Helping Families and Friends Honor Their Loved One

The staff members of Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home & Crematory located in Council Bluffs will guide your family in creating a meaningful ceremony to honor the life and memory of a loved one. A ceremony can be anything you wish it to be: simple or elaborate, traditional or unique. No matter how it's tailored, such a ceremony is an important step in recovering from loss.

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Our Community Events

  • WESTFAIR 2015
    Wednesday, July 22, 2015

    This year admission to the fair is free. Come enjoy the 4-H exhibits and projects, green space entertainment and food! Admission will still be charged to attend the arena events. Westfair is a celebration of family values, drawing more than 40,000 visitors annually, including county fair and summer concerts. Each summer, families look forward to attending the largest county fair in Southwest Iowa. Showcasing Youth 4-H: 4-H activities are at the heart of Westfair, with more than 350 area youth participating in 4-H programs, exhibits and competitions. The fair provides an annual 4-H showcase with judging in numerous categories including visual arts, food and nutrition, photography, agriculture and natural resources. 4-H activities also include talent shows, livestock shows and a variety of family entertainment events. Midway Rides during county fair: Merriam's Midway Shows Daily Specials Exciting Shows and Automotive Arena Events: Exciting entertainment is always featured throughout the fairgrounds. There's something for every member of the family. The Westfair Amphitheater showcases national musical performers and special entertainment during the Fair. In the past, the Amphitheater has hosted such well-known country performers as Restless Heart, Sara Evans, Gary Allan, LeAnn Rimes, Lady Antebellum, Jamey Johnson and Glorianna. From country music and oldies to rock-n-roll to special attractions including the Queen’s crowning, the Amphitheater has always provided a focal point for the Fair. Also, each evening you can enjoy an exciting line-up of high-octane automotive events presented in the Rod Graalfs Arena. We hope to see you there! The 2015 Westfair will feature: Open Class for Youth and Adults Queen Competition 4-H Shows and Livestock Sale Bill Riley Talent Show - Thursday, July 23 Girls Wanna Have Fun - Friday, July 24 Movie under the stars - Saturday, July 25 Plan to join us on Monday July 27 for the 4-H Livestock Sale at 12:30 pm Westfair Hours Wednesday, July 22 - Sunday, July 26 8am to Midnight Front Gate Admissions - FREE www.westfairevents.com Read more

  • GRASSROOTS MUSIC FESTIVAL
    Friday, July 31, 2015

    Friday, July 31 thru Sunday August 2 at Tom Hanafan River's Edge Park - Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge, Council Bluffs, IA For More Information go to www.grassrootsmusicfest.com Friday KID CUDI MAC MILLER LOGIC FETTY WAP RAURY THE LONELY BISCUITS Saturday LYNYRD SKYNYRD CREDENCE CLEARWATER REVISITED BLUE OYSTER CULT MARSHALL TUCKER BAND ATLANTA RHYTHM SECTION PURE PRAIRIE LEAGUE KRIS LAGER BAND Sunday DJ SNAKE MILK N COOKIES SCHOOLBOY Q LUPE FIASCO MATISYAHU MISTERWIVES THE URGE ZEBRAHEAD POMEROY P.O.D. Read more

  • OLD LINCOLN HIGHWAY YARD SALE
    Saturday, August 8, 2015

    Saturday - August 8th, 2015 from 9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. Setup begins at 7:00 a.m. Pee Wee Gardens, 2400 North Broadway FREE to the public to sell or buy Sellers keep ALL profits Limited tables for rent $10 Reservations call 402-651-5466 or 402-651-7457 Read more

  • REAL MAPLE SYRUP PANCAKE FEED
    Saturday, August 15, 2015

    Saturday August 15, 2015 from 8:30-11:00 a.m. 42926 Mahogany Road Hancock, IA 51536 Botna Bend Park - We tap the park's maple trees and boil down the sap to make this delicious treat. Grilled pancakes will be served with sausage, orange juice and coffee. Free will donations accepted. Please call 741-5465 for more information. Read more

  • GREEK FESTIVAL
    Friday, August 21, 2015

    Friday. August 21 from 5:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. Saturday. August 22 from 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Sunday, August 23 from 12 Noon - 7:00 p.m. Greek music and dancing food and pastries and much more Go to facebook and look for Omaha's Original Greek Festival for more information Read more

  • M-PACT in CONCERT
    Sunday, September 27, 2015

    When Sun, September 27, 3pm – 5pm Where Arts Center-Iowa Western Community 2700 College Road, Council Bluffs Celebrating their 20th Anniversary in 2015! Imagine... The smooth soul of Stevie Wonder, the percussive power of Stomp, the funk and drive of Earth, Wind, & Fire, the hip licks of Take 6, and the brass bite of the Harry Connick Jr. Big Band…All created by the human voice alone! Hailed "one of the best pop-jazz vocal groups in the world" by the San Francisco Chronicle, M-PACT is respected worldwide as a cutting edge trailblazer in the realm of vocal music. Emerging from an age of auto-tune and overproduction, this Los Angeles-based sextet has cultivated a new generation of ears hungry for the fresh, raw power of nature's "first instrument" - the human voice. M-PACT will present their Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I’m Yours program, with Motown, Doo-wop, Disco, and more! M-PACT explodes onto the stage with this hit-after-dazzling-hit array of favorites. From Stevie Wonder to Earth, Wind and Fire, see for yourself why M-PACT easily won LA Music Awards' "Vocal Group of the Year.” For more Infomation go to http://artscenter.iwcc.edu Read more

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