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Preplanning Checklist

Where to Begin

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