. To help our neighbors keep their spirits up this time of year, here are a few winter activities to…

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