A Brief History Of Embalming

The art of preserving deceased individuals dates back thousands of years. This practice has taken different forms in various civilizations. Method have involved everything from spices and perfumes to arsenic-laced solutions.

Ways To Keep Your Loved One Close

Losing a loved one is a traumatic experience with long-lasting repercussions. This difficult event can leave a void in your life which nothing can replace. Many people find comfort in retaining the cremated remains (cremains) of their loved one. With multiple people...

What It Takes To Become A Mortician

Whether you’re considering becoming a mortician yourself, or you want to ensure that you’re working with highly trained funeral professionals, you may be curious about the process of entering a funeral services career. Here are some details about what it takes to be a...

What To Include When Planning A Memorial Service

Planning a memorial service takes some thought and consideration. Naturally, you want to honor your loved one in a special way, but you may not know what that should entail. At Mountain View Funeral Home, we have assisted families with many memorials and would like to...

Step-By-Step Funeral Planning

Preplanning a funeral is practical for many reasons. The first, of course, is that you are able to make your own choices about your own funeral. You can make decisions about whether you want to have a traditional burial or if you prefer cremation. You can also leave...

What To Know If Someone Dies While In Another State

According to the U.S. Travel Association, Americans go on a total of more than one-and-a-half billion trips each year. While passing away during travel is not typically something people anticipate, life is always uncertain. Should someone die while out of state, it is...