Here are some forms you may find helpful.
- Pre-Consult Form
- Intake Forms (pre and at-death)
- Biographical Form
- Designated Agent Form
- Feedback Form
The Natural Funeral takes a holistic and natural approach to your loved-one’s deathcare. Our consults with families are gentle inquiries into how we can make your experience more meaningful and healing. We strive to understand your and your loved-one’s biographies, so together we can co-create an after-death care plan that is unique for you.
Intake Forms (pre and at-death)
These forms allows us to collect the vital information we need to best serve you. Please select the one that applies.
In order to complete the required paperwork to obtain the permit for cremation, we’ll need certain information about you or your loved-one. It is helpful to gather this in advance of death. When death occurs, the hope is that the information about place of birth, parents’ names, etc., will be easily accessible and streamline the paperwork process.
Please fill out the form (which you can download below) for when you meet with our natural funeral staff.
Designated Agent Form (aka Colorado’s Declaration of Disposition)
Colorado is a state that allows families to name a “designated agent” who may in some instances not be a next of kin. This designated agent is the person who will be the “point person” for making sure that funeral arrangements are carried out in accordance with the wishes of the deceased.
In Colorado, you can authorize your own cremation, making it unnecessary for a funeral provider to gather all immediate next-of- kin signatures authorizing the cremation. If you do not authorize your own cremation at death, your immediate next-of- kin (for example, your spouse if you are married, your adult children if you are widowed or divorced), will all be required to approve your cremation. The reason for this is that physical remains other than the cremated remains are all that is left after cremation – and it is considered a more “final” form of disposition than burial.
Here is a link to Colorado state law regarding who is authorized to make decisions regarding final disposition.
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