Blog 2018-03-18T20:33:13-05:00

32nd Annual Holiday Remembrance 

32nd Annual Holiday Remembrance     We held our 32nd Annual Holiday Remembrance Programs at each of our funeral home chapels to honor our communities’ loved ones.  "It is truly an honor helping families through their grief journey this holiday season with our name reading and beautiful candle lighting ceremonies," stated 4th generation John Baue Devaney.  The four programs were [...]

December 9th, 2019|Blog, Community Events|

Why We Place Flowers on Graves

Why We Place Flowers on Graves   Placing flowers on loved ones’ gravesides in cemeteries is a custom observed by many cultures. It is a tradition that has been expressed as far back as the Stone Age.  With the holidays just around the corner, let’s take a look at where this practice came from.    History  Previously [...]

October 30th, 2019|Blog|

Teddy Talks: Dr. Alan Wolfelt

Teddy Talks: Dr. Alan Wolfelt On Tuesday the 22nd and Wednesday the 23rd, I attended one of North America’s leading grief counselor and author Dr. Alan Wolfelt’s Community and Professional Seminars at Bogey Hills Country Club. Dr. Wolfelt spoke about the importance of self-care, describing the six important needs of mourning, and the bill of [...]

October 23rd, 2019|Blog, Community Events|

Baue Becomes the 1st Alzheimer’s Friendly Funeral Home in St. Charles County

  Baue Becomes the 1st Alzheimer’s Friendly Funeral Home in St. Charles County Baue Funeral Homes, Crematory, & Cemetery teamed up with Home Instead St. Peters and their Alzheimer’s Friendly Business program to better understand the disease, learn techniques to provide our community, who are affect by Alzheimer’s or another type of dementia, with the [...]

October 18th, 2019|Blog|

Understanding Your Grief: One Day at a Time

Losing a loved one has so many strong, opposing emotions.  Those strong feelings can present at the most unpredictable times.  Sometimes the tears are because he or she is reminded of their loved one’s favorite cereal in aisle 14 of the grocery store, or a special song is played on the radio, or a person [...]

October 16th, 2019|Blog|

Boo! Silver & Gold Club Halloween Luncheon!

Boo! Silver & Gold Club Halloween Luncheon! We had a spook-tacular time with our Silver & Gold 60 & Better Club at our Halloween themed luncheon! We did the Monster Mash with Scott Laythem and Carl “Trickee” Holmes at the Christy Banquet Center, sponsored by Fairwinds River’s Edge!  We devoured on some scrumptious ghoulish food We even had prizes for the most festive Halloween costumes!  Check out the [...]

October 15th, 2019|Blog|

2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off!

2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off!   On October 11th, 2019, Baue Funeral Homes, Crematory, & Cemetery held its 2nd Annual Community Churches Chili Cook-Off and Fall Festival at St. Charles Memorial Gardens!  This year, local celebrity judges from Community Strong, St. Charles County Ambulance District, Cottleville Fire Rescue & Outreach, and Central Fire Rescue picked the winning [...]

October 14th, 2019|Blog|

Grief and the Holidays

Grief and the Holidays The holiday season is typically full of joy and love, everyone looks forward to them all year long. However, when you lose someone you love, you may find yourself being torn between wanting to be joyful and yet dreading the reality of the holidays without your loved one.  With this in mind, we [...]

October 2nd, 2019|Blog|

5 Reasons Families Choose to Plan Ahead

5 Reasons Families Choose to Plan Ahead   Why do families choose to plan ahead? Just about everyone comes to me with a slightly different reason but the benefits of pre-planning boil down to these 5 things:   Protecting Your Family During Their Grief Financial and emotional decisions that would burden your family later are [...]

September 25th, 2019|Advanced Funeral Planning, Blog|

9th Annual Paws to Remember

9th Annual Paws to Remember   On Sunday, September 22nd Baue Pet Services held their 9th Annual Paws to Remember Remembrance Program at St. Charles Memorial Gardens. Despite the rain, we gathered with the community and remembered our furry friends who are no longer with us.  The program included a reading of pet names by Manager of Pet Services, Kim [...]

September 23rd, 2019|Blog, Community Events, Teddy|