When a death occurs in your family, you will be faced with important tasks and decision-making during a very difficult time. You may not know what to do or when to begin making arrangements. Bearing the responsibility can be overwhelming. Remember that you are not alone.
The Gundrum Service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to assist you with the details and offer our guidance. We have compiled the following list to help guide you through the arrangements. Your funeral director will help coordinate all of the details when you meet for an arrangement conference.
Information Needed for the Arrangement Conference
Full, legal name of the deceased
Social Security Number
Legal marital status/spouse's name
Parents' names, including mother's birth name
Date and city of birth
Information about the deceased's education
Veteran's discharge papers, if applicable
Cemetery lot information, if applicable
Consider clothing for the deceased
Once you've given thought to the unique life and personality of the person who died, you may incorporate those memories into the funeral plan. Be creative as you, together with your family, friends, funeral director, brainstorm how to remember and honor this special person.
Donations to a charity
Display personal items or hobby paraphernalia during the visitation
It may be helpful to make a list of the following: