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Doris Lundeen
B: 1939-04-02
D: 2018-07-15
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Lundeen, Doris
Dale Lacey
B: 1953-09-15
D: 2018-07-12
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Lacey, Dale
Wade McMahan
B: 1944-04-01
D: 2018-07-11
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McMahan, Wade
Ronald Rheam
B: 1948-03-03
D: 2018-07-11
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Rheam, Ronald
Homer Smith
B: 1924-12-23
D: 2018-07-10
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Smith, Homer
Karen Sierks
B: 1955-02-06
D: 2018-07-10
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Sierks, Karen
Monte Lundien
B: 1953-03-12
D: 2018-07-08
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Lundien, Monte
William Martin
B: 1933-12-15
D: 2018-07-08
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Martin, William
Carol VonCannon
B: 1944-11-17
D: 2018-07-08
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VonCannon, Carol
Jimmy Haley
B: 1946-08-01
D: 2018-07-08
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Haley, Jimmy
Beverly Gentry
B: 1933-07-23
D: 2018-07-07
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Gentry, Beverly
Malyndia Eastres
B: 1973-12-13
D: 2018-07-07
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Eastres, Malyndia
Pamela Sherwood
B: 1943-02-15
D: 2018-07-04
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Sherwood, Pamela
Kenneth Stone
B: 1967-02-08
D: 2018-07-03
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Stone, Kenneth
Charles Price
B: 1929-01-12
D: 2018-07-03
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Price, Charles
Carol Wilson
B: 1941-12-06
D: 2018-07-02
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Wilson, Carol
Quadish Kedem
B: 1991-11-05
D: 2018-07-02
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Kedem, Quadish
Wanda Kelly
B: 1934-08-08
D: 2018-06-30
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Kelly, Wanda
Bennett Patrick
B: 1947-11-12
D: 2018-06-29
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Patrick, Bennett
Lyman Williams
B: 1937-05-21
D: 2018-06-28
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Williams, Lyman
Margot Crosby
B: 1931-08-20
D: 2018-06-27
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Crosby, Margot

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Tips on Writing a Message of Condolence

You may not know exactly what you want to say in your Book of Memories™ condolence message. In fact, this may be the first time you've ever been faced with sharing your feelings or offering comforting words to someone who is grieving a loss. Whether it's the first time, or the fifth, we're here to offer some assistance. We've compiled some tips, and brought together a list of expressive words you can use in your condolences.

Tip #1: Be sincere. It's important to mean what you say, on the deepest emotional level. Yes, we know, "saying what you mean" can be harder - that's why we're here.

Tip #2: Keep it simple. You don't need to say much more than "I'm sorry for you loss," yet it's always wonderful to share a personal memory of their loved one, if you have one.

Tip #3: Don't tell them you know how they feel. Because you can't really know; even if you've endured the loss of a loved one in the past - your grief was yours, and this is theirs.

Tip #4: Share how you felt when you heard the news. Perhaps you were shocked, disbelieving, or deeply saddened. Let them know how the passing affected you personally.

Tip #5: Share Remind them that you will always hold the memory of their loved one close to you. It will be a comfort to them to know that their loved one will be remembered.

A Short List of Appropriate Phrases:

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
  • Please accept my condolences on the loss of your partner.
  • With deepest sympathy for your loss.
  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
  • Please know our loving thoughts embrace you each and every day.
  • Thinking of you in these difficult times and sending you love.
  • With heartfelt condolences.
  • Wishing you comfort at this sorrowful time.
  • Sharing in your sorrow, thinking of you and wishing I could be there
  • to hold your hand.
  • May the love of those around you, help you through the days ahead.
  • Hold tight to memories for comfort.
  • Lean on your friends for strength, and always remember how much you are cared about.
  • As you comprehend this profound loss, let yourself cry knowing each tear is a note of love rising to the heavens.
  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
  • Peace, prayers and blessings.
  • Words cannot even begin to express our sorrow.
  • You are in our prayers.
  • May your memories give you strength.
  • Remember that we love and care about you.
  • May the love of those around you help you through the days ahead.

After writing and posting a message of condolence to the family, you may also wish to make a memorial donation as a tribute to their loved one, or send flowers to the family home or memorial service. However you choose to express your concern and pay tribute, please know this: it will be deeply appreciated.