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Pre-planning Needs

By pre-planning, you relieve your family of having to make important financial decisions during a period of great stress and grief. The following pre-planning links will help you get started, explore options and plan ahead. You may also contact us at any time if you have questions: (503) 364-2257.

articleWhy Pre-Planning Helps to Avoid Decision Making in a Time of Crisis - from the Article "From Chaos to Calm" 
“If you haven’t already done so, now is the time to talk with your family and start the planning process. It’s not easy, not comfortable, and certainly not a fun conversation, but it could be the greatest gift you will ever give. Once your plans are in place, get on with life, knowing you are prepared for the eventuality of end of life. You and your family will have a sense of security, balance and peace of mind. You should know that decisions made in time of emotional crisis are almost always regretted later. “ – full story – From Chaos to Calm 


Cremation Pre-planning and Guide - Browse cremation information and use our preplanning guide - 
as  an online form or download a pdf that allows you to complete all the data that is needed for pre-planning.


Traditional Pre-planning and Guide - Browse information on burial services such as a traditional service,
including graveside service packages, caskets, and other options.