When we lose a loved one, we often look for ways to honor their life. One Twin Cities couple has found a unique way to memorialize a family member after death. Ron and Carole Javner opened Eternal Ware in Newport, where they offer a unique pottery memorial to grieving families. For Ron, pottery has always been a passion. “It’s an interesting form of art,” Ron said.
A Wisconsin report says the number of cremations in the state has finally overtaken the number of burials. The state Department of Health Services released a report Tuesday detailing statistics of 2011 deaths and death rates.
Through the years, Pat Scrimshaw has created some intricate and beautiful pieces, but there’s one that’s never had such meaning. In 2009 Pat carved a 4-foot elephant statue as a way for the Larson family to honor their three-year-old son Jack, who was killed while crossing the street.