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What is a Mausoleum?

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A mausoleum is far more than a monument designed to house the remains of the deceased. A private mausoleum is a statement and a unique expression of the individual or family, in addition to being a lasting monument to the deceased.... Read full article

Accepted Burial Traditions of the Old West

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Burial traditions of the Old West bear many resemblances to today's funeral practices, with common elements that have persisted through the centuries. While there were variations in religious practices, the overwhelming majority of pioneer burials...... Read full article

The Funeral Rule

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The Funeral Rule: Consumers need to know that they are protected by the Federal Law known as 'The Funeral Rule' before making funeral plans.... Read full article

Cremation Memorials: Urns and Memorial Keepsakes

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Following cremation, families must decide how to honor the remains of their loved one. Options range from cremation burial to scattering of ashes to a cremation memorial. A cremation memorial is a physical way to keep and honor the cremated remains.... Read full article

A Prepaid Cremation

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The benefits of prepaid cremation are significant. A loving, dignified tribute is planned without subjecting yourself or your family to uncomfortable financial debt. Cremation planning includes researching options and finding a reputable funeral home... Read full article

Attending a Veteran's Funeral

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A veteran's memorial service often differs significantly from the average civilian's service. Veterans Funeral Care is accepting flags that are no longer worthy of display at any of their locations across the U.S.... Read full article

Authorizing a Cremation in Illinois

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In Illinois, all dispositions of remains, whether it’s for a funeral or a cremation, fall under the Disposition of Remains Act - Chapter 755 ILCS 65. Illinois state law makes no differentiation between arranging a cremation or arranging a funeral.... Read full article

Compare Cremation Costs to Burial Costs

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With cemetery property in short supply, the cost of burial continues to rise. Compared with burial costs, cremation costs are more affordable and the ancillary costs are minimal.... Read full article

Preplanning and Funding a Funeral

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A major reason people pre-plan and pre-fund their funerals is so their loved ones do not have to go through the emotional and financial burden of paying for the funeral.... Read full article

All You Ever Wanted to Know About Morticians

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Morticians provide important services needed by families at critical times. When a loved one dies, families need someone skilled in embalming... Read full article