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Robert Justen of Justen Funeral Home & Crematory holds the cremated remains of a person who was returned to the funeral home after many years for burial. Justen is seeking a liquor license for his business to accommodate people who want to grieve their loved ones with celebration of life ceremonies versus traditional funerals.
Funerals are changing. One McHenry funeral home wants liquor license to adapt to those changes.
A McHenry funeral home would like the opportunity to serve alcohol during its memorials. It's a trend that started in Wheeling in 2015 when Kolssak Funeral Home became a "pioneer" in the practice of serving alcohol during funerals and wakes to keep up with the changing ways people are celebrating the death of loved ones.
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