Arrangements & Obituaries

We will ask for personal information about the deceased in order to fill out the death certificate and prepare the obituary. Since some of the facts may be difficult to obtain, you may want to locate the necessary information and make it available during the arrangement.
Necessary Information:

  • First, middle, and last name
  • Age of deceased on last birthday
  • Deceased address
  • Birth date of deceased
  • Birthplace of deceased
  • Father’s name
  • Mother’ maiden name
  • Occupation of the deceased
  • Marital status
  • Spouse’s name (if wife, maiden name)
  • Decedent’s education (highest grade completed)
  • Social Security number
  • Name of doctor who will sign death certificate

Obituary Information
With your assistance, we will prepare the obituary for publication in the newspapers. This notifies people of the time and place for visitation and the funeral service. We can also send notices to papers in other localities. We will also include the obituary on our website.
In addition to the personal information included in the death certificate we will also ask you for:

  • Dates and places of residence of the deceased
  • Schools attended and degrees earned
  • Date and place of marriage
  • Church membership
  • Military service history
  • Survivors including spouses, parents, sons, daughters, sisters, brothers, number of grandchildren, and great grandchildren
  • Names of family members who have preceded the deceased in death
  • Special interests or hobbies

For your convenience, you may submit the information needed for Arrangements and Obituaries online.

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