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  • Why We’re Seeing More Couples Make Prearrangements Together

    With the many digital organizers, paper calendars, and scheduling apps out there, it seems like Milwaukeeans plan nearly everything these days. It only makes sense that more couples are also planning their funerals ahead of time. Preplanning eliminates the guesswork from making funeral arrangements, as your loved ones will be certain of your preferences. They’ll…

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  • Grieving a Loss When a Relationship Was Complicated

    Grieving a loss is never easy, but it can be especially difficult when your relationship with the person who died was complicated. Perhaps you’re experiencing a variety of emotions that leave you feeling concerned, angry, and confused. Your grief might even mirror the qualities of the real-life relationship. For example, if you felt unsettled about…

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  • Krause – 5 Ways Pets Are a Gift While Grieving

    Many on our dedicated team at Krause Funeral Home are proud pet owners and understand how much joy and comfort pets can bring during life’s many ups and downs.  Because animals are incredibly empathic, they can be a great gift for those who are grieving. Here are five ways our neighbors across Milwaukee County have…

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  • 10 Ways We Serve All Families, Faiths, and Cultures

    Our neighbors in Milwaukee, New Berlin, and Brookfield represent a variety of faiths and cultural values. As a family-owned and run firm, Krause Funeral Home honors this diversity and respects each individual’s choices when it comes to how a funeral or memorial service is conducted and observed. Here are 10 ways we meet the needs…

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  • How Our Funeral Home Helps Families Feel at Home

    Grief is an unmooring emotion. It’s common for people to feel dazed and confused when they’re facing the loss of a precious loved one. Here at Krause Funeral Home, we pride ourselves on how we make our neighbors here in New Berlin, Brookfield, and throughout Milwaukee County feel at home in our facilities – even…

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  • What Grieving People Wish You Knew During the Holidays

    As the year draws to a close, those who are grieving a loss often face a complicated mix of emotions. It’s difficult to see people spending time with their families and celebrating festivities when they themselves are still in pain. It may be hard not to fixate on the loved one who is no longer…

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  • Ornaments & Creative Holiday Keepsakes to Honor Your Loved One

    Each year, the holiday season presents a new opportunity to get creative with decorations and keepsakes. Here at Krause Funeral Home, our compassionate staff encourages our neighbors in Milwaukee, New Berlin, and Brookfield to spend some of this special time honoring their loved ones. A great way to do this is to put together ornaments…

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  • 5 Ways to Support a Caregiver in Your Life

    Being a full-time caregiver is no easy task. Looking out for the well-being of another person on a regular basis has its own unique challenges. Knowing they are supported can help ease the burden of caregivers. At Krause Funeral Homes, our compassionate staff appreciates all the caregivers in Milwaukee, New Berlin and Brookfield who put…

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  • 4 Ways Our Care Team Goes Above and Beyond

    Someone you love is nearing death and you have to decide which funeral home to call – and fast. This is a situation many Milwaukeeans find themselves in every day. And this is why we’re writing this blog. Because if you or your friend or family member is facing a loss, we want you to…

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  • Is Cremation Right for You? Take Our Quiz to Find Out!

    Life is full of decisions big and small. There are decisions to make in the moment, like how to spend free time, what to eat for dinner, and whether to sample the candy you purchased for trick-or-treat. Then there are decisions that require time and consideration, like whether to change jobs, buy a new car,…

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