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How to place an obituary

Funeral homes may place obituaries by going to

The Star Democrat provides obituaries for a fee. Obituaries must be confirmed by a funeral home, crematory, funeral director, mortician, or state anatomy board. If a family is not using a funeral home, such as when the remains are donated to science or for other exceptional circumstances, obituaries may be submitted online by going to The deadline to place an obituary is 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday for the next day's edition of the Star Democrat and noon on Friday for the Sunday Star. For more information, call 1-877-242-1110 Monday through Friday between 9 a.m.-12 p.m. or email

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