Planning Checklist

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At Geib Funeral Home & Crematory, we make funeral planning easy. Nick Alleshouse, our Advanced Planning Coordinator and Licensed Life Insurance Professional, as well as any of our licensed staff members, can assist you in preplanning.

Whether you are preplanning for yourself or assisting a loved one, our preplanning checklist will make the process easy.


What you’ll need to preplan:

  • Vital Statistics
    • Father’s name, place of birth, year
    • Mother’s maiden name, place of birth, year
    • Education (elementary, high school, college, graduate school)
  • Social Security Number
  • Veteran Information
    • Military service
    • Branch and rank
    • Date of enlistment
    • Date of discharge
    • Name(s) of war/conflict(s) toured
    • Serial number
  • Affiliations
    • Fraternal, service and union memberships
    • Special recognitions
  • Persons to Contact
    • Children, relatives and friends to notify
  • Funeral Preferences
    • Preferred clergy/celebrant
    • Names of pallbearers and honorary pallbearers
    • Preferred music, Bible verses or poetry
    • Preferred clothing or jewelry
    • Burial property information
    • Special instructions
  • Location of Important Documents and Passwords