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A Special Thank You from 4-H

Thank you for your donation to the 4-H Leaders Banquet. I’m glad you were able to attend our annual celebration of volunteerism! I am so proud of the program that this community supports and of the 4-Hers who become vibrant, contributing, involved adults in their communities. 4-H is an important…

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“CAN” Hunger

The Bradley Funeral Home staff is proudly participating in Thrivent Financial and the Antigo Area Community Food Pantry “Can” Hunger Competition. Come check us out!

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Thrivent “Cans” Hunger

Bradley Funeral Home is proudly participating in Thrivent “CANS” Hunger to benefit the Antigo Area Community Food Pantry (AACFP)! The staff at the funeral home has been busy preparing for the first annual Antigo area competition. We invite you to stop by the funeral home and see our “Canstruction” of the…

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Dan Messer joins the staff at Bradley Funeral Home

Dan Messer joined the staff at Bradley Funeral Home as a Licensed Funeral Director in September, 2012. Prior to his work at Bradley Funeral Home, Dan served his Apprenticeship at a funeral home in Milwaukee and attended Milwaukee Area Technical College where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa in the spring…

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Bradley’s Reassure Individuals Who Have Prefunded Funerals

The staff at Bradley’s reassures individuals who have preplanned and prefunded there funerals  at the Bradley Funeral Home are not financially affected by the recent news that the Wisconsin Funeral Directors Association’s Wisconsin Funeral Trust is lacking adequate funds to meet their obligations. The Bradley Funeral Home is not a…

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Proper Dispoal of Unservicable American Flags

The Sparks-Doernenburg American Legion Post #3, Antigo will hold a service for proper disposal of unserviceable American Flags at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 4 at the Legion Clubhouse, 645 Seventh Ave. Inspect you flags at home or business, if it is tattered or torn dispose of it and replace…

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Educational Tours

Educational Tour The 7th grade religious education class from St. John’s Catholic Church took a fun and educational tour of the funeral home and crematory this week. It was a chance for them to ask some great questions and get some rumors and myths they have heard about funeral homes…

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Grief and the Holidays

Tips for Handling the Holidays MAKE SOME CHANGES IF THEY FEEL COMFORTABLE FOR YOU. Open presents Christmas Eve instead of Christmas morning.   HAVE DINNER AT A DIFFERENT TIME OF PLACE. Let the children take over decorating the house, the tree, baking and food preparation, etc.   RE-EXAMINE YOUR PRIORITIES:…

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“Shining the Light of Peace” Christmas Gala

Bradley Funeral Home is a Evening Sponsor and Small Tree sponsor at the “Shining the Light of Peace” Christmas Gala at Peace Lutheran Church, which is taking place tonight beginning at 6 p.m. Laurie Packard and Jamie Evans on our staff have been using their time and talents to decorate…

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Wisconsin Funeral Directors Examining Board

Tom Bradley was appointed to a position on the Wisconsin Funeral Directors Examining Board by Gov. Scott Walker. The examining board sets standards of professional conduct and competence for funeral directors. It prepares and administers examinations, grants and denies credentials, and imposes discipline. Tom also serves on the board of  trustees at…

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Understanding the Cremation Procedure

Information provided by the Cremation Association of North America What is the temperature during the cremation process? The cremation process begins with the placement of the enclosed body into the cremation chamber where it is subjected to intense heat and flame reaching temperatures between 1400 and 1800 degrees Fahrenheit. All…

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Why should we have a visitation and viewing?

Many individuals and families choose to set aside time for a gathering of family and friends following the loss of a family member. This is quite often referred to as a visitation. We all benefit from a time when friends and family gather around us to help or support us.…

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Living with Grief Program

Hospice Foundation of America’s 18th Annual – Living with Grief Program Spirituality and End-of-Life Care Wednesday, April 13, 2011 from 12 – 3 p.m. Langlade Hospital – Almen Room For additional information contact Sister Adele Demulling at 715-623-9793 Discuss differences between spirituality and religion, while also addressing spirituality during illness,…

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How to support those who grieve

Sometimes we don’t know what to do or say when we first find out that someone has experienced a loss. One of the worst things to do, however, is to not acknowledge the loss. As hard as it may be or how uncomfortable you may feel, simply tell your friend…

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Our Grief, Healing and Updates Blog

We are excited to announce our new partnership with Funeral Innovations. A fairly new company to our industry with solutions to allow us to better serve our community. They have provided us with a new website that will be more engaging to our visitors, and will continue to evolve over…

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