It is the season of departures in one fashion or another, which leads me to recommend a couple of essays today on matters of life. Read more →
There are 6,000 or so cemeteries in Minnesota and over half of them may be abandoned, according to the Minnesota state archeologist, Scott Anfinson.
Also: Minnesota has a state archeologist. Read more →
Don Buller, of Hendricks, MN., left nothing to chance when it came to preparing for the next life.
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Paradise Funeral Chapel president Ivan Phillips says he came up with the idea after noting that elderly people have a difficult time getting into the funeral home. Read more →
How prepared do you want to be for what’s coming? In New York Mills, Patrick Kilby is making a pretty decent living in the dying business. He simple pine boxes for caskets. Read more →
Rita Sztukowski’s family members are fighting the cemetery over her remains. Read more →