Funerals can be simple or elaborate, such as this floating viking-style barge

S3E4: Need ideas? Here’s 10 types of funerals to consider

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This week we are talking about 10 types of funerals to consider in your end-of-life planning.  Each are different, some very easy and at least one that involves a high quantity of alcoholic beverages.  Choose wisely, make good decisions, and drink responsibly.  We also talk about the joys of Dairy Queen and welcome Clare Luckey who goes by the title “Grieving Bitch” on Instagram back to the show to talk about her journey she became a caregiver and brain cancer widow.

A 1548 engraving by Hans Sebald Beham, called “Hercules on His Funeral Pyre” from a series of renderings on the labors of Hercules. Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
A 1548 engraving by Hans Sebald Beham, called “Hercules on His Funeral Pyre” from a series of renderings on the labors of Hercules. Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

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