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Old September 25th, 2007, 19:56
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I've never dealt with a having a loved one cremated.

For those here who have, I was wondering if you retained the person's ashes or if the wish was to have them dispersed somewhere?
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Old September 25th, 2007, 21:29
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My grandmother was cremated, and she wanted her ashes buried beside my grandfather. I have a client who keeps his wife's ashes in a lovely container on a shelf and holds long conversations with them. When I'm cremated, I want my ashes cremated in the Rocky Mountains. Each to his or her own, I guess.
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Old September 27th, 2007, 11:10
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I will definitely be cremated and I've asked the kids to scattered my ashes in intervals along the route my husband and I drove on our honeymoon. This is more for them than me because I think that they should have a roadtrip to spend time with each other.
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Old September 27th, 2007, 16:30
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Just a slight warning. Some ashes are more ashes than others. When my Mother-in-laws ashes came back, they were in a coffin like box about the size of a very large boot box. I never in all my other dealings with ashes have seen so much, and so much that was not totally cremated. WOW And we have used this service before. Therfore they tell me that some ashes should have burial. Just what was told to me. I found this sorta intresting.
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Old September 30th, 2007, 16:49
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Both of my parents were cremated, and there wishes were to have there ashes burried together. So that is what we did.
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Old September 30th, 2007, 19:00
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I really like that, it is what my step-parents did also.
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Old September 30th, 2007, 20:32
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That's true. I remember we had the same issue with an uncle of mine. Thanks for the reminder. I suppose I should make a little adendum to this. I still want the kids to take the road trip.
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Old October 14th, 2007, 12:10
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I have my mother's urn. She requested to be with myself and my sister. SO the both of us have her in our homes.
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Old October 14th, 2007, 15:17
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Are there rules about where ashes can and can't be spread? I'm unsure and would like to know.
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Old October 14th, 2007, 15:31
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I do think that there are rules. I thought that you really were not to spread them in public places like parks and the such but to be honest I don't know many that really listen to the rules.
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