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Top 4 Places to See Christmas Lights in Milwaukee County

If you lived in Milwaukee, Brookfield, or New Berlin during the 1950s, 60s, and 70s, do you remember when Santa arrived in town by helicopter? That was quite a novelty at the time, as those on our Krause Funeral Homes team with that special memory can attest! Christmastime in our area has always been chock […]

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3 Ways to Capture a Lifetime of Memories in One Service

When a loved one dies, is it truly possible to convey all that made them so special during their funeral service? Our answer at Krause Funeral Home is an emphatic “yes” – and we’ve had more than eight decades of experience helping our neighbors in Milwaukee, New Berlin, and Brookfield do exactly that. The best […]

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Another Holiday Without Them: Managing Grief Years After a Loss

Grief doesn’t come with a timeline. Many people we talk to here at Krause Funeral Homes in Milwaukee, New Berlin, and Brookfield wish it did. But as anyone familiar with grief understands, some days are harder than others. Some years are harder than others. There are breakthroughs and setbacks, unexpected triggers and resolutions. While grief […]

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The Power of a Grateful Heart

Here in Milwaukee, New Berlin, and Brookfield, we get a front row seat for Mother Nature’s annual show every fall. By this time of year, the trees may be bare and the evening light, brief. But brisk mornings, the earthy smell of the air, and the sound of leaves crunching underfoot – talk about reasons […]

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In Person or Online: A Tale of Two Planners

Every day, we talk to many people in Milwaukee, New Berlin, and Brookfield who haven’t given much thought to preplanning their arrangements. In some cases, they didn’t even know it was a possibility. Others simply haven’t gotten around to it, or are putting it off until they’re older. But our team at Krause Funeral Homes […]

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Why We Honor Them: The History of Veterans Day

As we reflect on Veterans Day, our staff at Krause Funeral Homes joins those around Milwaukee, New Berlin, and Brookfield– and throughout America – in celebrating the bravery and sacrifice of U.S. veterans. Our respect and gratitude for those in the military is deeply held, as the second generation of Krause funeral directors all served […]

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Mark Krause: Connecting With our Milwaukee Neighbors

For over 80 years, Krause Funeral Homes & Cremation Service has been a part of the community here in Milwaukee, Brookfield, and New Berlin. My family has always made civic involvement a priority, and we encourage that idea amongst our staff as well. I love being out and about amongst my neighbors, so I am […]

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4 Arrangement Options You May Not Know About

When it comes time to plan a loved one’s final farewell, it’s important for Milwaukee-area families to know all their options – and here at Krause Funeral Home, the options are many. After all, we want to help you honor and reflect what made your friend or family member’s life so meaningful. The best way […]

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Your Top Questions Answered: Preplanning FAQs

If you’ve attended a funeral in the Milwaukee area, you’ve likely noticed the many elements that are involved when creating a final farewell. From the visitation to the funeral to the burial and reception, there are numerous decisions that need to be made. This is why our team at Krause Funeral Homes encourages everyone to […]

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Your Comfort, Our Priority: A Look at Our Locations

Krause Funeral Homes has been part of the Milwaukee landscape for generations, and though we have watched our great city grow and change over the years, our reputation for dignified service and professionalism has remained the same. Our team understands what area families want when they come to us with their funeral and cremation needs. […]

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