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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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  • Milwaukee Fall Bucket List

    Our staff at Krause Funeral Home loves the fall and all that Milwaukee has to offer during this most beautiful season. From unique Downtown art to festive outdoor activities, this is our big chance to enjoy the sunshine and our city’s best before colder weather sets in. To inspire our neighbors around New Berlin, Brookfield,…

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  • Special Ways to Remember Loved Ones on Thanksgiving

    The holidays, especially family-focused celebrations like Thanksgiving, are some of the toughest times of the year if you’re grieving the death of a loved one. Meaningful traditions coupled with time spent with family and friends can bring back memories of that special person who’s no longer with you. At Krause Funeral Home, we have seen…

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  • 5 Tips to Help a Grieving Pet

    We meet with Milwaukeeans every day whose lives have been upended after the death of a friend or family member. At the request of many who come to Krause Funeral Homes, our grief therapy dog, Bennie, will join us as we make funeral arrangements, and he’s also available to be part of the serve itself.…

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  • How Preplanning Empowers Your Whole Family

    One of the most common reactions we hear at Krause Funeral Homes after helping someone put their own funeral and burial preferences in writing is this: “I didn’t realize how much preplanning would affect the rest of my family. It has brought us all unexpected peace of mind.” Some Milwaukeeans have very distinct opinions about…

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  • 4 Milwaukee-Area Trails That Take You Off the Beaten Path

    Of all the seasons in Milwaukee, New Berlin, and Brookfield, fall is the favorite for many of our staff at Krause Funeral Homes. Those of us who grew up here might remember walking to school in September, crunching through leaves along the way. Then taking in the sights and sounds of Halloween in October –…

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  • 5 Unique Ways We Support Families After a Loss

    “A family is a little world created by love.” – Unknown This quote perfectly sums up the way we feel about our family atmosphere at Krause Funeral Homes. We remain a family-operated funeral home in every sense of the word, as we serve our neighbors at four locations throughout Milwaukee, Brookfield, and New Berlin. President…

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