Photos

Many families find that the addition of a photo to an obituary is worth the investment. The cost varies per newspaper. We do not charge a fee to place an obituary photo on our website.

If you would like to include a photo in your loved one’s obituary, your funeral director will advise you of the deadline.

File Delivery Methods:

  • Printed photo (we will scan)
  • Email
  • USB storage device
  • Dropbox or Google Drive folder (share with info@morrisnilsen.com)

Compatible File Formats:

  • JPG, PNG, or PDF
  • Minimum 400px in height
  • Highest available resolution is requested

Have Media-related questions? We can help. Please call us at (612) 869-3226.

Music

Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel maintains BMI Music License compliance, which allows families to play copyrighted, recorded music during the visitation, funeral, or memorial service. Both of our Chapels have built-in speakers for this purpose.

The music must be delivered to the funeral director at least one day prior to the visitation.

File Delivery Methods:

  • CD
  • iPod
  • USB storage device
  • Email
  • Dropbox or Google Drive folder (share with info@morrisnilsen.com)

Compatible File Formats:

  • MP3s
  • CDs
  • Cassettes

Have Media-related questions? We can help. Please call us at (612) 869-3226.

Slideshows

Both of our Chapels have 43″ wall-mounted digital displays with video/digital slideshow capability. Families can create slideshows to play during visitations.

The slideshow files must be delivered to the funeral director at least one day prior to the visitation.

File Delivery Methods:

  • USB storage device
  • Dropbox or Google Drive folder (share with info@morrisnilsen.com)

Compatible File Formats:

  • Google Slides presentations
  • Digital files in the following video formats: 3G2, 3GPP, AVI, MP4, MPEG, OGG, 3GPP2, Quicktime, WEBM, WMV, or FLV *

* Video resolutions: 1080p and 720p. Not currently compatible with QHD and 4K video.

Note: For presentations that cannot be sent digitally or exported to one of the compatible formats, our displays also accommodate laptop connection via HDMI cable.

Have Media-related questions? We can help. Please call us at (612) 869-3226.

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