For those who choose cremation, the Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home offers several options in creating a personal and meaningful service. Our funeral directors can help guide families in De Soto, Hillsboro, Festus, Herculaneum, and beyond through the different options available for cremation services.
Visitation and/or service followed by cremation – This service may include a public service with viewing and or visitation in our chapel, at a church, or other location. We offer caskets which are designed for those who choose cremation but still prefer a public visitation and or service. The cremation takes place following the funeral service.
Memorial Service – The memorial service is a gathering of family, friends and community at our chapel, church, or other location. The gathering may included a photo display or video slide show depicting the life of the one being remembered. The memorial service may include music, readings, a minister and /or other speakers. The urn may or may not be present. Some memorial services also include a funeral procession to the cemetery or mausoleum for committal of the urn.
Simple cremation – In this option the funeral director is asked to be of assistance with cremation with no service. With this choice an urn still may be selection as well a permanent placement of the remains.
The Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home has a selection of urns with many personalization options available. As with other funeral services your funeral director can also assist with the permanent placement of the urn at a cemetery or columbarium.
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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.
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.
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.