Canada Lutheran
The Magazine of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada

Setting Your Affairs in Order

Things to Consider

Studies have shown that, after public speaking, the second fear people have the most is death. It is not something people are eager to talk about or even acknowledge. Since we don’t know precisely or even approximately when we are going to die, planning for our death is far from easy.

Last year, a report surfaced about a BC woman who was given the runaround by PayPal, an online payment company, after she tried to recover the $800 in her late husband’s account. It took a mountain of paperwork and the media getting involved before she finally saw the money.

Geoff Kirbyson touches on a variety of fields within the feature story of Canada Lutheran’s July/August 2020 issue surrounding many of the unknowns when talking about/planning for death. Wills, caskets, funeral planning, digital assets and finances are just a few of the subjects of note.

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