Donâ€™t Allow Regrets Over Cremation Later Posted on September 27, 2021 by ilesfuneralhomes It can feel impossible to make plans for a loved one who has passed on and thatâ€™s completely normal. You may not know what they wanted and you have to guess as to what is best. Keep in mind that both traditional funerals and cremation services in Urbandale, IA are completely honorable and respectful. You just have to do what you feel is best for your loved one in your particular situation. There arenâ€™t even any right or wrong reasons to choose one over the other. But you are going to want to avoid having regrets over those decisions later. Here are a few ways you can do that. Choose The Right Funeral Home Your loved one has immediate needs that have to be met and you will need help from a funeral home to do that. Some people rush forward and just call the first professionals they find, but that can cause regrets later. Youâ€™ll want to look into the options and ensure that the experts you choose have the services you want, have a good location, will treat you well, and will give your loved one everything they need. Choosing the right funeral home means looking at websites, reading reviews, making phone calls, and even visiting a few before you decide. It doesnâ€™t have to take long, but you definitely want to check things out so you know you wonâ€™t regret your choice later. Check With Family About Cremation While you might be sure about the cremation option, you donâ€™t want to regret that you moved forward with cremation only to discover that other people in your family werenâ€™t okay with that option later. You might feel bad that you did something they didnâ€™t like. Check with your family and see what they feel about cremation. If you are sure thatâ€™s what you want to do with your loved one for their final services, you can give your family a chance to ask questions and get details so they can come around to the idea. Cremation is permanent so you want to be confident about the option as you go into that service. Not Having a Memorial Service One nice thing about the cremation option is that once you have a loved one cremated, you erase the timeline. Their needs are met and you are able to do whatever else you want for them on any timeline you want to have in place. Some people arenâ€™t sure what to do so they donâ€™t do anything at all and thatâ€™s okay. You might regret not having a service later, but another good thing about cremation is that itâ€™s never too late. You can have a cremation service at any time and honor your loved one however far into the future it might be. Cremation services in Urbandale, IA are honorable and respectful, but they are also permanent ad you want to be sure about them before moving forward so you donâ€™t have regrets. The professionals at Iles Funeral Home are here to help you with the details.