Ashes to assets: New business has artistic way to memorialize loved ones
NEWPORT, Minn. -- Ron Javner wants to be cremated after he dies. That’s not so unusual.
But instead of having his ashes placed in an urn, he wants to be the urn.
He wants his cremains mixed with clay, which an artist would then shape and bake into a piece of glazed pottery. He’d rather be on the mantle than be scattered over, say, Lake Superior.
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