This article explores the need to plan and prepare for the costs and arrangements associated with a funeral. Preplanning and pre-funding a funeral relieves an individual's survivors of a number of responsibilities during a difficult time period. Preparing for one's own funeral can also relieve an individual's concerns by allowing the individual to feel that everything is taken care of
Elder, Patricia A.
"Make Sure Your Estate Plan Includes the Finale!,"
Marquette Elder's Advisor: Vol. 1
, Article 9.
Available at: http://scholarship.law.marquette.edu/elders/vol1/iss3/9