Obituaries

Deborah Virgin
B: 1951-05-02
D: 2017-09-17
View Details
Virgin, Deborah
Brooke Smith
B: 1994-10-11
D: 2017-09-16
View Details
Smith, Brooke
Frances Cramer
B: 1921-09-20
D: 2017-09-14
View Details
Cramer, Frances
William "Bill" Riegel, III
B: 1930-04-10
D: 2017-09-06
View Details
Riegel, III, William "Bill"
Willie "Gene" Camp
B: 1943-06-02
D: 2017-09-05
View Details
Camp, Willie "Gene"
Karen Crews
B: 1976-01-01
D: 2017-09-04
View Details
Crews, Karen
Brenda Hutchens
B: 1959-10-24
D: 2017-08-24
View Details
Hutchens, Brenda
Virginia Marousek
B: 1930-09-08
D: 2017-08-21
View Details
Marousek, Virginia
Doris Vail
B: 1935-07-02
D: 2017-08-20
View Details
Vail, Doris
Lucretia "Christie" Young
B: 1956-04-08
D: 2017-08-19
View Details
Young, Lucretia "Christie"
Esther Plantz
B: 1938-09-04
D: 2017-08-19
View Details
Plantz, Esther
Nate James
B: 2017-08-07
D: 2017-08-17
View Details
James, Nate
Sandra Sleister
B: 1941-04-30
D: 2017-08-14
View Details
Sleister, Sandra
Helen Meyer
B: 1930-07-08
D: 2017-08-14
View Details
Meyer, Helen
James Lasseter
B: 1923-01-10
D: 2017-08-12
View Details
Lasseter, James
Virginia Ebberts
B: 1921-12-25
D: 2017-08-11
View Details
Ebberts, Virginia
Patricia Atchison
B: 1944-01-03
D: 2017-08-11
View Details
Atchison, Patricia
Kurt Torrez
B: 1981-02-16
D: 2017-08-01
View Details
Torrez, Kurt
Walter Kennon
B: 1931-03-26
D: 2017-07-31
View Details
Kennon, Walter
Charles Buckingham
B: 1937-09-29
D: 2017-07-21
View Details
Buckingham, Charles
Ruth Hadle
B: 1940-02-11
D: 2017-07-16
View Details
Hadle, Ruth

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
106 South Center
PO Box 192
Gardner, KS 66030
Phone: 913-856-7111
Fax: 913-884-7009

Our Burial Services

The earliest human burial dates back 100,000 years making it one of the longest-lived and most widespread of traditions. For an overview of the many different burial traditions, check out the websites in the Resources section below.

Understanding Burial Services

Here at Bruce Funeral Home, Inc., we have the deepest respect for this traditional practice. If you are interested in learning more about the burial services we offer, please review the following information. Should you have questions about anything, please call us at 913-856-7111.

There are many things to consider when deciding whether to bury a recently-deceased loved one, or when selecting burial during funeral pre-planning. One of the first decisions you'll need to make involves choosing both the cemetery and the specific place of burial within its grounds. You'll then need to select a casket and possibly a burial vault, as many modern cemeteries require their use. At some point, and this does not have to take place right away, the decision becomes one of selecting the headstone or marker and writing the inscription. A member of our professional staff will be available should you wish to have assistance in making each of these decisions.

An Open Invitation

We offer a number of affordable burial service options. They range from: simple burials where only a member of our staff oversees the interment; simple graveside services led by a minister or celebrant; and a traditional funeral service followed by burial. Each can be tailored to meet the needs and expectations of today's price-conscious families.

Sources:
Wikipedia, "Burial", modified 2014
National Parks Service, "Burial Customs and Cemeteries in American History", accessed 2014
Funerals & Flowers, "Death and Funeral Customs", 2013