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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Unique Memorial Service Ideas

When a loved one passes away, the first thing that comes to mind are fond memories of that person’s life. Everything that made them the unique person you loved seems to come into absolute clarity. Because of this, a lot of people want to make sure that the funeral service for their loved one contains some kind of memorial. However, coming up with original memorial service ideas for honoring your dearly departed can be difficult. Here are some unique memorial service ideas so that your loved one is remembered in the way they deserve to be.

Memorial Service Ideas

Display Collections

Lots of people today are collectors. These collections are a reflection of their passions in life and, as such, are a great memorial for the same person in death. If your loved one was a collector of photo albums, comic books or baseball cards, prominently displaying these items at their funeral service is a great way for people to get a sense of who they were.

A Slideshow with Their Favorite Music

People generally think of funerals as a very sad time, and for very good reasons. But they can also be a celebration of life, which is why a photo slideshow is a great memorial service idea. A slideshow featuring the highlights of the life of the departed is a great way to remember happier times—especially if the slideshow is accompanied by some of your loved one’s favorite songs.

Utah memorial service ideas

Sharing Memories

One of the tragedies of losing a loved one is the feeling that you will never have the opportunity to learn anymore about their life. This is why having an open mic for the sharing of memories is a great memorial service idea. By allowing the sharing of memories at a funeral, you’re making sure that all the attendees can get at least some sense of what your loved one was like in their lives.

Hire the Right Mortuary

When planning a funeral service with unique memorial service ideas, you want to make sure you’re employing the right funeral home that will respect all of your wishes.

Nelson Family Mortuary —serving Provo, Orem and surrounding areas— is committed to providing the exact funeral services that you want to deserve. Contact us today at (801) 405-7444 for both funeral services and funeral pre-planning.