Keeping You Updated

As of May 1, 2020

Beginning May 1, spiritual and religious gatherings are not prohibited as a mass gathering, but a church, synagogue, or other host of a spiritual or religious gathering shall implement reasonable measures under the circumstances of each gathering to ensure social distancing of employees, volunteers, and other participants, increased hygiene practices, and other public health measures to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 consistent with guidance issued by the Iowa Department of Public Health. Although wedding and funeral ceremonies are not covered by this section, wedding receptions of more than 10 people are social gatherings that are prohibited.

  • Funeral ceremonies are permitted as a spiritual or religious gathering regardless of whether the service is in a church, funeral home or some other location and regardless of who is conducting the ceremony. Attendance at a funeral ceremony is not restricted, however, the above noted reasonable public health measures shall be implemented.

Beginning June 1, social, community, recreational, leisure and sporting gatherings, which includes funeral visitations, of more than 10 people may be held, however, the following provisions must be followed:

  • Capacity is limited to 50% of normal operating capacity (indoor or outdoor) to ensure adequate space for groups.
  • The gathering organizer must ensure at least six feet of physical distance between each group or individual attending alone.
  • The gathering organizer must implement other reasonable measures under the circumstances of each gathering to ensure social distancing of gathering participants, increased hygiene practices and promote other public health measures to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19.

Kale Funeral Home is fully prepared to accomodate funeral and memorial services at this time.  We are also available to have visitations at half capacity according to state guidelines which is 110 people within our building.  Our staff will continually monitor the numbers and perform extensive cleaning and disinfection during and after each visitaiton and service.    Many other internal workplace controls and practices have been implemented in order to maintian a safe environment for our staff and the public.  Masks are welcomed and encouraged at visitations and services although not required unless requested by a family.  By all means if you are feeling ill or are presenting symptoms PLEASE STAY HOME.  We are making livestream options available via computer, tablet, ipad or phone for those who are unable to attend a service.

More updates will follow as they become available.

Todd and Alisha Kale, Mark Browne and staff of Kale Funeral Home.



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We offer unique opportunities for families to create healing moments after loss. Our experience, coupled with our perspective on the importance of ceremony, will help you discover ways to pay tribute. Whether traditional or unique, these tributes allow us to love, laugh, and live well again.

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We 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.

The Family and Staff of Kale Funeral Home

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