Jolene, I wish I cold find the perfect way to thank you for being such a thoughtful, caring person. You always seem to know just what people need and what will brighten their day. Kindness is such a part of your nature that I'm sure you're not even aware of some of the little things you do that make such a difference in someone's life. That's why I want you to know your generous spirit has touched my life more times than I can count. Thank you so much for just being you. This whole experience would have been (I believe) a lot worse if not for you. I don't even have words to express how much everything you have done means to us. Sometimes, it's the unexpected kindness that means the most. Thanks again!
Dear Jolene, Thank you so much for the great service you and your staff provided for my son Scott's funeral and visitation. It was so hard to have to plan my own child's funeral and you were so kind and compassionate to me and my family that it made it a little easier to get through. When you first met with me and my family, you took the time to find out what type of person Scott was, so that you could personalize the service to reflect his personality. You not only managed each detail for us, but you also took Scott's love for hunting and fishing and incorporated it into the casket and the floral decorations. I also appreciate the way you tied his love of the outdoors to his final farewell; it was so beautiful. The flower seeds that you handed out were a special added touch as well. It was nice to be able to say goodbye to my son in such a beautiful way. I also want you to know that I had checked with another funeral home to get an estimate and your cost was very comparable, which was important. Thank you again for the way you worked so closely with my family and for the wonderful job you and your staff did to make it a little easier to get through. God Bless, Jeanie Hurley Smith
Dear John Brater, I am writing to tell you of how grateful I am for the wonderful service that you and your staff provided for my wife Erika's funeral in May 2011. Everything was conducted with speed, efficiency and elegance meaning that we knew from the beginning that we were in very good hands. Jolene Winter is an angel. When she told me of how she was going to help me organize my finances I was greatly relieved. My mind was consumed with grief, shock and uncertainty but her professionalism, profound knowledge and patience shed a beam of light during a very dark time. I would not hesitate to recommend your services and will never forget all that you have done for us. Thank you so very much.
My family and I became quite familiar with Jolene Winter in August of 2008 when my husband, Gary, passed suddenly with stage IV colon cancer. From day one, she made herself available to us at all times and offered us comfort and support each step of the way. Minutes after my husband passed, we were pressed with the decision of whether or not to donate his eyes. We decided to do it, but I was leary for days after. Jolene took the time to hear my concerns and assured me that we had made the right decision. In a time when life was so hectic and unpredictable, I quickly learned that Jolene was someone I could approach, talk to, and feel at ease. Her knowledge and experience, in my mind, make her an unparalleled source of assistance for those who have lost someone special. About a week after Gary’s funeral, Jolene stopped by our house and literally took care of everything; she filed insurance claims, dealt with social security, credit cards, utilities, down to the smallest detail. She was well organized, and all I had to do was sit across the table and confirm. I couldn’t imagine taking that step on my own, and in such a fragile state. Jolene was a lifesaver, and I cannot fully express my gratitude to her.
Jolene; Angels on Earth are here if you Believe, Not always with wings and halo's. Thank you for being one, and going beyond the call of duty in preparing Jason's last journey to be laid to rest at the Gates of Heaven.
I think the best compliment I have received so far in my career came the other day from a family... "Jolene if you were a dentist you would make a root canal enjoyable." I am so blessed to work with wonderful families and I thank everyone for your continued friendships after each funeral.
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