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By Drew Lawson
The Times 

Strate assists big city funeral homes during pandemic

 

Last updated 3/4/2021 at 5pm

Drew Lawson | The Times

Strate Funeral Home Director Dan Verhuel (left) and manager Mike Strite (right) have traveled to some of the most heavily populated parts of the country to assist funeral homes during the pandemic.

DAVENPORT – The number of COVID-19 cases is down to three in Lincoln County as of press time, but the death counts suffered in big cities like New York and Los Angeles has left many funeral homes overrun in the past year. Many needed assistance from small town funeral homes around the county.

That's when Manager Mike Strite and Director Dan Verhuel of Strate Funeral Home stepped in.

The two have traveled to New York, Miami and taken one trip to Orange County, California each in the past year to assist funeral homes with various tasks during the COVID-19 nationwide outbreak.

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