Cremation with Memorial Service

Memorial Service Options in Des Moines, Waterloo & Cedar Falls

The main difference with this option is that the Cremation is performed prior to funeral services being held. Therefore there would not be an open Casket that is sometimes considered traditional.

With the option of performing a cremation first, you may still request a Memorial Service at your place of worship or the funeral home with the focal point being the urn with photographs of your loved one. You may also have a Memorial Gathering prior to the ceremony or the evening before.

More information on the importance of a memorial service can be found at

Our goal at Iowa Funeral Planning is to provide you with as many funeral options as possible so you can make an informed choice that is right for you and your family. If you have questions about our cremation options or a price quote please contact one of our trained counselors today for more information.

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Our main goal at Iowa Funeral Planning is to provide our customers with assistance and options when it comes to planning a funeral. We know how overwhelming this process can be, and we are here to help get you through it. Our counselors are trained, compassionate professionals and will work with you, your wishes and your budget to plan funeral services to best fit your situation. All of our initial consultations are free of charge and completely confidential. There is no obligation to purchase anything when you use this site or contact us with questions. In the case of imminent death of a loved one, Iowa Funeral Planning offers 24 hour immediate assistance to help you make decisions regarding funeral arrangements as easy as possible. Call us today at 888.682.7002 for a free and confidential consultation with no obligation.

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