Local Resources

Flowers - a beautiful expression of love and support. Purchase flowers online or call one of the shops listed below.

Bland's Flower Shop
2347 Jamestown Avenue   
Independence, IA 50644
(319) 334-2536

The Flower Mill
117 1st Street East
Independence, IA 50644
(319) 334-4473

Jesup The Farmer's Wife
651 Young Street
Jesup, IA 50648
(319) 827-2123

Books - the perfect gift for a grieving friend.

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grieving and Recovery

By: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, and Amy Newmark

Everyone grieves in their own way. While the hurt and sadness never completely fade, it eases with time. Contributors who have gone through the grieving and recovery process share their stories, offering guidance and support in this collection of personal and poignant stories. With its stories of regaining strength, appreciating life, coping, and faith,

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grieving and Recovery will ease the journey to healing.

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Healing your Holiday Grief

By: Dr. Alan D. Wolfelt, PH.D

101 Practical Ideas for Blending Mourning and Celebration During the Holiday Season

Grieving the death of someone loved is always hard, but during the holiday season it can seem overwhelming. Is it possible to mourn and celebrate at the same time?

Topics covered include honoring your thoughts and feelings, giving yourself permission to mourn, deciding what is important and what isn't, creating new traditions, finding ways to de-stress, and incorporating healing rituals into your holidays.

Specific, creative tips for blending mourning and celebration are also included.

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White Funeral Home
400 First Street West
Independence, Iowa 50644



White Funeral Home
1315 Main Street
Jesup, Iowa 50648



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300 Cedar Street
Quasqueton, Iowa 52326


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