Grief Support

Butherus, Maser & Love understands the challenges you and your family may encounter during this stressful time. It can be comforting to meet with others in a similar situation.  Listed below are support groups we hope you will find helpful.

A offering a variety of groups, activities, and services for seniors in our community.  Contact 441-7070 or on-line at, keyword: Aging.

COMMUNITY FRIENDS Supported by local medical centers and rehabilitation hospitals.  Meets monthly.  Call 477-0857 for details.


Help for parents who have lost a baby due to miscarriage, stillbirth, or death.  Meets monthly.  Call 477-0857

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Preplanning and Community Outreach

Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home offers pre-planning of funeral arrangements - a good way to assure the funeral arrangements you prefer are carried out without your family having to make all the decisions. It's not difficult to do, and there's no "magic" age at which you should plan your funeral.

If you are beginning to make plans for a loved one and death is imminent, here are two helpful forms and checklists.  Much of the information requested on these forms will be needed in order to obtain a death certificate.   If death has occurred, please call 402 488-0934 immediately.  One of our five funeral directors is on call 24 hours a day and will walk you through the steps needed at this difficult time.

Today, many people are making their own plans…and choosing to pre-fund the program. There are several ways to pre-fund a funeral. In Nebraska the law requires that all monies held for funerals to be performed in the future, must be trusted. Butherus, Maser & Love offers a bank master trust where money is deposited in local bank and held in the depositor's name and social security number until time of need...

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BML Scholarships

Lincoln and surrounding community seniors were honored with the Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home Scholarship. The scholarship, awarded annually to a senior in each of our 15 area high schools, was presented to the students at a luncheon held on Sunday May 4th 2003 at Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home. 13 recipients were in attendance.

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