Obituaries

Robert Barnum
B: 1940-07-10
D: 2018-08-11
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Barnum, Robert
Doris Lyerla
B: 1927-03-07
D: 2018-08-10
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Lyerla, Doris
Margaret Elizabeth "Betty" Barger
B: 1926-08-21
D: 2018-08-10
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Barger, Margaret Elizabeth "Betty"
Anthony "Tony" Rinella, Jr.
B: 1948-10-24
D: 2018-08-10
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Rinella, Jr., Anthony "Tony"
Phyllis Vinyard
B: 1928-09-18
D: 2018-08-07
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Vinyard, Phyllis
Pauline Duke
B: 1938-06-24
D: 2018-07-31
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Duke, Pauline
Barbara Shields
B: 1932-12-04
D: 2018-07-31
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Shields, Barbara
Ruehama Reeder
B: 1921-10-18
D: 2018-07-27
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Reeder, Ruehama
Henry Moutria
B: 1935-09-05
D: 2018-07-26
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Moutria, Henry
Edward Atwood
B: 1964-11-17
D: 2018-07-26
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Atwood, Edward
Carolyn Soldner
B: 1942-02-04
D: 2018-07-24
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Soldner, Carolyn
Frank Furtak
B: 1929-04-12
D: 2018-07-21
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Furtak, Frank
Doris Heiple
B: 1939-03-27
D: 2018-07-19
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Heiple, Doris
(Michael) Mickey Jackson
B: 1939-07-07
D: 2018-07-15
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Jackson, (Michael) Mickey
Esther Lipe
B: 1921-12-04
D: 2018-07-09
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Lipe, Esther
Joyce Darnstaedt
B: 1944-04-22
D: 2018-07-06
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Darnstaedt, Joyce
Ron Heern
B: 1960-05-13
D: 2018-07-02
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Heern, Ron
Phillip Sauer
B: 1960-06-22
D: 2018-07-01
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Sauer, Phillip
Herman White
B: 1922-12-23
D: 2018-06-30
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White, Herman
Kylee Ray Lynn Digby
B: 2018-04-09
D: 2018-06-30
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Digby, Kylee Ray Lynn
George Harris, Jr.
B: 1943-06-14
D: 2018-06-27
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Harris, Jr., George

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Metal Caskets

The majority of metal caskets available on the market today are known as "protective" caskets. This terminology reflects that they are manufactured with a one-piece rubber gasket that runs around the inner lid of the casket.

Once closed, a locking mechanism draws the lids onto the base and the gasket forms a seal. This protective seal protects the deceased from the entrance of air and other gravesite elements.  

Many higher quality metal caskets utilize a sophisticated magnesium rust inhibitor process. Metal caskets are commonly manufactured in 20, 18 and 16 gauge metals, where 20 gauge means that it takes 20 sheets of that metal to make one inch.  Then a 18 gauge steel casket is heavier, because only it takes 18 sheets of that metal to make one inch.

Interiors are tastefully coordinated in a variety of materials from crepe to velvet allowing for a range of pricing to meet a wide variety of budget concerns. 
 

Allen-Silver
20 gauge non protective steel casket
white crepe interior

The Silvertone Casket does not have sealing capability.
Manufacturer: Wilson Casket Company
Product Number: Casket # 1
 
Our Price $750.00

Treemont
20 gauge protective steel casket with white crepe interior.

The reason for the difference in price between the Silvertone and the Treemont is because the Treemont has a protective gasket and a locking mechanism that provides sealing capability.
Manufacturer: Wilson Casket Company
Product Number: Casket # 2
 
Our Price $1095.00

Alemeda
20 gauge steel sealer type. beige or pink crepe interior.
Manufacturer: WIlson Casket Company
Product Number: Casket # 3
 
Our Price $1450.00

 Essex Wineberry
20 gauge sealer type, white crepe interior
Manufacturer: Wilson Casket Company
Product Number: Casket # 4
Our Price $1500.00

Essex Bronze
20 gauge protective steel casket with
rosetan crepe interior
Manufacturer: Wilson Casket Company
Product Number: Casket # 5
 
Our Price $1500.00

 Imperial Almond
20 gauge sealer, almond-colored exterior with a moselle crepe interior. It has pink flowers embroidered in the lid and flower decals on the corners and hardware.
Product Number: Casket # 6
Our Price $1600.00

Homeward
18 gauge protective steel casket with light blue crepe interior with birds stitched in the lid of the casket, three going in one direction and one bird "going home".
Manufacturer: Wilson Casket Company
Product Number: Casket # 7
 
Our Price $1600.00

 Liberty
20 gauge steel sealer type with flag stitched in the lid, available in a silver or powder blue exterior, light blue crepe interior
Manufacturer: WIlson Casket Company
Product Number: Casket # 8
Our Price $1660.00

 Ocean Blue
18 gauge light blue with light blue crepe interior. "In God's Care" embroidered in lid with a cross on each corner.
Manufacturer: Wilson Casket Company
Product Number: Casket # 9
Our Price $1750.00

Sterling White/Silver Rose
20 gauge sealer type, pink crepe interior
Manufacturer: Wilson Casket Company
Product Number: Casket # 10
 
Our Price $1750.00

 Lord's Prayer
18 gauge protective steel blue exterior, open Bible in interior casket panel, praying hands on the corners,  blue crepe interior
Manufacturer: Wilson Casket Company
Product Number: Casket # 11
Our Price $1842.00

 Ebony
18 gauge protective steel, silver shading on exterior, silver crepe interior
Manufacturer: Wilson Casket Company
Product Number: Casket #12
Our Price $1842.00

Remington II Orchid
18 gauge protective steel casket with gold brush shading, pink crepe interior with roses stitched in the lid of the casket, on the pillow and on the throw that lays on the foot of the casket.
Manufacturer: Wilson Casket Company
Product Number: Casket # 13
 
Our Price $1842.00

 Countryside
18 gauge protective steel, country scene embroidered in the interior panel, beige crepe interior
Manufacturer: Wilson Casket Company
Product Number: Casket #14
Our Price $1895.00

Pewter
18 gauge protective steel, silver exterior, silver tailored velvet interior
Manufacturer: Wilson Casket Company
Product Number: Casket # 15
 
Our Price $1995.00

Silver Rose
18 gauge protective steel, mauve exterior with pink velvet interior, embroidered rose on the interior panel and on the throw of the casket
Manufacturer: Wilson Casket Company
Product Number: Casket # 16
 
Our Price $2095.00

 Tiger Eye
16 gauge protective steel, brushed cooper exterior, champagne velvet interior
Manufacturer: Wilson Casket Company
Product Number: Casket # 17
Our Price $2150.00

 Quilt Interior
18 gauge protective steel, powder blue exterior with silver shading, quilt interior and throw.
Manufacturer: Wilson Casket Company
Product Number: Casket # 18
Our Price $2195.00

 Galaxy
18 gauge protective steel, brushed dark orchid exterior with plum shading, rosetan velvet interior
Manufacturer: Wilson Casket Company
Product Number: Casket # 19
Our Price $2295.00



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