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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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  • 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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