By Helke Funeral Home
What is a Funeral Celebrant?
A Funeral Celebrant is a person who is specially trained to design a uniquely personal remembrance ceremony for your loved one. This ceremony is a meaningful alternative for families who desire a non-clergy led ceremony.
What does a certified Celebrant offer the family?
• A Celebrant has been specially trained to design a service for your loved one that is completely personal, incorporating those unique stories, songs and experiences that defined the loved one.
• A Celebrant will schedule a special family time for your family and invited friends to share memories, anecdotes and special moments in the loved one’s life. The essence of the service is be based upon the remembrances of the family.
• The Celebrant will consult with you to help design a service that best reflects and memorializes the life of your loved one.
• The Celebrant can serve at a funeral service, memorial service, graveside service, anniversary tribute, tree planting, bench dedication or any other gathering designed to honor the deceased.
Jeff Krcil and Cortney Drake-Heck are licensed Funeral Directors with Helke Funeral Home and Certified Celebrants trained by the In-Sight Institute of Oklahoma City, OK. It is important for you to know that you are being served by someone who understands the process and is prepared to offer the very best service possible. For more information, please call Jeff or Cortney at 715-842-3993.