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A Creighton University researcher says people are having more trouble paying for funerals, in part because they must must make quick and costly decisions after a death.
Omahan Corey Starr anticipates helping with paperwork so funeral homes can spend more time with families.
In January 2016, flames and an explosion devastated Heafey Hoffmann Dworak & Cutler Mortuaries’ main office, a fixture at 7805 West Center Road since 1980. A family-owned business, there in times of grief, was now facing its own challenge and with it, a choice — wallow in “Why us?” or let the human spirit do its thing.
A family-owned business, there in times of grief, was now facing its own challenge and with it, a choice — wallow in “Why us?” or let the human spirit do its thing.
Heafey Hoffmann Dworak & Cutler funeral home, at 7805 West Center Road, was destroyed Tuesday by a fire that apparently started with an explosion. Investigators had not determined a specific cause.
John Fusselman died of pancreatic cancer. He was 88. After serving in World War II, Fusselman went to mortuary school in San Francisco, obtaining his license in 1949, said his son, Jon Fusselman.
Kruse will replace former Election Commissioner Dave Phipps, who was appointed to that position in 2005 by then-Gov. Dave Heineman and reappointed in 2007 and 2011. Phipps' term expires at the end of this year.
The law, which was passed earlier this year, encourages funeral homes and crematoriums to work with groups on identifying the cremains and to turn them over if they qualify for interment in a veterans cemetery.
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The state has reinstated the license of a northwest Iowa funeral director who'd been convicted of theft and tax evasion.