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Are you considering a Minnesota cremation - either to designate for yourself, or for a loved one? You are not alone in considering cremation - Minnesota has one of the highest rates of cremation. Minnesotans appreciate the fact that a cremation in Minnesota can cost less (anywhere from less than 1/2 the price of a traditional funeral - to free with a University of Minnesota Cremation if your donate your body), and many are looking at cremation as a "greener" choice.
However, cremation is not something that Minnesotans talk about. There are a lot of questions to answer before you can feel comfortable making the decision to sign up for a Minnesota cremation - or, as the next of kin, to decide to cremate a loved one in Minnesota.
Some Minnesota Cremation question areas:
- what are the laws for cremation - Minnesota and in general
- what are some typical cremation costs in Minnesota
- what types of urns for ashes are available
- where can you get decorative urns for ashes
- how do you specify in advance that you would like to be cremated in Minnesota
- how do you dispose of the cremation ashes in Minnesota
- what is the cremation process in Minnesota
- what is the history of cremation - Minnesota, America and the world
- what's in the news for Minnesota cremation
- what are people's experiences and opinions about cremation
It is for you - or your loved ones - to decide if you want to be cremated. Do you want to be buried, 6 foot under, and let nature slowly take over your body. Or - do you want to be cremated and go up in a brilliant flame - transcended immediately.
Hopefully, this will be a place not only to understand cremation, but to understand the best steps to arrange a cremation in Minnesota.
Peruse our growing assortment of questions about cremations in Minnesota. If you don't find the answer - just ask your questions about cremation in Minnesota - or in general.
We will also be adding various cremation news updates, as well as a blog about Minnesota cremation information to keep you up to date. Read more »
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The "Simply Cremation Plan" or "affordable cremation" is an affordable cremation option offered by Minnesota Cremation.org through various established time-honored and time tested funeral homes in the Twin Cities Minnesota Metro area. Read more »
I want my family to know that I want to be cremated when I pass away. How do I go about this so it is in writing and that they will follow my wishes? Should I do this in a legal document and if so, how?
I want my family to know that I want to be cremated when I pass away. How do I go about this so it is in writing and that they will follow my wishes? Should I do this in a legal document and if so, how? Read more »
You hear about organizations like a Cremation Society of Minnesota all the time. Is a Minnesota Cremation Society or the Cremation Society of Minnesota a non-profit organization? Should I contact them for my cremation needs? Read more »
As of this writing, there appear to be no Minnesota laws stipulating what types of urns for ashes are applicable - so the sky is the limit for your cremation ashes. Read more »
The cost of cremation is one of the major advantages of a Minnesota cremation. If you choose cremation, Minnesota cremation costs can be 1/2 the cost of a regular services. The Cremation Society of Minnesota or any other licensed funeral home such as Gill Brothers Funeral and Cremation Services can help arrange a simple memorial service, a life celebration, a traditional funeral followed by a cremation or any military or veteran's service. Read more »
There appears to be no Minnesota laws regarding scattering the cremation ashes on private property. Read more »
No. During cremation, Minnesota laws stipulate that only one body at a time can be cremated. Read more »