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

    Sunday, August 28, 2016

    Minden Ice Cream Social August 28, 2016 from 11:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. Minden United Church of Christ 106 Lincoln St, Minden, IA Hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, salads, drinks, homemade pies and bars & ICE CREAM Read more

    Sunday, August 28, 2016

    Midlands Humane Society 3rd Annual Car and Motorcycle Show Sunday, August 28, 2016 Hi-Tech Electronics 110 South 29th Street, Council Bluffs, Iowa 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Vehicle Registration starts at 10:30 a.m. $15 pre-registration by 8-22 $20 day of event For more information visit Read more

  • 2016 Classic Car Show
    Saturday, September 17, 2016

    The Classic Car Show is coming again this year on September 17th! Stay tuned for more details! When? Saturday, September 17th 2016 12:30 pm Where? Bluffs Downtown Council Bluffs Read more

  • Lauritzen Gardens Antique & Garden Show
    Thursday, September 22, 2016

    Lauritzen Gardens Antique & Garden Show September 22-25 Entering its thirteenth year, the show brings a wide range of museum quality antiques, as well as renowned experts in antiques, gardening, art and design to Omaha. For show details or to buy tickets, please visit Read more

    Saturday, September 24, 2016

    We are very excited for the upcoming 28th Annual Applefest! September 24, 2016 in Woodbine, Iowa From pies to pastries to slushies to caramel, the last Saturday of every September is dedicated to a festival of everything APPLE! Since 1988, people have traveled the historic Lincoln Highway and the scenic Loess Hills byway to reach Applefest in Woodbine, IA! Along with our apples, we host one of Iowa's largest car shows, which has attracted over 350 makes and models from as early as the Model T Ford. We put on a craft show, a quilt show, and also support a flea market, farmers market, and local business vendors... It's a great time to start your holiday shopping! If food is your passion, we offer a wide variety of delicious cuisine, sure to fit any taste! After the day is done, be sure to check out the entertainment at the beer garden located at the Woodbine Ampitheater. This event is sponsored by the Woodbine Main Street, and is a great way to relax after an eventful day. We hope to see you this coming September! For more information go to Read more

  • Dr. Atul Gawande Seminar
    Thursday, September 29, 2016

    SEPTEMBER 29th, 2016 6:00 p.m. screening with Q&A following at the Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home Join us for a FREE screening and discussion of the PBS FRONTLINE film Being Mortal. The United States has a problem when it comes to conversations around death and dying, says Dr. Atul Gawande. Patients with life-threatening illnesses tend to focus on how to beat the steep odds against them, he says, without hearing from their doctors about how certain kinds of treatment might actually worsen their remaining time alive. It’s understandable, says Gawande, but “hope is not a plan.” For Gawande, a New Yorker writer and a renowned surgeon at Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, too many questions are going unasked. Questions like: What are your priorities if your time is limited? What are your goals for treatment? What are your fears? And what trade-offs are you willing to accept as a result of your care? Being Mortal — based on his best-selling book of the same name — Gawande discusses how his regrets over care he provided some patients, as well as the death of his own father, helped him to realize that the goal of medicine should not be a good death, but rather “a good life to the very end.” Be a part of the national conversation that brings medical professionals and community members together around the shared responsibility of discussing what matters most to patients and families facing difficult treatment decisions and how to have these conversations ahead of a medical crisis. For more information please call 712-352-1389 Read more

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