Preplanning

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Tips for Writing an Obituary Your Loved One Would Love

    Writing an obituary can be a daunting responsibility, as every family wants to honor the life lived and reflect what made their loved one special. If you are the one charged with this task, we are here to offer advice. Though distilling someone’s life into a brief piece of writing may seem like quite an…

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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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  • 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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  • Families are Planning Virtually: What You Need to Know

    As a family-owned funeral home, Krause Funeral Homes has the ability to flex and adapt, avoiding red tape and offering a level of personal care you won’t find anywhere else. Our caring staff goes above and beyond for our Milwaukee neighbors – not because it’s our job but because it’s our way of life. This…

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