Of all the ways one can express love, one of the most thoughtful involves funeral
planning before the need arises. We realize that it is not always an easy thing to talk about. Pre-arrangements,
however, provide peace of mind for everyone involved.
Anyone can pre-plan their own funeral at our funeral home, but family members or even friends are encouraged
to participate in the process. We feel that it is important that all persons that will be involved in making
funeral arrangements have their questions and concerns addressed before the time of need.
is no cost for one of our funeral directors to assist your family in starting the pre-planning process. We
will answer all questions you may have. We feel that it is important for you to meet with a licensed funeral
director that is experienced in all aspects of funeral service. One of our directors can meet with you at
our funeral home or at your home, whichever you prefer.
Pre-planning may or may not include pre-paying. Pre-paying for your funeral will insure that your family
will be relieved of much of the financial burden. We will assist in selecting services and merchandise that
meet both your budget and your wishes. Our prices are itemized so that you pay for only those items that you
choose - you control the costs.
The state of Nebraska allows individuals to fund pre-planned funerals with either a Certificate of Deposit
or through life insurance coverage. We assist families in setting up a Funeral Trust at their local bank with
a C.D. We also offer the Forethought Funeral Plan funded with a Forethought Life Insurance whole life policy.
The Forethought Life Insurance Company is located in Batesville, Indiana, and is the nation’s leader in this
You may start pre-planning by completing the following pre-arrangement form.
We encourage you to copy the form for your records and submit it to us. We will start a file of your arrangements
at our funeral home. We can set up an appointment to discuss funding options for your funeral plan or answer
any questions that you may have.