Pre-planning Funeral Services

Many people plan for life events such as weddings and vacations well in advance, but many people do not plan for something that is certain to happen, their funeral. While most people do not want to think about their own mortality, the time to pre-plan your funeral is now. The primary advantages of pre-arranging your funeral is to relieve the burden on your loved ones in an already emotional time, and to ensure your funeral is carried out according to your wishes, eliminating the task of second-guessing what you would have wanted. Taking the time now to arrange your funeral is one less thing your loved ones will need to worry about once you’ve passed. Pre-planning and pre-paying your funeral is one of the most thoughtful gifts you can give to your family.

What you can do in advance, and how Madison Funeral Home can help

There are many steps that you can take to begin pre-planning your funeral in order to lessen the burden on your family during an emotional time, and our expert staff at Madison Funeral Home can help. Below is a list of things that you can do in advance. Be sure to contact us for personalized service from one of our experienced funeral planners and protect your families emotional and financial health.

  • Decide on Burial or Cremation
  • Pick your casket or urn type
  • Pick what type of service you want i.e religious, military, non-traditional
  • Choose which funeral home to use
  • Designate your pallbearers
  • Pick music or readings you want at your service
  • Make arrangement with your chosen funeral home to pre-pay for your funeral

Begin to Pre-Plan On-line

If you are ready to begin pre-planning your funeral, use our easy On-line Planning Tool to help you get started today.

Frequently Asked Questions

We are always available to help answer any questions that you may have about the Funeral Planning Process. Our FAQ's Page is a great resources to help answer commonly asked questions. If you don't see an answer to your questions, or you'd prefer to speak with one of our knowledgeable staff, please call us at (615) 868-9020.