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More On Leon Russell

Posted on November 17th, 2016
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Thank you for the tremendous response to our previous post on Leon Russell and Leonard Cohen. Again, we here at Martin Oaks Crematory & Cemetery are all about appropriately memorializing those who have passed. Our funeral directors offer very affordable, but quite meaningful celebrations of the life of a lost loved one. Affordable does not […]

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The Many Talents of Leon Russell and Leonard Cohen, RIP

Posted on November 16th, 2016
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Our mission at Martin Oaks Crematory & Cemetery is to help families meaningfully celebrate life of a lost loved one. Through the funeral directors who work with us, we attempt to provide services that are affordable and tailored to each individual family needs. In this blog, we also attempt to celebrate some of the lives […]

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First Superstar Cinematographer Passes Away

Posted on November 10th, 2016
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If you have ever seen a film photographed by Raoul Coutard, you will never forget it. His distinctive style made him the first superstar cinematographer in the history of film. Coutard has been consistently recognized by our best film critics. Saying that no other cinematographers can be discussed in the same terms as Coutard, the […]

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What Dick Van Dyke, Gene Hackman, Donald O’Conner and Others Have in Common.

Posted on November 4th, 2016
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Danville, Illinois sits approximately 130 miles south of Chicago, just west of the Indiana border in some of the richest farmland in America. It has produced not only crops, but notable companies including Chuckles Candy, Windbreaker Jackets and others – ironically, this small slice of Americana town is most famous for the five celebrities who […]

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It’s a Beautiful Day for a Ballgame

Posted on October 28th, 2016
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If you are a lifelong Cubs fan, there is no way to describe the absolute joy you feel about the first World Series game that will be played tonight in Wrigley Field since October 10, 1945. Generations of Cub fans have gone to their graves without having the opportunity to experience what is happening Friday […]

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