Obituaries

Dolores Kalda
B: 1926-04-24
D: 2017-10-16
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Kalda, Dolores
Judith DeJong
B: 1937-03-17
D: 2017-10-09
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DeJong, Judith
Dale Vanden Bos
B: 1953-06-15
D: 2017-10-07
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Vanden Bos, Dale
Mary Ellen Cox
B: 1922-07-16
D: 2017-10-06
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Cox, Mary Ellen
Vera Nelson
B: 1927-01-24
D: 2017-10-04
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Nelson, Vera
Jeanne Landers
B: 1930-07-29
D: 2017-10-02
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Landers, Jeanne
LaVern Leftwich
B: 1936-03-19
D: 2017-09-23
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Leftwich, LaVern
Donna Hoing
B: 1939-05-23
D: 2017-09-18
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Hoing, Donna
Kali Dilsaver
B: 2015-03-19
D: 2017-09-09
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Dilsaver, Kali
Marvin Hoffer
B: 1930-03-09
D: 2017-08-28
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Hoffer, Marvin
George Shea
B: 1947-11-10
D: 2017-08-27
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Shea, George
Helen Van Zee
B: 1942-09-29
D: 2017-08-14
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Van Zee, Helen
Patrick Mayclin
B: 1940-02-06
D: 2017-08-12
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Mayclin, Patrick
Mary Lou Krell
B: 1930-06-05
D: 2017-08-02
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Krell, Mary Lou
Scott Rougemont
B: 1957-08-13
D: 2017-07-28
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Rougemont, Scott
Viola Vander Tuin
B: 1930-07-06
D: 2017-07-20
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Vander Tuin, Viola
Jerry Hudek
B: 1925-01-15
D: 2017-07-09
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Hudek, Jerry
Janet Strickland-Collins
B: 1950-09-03
D: 2017-07-07
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Strickland-Collins, Janet
Harvey Mount
B: 1945-08-21
D: 2017-07-05
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Mount, Harvey
Heretta Leinan
B: 1940-11-11
D: 2017-06-29
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Leinan, Heretta
David Brummel
B: 1951-02-22
D: 2017-06-22
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Brummel, David

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Our Burial Services

The earliest human burial dates back 100,000 years making it one of the longest-lived and most widespread of traditions. For an overview of the many different burial traditions, check out the websites in the Resources section below.

Understanding Burial Services

Here at Mount Funeral Home, we have the deepest respect for this traditional practice. If you are interested in learning more about the burial services we offer, please review the following information. Should you have questions about anything, please call us at 605-337-3857.

There are many things to consider when deciding whether to bury a recently-deceased loved one, or when selecting burial during funeral pre-planning. One of the first decisions you'll need to make involves choosing both the cemetery and the specific place of burial within its grounds. You'll then need to select a casket and possibly a burial vault, as many modern cemeteries require their use. At some point, and this does not have to take place right away, the decision becomes one of selecting the headstone or marker and writing the inscription. A member of our professional staff will be available should you wish to have assistance in making each of these decisions.

An Open Invitation

We offer a number of affordable burial service options. They range from: simple burials where only a member of our staff oversees the interment; simple graveside services led by a minister or celebrant; and a traditional funeral service followed by burial. Each can be tailored to meet the needs and expectations of today's price-conscious families.

Sources:
Wikipedia, "Burial", modified 2014
National Parks Service, "Burial Customs and Cemeteries in American History", accessed 2014
Funerals & Flowers, "Death and Funeral Customs", 2013