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  • Why Gratitude is Important for the New Year

    The new year is here, and we know many of our neighbors in Worthington, Spencer, and Linton are thinking about their New Year’s resolutions. This is the time for not only a refresh, but it’s a chance to consciously do something different in the coming year. Our New Year’s resolution here at Walton Funeral Service? Focus on […]

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  • The First 5 Things You Should Do When a Loved One Dies

    If someone you love has just died, your head is probably spinning. Your life will never be the same, but there are some very practical things you need to handle. Here are the top five things the team at Walton believes you need to do after losing someone close to you.   1.) Report the […]

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  • The Cremation with Confidence™ Guarantee: Why It Matters for You

    While it’s not right for everyone, all across the country, more people than ever are selecting cremation, with cremation rates expected to reach nearly 79% by 2035. Families in Worthington, Spencer, and Linton are no exception, with many opting for cremation due to convenience, greater religious acceptance, matters of finance, and fewer adherences to family traditions. But […]

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  • 5 Tips for Helping Grieving Teens

    Grief is overwhelming at any age, but the death of a loved one can be especially tough for teenagers, who are already dealing with the ups and downs of adolescence. Our staff at Walton Funeral Service has a lot of experience planning funeral arrangements with families, and we realize trying to make sense of death […]

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  • 8 Tips for Managing Grief During the Holidays

    For families in Worthington, Spencer, and Linton who have lost a loved one recently, we know the holidays are going to look and feel different. Our caring team at Walton Funeral Service see this every day, as we meet with our neighbors to plan funerals and burials. This time of year, comes with its own set of expectations. We […]

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  • Meaningful Ways to Honor a Veteran

    Throughout our many years of serving Worthington, Spencer, and Linton families, our staff at Walton Funeral Service: There is no greater honor than caring for veterans and their families. For us, it’s one way to say thank you to those brave men and women who give so much to protect our American ideals of freedom, justice, and […]

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  • Four of the Most Popular Personalization Options

    At Walton Funeral Service, one of the questions we are often asked is, “How can I make the service for my loved one feel more personal?” This is a question our experienced team welcomes from the Worthington, Spencer, and Linton families we serve, knowing how much a meaningful service can help their grief process as well as […]

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  • Why You Should Choose a Funeral Home with Its Own Crematory?

    When we’re talking to a Worthington, Spencer, or Linton families about end-of-life arrangements for their loved one here at Walton Funeral Service, we’re always sure to mention that we own our own on-site crematory. Why is this an important part of the conversation? There are many reasons, starting with the fact that having a private, on-site […]

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  • 5 Ways to Help Children Remember Their Grandparents

    For many children, a grandparent’s love is like none other. The security, the steadiness, the warmth – that kind of love fosters a connection that cannot be replicated. That kind of love is also why the death of a grandparent can leave a child – no matter their age – feeling stunned and lost. Our […]

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  • Top Three Myths About Preplanning

    In life, we are almost always planning ahead for our future. Planning toward a personal goal or planning for the next phase of life. The families we serve here in Linton, Spencer, and Worthington are particularly goal-oriented. We set a plan so we can know where we’re headed. Planning relieves stress and answers many questions […]

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