Preplanning Checklist

Preplanning with Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory is even easier if you are prepared. Here is certain information we need to begin the process.

Our Altmeyer Preplanning Checklist below:

Vital Statistics (including)

  • Name of Father
  • Mother’s Maiden Name
  • Spouse (and maiden name)
  • Education – Elementary, High School, College, Graduate School
  • Usual or Last Occupation
  • Social Security Number
  • Place of Birth

Veteran Information

  • Military Service
  • Branch Rank
  • Date of Enlistment
  • Date of Discharge
  • Name(s) of War/Conflict(s) Toured
  • DD-214 (discharge paper)


  • Fraternal, Service and Union Memberships
  • Special Recognitions
  • Memorial donation/Legacy preferences

Persons to Contact

  • Children, Relatives and Friends to Notify

Memorial and Ceremony Preferences

  • Preferred Clergy/Life Celebrant
  • Names of Pallbearers and Honorary Pallbearers
  • Preferred Music, Quotes, Verses or Poetry
  • Preferred Clothing or Jewelry
  • Burial Property or Scattering Information
  • Special Instructions
  • Location of Important Documents and Passwords
  • Photos and items that you prefer to be displayed