When calling to inquire about the cost of cremation, the following questions should also be asked to help you make an informed decision:
If I do not choose embalming for my loved one, can their body be bathed, cleaned and dressed?
Will I have an opportunity to say “Good-Bye”?
May I be present during my loved one’s cremation?
Does my loved one always stay in your care from the place of death until the cremation is complete?
Do you have a positive identification procedure so I know you are cremating the correct person? (If so, please describe procedure)
Do you have a tracking procedure so I know that is is my loved one being returned to me? (If so, please describe procedure)
Does your funeral home operate its’ own crematory?
May I tour your crematory facility?
Are your crematory operators certified by the National Funeral Directors Association?
Do you offer ideas to help me design a ceremony to honor the life of my loved one?
Do you offer any grief support programs to help me?
Are there testimonials on your website and/or online reviews?
Our answer is “YES” to all of the above.
At Helke Funeral Home and Cremation Service, your loved one never leaves our care. They are treated with respect and dignity in a clean, modern, Wisconsin licensed facility operated by NFDA Certified Crematory Operators. With positive identification and tracking procedures throughout the entire cremation process, you can be assured that your loved one is being returned to you. “Peace of mind” is priceless.