January 2019

NEWS JANUARY 2019 Fam i l y Own e d a n d Ope r a t ed S i nce 1974 FUNERAL HOME & CEMETERY P O B o x 5 1 5 9 Yo u n g s t o w n O H 4 4 5 1 4 1 - 8 0 0 - 3 2 1 - 7 4 7 9 O n l i n e a t www . n o m i s p u b l i c a t i o n s . c o m P r e v i o u s l y P u b l i s h e d a s t h e Y B N e w s • S t i l l t h e P l a c e f o r Yo u r N e w s ! Fruland Funeral Home has served the community for over a Century Fruland Funeral Home Staff of Fruland Funeral Home MORRIS,IL— This year, Fruland Funeral Home celebrates 107 years in the funeral business. The funeral home is in the Queen Anne style with the typical tower, gables, and wrap around porch. It was built by Dr. N. J. Nel- son in 1899 for his home and office. It has been a funeral home since 1926. Tyler A. Hoganson had owned and operated a fur- niture store and funer- al home in Morris since 1913. In 1926, Hoganson purchased the former Nel- son home on West Jeffer- son Street and converted it to a funeral home with a residence on the sec- ond floor. Hoganson add- ed a two story garage for the funeral home vehicles as well as living quarters above the garage. Earle Fruland , a neph- ew, became associated with the business in 1935. He took over the funer- al home upon the death of Tyler Hoganson in an automobile accident in 1948. Earle’s son, H. Paul Fruland , joined the busi- Continued on Page A8 1-888-792-9315 www.americanmortuarycoolers.com Ten Body Mortuary Cooler Combo with Racks $14,890 Free Shipping Five Body Mortuary Cooler Combo with Rack $11,065 Free Shipping 2-3 Week Lead Time Guarantee! 2018 NFDA CONVENTION HIGHLIGHTS Begin on Page A26 By Mark Bowser Three Pillars of Success for Funeral Directors NEW MONTHLY COLUMN See Page A18 www.nomispublications.com See Page B2 W ilbert F uneral S ervices announces intent to acquire A stral I ndustries Classified Ads Shipping Directory Index of Advertisers