Meet Lucy

Lucy Basler has been an interfaith Chaplain since 1995. She received intensive training in family directed home funerals guidance and natural burials requirements from Jerrygrace Lyons in California. Immediately she began teaching others the choices we have in making end-of-life and after-life decisions. Lucy is an experienced family directed home funerals guide and travels throughout western and northern Wisconsin helping families plan and carry out home funeral plans.

Meet Lucy

She has a wide knowledge of loss and grief experiences having been a hospice chaplain and bereavement coordinator for 11 years. She received a degree in education and later completed a personalized theological seminary studies program. She included Clinical Pastoral Education for Chaplaincy in her studies to give her a more extensive sensitivity to the needs of others. Besides officiating at weddings, funerals, and blessings, she is a volunteer chaplain for the local county sheriff’s department.

Lucy co-founded the Loss and Grief Support Network which covered three counties and was the grief support facilitators’ instructor. She also teaches and practices Therapeutic Touch.

Lucy is the director of Sacred Ceremonies, Ltd which was founded in 2008 in northwestern Wisconsin where she lives with her husband who she married in 1964. They have four children and six grandchildren.

Lucy has been assisting those who are experiencing transitional times since 1996 through:

  • Welcoming and Naming Celebrations for children
  • Weddings/Commitment Ceremonies
  • House Blessings
  • Family Directed Home Funerals
  • Funeral and Committal Services
  • Loss and Grief issues

Lucy is invited to community clubs, adult evening classes, and churches to share her knowledge of family directed home funerals/natural burials and death and dying issues.

Sacred Ceremonies, Ltd is a nonprofit organization.