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  • Personal Touches that Make Your Funeral Unforgettable

    At Krause Funeral Home, we realize that each of our neighbors in Milwaukee, New Berlin, and Brookfield wants their loved one’s funeral to be an unforgettable experience. Adding personal touches to a funeral ensures your loved one’s celebration is both memorable and meaningful. Highlight the five senses. If a loved one had a favorite color,…

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  • 4 Unexpected Side Effects of Grief

    Our dedicated staff at Krause Funeral Home knows how arduous the grief journey can be.  Grief is a full-body experience that affects everyone uniquely, depending on their personal history, living environment, genetic makeup, and a host of other factors. Keeping this in mind may help our neighbors here in Milwaukee not lose heart when their…

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  • Tips For Choosing Your Final Resting Place

    Our knowledgeable staff at Krause Funeral Home knows how challenging it can be for some of our neighbors in Milwaukee, Brookfield, and New Berlin to decide where they’d like to be laid to rest. There are so many options in the Milwaukee area and beyond, and many important factors to consider. Here are some tips…

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  • Winter Activities to Beat the Winter Blues

    At Krause Funeral Home, we know the winter months in Milwaukee can get pretty bleak. With less sunlight and colder temps, many Milwaukeeans find themselves staring down the winter blues the minute fall moves into winter. To help our neighbors keep their spirits up this time of year, here are a few winter activities to…

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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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