Mailing Address: P.O. Box 121
Muscatine, IA 52761
Phone: 563-263-0842
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Have the Talk of a Lifetime

Sharing stories with those who matter most isn’t just important today; it will be especially significant when it’s time to commemorate a life.

Obituaries & Tributes

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Preparing for the Funeral Service - Muscatine Funeral Home Nichols Life Tribute Funeral and Cremation Services

Preparing for the Funeral Service

While there is a lot to think about in planning a service for a loved one, it's good to know that your Funeral Director will take care of all the details involved in bringing your plans to reality. In this section we have practical information about preparing the obituary and delivering a eulogy. We've also included tips on funeral etiquette - those essential social graces that make such an occasion bearable. Our FAQ section may have the exact answers you're looking for - but if not, we invite you to call us.

Writing Down a Life: Crafting the Obituary
An obituary serves as notification that an individual has died and provides service details. But it can be for more than that. Our guidelines will help you in writing a well-crafted obituary.
Preparing and Delivering a Eulogy
Writing and delivering a eulogy is a way of paying tribute to a loved one's memory. But it can be a challenge to write and to deliver. Our tips can help.
Social Expectations: a Primer on Funeral Etiquette
Unless you've been to many funerals, we're sure you have questions about what you should wear, say, or do while there. We have the experience, and can give you the right information.
Funeral Etiquette
Unless you've been to many funerals, we're sure you have questions about what you should wear, say, or do while there. We have the experience, and can give you the right information.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do you have questions? We've listed the most common ones we've heard here, and provided honest answers to each. If yours isn't listed here, we invite you to call us.

 

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