If there has recently been a death, please accept our sincere condolences.
We understand that the death of a loved one can be an emotional time. It can be difficult to know what needs to be done and how to proceed. This guide was put together to help familiarize you with the process of making funeral arrangements.
Unsure of what to do next? Has death not yet occurred but is imminent?
Please call us at (612) 869-3226, and one of our funeral directors will guide you.
Who Should Call the Funeral Home?
The Medical Examiner will then notify Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel when the body may be released to our funeral home, and our staff will then transport the deceased back to our Chapel for care.
A funeral director will contact the family to set up an arrangement conference.
Our funeral directors will transport the deceased’s body back to our Chapel, and will set up an arrangement conference appointment with the family.
Our staff will then transport the deceased back to our Chapel, and a funeral director will contact the family to set up an arrangement conference.
The family of the deceased may first contact Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel, and our funeral directors will coordinate all of the details to ensure your loved one returns to Minnesota for Funeral Services in a safe and efficient manner.
Others to Notify
When a family member or friend has died, it is important to notify various government agencies, banks, creditors, and credit reporting agencies of the death. To reduce the risk of identity theft, these notifications should be made promptly after the death and funeral services.
Our Death Notification Checklist lists possible agencies and businesses that should be notified.