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Almost half of deaths in Crow Wing County result in cremation

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Evergreen Cemetery has added a columbarium to keep up with changing times.

“Almost half the deaths in Crow Wing County now result in cremation” according to Karen Lentz, executive director of Evergreen Cemetery Association, Brainerd. “It’s a major change in the way folks memorialize their loved ones.”


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