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For those who know me personally, I've been through a lot in my life.
The highs made me feel important... and the lows brought me back down to earth.
But, it was these experiences that gave me confidence to do what I've always dreamed of doing - open my own memorial business. And as the month of May begins, I'm very proud to celebrate that we have officially been in business for two years!
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As the calendar moves toward March, we hope that Spring is on the way along with relief from this historically horrific winter in Saskatchewan.
For families who have recently lost a loved one, part of preparing for Spring is ordering a cemetery memorial. This involves meeting with a monument dealer and deciding on the size, shape and colour of the stone as well as the design and lettering to be engraved. Choo...
Gone Country – Remembering Life on the Land
As the calendar turns to late November in the prairie city of Regina, Saskatchewan, there are really only two probabilities:Read More
1. Old Man Winter has made an early and un-welcome appearance
2. The Saskatchewan Roughriders season is probably over
After taking a few moments to get over those two depressing thoughts, there is one annual November tradition in the Queen City that actually brings a smile to folks from across t...
Remembering Our Furry Friends
As my Grandmother likes to tell the story, the most disappointed I was in my entire life was Christmas Day in 1999 when I realized that the dog I asked Santa for was not under the tree. I wasn't happy with my parents at the time, but eventually I got over it and accepted that having a dog wasn't in the cards for our family. Pets are a lot of work, messy and expensive.Read More
Fast-forward nearly two decades later and I've made up for lost ...
Going Deep! – Important For More Than Just Football
After watching the Saskatchewan Roughriders recent offensive performance against the Calgary Stampeders, Rider Nation is livid that the Green and White refused to even attempt a deep pass in the game. Clearly, their game plan was to control the football and not risk turnovers. But their offensive strategy went beyond that - it was more conservative than Stephen Harper!Read More
We'll leave the pigskin analysis (and questionable political jo...
“My Old Man” – Mixed Emotions On Father’s Day
As Father's Day approaches this weekend, Canadian families gather to shower their Dads with gifts, hugs and the best gift of all - quality time spent together. As celebratory as this annual holiday is for most, we should also be thinking about our friends and neighbours who may experience this Sunday in June in a less-celebratory manner.Read More
For those remembering our Fathers and Grandfathers who are no longer with us, Father's Day can ...
Making It Right – Why Quality Matters
Celebrity contractor Mike Holmes has made a living by exposing lackluster craftsmanship and bailing home owners out by making the necessary repairs to "make it right".
As anybody who has had work done on their homes can tell you, you really do get what you pay for. Therefore, selecting the right contractor and using quality materials is critical to a successful project that will stand the test of time.
“I Drive Your Truck” – What Lee Brice Taught Us About Memorialization
Even as someone who regularly visits my Father's monument at Riverside Cemetery in Regina, I find that many of my most powerful memories of Dad come to me outside of the cemetery, especially when visiting with family friends or business colleagues. Although cemetery memorialization is timelessly important, I believe that many families also experience memories of their loved ones in a similar way.Read More
As an avid country music fan, I've ...
3 Reasons to Order a Headstone in the Winter
Most people are surprised to learn that the cemetery headstone business is actually very seasonal. After all, it isn’t typically possible to install a memorial monument until the spring thaw. As a result, many families choose to wait until spring to order a headstone for their loved one.Read More
Although waiting until spring for installation is a reality in western Canada, there are significant advantages to placing your order ahead of t...
"Hi Adam, Thank you for all you did for our family. We had the burial on Sunday and the stone looks amazing. It is more than I could have asked for."Kerry
"We are all so pleased with the marker. It turned out exactly how we wanted and the install looks great. Thanks again for working with us. I know it has been a bit challenging given the distance between us but the end product was spot on."Rick
"I was able to stop by the cemetery and see the monument. It looks great! I am very happy with it and I'm sure the rest of the family members will be too. Thank you for all you're assistance in helping with this step. I will be sure to recommend you to others."Kevin
"My family and I went to see the marker today, it looks perfect! My family said to thank you for your fine service."Carole
"I wanted a unique headstone for a unique person. I created a custom design with the guidance from Adam Reeson. This was all done via the Internet since I do not live in the province in which it was to be installed. Adam cheerfully assisted me through the process with numerous suggestions of ways to improve the appearance and to cut costs. All of my numerous questions were very quickly responded to without my feeling like I was imposing on him. The result is a unique, beautiful, and everlasting tribute of which I am very proud. Thank you Adam."Linda
"Professional, very personable. Extremely knowledgeable. Great prices and service. The marker I wanted was done to perfection. I highly recommend this company."Kory
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
"Adam at Frontier Monuments was very good to deal with. He met with us to discuss possibilities and he made knowledgeable and helpful suggestions. He was sensitive to our needs and all information given was clearly explained. The memorial plaque was prepared and installed on time and met all of our expectations--it was beautifully done."Laurie
"You were a pleasure to work with Adam and we thank you for everything you did for us, especially being a province away and doing everything via phone and email, much appreciated!"Sheila
Red Deer, Alberta