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Written by Lexie Graf


Funeral directors and funeral home owners constantly strive to improve themselves for their community and the families they serve.


Unfortunately, they don’t often get the recognition they deserve. That’s why Frazer Consultants regularly features the accomplishments of funeral directors and funeral homes in our Funeral Home Happenings blog. See what your peers and colleagues have been up to lately!


If you or someone you know deserves recognition, email us at marketing@frazerconsultants.com. We’d love to feature you or them in our next installment of Funeral Home Happenings.


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Funeral Home Hosts Valentine’s Day Luncheon

Since the holidays can be an especially difficult time for those who lost a loved one, John F. Slater Funeral Home is hosting a free luncheon on Valentine’s Day.


Read more at Trib Live.


Funeral Director Presents on the History of the Funeral Services

Marty Mitchell of Mitchell Family Funeral Home and the Iowa Funeral Museum presented on the history of the funeral profession. He discussed the customs of various cultures and the way they take care of their dead.


Read more at Times-Republican.


Therapy Dog Joins Funeral Home

Oakey’s Funeral Service recently welcomed grief therapy dog, Ragnar, to their funeral home. He helps comfort people during their time of loss.


Read more at VirginiaFirst.com.


Grief Support Group Sponsored by Funeral Homes

Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Homes, Sliefert Funeral Homes, Mahaney Funeral Home, and UnityPoint Hospice are coming together to sponsor a seven-week grief support group program.


Read more at Pilot Tribune.


Funeral Director Retires After Four Decades

Eddie Hawkins has served his community at Texarkana Funeral Home for over 40 years. He is finally ready to retire from his full-time position but still will continue to work part-time.


Read more at Texarkana Gazette.