We receive many letters from the families we've served, thanking us for our caring ways during their time of loss. Their words warm our hearts, and speak to you of our professionalism, compassion, and the true value of the services we provide.

  • October 16, 2015

    Thank you very much for your assistance in handling the final arrangements for our sister. Your professionalism and compassion during this difficult time was greatly appreciated. You all handled everything in "top notch" fashion.

    Raullo and Gina G.
  • August 18, 2015

    Thank you so very much for taking care of our family during a difficult time for us. We felt that we were in good hands as you handled every detail in an efficient and caring way.

    Sigrid H.
  • May 28, 2015

    Thank you again for everything you did to help us with our parents' arrangements. This has been such a difficult time, but you made it easier.

    Laura O.
  • Everything from the actual cremation to arranging the flowers and other materials for the church service and the next day at the Veteran's Memorial Cemetery, was done in a truly professional manner. All of us are most grateful to you and your fine staff.

    Janice T.
  • April 27, 2015

    This letter could never fully express our gratitude to you. Your compassion and kindness are so appreciated. Your attention to detail was so noticeable. And your professional handling of Mom, with love and respect, will stay in our hearts forever. We are all so grateful!

    Louise B.
  • April 28, 2015

    I just want to thank you for everything you didi for my father...everything was just beautiful.

    Sue N.
  • We'd like to thank you for all the care you gave to us and our father. Your thoughtfulness and guidance in helping us give our father a beautiful service will always be remembered.

    Jane L.
  • I just wanted to take a minute to thank you for all you're doing for our son and his wife.

    Barb B.
  • Thank you so much for everthing you did during the time of my mother's death. Everyone was so kind and respectful & all the extra things you did really meant a lot to us. Thank you again.

    Eileen C.
  • Thanks to all of you for your love and kindness at this very difficult time.

    Chris V.
  • Thank you so much for your kindness & compassion over the past weeks. Your guidance through this process allowed us to appropriately grieve our loss.

    Bill & Melissa
  • Thank you for your excellent service. Our family & friends were very impressed.

    Marilyn S.
  • Thank you for your help and assistance throughout a difficult and emotional process.

    Janet C.
  • “Thanks to Gary at Purath-Strand Funeral Home for their assistance through a difficult time. Who said you can’t put some “fun” in funeral?”

    Jeff B.
  • Thanks for all your help. You made the process so much easier.

    Sally P.
  • Thanks for all your assistance in making such a difficult time go much easier. It was a pleasure working with you.

    Tim, Vickie & Judy
  • Thank you for everything you've done for both my parents. You make the process as easy and accommodating as possible and I appreciate that!

    Debbie S.
  • “Thank you for your excellent, professional service during a very difficult time.”

    Marion S.
  • “Thank you for the excellent and thoughtful service during this difficult time. My entire family has great confidence in your business and wanted to let you know how much it was appreciated.”

    Judy S.
  • “We appreciated your professional and personal advice and handling of everything. You were both very kind and sensitive in guiding us during this difficult time. The arrangements were all lovely and comforting to us. Thank you for treating mom and us so very well.”

    Judy L.
  • …thank you for your help with the funeral arrangements for my mom. You made this difficult time bearable and your supporting staff went out of their way to meet even our smallest requests. You did a wonderful job. Thank you.

    Bruce F.