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2018 Seeds of Hope Remembrance Program

2018 Seeds of Hope Remembrance Program Since 2010, hundreds of families have attended the Annual Seeds of Hope Remembrance Program sponsored by Baue Funeral Homes, Crematory and Cemetery in St. Charles, Missouri. This year, families will have an opportunity to participate in the planting of wildflower seeds in memory of their loved one. This tribute is designed to leave a [...]

2018 Seeds of Hope Remembrance Program 2018-05-11T11:06:40+00:00

Transforming Seasons of Grief

Transforming Seasons of Grief There is so much to love about living in Missouri. One of the best is the ability to witness the dramatic change of seasons. Right now spring is upon us and there is so much to see. Robins and Cardinal birds flitting in the trees, green grass growing like a soft [...]

Transforming Seasons of Grief 2018-04-17T13:17:24+00:00

Honor Veterans on May 27

Sunday, May 27th Family Picnic 12pm – 1:30pm Program 2:00pm St. Charles Memorial Gardens 3950 West Clay Street St. Charles, MO 63301 For the last 57 years on Memorial Day weekend, we pay Honor and Tribute to our Country’s Veterans who, for many, made the ultimate sacrifice so we could enjoy our many freedoms. On Sunday, [...]

Honor Veterans on May 27 2018-05-22T11:50:09+00:00

26th Annual Peace Officers Program

Please join us for our 26th Annual Peace Officers Memorial Candlelight Service Wednesday, May 9 at 7 pm at St. Charles Memorial Gardens Cemetery Beginning at 7 pm at the St. Charles Memorial Gardens (3950 West Clay Street, St. Charles, MO), this event will pay tribute to officers and friends, who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. The program will include [...]

26th Annual Peace Officers Program 2018-04-06T12:21:27+00:00

83 Years of Service

83 Years of Service For 83 years, we have been a family owned and operated funeral home in St. Charles County. Founded by Arthur C. Baue and his partner Clarence Hackmann on March 31, 1935, the company was originally called Hackmann-Baue. Since that time, our funeral home has been handed down through four generations of [...]

83 Years of Service 2018-03-31T18:12:08+00:00

Teddy Talks: St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon!

I had an incredible time today at the Silver & Gold St. Patrick's Day luncheon! There were over 200 people who attended and most were wearing green! It was so great seeing familiar faces and also new faces that I can now call my friends. While in attendance, I had a chance to walk around [...]

Teddy Talks: St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon! 2018-03-18T20:33:13+00:00

Emotional Crayons: 4 Activities for Children

In my experience working with individuals who struggle with grief and trauma, I find that it is common to struggle with knowing where to begin processing these experiences.  An idea came to me as I helped my child sift through her crayons and markers, throwing out the dried-up markers and deciding what to do with [...]

Emotional Crayons: 4 Activities for Children 2018-03-18T20:33:13+00:00

Random Acts of Kindness

Did you know today, Random Acts of Kindness Day generated from  the phrase “practice random kindness and senseless acts of beauty.” The phrase inspired a 1993 book to be written about true stories of acts of kindness. Since its publishing, many people around the world have been inspired to participate in random acts of kindness. [...]

Random Acts of Kindness 2018-03-18T20:33:14+00:00

Nominate a Hospice Caregiver

At Baue Funeral Homes, Crematory & Cemetery, we have tremendous respect and appreciation for our community of hospice caregivers. This may be a hospice professional- physician, nurse, chaplain, social worker, CNA, a healthcare administrative professional, volunteer, or anyone else who is seen as an important caregiver in our community. During the end of a loved [...]

Nominate a Hospice Caregiver 2018-03-04T22:14:01+00:00

Finding Strength During the Process of Grief

There are times during our process of grief that we may feel and think that we just don’t have what it takes to get through one more day…. however, somehow, we do. We find the strength somewhere deep within ourselves to “soldier on.” It could be getting up and getting showered and dressed that is [...]

Finding Strength During the Process of Grief 2018-02-02T10:35:06+00:00