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We are continuing to serve families during the COVID-19 crisis. Call (314) 241-8844 to learn more.
We are continuing to serve families during the COVID-19 crisis. Call (314) 241-8844 to learn more.

What Do You Need To Plan Your Cremation Service?

cremation service in Ballwin, MOIt’s never too early to plan your own cremation service in Ballwin, MO. It doesn’t matter if you are young, healthy, and in your prime or elderly. You know that death is a part of life and whenever death comes your way, it’s nice to be ready. Not only do you get to have whatever you want in the services that are held for you after your death, but you take the burden of planning away from your family. Most families are very grateful to have plans in place. They don’t have to do anything but contact the cremation provider and they don’t have to guess at what you would have wanted. When you are working on your own cremation service, what do you need? Here are a few things to consider:

Ideas On What You Want

If you already know you want cremation, that’s a good place to start. You don’t have to have everything figured out right away. In fact, part of the beauty of pre-planning is that you can take your time with the decisions ahead of you. You can ask around, research things online, and talk to the professionals for options and ideas that might suit you and your family.

Professionals To Make Arrangements

While you can just simply tell your family that you want to be cremated and what to do, if you take another step and make the arrangements with professionals, when your time comes, your family doesn’t have to do anything but set the ball in motion. The professionals have the details you want, and they will implement them for your family. They can hold onto your plans for you, so everything is in place. Though, of course, you can have copied for your family as well.

Family Input

It’s your service so you can work on the plans alone, but it’s sometimes nice to include your close family members since whatever service you have will be as much for them as it is for you. There might be some unique elements you want to include, but when you talk to them, they may have a few traditions they’d like to have happen during the service as well. Including those closest to you can really help you make the service meaningful for the people you love the most.

Something optional you could include while planning is a budget for the cremation service in Ballwin, MO. While it’s not required for you to pay in advance, you can if you’d like and it’s often another nice thing to do for your family. They don’t have to worry about the cost burden, either. Plus, you will save money over paying now instead of waiting since you get today’s prices instead of whatever they would be in the future. Contact the professionals at St. Louis Cremation, located at 14374 Manchester Rd Ballwin, MO 63011 for more details. Give us a call with questions at (636) 227-4488 or set up a time to come in and chat in person.


Responsibly Serving Local Families
During the COVID-19 Crisis

At St. Louis Cremation, we want you to know we are continuing to serve local families while steadfastly following state and local requirements to ensure everyone's health and safety.

Due to social distancing conditions and CDC restrictions on large in-person gatherings, some of our services are modified at this time; to learn about the options currently available to local families, contact us at (314) 241-8844.

As we continue to serve the community, safety remains our top priority. Along with the meticulous standards for hygiene we have always maintained, we are currently following additional cleaning protocols to ensure a safe environment for both families and staff.

We remain available 24/7 to help your family and answer any questions you have during this time. Don't hesitate to reach out and learn how we can help.