Iowa City/Coralville Support Groups Bereavement Support Following a patient’s death, Iowa City Hospice bereavement staff is available to support surviving family members and friends throughout the grieving process. Iowa City Hospice bereavement support services are also available to individuals throughout our service area (Cedar, Iowa, Johnson, Linn, Louisa, Muscatine and Washington counties) who are grieving [...]
by Brian Hansen My grandfather died when I was only seven years old: that is more than 50 years ago. I remember him, but it is a cloudy memory for the most part with but one exception. The one crystal clear image I have of him is of a confrontation we had only weeks before [...]
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Our funeral home has always believed that everyone deserves to be cared for in a respectful and loving manner, whether the death is of an elderly person who has enjoyed many years of life or it’s that infant child that never took a breath in this world. We have for many years provided services to [...]
We loved the atmosphere… It felt more like someone’s home. I felt you really cared. Thank you for everything. You were invaluable in helping my brother and me achieve a beautiful memorial service. You were easy to work with, accommodating and picked up
by Louanne Stanton Recently, I have encountered two families that have experienced the loss of a close family member. The circumstances of each death were unique, yet the two families shared in common a great depth of grief. In each situation, I was keenly aware of the need to just listen to them. When a [...]
For those who are our faithful, regularly checking our site for recent obituaries and wanting to write a condolence note to families of those who recently died, you can still do this, that hasn’t changed. What has changed is the look. Much more information is now available to those looking for simple answers to difficult [...]
We are proud to be listed as a voluntary participant in aGreenerFuneral.org. We have demonstrated a commitment to greener funeral care by offering families a selection of meaningful, environmentally-sustainable services and products. We encourage you to discuss with us your specific requirements (preferably in advance of need) so we can help you create the most [...]
by Susan Smith Todd Beamer was one of the men who helped take down September 11’s Flight 93 in Pennsylvania, keeping it from hitting its intended target, the White House. When his widow, Lisa Beamer, appeared on Good Morning America, spoke of missing most the little things about Todd…hearing the garage door open when he [...]
What does it mean to be uniquely caring? Dan Ciha talks about it in his own words.