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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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  • Tips for Going Through Your Loved One’s Belongings After Death

    When a loved one dies, there are many things to do, from notifying family and friends to making funeral arrangements to dealing with their belongings. Going through your loved one’s things can seem like a daunting task, and many people who are grieving put it off for months or even years. In many cases though,…

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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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  • Best Nature Walks in Milwaukee

        If you’re an outdoor enthusiast, Milwaukee County is a great place to live. Getting outside and enjoying the late summer weather is something our staff members at Krause Funeral Home highly recommend. We love exploring the outdoors with our families and friends. Hiking a nature trail is an easy way to experience the…

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  • The Krause Standard

      The death of a loved one is one of life’s most challenging experiences. Here at Krause Funeral Home, we have helped many families in Milwaukee, Brookfield, and New Berlin navigate the difficult period following a devastating loss. Our compassionate staff will help your family at every step of the way, from funeral arrangements to…

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  • Why Tribute Videos Are So Important

    For many families we serve here at Krause in Milwaukee, Brookfield, and New Berlin, a funeral ceremony or memorial service provides an opportunity to begin the healing process and to pay a unique tribute to a deceased loved one. There are many ways to personalize a funeral, from a memory table to live music to…

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  • How to Talk to Your Parents About Preplanning

    With COVID-19 and a variety of unsettling events occurring around the world in recent years, it’s natural to desire more security during drastic change and uncertainty. One simple way to help you feel more in control is to put your end-of-life preferences into writing. At Krause, we encourage all our neighbors in New Berlin, Milwaukee,…

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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 Stay Cool During Hot Summer Months

      During the summer months, even Milwaukee County sees extreme heat. At Krause Funeral Home, we understand it can be difficult to stay cool when temperatures begin to rise past the point of comfort. We encourage our neighbors living in Milwaukee, New Berlin, and Brookfield to take care during this time of year and hope…

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