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Wednesday, September 13th, 2006
Photo by Janie Southard/The Daily Standard

Marcia Ripley, owner/operator of Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home in Rockford, explains the use of the wicker casket carrier to a local group. The difference between a casket and a coffin is that the casket is rectangular. A coffin is wider at the shoulder area.

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