Illinois Funeral Home to Serve Liquor During Services

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WHEELING, IL -- When it comes to mourning the loss of a loved one, everyone has their own way of dealing with the pain. But apparently, a funeral home in Illinois thinks liquor is the cure to healing.

According to the Daily Herald, in a 5 to 1 vote, a board in Wheeling, Illinois, a suburb outside of Chicago, has officially approved a liquor license for Kolssak Funeral Home. From 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., the venue plans to serve alcohol and food during funerals and wakes.

Guess you can't really can't really call that happy hour!

Most of America associates tequila or whiskey with weddings, but in this case, folks at a funeral will actually drink to the dead?

In a statement, CFO of the funeral home David Kolssak explained that he's looking to "change the life celebrations at a funeral home."Well, if you put it like that --  when it comes to getting in the

Well, if you put it like that --  when it comes to getting in the "spirit." a little liquor never killed anyone.

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