Month: August 2016

August is National Make-A-Will Month!

You may not know this, but August is National Make-A-Will Month. Making a will is important so that your family and friends won’t have to be left second-guessing your final wishes in the event of your death. When you make a will, you are able to plan out where your money, possessions, and estate will

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Participate in Markwell’s Trolley Photo Contest

This summer, Markwell Funeral Home is sponsoring a free trolley to take people around Casey and show them “Big Things in a Small Town.” Casey is home to the World’s Largest Wind Chime, the World’s Largest Golf Tee, the World’s Largest Knitting Needle and Crochet Hook, the World’s Largest Pitchfork, the World’s Largest Wooden Clogs,

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What Obituaries and Funeral Planning Have in Common

Recently, the Wall Street Journal released an article about former newspaper man, Tom Vartabedian, who’s applying his years of industry experience in writing to help seniors construct the story of their life—he’s walking them through the process of writing their own obituaries. “Don’t leave anything to chance,” said the retired newsman in the Wall Street

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