Funerals

  • A Death Has Occurred: Let Us Take Care of the Details

      When a loved one dies, even when it’s expected, it can be difficult to process. You may feel emotional and unsure of what steps to take as far as memorializing them goes. At Krause Funeral Home, our compassionate staff members know how confusing the time following a loved one’s death can be. We are…

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  • When to Have a Funeral

    It’s not necessarily common knowledge when to hold a funeral, especially for those who have never organized or planned a service for a loved one. Most funerals in the U.S. happen within a week of the death, but the last few years have caused more families to hold off on having a funeral in that…

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  • What Are Celebrant Services?

    Every family has a unique way of honoring their loved one. Many families in Milwaukee County choose to have a pastor or clergy member officiate their loved one’s funeral. Others may decide to have a more secular service with a celebrant conducting the funeral ceremony. At Krause Funeral Home & Cremation Service, we pride ourselves…

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  • Debunking Burial Myths

    For a host of reasons, many people feel uncomfortable talking about death and death-adjacent topics like burial and cremation. While it may not be easy to have these conversations, it is important to distinguish between myth and fact when it comes to end-of-life options. At Krause Funeral Home & Cremation Service, our staff frequently speaks…

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  • Different Types of Funeral Services

      At Krause Funeral Home, we believe everyone has a special story to tell and are proud to offer families in Brookfield, Milwaukee, and New Berlin a variety of options when it comes to honoring their loved one. We understand that every family is unique and has specific preferences regarding how they’d like their loved…

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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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