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Preplanning Checklist

Funeral preplanning is easy. We’ll help.

People usually put off preplanning their funeral for two reasons. First, it’s not something they care to think about all the time. We certainly understand that. But second, they think it’s difficult and time-consuming.

Preplanning your funeral or cremation arrangements with Fred Dickey Funeral Home and Cremation Services is not difficult. And it doesn’t take much time. We’ll guide you through all your choices and decisions with patience and personal attention to your needs, traditions, and budget.

Plus, we’ve developed preplanning checklists, so you can review your choices before you meet with us. That makes it all even easier.

Whether you decide on burial or cremation, preplanning a funeral is a seamless process, nevertheless you do need a few things to get started:

  • Vital Statistics (including)
  • Name of Father, place of birth, year
  • Mother’s Maiden Name, place of birth, year
  • Education – elementary, high school, college, graduate school
  • Social Security Number
  • Veteran Information
  • Military Service
  • Branch Rank
  • Date of Enlistment
  • Date of Discharge
  • Name(s) of war/conflict(s) toured
  • Serial Number
  • Affiliations
  • Fraternal, Service and Union Memberships
  • Special Recognitions
  • Persons to Contact
  • Children, Relatives and Friends to Notify
  • Funeral Preferences
  • Preferred Clergy/Celebrant
  • Names of Pallbearers and Honorary Pallbearers
  • Preferred Music, Bible Verses or Poetry
  • Preferred Clothing or Jewelry
  • Burial Property Information
  • Special Instructions
  • Location of Important Documents and Passwords