Matthew Burt
B: 1977-09-14
D: 2018-03-18
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Burt, Matthew
Lynn Cook
B: 1931-04-19
D: 2018-03-14
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Cook, Lynn
Ronald Fernstedt
B: 1944-03-15
D: 2018-03-10
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Fernstedt, Ronald
William Whitaker
B: 1943-03-05
D: 2018-03-06
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Whitaker, William
Mary Campbell
B: 1944-06-25
D: 2018-03-04
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Campbell, Mary
Cary Kirkland
B: 1990-01-10
D: 2018-02-20
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Kirkland, Cary
Gerald Bott
B: 1944-02-19
D: 2018-02-19
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Bott, Gerald
Fabiola Rios
B: 1986-02-01
D: 2018-02-18
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Rios, Fabiola
Richard Vance
B: 1931-03-23
D: 2018-02-10
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Vance, Richard
Sterling Treseder
B: 1932-02-07
D: 2018-02-10
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Treseder, Sterling
Martha Glissmeyer
B: 1960-08-09
D: 2018-02-04
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Glissmeyer, Martha
Shirley Ernest
B: 1930-08-03
D: 2018-02-02
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Ernest, Shirley
Herman Petereit
B: 1924-12-07
D: 2018-01-26
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Petereit, Herman
Katherine Lewis
B: 1963-10-17
D: 2018-01-19
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Lewis, Katherine
David Blackhurst
B: 1935-10-27
D: 2018-01-19
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Blackhurst, David
Rulon Thomas
B: 1923-06-11
D: 2018-01-08
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Thomas, Rulon
Ernest Turner
B: 1931-11-19
D: 2018-01-07
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Turner, Ernest
Lizabeth Christy
B: 1940-07-28
D: 2018-01-06
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Christy, Lizabeth
Zachary Jensen
B: 1998-05-11
D: 2018-01-04
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Jensen, Zachary
Richard Nelson
B: 1931-03-12
D: 2018-01-01
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Nelson, Richard
Alan Nielsen
B: 1945-07-17
D: 2017-12-30
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Nielsen, Alan


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Planning an Affordable Memorial Service in Provo

memorial service planning flowersNelson Family Mortuary is proud to embrace traditional values, diversity and innovation when honoring the spirit and life of each person we serve. Part of how we make sure that we provide the best possible services is by ensuring that you are well-informed about your options.

Need to plan a memorial service in Provo? We can help!

Unlike a traditional funeral, a memorial service is a gathering where a casket is not present (although the urn with the cremated remains may be on display). A memorial service can be held weeks or even months after the death and can serve as a valuable part of the grieving process.
If you aren’t sure what a memorial service is, then you should read the page we have linked below. Once you know the basics, you can then read about why families are choosing to have memorial services. It is also important that you understand what a celebration of life is since it is one of the newest options and has a different ceremonial format than more traditional memorial services. There is also a page to help you start brainstorming ideas if you decide that a memorial service is a way you want to go.

Why A Memorial Service?

Rather than opting to do things "the same old way", many families today want to celebrate the life of a loved one. Many funeral service professionals see this change as one of the many contributions to social change made by 'Baby Boomers'. The National Funeral Directors Association notes, "As baby boomers age and find themselves having to plan funerals for loved ones and themselves, they are making funeral choices based on values that are different than previous generations. Baby boomers see funerals as a valuable part of the grieving process and are seeking ways to make them meaningful." If you too desire to make the funeral for a loved one more engaging and personally meaningful, a celebration-of-life may be the perfect concept to build on.

Memorial Service Planning & Memorial Service Ideas

Our experience has shown us that many of today's families want more 

than a traditional funeral. If you're wondering how to plan a memorial service, we've provided many ideas for you to consider. This can be done by bringing more of the personality and lifestyle of the deceased into the arrangements. By displaying photographs or staging the event around a favorite pastime, a memorial service can become more personal and meaningful.

affordable memorial service

Using the above five questions as our guide, we will spend the time to help create a fitting memorial service for your loved one. Please call us at (801) 405-7444 to learn the details of our memorial service planning process and to answer any questions you may have on how to plan a memorial service.


Funerals vs. Celebrations of Life
Before making funeral arrangements for a loved one, you should start by reading this page to learn the basics of both a funeral and a celebration-of-life.
Frequently Asked Questions
If you are curious about memorial services, our list of the most frequently-asked questions will satisfy. Learn what makes a memorial service a special event.
Unique Memorial Service Ideas
This section will assist you in starting to brainstorm some unique memorial service ideas to ensure that your loved one is memorialized in the most fitting way.

For an affordable memorial service in Provo come to Nelson Family Mortuary.

Now that you’ve taken the time to read through all the information about the affordable memorial service options we offer we welcome you to ask us any questions that you have. We have put together a frequently asked questions page that we hope will help, but please give us a call at (801) 405-7444 if you read through it and still need answers. You can also contact us through our online contact form, and we will email you back.
If you have come to the conclusion that a memorial service is not for you, then we have a few other pages within the site that would be good to read. Please take a look at our Provo burial services page, as well as our affordable cremation services.
Lastly, we want to remind you that if you are in immediate need, we can be contacted 24 hours a day, so do no hesitate to give us a call right now.