http://gayandciha.com It’s not about selling, a casket, or an urn. It's about the life that you wish to remember. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 22:18:16 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 Festival of Carols 2014 at the Englert Theatre http://gayandciha.com/festival-carols-2014-englert-theatre/ http://gayandciha.com/festival-carols-2014-englert-theatre/#comments Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:17:53 +0000 http://gayandciha.com/?p=6526 Please join us for the Festival of Carols on Tues, Dec. 9, 2014 – 7PM at the Englert Theatre in Iowa City. Tickets are FREE and open to the public – NO TICKETS REQUIRED. Seating: General Admission. This FREE family event returns for another year! Get into the holiday spirit with this festive cornucopia of carols, cocoa, […]

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How you can help with Hospice Home of Johnson County, Iowa http://www.hospicehomejc.org/ http://www.hospicehomejc.org/#comments Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:57:29 +0000 http://gayandciha.com/?p=6523 We are dedicated to building and operating a home-like residential facility for adults receiving hospice services and needing 24-hour care assistance. This is needed in Johnson County. Won’t you help us?

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In Memory of 9/11 “Wings of Hope” 2014 http://gayandciha.com/in-memory-of-911-wings-of-hope-2014/ http://gayandciha.com/in-memory-of-911-wings-of-hope-2014/#comments Thu, 04 Sep 2014 00:56:26 +0000 http://gayandciha.com/?p=5116 The 12th Annual Monarch Butterfly Release “Wings of Hope” In Memory of 9-11 sponsored by Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service “Wings of Hope”, a monarch tag and release program, combines service and remembrance to 9/11. For the twelveth year, Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service of Iowa City is working with elementary students […]

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UI Department of Anatomy And Cell Biology Deeded Body Program Annual Memorial Service http://gayandciha.com/ui-department-anatomy-cell-biology-deeded-body-program-annual-memorial-service/ http://gayandciha.com/ui-department-anatomy-cell-biology-deeded-body-program-annual-memorial-service/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:36:12 +0000 http://gayandciha.com/?p=6330 Annual Memorial Service – The University of Iowa Department of Anatomy And Cell Biology Deeded Body Program In remembrance of those whose mortal remains aided in the advancement of medical science and education through studies completed during the past year. The Service will be held in Oakland Cemetery, Iowa City at 1:30 p.m., Friday, August […]

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Out of the Darkness Community Walk 2014 – Suicide Prevention Walk Iowa City http://gayandciha.com/darkness-community-walk-2014-suicide-prevention-walk-iowa-city/ http://gayandciha.com/darkness-community-walk-2014-suicide-prevention-walk-iowa-city/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:30:55 +0000 http://gayandciha.com/?p=6335 The Out of the Darkness Community Walks are the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s (AFSP) signature fundraising campaign, bringing together family, friends, colleagues, and supporters at 3-5 mile walks in hundreds of communities across the country. When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Community Walks, you join the effort with thousands of people to raise […]

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One cemetery space. Room for two people? http://gayandciha.com/one-cemetery-space-room-for-two-people/ http://gayandciha.com/one-cemetery-space-room-for-two-people/#comments Mon, 04 Aug 2014 06:07:12 +0000 http://gayandciha.com/?p=6260 Question: We have only one cemetery space available, but two of us wish to be buried there. What can we do?   Answer: Many cemeteries allow more than once person’s cremated remains to be buried on a single cemetery space. Some also allow for those cremated remains to be buried in the space with a […]

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North Ridge Park – Remembering Loved Ones http://gayandciha.com/north-ridge-park-remembering-memorial-day/ http://gayandciha.com/north-ridge-park-remembering-memorial-day/#comments Sun, 25 May 2014 05:01:02 +0000 http://gayandciha.com/?p=5959 Remembering 2013 – A Memorial Tribute Our annual Memorial Day weekend tradition to honor the memory of your loved one who died by planting a new tree at North Ridge Park in Coralville, Iowa. Notice as you walk through the park a number of these memorial trees with special engraved stone markers. This year look for […]

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Why clothing for a cremation? http://gayandciha.com/why-ask-for-clothing-for-a-cremation/ http://gayandciha.com/why-ask-for-clothing-for-a-cremation/#comments Tue, 13 May 2014 01:05:57 +0000 http://gayandciha.com/?p=5915 Question: My friend’s father recently died, he wanted to be cremated at the time of his death. The funeral director asked his family for clothing, why would they need clothing?   Answer: Often times, family will see their loved ones before the cremation process takes place, out of respect we encourage families to bring clothing […]

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Herky on Parade – Iowa Bike’n Herky http://gayandciha.com/herky-on-parade-iowa-biking-herky/ http://gayandciha.com/herky-on-parade-iowa-biking-herky/#comments Fri, 02 May 2014 18:52:44 +0000 http://gayandciha.com/?p=5880 Herky on Parade is coming to Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service. Join us for the unveiling the Iowa Bike’n Herky will take place Monday, May 5 at 9 am. For more information: http://herkyonparade2.com/ http://www.iowacitycoralville.org/calendar.aspx?eid=6724

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Who notifies Social Security, after a death? http://gayandciha.com/notifying-social-security-after-death/ http://gayandciha.com/notifying-social-security-after-death/#comments Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:16:00 +0000 http://gayandciha.com/?p=5831 Question: After a death, who takes care of notifying Social Security, the Veterans Administration, insurance companies, the attorney, etc.? Answer: One of the many services that we provide to families is to assist them in the filing and notification process for the business affairs of the deceased. Although this may seem overwhelming to the family, […]

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