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The Anderson Funeral Home recently partnered with Vertin Family Funeral Homes to continue providing services in Alexandria. (Al Edenloff/Echo Press)

Anderson Funeral Home partners with Breckenridge family

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Family funeral homes are dying. Traditionally a blood-to-blood inheritance, recent generations have been choosing to explore careers outside of what has been naturally adopted by their ancestors. Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria revealed it has joined the gild of family funeral homes to cease tradition.


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Crystal Dey

Crystal Dey is a staff reporter for the Echo Press. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey worked for newspapers in North Dakota, Florida and Connecticut before returning to her home state to join the Echo Press in October 2011. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Staff Reporter Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.

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