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Burial Information

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A funeral is an important part of grieving, and often the first step in the healing process. For thousands of years, funerals have been the preferred means of expressing grief and paying tribute to loved ones.

When dealing with loss and grief, there is no single solution that meets the needs of every individual. The type of service chosen is largely based on the personal preferences of both the survivors and the deceased. The important thing is that you acknowledge the passing of a loved one in a way that is meaningful and helpful in your healing, and that you realize you are not alone.

At Shoshone Funeral Services, we understand that all the decisions that go into planning a funeral can seem overwhelming.  Our trained professionals will help guide you through the process of selecting the type of service to choosing a casket, vault, and other important items.


  1. Traditional Funeral Service In Chapel or Church Includes services of funeral director and staff. Coordination and direction of funeral ceremony, supervision and attendants for visitation periods, embalming, dressing, cosmetizing and casketing of deceased. Use of facilities: preparation room, visitation room, chapel or church. Automotive equipment, hearse, utility car, transfer of remains to funeral home. Register book, memorial folders, acknowledgement cards,filing of all necessary authorizations and permits.
  2. Limited Funeral Service In Chapel Or Church Includes services of number 1., except termination of service at Chapel or Church. No procession to cemetery (only the deceased and the funeral director go to the cemetery).
  3. Graveside Services Includes services of funeral director and staff. Embalming, dressing, cosmetizing and casketing of the deceased, supervision and attendants for visitation periods. Use of facilities: preparation room and visitation room. Automotive equipment, transfer of remains to funeral home and graveside. Filing of all necessary authorizations and permits.
  4. Immediate Burial Immediate burial includes removal of remains, local transportation to the cemetery, the necessary authorizations and basic services of staff. This option does not include the use of facilities and staff for any visitation or ceremony, public or private, prior to burial. 

Included In Our Packages And What We Provide For Our Families:

  • Notify social security
  • Prepare and complete the on-line death certificate and order the family requested certified copies
  • Prepare and submit the obituary and pictures to requested newspapers
  • If the deceased is a veteran- we prepare and complete flag applications, burial allowance applications and V.A. headstone applications for our families
  • We assist our families with insurances, if requested
  • Obtain necessary authorizations and permits for burial
  • Coordinate, direct and make necessary contacts for funerals, memorial services, celebrations of life or gatherings of family and friends
  • We will bring your loved one home places of death in Coeur d’ Alene and Spokane at no extra transportation fee.

If you have any questions, or wish to visit with us further in regards to our Burial Service Packages, please Contact Us. Thank you.

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