Planning Your Funeral: Morbid or Practical?

Flowers being offered at a funeralDeath is not a welcome thought for most people. Even today, you will continuously get dismissed if you talk openly about dying, more so planning your own funeral.

That should not be the case, however. As they say, “death comes like a thief in the night,” unannounced, sometimes without any sign or when you least expect it. If you do not want to subject the people you are leaving behind to confusion at a time when their hearts are bleeding because of your loss, you may explore the thought of planning your funeral and save their sanity in the process.

Reasons you should

It may sound morbid but just like getting a life insurance, planning your funeral with the assistance of a mortuary in Ogden is a rational thing to do. That is exactly why most funeral homes offer pre-planning services.

It must be stressed, however, that you do not have to pay the service in full while you are still alive. You can simply make bank arrangements for the amount to be payable in case of death.

Apart from saving your loved ones the trouble, here are more benefits that should make you at least consider:

You get to decide

You get the upper hand deciding how the entire funeral takes its course, including where you want the viewing to be, or your grave should be. You can also choose for yourself if you want to be buried or cremated.


You can plan how much budget to allot for your funeral and actually take care of the costs so your loved ones will not need to worry about it, especially if death comes at the most inopportune time when they are short of finances.

It would be understandable if you still think planning your own funeral is morbid. At least, you entertained the thought once and explored how it could offer convenience for you and most especially, for those you are leaving behind with your passing.