Plan Ahead

Planning for a funeral is not something most people want to do. Yet, funeral planning is a benefit to you and your family. Your funeral director will assist you with advance funeral planning whether for yourself or someone who needs your help. The advance funeral plan can be made for any type of service whether it be a traditional funeral service, cremation service, or other services provided by our firm.

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There are many decisions to make when planning a funeral service.  Many of these choices can be made prior to the need for them.  Advance funeral planning allows for thoughtful selections with time to ask questions of the funeral director.  It also allows input from others with an interest in the selections being made.

Having had you wishes expressed will allow your family the peace of mind of knowing the services provided will be what you wanted.  It also prevents them from having to make important decisions while in an emotional state of mind.

Financial arrangements can also be made for those planning a funeral service.  The Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home offers several funding options for paying funeral expenses in advance.  Any funds paid the funeral home as part of a funeral plan are held in a Missouri State approved Trust or Insurance Product.  These funds are audited, transferable to another funeral service provider, and protected in case the beneficiary of the funeral plan must apply for Medicaid.

We encounter many questions about advance funeral planning. Please contact us anytime – we are happy to answer any questions you may have.

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Funeral Director

Your loved one’s life should be honored in a way that would make them proud. Our team of caring, compassionate funeral directors is available to help 24 hours a day to help you add the personal touches that celebrate their life.

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Funeral Services

No matter if you want to honor your loved one with a casual ceremony or a formal one, our services allow all attending the service to express their heartfelt gratitude for the part their loved one played in shaping their life.

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Cremation Services

We provided memorial service options for loved ones who choose cremation over a traditional burial.  All of our cremation services include assistance with the permanent placement of the urn at a cemetery or columbarium.

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