Gay & Ciha Funeral & Cremation Service

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How to Help a Friend Through the Grieving Process

When someone we care about loses someone that is even closer to them, such as a family member we’ve never met, or good friend we’re not familiar with, it’s hard to know what to say. The bereaved is...
By Dan Ciha
In Glad you asked...
Thursday, May 26, 2016

Selecting a Final Resting Place after Cremation

With the passing of a loved one, there are many difficult emotional and psychological challenges ahead. But the one thing that needs to be addressed in short order is whether there is to be a buria...
By Dan Ciha
In Glad you asked...
Wednesday, May 18, 2016

What if Death Occurs away from home?

Always call your local funeral home. Always. They will make all of the arrangements no matter where the death occurs. Overall, it’s less trouble and imparts fewer burdens on the family. It is also ...
By Dan Ciha
In Glad you asked...
Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Do you offer Reception Facilities to your families?

Yes, we do. We have facilities here that can comfortably accommodate 75 people. We work with all the local caterers and have them come in and cater for us. It simply allows families to have a recep...
By Dan Ciha
In Glad you asked...
Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Evening Funeral Service

We recently attended an evening funeral service at your funeral home and appreciated the atmosphere surrounding the service. Is this something new? Yes. More families are finding that they like th...
By Dan Ciha
In Glad you asked...
Monday, April 25, 2016

Ask any questions you may have...

The funeral home industry is a bit of a mystery for most people. We don’t think it should be. In this column Dan Ciha, funeral director and owner, answers your questions. Look, if you’re thinking ...
By Dan Ciha
In Glad you asked...
Sunday, April 24, 2016

Traditional Urn Alternatives

Question: My dad loved to fish; can I bury his cremated remains in his favorite tackle box? Answer: Yes, you can. When you talk to families about that possibility, all of a sudden people ar...
By Dan Ciha
In Glad you asked...
Sunday, April 24, 2016

Previous Posts

How to Help a Friend Through the Grieving Process

When someone we care about loses someone that is even closer to them, such as a family member we’ve never met, or good friend we’re not familiar with, it’s hard to know what to say. The bereaved is...

Selecting a Final Resting Place after Cremation

With the passing of a loved one, there are many difficult emotional and psychological challenges ahead. But the one thing that needs to be addressed in short order is whether there is to be a buria...

What if Death Occurs away from home?

Always call your local funeral home. Always. They will make all of the arrangements no matter where the death occurs. Overall, it’s less trouble and imparts fewer burdens on the family. It is also ...

Do you offer Reception Facilities to your families?

Yes, we do. We have facilities here that can comfortably accommodate 75 people. We work with all the local caterers and have them come in and cater for us. It simply allows families to have a recep...

Evening Funeral Service

We recently attended an evening funeral service at your funeral home and appreciated the atmosphere surrounding the service. Is this something new? Yes. More families are finding that they like th...

Ask any questions you may have...

The funeral home industry is a bit of a mystery for most people. We don’t think it should be. In this column Dan Ciha, funeral director and owner, answers your questions. Look, if you’re thinking ...

Traditional Urn Alternatives

Question: My dad loved to fish; can I bury his cremated remains in his favorite tackle box? Answer: Yes, you can. When you talk to families about that possibility, all of a sudden people ar...