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Cremation

Many people have questions about cremation today. We're here to be a reliable resource for answers.

With our own Cremation Center, we can offer the most complete range of cremation service options available anywhere. You can rely on us for good guidance here. If you have specific questions, just call us at any hour at 563.355.4433. If you prefer, send us an email with your specific questions. We'll respond with answers. 

Ceremony/Service followed by Cremation

Most experts in the field of psychology agree that some form of ceremony recognizing that a life was lived - and now has died - helps us to move in a positive direction following loss. This recognition can help initiate the healing process and assist us in moving ahead with a new chapter of our lives.

Most families choose to have some type of ceremony before cremation for this very reason. This ceremony can include a clergy person, but may include friends and family giving simple eulogies and sharing memories. This "Life Celebration" concentrates on who the person was in life: their joys and accomplishments, as well as the things that were important to them. Favorite musical selections are often a part of this event.  Viewing is available for those who wish to do so.

Cremation followed by a Memorial Service

Some will choose to have cremation before the memorial service. In this case, the urn is typically displayed at the service, along with photographs and other personal memory items.
 
While this option does not afford public viewing for family and friends, it does incoroporate the element of a ceremony that allows people to gather together and say goodbye in a meaningful way.

Cremation with no formal Ceremony

When no ceremonial services are desired, we're still here to help you with the basic elements of cremation. With 24/7 availability, we'll respond promptly when called upon, we'll handle all the paperwork and the required permits, and we'll make sure you're aware of your options for the ashes following cremation.
 
Whatever your question or your need regarding cremation...we've got the experience, the options and the assistance you'll need.
 
When you have cremation questions, we'll be here when you need us.
Weerts Funeral Home - 3625 Jersey Ridge Road, Davenport, Iowa 52807 tel. 563.355.4433