The staff members of Funeral Services Provider will guide your family in creating a meaningful ceremony to honor the life and memory of a loved one. A ceremony can be anything you wish it to be: simple or elaborate, traditional or unique. No matter how it`s tailored, such a ceremony is an important step in recovering from loss.
In this time of sorrow there are decisions to be made; and to honor your loved one you will want to choose what is best. Cremation is an excellent choice. We will guide you through all the processes that are in involved in cremation services. We are family owned with two decades of experience in providing assistance with funeral services and comfort to those who have lost those dear to them.
Burial benefits are available for spouses & dependents buried in a national cemetery include burial with the Veteran, perpetual care, and the spouse or dependents name and date of birth and death will be inscribed on the Veteran`s headstone, at no cost to the family.
Social Security Benefits
A one time payment is payable to the surviving spouse if he or she was living with the beneficiary at the time of death, or in the case that he or she had been living apart, was eligible for Social Security benefits on the beneficiary’s earnings record for the month of death.
Scattering at Sea
The popularity of scattering at sea is steadily growing as people look to the organic nature of the ocean to help them bring closure to the loss of a loved one. Scattering at sea combines a sense of finality and a new beginning. It returns us to nature and the origin of our being.
Legacy Cremation Services in Iowa Performing Caring Funeral Services For Over Two Decades
Legacy Cremation Services in Iowa has been performing caring funeral services for families in need for over two decades. Our family owned and operated business understands the needs of someone who has lost a loved one has. These needs go beyond arranging for a funeral services, they include respect, compassion and to be treated with dignity. When you select Legacy Cremation services for your needs, you will be using the most trusted funeral homes service in Iowa with the most affordable prices that never sacrifice our pride or yours for a reasonable price.
How To Begin Making Funeral Services Arrangements
When you find out that a loved one has passed away, there are certain tasks that must be taken care of besides for notifying other family members and friends. The first thing you need to do is contact reputable funeral homes, or cremation services, and make preparations for your loved one's final resting place. Iowa's Legacy Cremation Services is a family owned and operated funeral services provider who has a trusted reputation after two decades of servicing Iowa's families, and will handle all of the details and your requests for funeral homes or cremation at a moments' notice. A certified funeral services staff member is available to take your call 24/7, 365 days of the year. (See below for pre-planning funeral services information)
When you first call Legacy Cremation Services we will discuss your options for traditional funeral homes or cremation, prices, and the type of service you desire. We can begin the process of speaking with the medical examiner, obtaining all death certificates and paperwork needed for the services even if your only decision at that point is cremation or funeral homes. You will need to gather important information regarding the departed so we can begin working on your behalf. This information includes:
- Social Security number
- Birth certificate
- Mother's maiden name and place of birth
- Father's name and place of birth
- Driver's License - normally states if the departed is an organ donor
As soon as we have the information listed above, we will begin making arrangements and you can take time to learn more about what cremation or funeral services Legacy Cremation Services offers, and settle down to be with your loved ones.
If a crematory is going to be used instead of funeral homes, any donated organs will be removed prior to bringing the deceased to the crematory.
Why Memorials or Funeral Services Are Important
Funeral homes and memorial services are important steps in your journey of dealing with the grief of losing a loved one. The choices you make at this time will be ones that will help you along the path of healing. Being able to say goodbye and sharing memories among family and friends are why people gather at funeral homes or memorials services, it gives them a sense of peace
We also help with the grieving process by standing by your side throughout the funeral or memorial and after everyone has gone. We have brochures on our website if you do not wish to speak to someone directly, or you can call us anytime for support.
Types of Funeral Services
Some families want a somber service at funeral homes that perform traditional services only and others want something unique to celebrate the life of their loved one who has passed on. We at Legacy Cremation Services will arrange all services or memorials down to the smallest detail at a choice of funeral homes that suit your requests.
A few examples of items that we have incorporated into funeral homes and services are: beloved fishing poles or golf clubs, a favorite hat, a musical instrument, and photos. Some families even have a small band play for the visitation, or favorite music of the departed playing in the background.
Pre-Planning Funeral Services
Pre-planning a funeral is something you can do anytime. We at Legacy Cremation Services will arrange for a professional to come to you, so there is no travel on your part. We will discuss funeral homes, services, cremation, memorials, and prices. You will get brochures to look through and we will you give you ideas for memorials or funerals. If you have any questions you can call anytime and we will be pleased to help you with answers.
When you have made decisions on funeral homes, cremation, or services call us at Legacy Cremation Services and we will come back to your home to do any necessary paperwork.
Legacy Cremation Services in Iowa offers dignified cremation memorials, funeral services, and a choice of funeral homes to fit your needs, and your finances.