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  • Write an Obituary that Tells the Story of Your Loved One

    Writing an obituary is a big responsibility that can seem overwhelming when it’s placed upon you. Encapsulating the life of a loved one in a concise piece of writing can be a difficult undertaking, no matter how well you knew them. At Krause Funeral Home, we know how much a meaningful obituary means to a…

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  • Coping With Grief During the Warmer Months

      Moving through grief is uniquely difficult during the warmer months here in Brookfield, New Berlin, and Milwaukee. It may seem strange to feel sad when the days are sunny and the weather is warm. At Krause, our team knows how grief can often feel more intense at this time of year. The summer months…

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  • Should You Create a Bucket List?

      The thought of making a bucket list is anxiety-inducing for many people of all ages. Considering the major things you’d like to do or accomplish during your lifetime automatically leads to thoughts about your own mortality. It’s perfectly natural to feel uncomfortable thinking about the end of your life, but at Krause Funeral Home,…

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  • Milwaukee Summer Activities for the Whole Family

      Summer is a great season to explore with your family. At Krause Funeral Home, we love spending time with loved ones appreciating all our beautiful city has to offer at this time of year. This summer, there are a lot of fun activities to do with your family here in Milwaukee. We can’t wait…

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  • Grieving the Loss of a Child on Father’s Day

    Grieving the death of a loved one is one of the most difficult experiences in life. When the loved one is your child, the loss is often even more intensely felt. If you’ve lost a child, Father’s Day and the days leading up to the holiday can be especially tough. Here at Krause Funeral Home,…

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  • The Importance of Preplanning with a Chronic or Terminal Illness

        At Krause Funeral Home, we encourage every family who walks through our doors to preplan their funeral or cremation. We’ve helped families in Brookfield, New Berlin, and Milwaukee experience the benefits of making funeral arrangements ahead of time. Many of them feel peace of mind knowing all the important end-of-life decisions have already…

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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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