The History of the Air Force Academy

The History of the Air Force Academy

Heflebower Funeral and Cremation Services has been honored to perform funeral services at the US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. We thought it would be interesting to share a bit about the Academy, their chapel and cemetery. History of the Air Force Academy The...
What is the cremation process?

What is the cremation process?

What happens during the cremation process? Heflebower Funeral and Cremation Services fields a lot of questions and many people, especially those who are experiencing funeral arrangements for the first time, want to know more about cremation. Cremation is an...
Headstone Symbolism

Headstone Symbolism

A walk through a cemetery can yield some very interesting questions. The taphophile in me wonders how people with a shortened life passed. I think about the stories their lives were. And sometimes, I wonder what some of the symbols carved into the headstones mean....
Naked and Afraid.. to Die

Naked and Afraid.. to Die

Have you seen the show on Discovery Channel, “Naked and Afraid”? The extreme survivalist show is meant to put one woman and one man into a situation where they face themselves, nature, and another person, and they do it all without clothing. Survivalist shows are not...