Thursday, May 14, 2020

Rural Wisconsin artist offers tips for how to navigate a loved one's death and funeral during the pandemic

Donna Kallner
(Photo provided to Daily Yonder)
With funerals banned, the pandemic has disrupted how we say goodbye to our loved ones and celebrate their lives, especially in close-knit small towns. 

"It’s hard to guess when things might get back to normal, or what a new normal might look like. In the meantime, the rituals we observe when a loved one dies may not be possible," Donna Kallner writes for The Daily Yonder

Kallner, a fiber artist from rural Wisconsin who often writes for the Yonder, writes from experience; her mother died May 2. She offers tips to help others prepare for the death of a loved one and navigate grieving during the pandemic. Read more here.

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