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

The Effect of Daylight Savings

The Effects of Daylight Savings Daylight Savings began on Sunday, March 10. And although an hour was lost, daylight savings usually marks the very beginning of longer days, warmer climates, and a relief from the cold weather blues.   After the loss of a loved one, there seems to be an emotional cold, dark winter. During [...]

April 9th, 2019|Blog|

Aging in America: Coping with Loss, Dying, and Death in Later Life

Aging in America: Coping with Loss, Dying, and Death in Later Life On March 27th, Baue Funeral Homes, Crematory, and Cemetery hosted The Hospice Foundation of America’s Aging in America: Coping with Loss, Dying, and Death in Later Life at Spencer Road Library.  Jennifer Ryan Galantowicz, Vice President of Business and Market Development with REACH LTC, lead the [...]

April 4th, 2019|Blog|

Artist Tama Vandenberg: Seaman the Dog

Artist Tama Vandenberg: Seaman the Dog The Artist Tama Vandenberg is a juried artist and a personal friend of the owners of Baue Funeral Homes, Crematory and Cemetery. She was commissioned to paint the Dog "Seaman" from the Lewis and Clark Expedition, to commemorate the 250th Anniversary Celebration in the City of St. Charles this [...]

March 29th, 2019|Blog|

Happy Mardi Gras!

Happy Mardi Gras! Our Silver & Gold Club members celebrated Fat Tuesday at our Mardi Gras themed Luncheon at The Christy Banquet Center sponsored by Assisted Living at the Meadowlands! We had a rocking fun time dancing to the music of Zydeco Crawdaddys, while decked out in our most dazzling, colorful Mardi Gras costumes! We even had our own Mardi [...]

March 5th, 2019|Blog|

John Baue Devaney Named 2019 Professional of the Year by International Organization

Fourth-generation funeral director earns national award for young funeral home professionals. We are pleased to announce that fourth-generation funeral director and VP of Funeral Services John Baue Devaney has been named the 2019 NextGen Professional of the Year Award, an honor bestowed by the national trade organization Selected Independent Funeral Homes. Each year, Selected Independent [...]

February 18th, 2019|Blog|

Wellness Training

Wellness Training On February 6th, 2019, our Director of Grief Services, Kelly Karavousanos, and Human Resources Director, Donna Denning, offered wellness training for 38 members of our staff.  Our management team found the Hospice Foundation of America’s webinar, Put Your Own Oxygen Mask on First: Self-Care for Hospice and Palliative Care Professionals, was not only important for those working [...]

February 11th, 2019|Blog|

Nature Silver & Gold Coach Trip!

Nature Silver & Gold Coach Trip!   This week our Silver & Gold Club had our first coach trip of the new year! We toured at Tree House Wild Life Sanctuary, dined at Wittmond Hotel, and explored the National Great Rivers Museum sponsored by Cedarhurst Assisted Living and Memory Care! Tree House Wild Life Sanctuary [...]

February 2nd, 2019|Blog|

Grief & Yoga

Grief & Yoga What is Yoga? Yoga, by definition, is the cessation of the whirling of the mind, although the mind may never truly be still. All you really need to do is be present. Yoga is a very personal experience that we make our very own every time we show up.  What is Grief Yoga? [...]

January 24th, 2019|Blog, Grief Support|

Silver & Gold Holiday Coach Trip!

Silver & Gold Holiday Coach Trip! Today we were in for a real holiday treat! Our Silver & Gold Club had their annual holiday coach trip sponsored by DeSmet Retirement Community! This year we got into the holiday spirit with lunch, a show, and an overall unforgettable time at Westport Plaza! Our first stop was at [...]

December 17th, 2018|Blog|