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Testimonials

Testimonials

Many families reach out after the conclusion of the services to let us know how much our support and guidance meant to them in their time of need, and we’re honored to receive such heartfelt praise. We feel that these messages speak for themselves and we’d like to share them with you.

If you feel we’ve gone above and beyond in supporting you through this difficult time or would simply like to reach out and say thanks, contact us to share your thoughts or submit a testimonial below. It means the world to us to hear from you and know that we’ve made a difference.

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Scott - I cannot even begin to describe how wonderful you are. Thank you so much for taking care of my dad after his passing and for helping me figure things out every step of the way. You are truly a God send and I couldn't be more thankful for you!

Cortney Swedin

February 28, 2022

Scott - thank you so much for always going above and beyond for treating our folks with dignity and respect and being so very helpful! I hope you know how very, very much I appreciate it all! Take care ~

S

Scott, Thank you very much for all your help in getting all the details taken care of for my mom's remains. Your kindness and thoughtfulness will always be remembered.

M&J P and R&J H

Thank you so much for all the kindness you gave me in my time of sorrow

CM

Scott & Team ~ Thank you so much for EVERYTHING you did to help our family through losing C/our mom. We are so appreciative of your time and effort.

C, J & A H

Scott, Jon & Staff, Thank you for all your support and care during this piece of our life. All of you do such a great job and make a very difficult time much easier

DN

Dear Scott - Thank you so much for your kindness and guidance shown to my family during the funeral for my Dad, RS. You were so comforting and your friendly professionalism was just perfect! A heartfelt Tank You!

BS

Scott - a quick note to thank you for everything...you know better than I, that your guidance thru the death of a parent is so necessary. You're just at a loss. Nothing better than that "small town" feel. So appreciate your kindness! Thank you

SMJ

Scott & Team - Thanks so much for all your help Dad's arrangements! Couldn't have done it without your patience and support! Thanks!

The Family of BT

Thank ALL of you so very much for the WONDERFUL care and compassion to us and especially to Dad. EVERYTHING was perfect! Thanks again,

A,T, P, K & V

Many thanks to ALL of you at Boldt for providing such outstanding service to me and my family for our beloved J. Numerous guests also commented on the pleasant surroundings as well as the friendliness of the staff. Best personal regards,

B

Sorry this has taken so long but I wanted to take a moment to thank you so much for helping us with my dad's wake and funeral. I am inspired by the work that your family does. Dealing with loved ones whom are grieving and hearts breaking it cannot be an easy occupation. You and your staff made an unbearable time bearable. We miss our dad terribly especially his smile and humor! You made my dad proud!

L. L.

Thanks for giving my Mom all the care, respect, and dignity she so much deserved upon her death and during her funeral. It was a comforting way to send our 95 year old mother home. Now she can rest in God's arms. I also appreciated having the two little great-grandsons carry her urn to the grave site. That was a very special moment for all of us. Thanks for thinking of it.

CP

Thank you so much for your kind and respectful care of my Dad during the time of his passing, the visitation and funeral. Your staff is both professional and neighborly to all you encounter. It helped to make a difficult time less stressful for my family. I don't know how you do it, but I am so grateful that you do. Thank you!!

DH-W

Just a brief thank you for making the arrangements for L’s interment. We appreciate everything that you have done for us, and our family. We felt comfortable with all the steps and arrangements and appreciated your professionalism.

GP

Scott – On behalf of the G family, we would like to thank you for everything. Since none of us kids have lost anyone close to us (as all our grandparents were deceased when we were very young or even passed before we were born), you made us feel unpressured and relaxed. So much to do yet, but we’re doing the best we can. God Bless!

C(G)H & the rest of DG family

Deeply appreciate all of the wonderful support and thoughtful guidance you provided to make this go as smoothly as possible.

J, A & SS

Scott – As I’ve told you, you are good at your trade but I can’t tell you how much I appreciated your guidance in this reality of life. You have a kind and gentle spirit with a keen ability to read people. Thank you! P.S. Count on me to be a cheerleader for the preplanning. Thank you also in guiding mom and dad thru all the decision making.

SE for the BS family

Scott – ...I also want to thank you once again for everything you did for my dad and our family. It was heartwarming and you are like family to me.

BL

Dear Scott and staff – Thank you again for all your kindness as we said goodbye to G in February – and then to M in October. I can’t express how grateful I am to each of you. Much Gratitude

SJM

Dear Scott and all your staff at the Boldt Funeral Home, Thank you so very much for your wonderful caring help in caring for A and all of our family at the time of A's death. We are all full of admiration for the natural and caring way you carry out a very difficult work. What a blessing for all families at the time of their great loss! With all good wishes and many grateful thanks.

J and Family

Scott, Jon, Kari - Thank you so much for everything! Things went so well and mom looked so much better than I could have imagined. You are awesome!

C, T & D

Scott, Thank you so much for everything you and all your people do. You make a difficult time so much easier. My family appreciates all the help and kindness you have given us in the past & recent.

JB

Dear Scott and your very nice staff. Thank you so much for helping D and I with the many, many details of H and E’s funeral. All the way from Pleasant Manor to Maple Lawn Cemetery. Everything was done very efficiently and professionally, special thanks to Jon and Gina at the Cemetery last Monday. Well done. Don’t you think H & E would be pleased! Blessings in the Lord -

D&D

Boldt Funeral Home, Thank you so much for your kindness and your excellent services during the loss of my Husband O.

RG

Thank you Scott and staff for all you did for our family. It was so nice to know that all of the little details were taken care of by you. And we were able to celebrate our Dad’s life with friends and family. Special thanks to you Scott from us.

K & A L, Family of MB

Scott & Staff, The service you provided for Mom and our family is invaluable. We appreciate more than we can say. Thank you so much!

J, P, J, D (MG Family)

Dear Scott, Thank you for your service to our family! J left you with a huge task! You fulfilled his wishes perfectly. J and I are very grateful.

LD (JD)

Thank you for guiding me through this process. It was tough at times, I appreciate your patience & guidance in giving Mom a final farewell that she would have enjoyed & could be proud of.

BR

Scott Thank you so much for all your help. It was comforting that J went home to Faribault. I will be in to pick up his remains soon.

BB

Scott I want to specially thank you for taking care of the most precious person in my life, J. It was a comfort during this devastating time that J’s wishes were met. Again, thank you.

R

Scott For everything you do and have done for us – I really have no words for how grateful we are for all the help. Don’t know what we would have done without you. You and your business are truly an asset to your community. Thank you from the bottom of your hearts

S & R B - BF

Scott, Jon and staff at Boldt Funeral home, Thank you for your compassionate, professional and exceptional service you provided our family during this difficult time. You are very much appreciated by all of us.

The Family of WE

Scott, Kari, Jon, Rachel & Gina Thank you for your wonderful, detailed care of my family. Your knowledgeable expertise helped us through a difficult time. The family of MF

SF

Dear Jon, Scott and Boldt Staff: Thank you, sincerely, for your calm guidance through the business of arranging my Dad’s funeral. The service, music, flowers, obituary; everything turned out beautiful. (And thank you for letting us put little N in the pak n’play for a nap during the service.). I would recommend you highly :) Thank you,

B & O S, A & N J, Kids of GJ

No words to thank you for helping us through such a difficult time! (Aces!!) We thank you for all your years of friendship Couldn’t do it without you.

The B Girls

A simple “thank you” is not enough to express my gratitude for all you’ve done for our family. You’re all incredible, caring, and generous people. You made a devastating situation easier to deal with, and I can’t tell you how much it meant to be greeted by familiar faces I’m forever grateful for you both, personally and professionally. There are no words…

Love, AB

We wanted to thank you for helping us give our mom, GB, a beautiful send off and celebration of her life. We appreciate how easy you were to work with, your flexibility for meetings, your responsiveness and overall help with navigating what we needed to do after a death. Knowing we could trust Boldt and not have to take care of so many details, really helped us to focus on the more important, personal aspects of the service. We are so glad our mom chose Boldt and would highly recommend you to others.

MLA & JB

Dear Scott & Boldt funeral home, Thank you so much for all that you did for B and the H family. I know they appreciated all the thought and care you put into the service and taking care of all the details. You were so sweet, coming to the house to scan the pictures for the DVD – and on your Saturday off no less! Thanks for holding our hand through this process, being patient and offering ideas, etc. Everything turned out so nice. I’ll always remember how nice you looked at Fort Snelling with those rosy cheeks. I couldn’t believe how well you hid how cold it was outside, looking so calm and collected. Thank you for double checking about her dad being in the service so she could be buried with both parents. Thank you again Scott. You’re the Best!

M, C, S, M, R, K, W, T

Dear Scott, Thank you so much for all that you did to make our final days with our mother so special. You have a great fit in easing the way through this sad and difficult time.

The family of MD

Scott & Kari, We want to express an extra “Thank you” for everything that you did for our family and my mom during our tragic loss. You both have made our loss a little less, if that is possible. You truly have a gift!

M & K U Family & P & M M Family

Dear Boldt fam, “Thank you” just doesn’t begin to say how much we appreciate all of the kindness and guidance through this. Thanks for the music too! Made us smile just walking in the door. I hope M liked the choice we made for him. We are still trying to focus on the love over the loss. Your patience, and more patience and explaining, and repeating what I needed to do is truly appreciated! Every day is a new adventure for us, but having amazing people like you in this world makes it easier.

The L's - J, L, K, R & L

Scott, I just wanted to reach out and thank you for the service that you offered my family during the loss of my mother. It has been almost 7 years since she passed. I don’t expect you to remember me, but my mom was a talked artist that committed suicide. Her name is MM. Your compassion, honesty and empathy is unmeasurable. It was the most pain that my heart has ever endured, but you made it so much easier. Every time I drive by the funeral home, I smile because your genuine soul is so true. I simply cannot thank you enough. You are an angel on earth and I mean that. You are fantastic at what you do. I would recommend your services to anyone 110% and no questions. Also, thank you for taking my feelings into consideration and being kind to me. A funeral is hard thing to plan at 18 years old and I couldn’t have done that without you. Stay amazing!

TB

Dear Scott, My family and I are in awe of you. You are a prince. The way you conduct this whole procedure is just awesome – we have had wonderful help, kind words etc. from everyone, but you and your crew stand out. You are the tops. One could say it’s your job, but we’ve all been to many funerals and they are not conducted like you do it. And besides all that, you found time to train the Eagles (ha!). Super for my family and me. We thank you for all your good help.

JM and Boys

Scott, Words cannot express how truly grateful we are for everything you have done for us. From helping us with a truly unfortunate situation and also taking the time to make sure we were well taken care of. You are a remarkable person that shows true compassion and love for people. Our mom would be so grateful too. Thank you

CH & CK

Scott & everyone Thank you for everything for the GC family. All of you have such kindness and feelings from the heart. It meant the world to all of us.

G, D, D, R, R, B, B & GJr. C

Thank you for taking such good care of grandma and answering all of my questions You made grandma look like grandma – Thank you! The two comments from my daughters above means a lot to us. Thanks for making it as comfortable as possible.

NM, EM, DM & M

Scott & team – Thank you so much for all your help with grandma M’s services. Everything was very smooth. Your team made grandma look very good. Thank you for letting me take one last ride home with grandma.

KM

Scott, Thank-you so much for all your kindness. My family has always felt so fortunate to have me you and Kari. There are no words to let you know how much your kind words and actions have meant to me. You are forever in my heart, you are just such a beautiful people! D’s son J loves the keychain, it was a great idea. Thank-you again

JB

Scott & Boldt Funeral Home, Thank you to you and your staff for the very professional and personal consideration given to our entire family. We appreciate your attention to every detail. The visitation and funeral services were lovely and we really appreciate the memorial funeral guest book completed with all the funeral information.

The family of PK

Our family would like to thank you for all you were able to do for our Dad’s funeral. We didn’t have to worry about anything. We are so appreciated having the reception at the funeral home. Many thanks again, for all you did for our family.

CE & HB family

To: The staff at Boldt Funeral Home I want to thank you for a great job you did for my Dad, WHG JR.

From JM, the Daughter of WG

We want to thank you for all your support and, yes, you more than surpassed your goal to “provide thoughtful and caring service”. It was all so helpful to our family – and under difficult circumstances. Again our thanks to all of you.

The family of TT

Scott Boldt & Staff, We cannot thank you all for your service, the kindness, professional, respectful. Appreciation for everything is beyond words. God Bless you as you deal with families of relatives who have passed.

EL, GS family

Scott & Staff, The family of D & J T cannot thank you enough for the concern and kindness extended to us during our painfully SAD time. Thank you!

B & Family

Scott and Kari ~ I cannot thank you enough for your kindness & understanding in dealing with me, and my aunt during the planning of my mom’s service, and all that went with it. Your sweetness, & professionalism, is so appreciated! Blessings to you ~

L

Scott and Rachel, Thank you so much for your caring and thoughtful help at my grandson, NG's funeral. I know it was “your job”! But, it was very much appreciated.

JS

Dear Mr. Weng It is so hard to lose a mother. It has been a trying time during these past few years. One would think I would have been more prepared. I can’t thank you enough for your professionalism and care in attending to my mother. I am so grateful you were with me on this last leg of the journey I appreciate all of Jon’s work and guidance and the help of your team. And apologize for blundering though so many details. Thank you, Scott, for explaining things to me about the process. It was so helpful learning more of your long-term relationship with our family. It is wonderful to feel so much trust. On behalf of J and our family, thank you so much. Please stay healthy.

SGS

Dear Scott Thank you for kindness, professional service, and attention to detail for the funeral of HO. At this time of mourning, it was truly a blessing to have you instruct us and take care of so many tasks. I value especially having the video of the service. In appreciation

LJ

Scott, Thank you again for all of your care and concern during the time of P’s illness and her passing. Things are going okay -just need to get through Christmas now with family. Wishing you and your family a wonderful holiday. Continuing prayers for your health. Blessings,

A

Boldt Funeral Let me begin by calling all of you my friends. Twice we have come to you when we have been in need of your help. Once for my mom and now for my dad. Each and every one of you showed such kindness and understanding. Thank you,

VKK & my family

Dear Scott and staff, Thanks to you all at the Boldt Funeral Home for your care and attention in funeral arrangements for our dad. Your help and expertise made a difficult time much easier. We were lucky to have you. Have a great summer! All the best,

CB

Thank you for helping us make the last arrangements smooth. We appreciate your gentle kindness. L would have liked you - you have a beautiful funeral home. It fees so peaceful when we were there. It was a perfect celebration of life at Community Center, estimated about 250-300 friends and family came. Thanks for being there for all of us ~

JW, R, P and G

Scott & Staff Thank you for your care, concern and thoughtfulness during the most difficult time in our lives. We appreciated your very professional yet personal service. You went above and beyond what we expected. Also, thank you for the lovely Heritage Memorial book with J's name on it. It's very special!

The family of JF

Well Scott - you did it again. Another funeral carried out to perfection. Thank you for being so caring and flexible. As always your professionalism with us as a family will always be remembered. We're all very pleased you were the one to lay G to rest.

P and the Family of GM

Thank you for your helping to lay J's ashes to rest. Your support and kindness are what I always remember - Thank you!

J & M

Thank you again for the professional, empathic and accommodating manner in which Boldt provided their services through the entire process of LB's funeral. His family is deeply appreciative.

LB

Thank you so very much Scott and all your staff for all your did for our family at T's passing. You are all so special to us. God Bless you!

SV

Scott & Staff - We wanted to say thank you so much for making such a difficult time easier to manager. You were great to work with and ran everything so very smoothly. Your patience, kindness and help during all of the arrangements were greatly appreciated and will be remembered! Thanks and Blessings to you all!

The C's

Scott - Never doubt your purpose here on Earth - you are soing what you were called to do! Thank you for your care during the passing of Dad. You inspire me!

A SH

Thank you so much for all you do! You made this difficult time much easier to follow our dad's last wishes!

J & D, C, D & J DS Family

Dear Scott, Thank you again for maintaining the perfect balance of professionalism and genuine caring and friendship - you and your staff are truly the best. Thanks again -

Family of GM - S&R L&W, C&T A&N, P, P, J, JP & T

Scott, This should have been written 4+ years ago when my father-in-law, H, passed away but I wasn't going to let the opportunity to pass again as I've watched once again your tender care of our loved ones. There are certain people in life that leave a mark etched in one's heart. You are one of those people. Your tender care of H, R and now G is so evident from beginning to the ending of the whole process. I remember sharing some time in conversation through H's process and your gentle words were just comforting but your actions match them up. That's a true gift you've given us! Your gifts of faith, kindness, gentleness, tender care and thoughtfulness. Thank you so much from the bottom of our heats!

DH

The "S" stone you had done for me is exactly what I wanted and know my nephew and wife will be very pleased and surprised. I am so happy. Thanks a million and Blessings to you,

HV

To all at Boldt Funeral Home - Thank you so much for y our warmth and guidance during a difficult time for our family. You all made the planning of our mother's funeral feel almost effortless - although we know there was lots of work going on behind the scenes for all of you. Mom's funeral turned out to be a beautiful celebration of her life, and we want you to know how very much you all are appreciated.

The JW Family

Scott - I've appreciated your compassion while planning services for my mom and brothers over the years...the recent loss of Z and sitting with my dad through it showed another dimension and I can't tell you how much your kindness and protection of my dad meant to me! Thank you, bless you,

B

Thank you so much for your helpful services. We really appreciate all that you did for us at this difficult time. Rachel is truly a treasure!

H & J - Family of D

Thank you Scott and all your staff for all you did for us. My brothers and I all agreed that our mother looked really nice.

K & A - Family of JB

Scott, Thank you for ALL your help and service planning for my mom's funeral. It turned out so nice! Special thanks for finding Firehouse Grill for our meal - that worked out so well! The service was what my mom would have wanted. I am so grateful it all went so well.

R and family

Dear Scott and Kari - Just wanted you both to know how wonderful you are! I know that you two have been involved in the planning and directing of so many funerals by this time, but don't want you to forget how important you are to those of us who are in need of your help when a loved one passes. But it's really how both of you relate to people and how you make people feel that is so special. I think God gave you both gifts that make you perfect for this purpose - and I know it can be challenging and so exhausting at times. We all felt that Mom's funeral service and reception turned out beautifully. Thank you both so much for everything! Love to you -

S, K and the whole W family

Scott, Kari & Staff, Thank you so much for thorough handling of the arrangements for mom's memorial services. Everything was beautiful and we were very much satisfied with the results. Thanks!

P, K & D and their families

Dear Scott & Staff I want to thank you and your staff for the wonderful services you provided. It wasn't until my parents died in 2006 & 2009 that I realized how much CARE you provide in addition to services. It is very important to me and my family - as well as thousands of others. Your loving care was again provided with the death of my husband. Thanks again

DH

Thank you so much for all you did to make our celebration for mom so special. Gees Scott, you truly have a wonderful gift of easing family loss and pain. What a wonderful gift God has blessed you with!! You must know you are going to Heaven!! Thanks again sweet Scott for your giving of you!!

CR

Scott, Jon, Rachel and the Boldt Family Funeral Home - Thank you so much for all your support before, during and after the passing of our Dad, Grandpa, and Great Grandpa! We appreciate all your personable service, caring attitude and all your help in making B/Dad's service a comforting experience. We appreciate all your help at this very difficult time! Thank you for all you've done to help us to honor Dad/B on the next steps on his spiritual journey. Thanks again for all your help!

The RR Family - K, M, D, D - H & family, G - C and the entire R Family

Everyone at Boldt did an absolutely fantastic job of providing guidance, assisting with all of our unique requests, while showing caring patience during this difficult time! With great Appreciation ~

The FA Family

Dear Scott, Kari & Jon, Thank you with all sincerity! Jon, you were so considerate of our family the evening mom died and again your patience was incredible with our planning session. Throughout the entire time all of you provided us with anything we may have needed, both physically and emotionally. It's not an easy time but you take so much of the worry out of it. Again, I cannot thank you enough on behalf of Dad and our entire family. God Bless You All!

V's Family

A heartfelt thanks and appreciation for the wonderful job you did on my mom's funeral. There was no detail that was not addressed or taken care of which took the pressure off of us and made everything go so smoothly for us. You have been a great comfort to our family during this time of great sadness. Thank you!

The family of NR

Dear Scott & Kari I would like to personally thank you for all of the love AND patience you showed our family as we grieved our father. It is very evident it is more than a "job" to you. Every detail you explained like we were your first family struggling with a loss. ...you were so there for us with Dad. Thank you is two small words, but please know how BIG you made this thank you for us. All my Love,

K

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