Meaningful funerals do not just happen.


Creating meaningful preplanned funerals... they don't just happen.
Meaningful funerals do not just happen.

They are well-thought-out rituals that, at least for a day or two, demand your time, focus and attention. Like no other time before or after the death, the funeral invites us to focus on our past relationship with that one, single person and to share those memories with others.

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Funeral Home Spotlight: Simpson’s Family Mortuary

Simpson's Logo Simpson’s Family Mortuary began 35 years ago in the suburbs of Los Angeles, California. Over the years they experienced great success, now operating five mortuaries and a crematorium. The founder, Curtis Simpson, Sr. attributes this legacy to their upstanding reputation and policy of treating each client like family.

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Funeral Home Spotlight: La Paz-Perches Funeral Homes

Perches LogoCongratulations to La Paz-Perches Funeral Homes for being a top-producing firm with Security National last year! 

La Paz-Perches Funeral Home began in 1958, and since has served families of all faiths in the El Paso, TX, Las Cruces, NM and Cd. Juárez, MX area. Sal attributes his great success to the long legacy with over fifty years of commitment to the families they serve.

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Security National Life Receives 2013 American Marketing Association Award for Branding/Rebranding from Utah Chapter of the AMA

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Salt Lake City, Utah, June 24, 2013 – Security National Financial Corporation (NASDAQ symbol-SNFCA) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Security National Life Insurance Company, is the recipient of the American Marketing Association’s award for Branding/Rebranding.
The award was given by the Utah Chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA). The AMA is one of the largest marketing associations in the United States with over 30,000 members who are involved in all aspects of the marketing field.

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Eco-Afterlife: Green Burial Options

Eco-Afterlife: Green Burial OptionsFuneral options that honor your loved one--and the planet.

Modern western-world burial practices are arguably absurd, all things considered: We pack our dearly departed with synthetic preservatives and encase them in impenetrable coffins meant to defy the natural forces of decomposition that have been turning ashes to ashes and dust to dust for eons. And in the process we give over thousands of acres of land every year to new cemetery grounds from coast to coast.

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7 Things You Can Do to Heal After Pet Loss (Part 1)

7 Things You Can Do to Heal After Pet Loss (Part 1)Loss, and the resulting heartache,
is a part of life.

And usually we’re faced with doing the best we can to manage the sorrow left behind, and carry on with our day-to-day responsibilities. Yet, at such a time, we are hampered by unrecognized, unacknowledged, and untended symptoms of grief.

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What Consumers Really Think About Funerals

What Consumers Really Think About Funerals

More than 160 people ages 50-70 (Baby Boomers) were interviewed in-person for 90 minutes on their opinions of traditional funerals.

The goal was to better understand what modern consumers are seeking in end-of-life service or ceremony.

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10 Comforting Things to Say to a Grieving Person

10 Comforting Things to Say to a Grieving Person
Do you know what you should and shouldn't say?

Today we explore part two of this series on what to say to a grieving person. When offering condolences, there are plenty of things not to say to a grieving person; finding the right words can be harder. A risk we take is to be well-intentioned but our words come out misguided.

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Helping a family at-need; like no other experience.

It can be tempting to deviate from the assigned script when selling preneed.

Following a script can be difficult at times.
This feeling is no stranger to insurance agents from any walk or industry.

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How Lincoln's Assassination Launched the Funeral Industry [Smithsonian]

Lincoln’s AssassinationIn 1865, when Abraham Lincoln was assassinated at Ford’s Theater, no one expected that one of the longest lasting effects of that day would be a boom in the funeral industry.

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