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Immediate Need Form

If you have just recently experienced a death in your family and need to make immediate arrangements, we’re here to help. You can call on us anytime, day or night. A caring and responsive staff member is ready to work with you and is committed to making this process easier for you.

For immediate assistance, contact us in one of three ways:

  1. Call us:
    Enumclaw (360) 825-3548
    Buckley (360) 829-1171
    Tacoma (253) 537-0253

    We’re available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  2. Visit our facilities in person at Weeks' Funeral Homes
  3. Take your time exploring our web site from the comfort of your own home. When you’re ready, you can complete our Immediate Need Form and send it to us. We will contact you immediately upon reviewing your information
Grief Resources
In the days, weeks, and months following the service, people continue to need others to lean on for understanding, encouragement, and guidance.

Thanks for taking the time to fill out our Immediate Need Form. By completing the following information at your own convenience, you should find it easier to provide correct information and have some time to think about the type of services you desire.

The information provided on this form will help the funeral home and crematory complete the death certificate and other required documents. In addition, this information will assist the funeral director to better understand your initial wishes. Relaying required statistical information can be time consuming. Our desire is to help expedite the final arrangement conference at the funeral home and make the process a little more comfortable.

Please complete (as much as possible) the information on the form and select Submit Information at the end to send the information to us. You may also print out the form and bring it with you to the arrangement conference or fax.

If you'd prefer, a printer-friendly version of this form is also available for you to download and fill out manually. CLICK HERE for further instructions and the download link, if interested.

If you have any questions whatsoever, please contact us.

Deceased Vital Statistics for Death Certificate

* First Name:
* Last Name:
Middle Name:
Sex:
Race:
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth: City:

State:

Country:
Date of Death:
City of Death:
State of Death:
County of Death:
Location of Death:

If other, please indicate address:
Name of the Place of Death:
Education
Usual Occupation (most of life):
Kind of Business:
Company:
Marital Status:
Full Name of Surviving Spouse:
If Wife, Provide Maiden Name:
Residence - Street Address:
City/Town:
Inside City Limits:
County:
State:
Zip Code:
Length of Residence In County:
Father's Full Name:
Mother's Full Maiden Name:

Type of Disposition

Disposition Will Be:
If Cremation, Indicate Preference For Disposition of Ashes?:
Name of Cemetery (if applicable):
City:
State:

Preparation and Viewing

Important Note: Viewing of the body is a choice of the family. In most cases, embalming is required or recommended for public viewing/visitation, mausoleum entombment, or transfer of remains via common carrier (i.e. shipment by air or rail). When possible, the funeral home needs authorization from the next of kin for embalming.

Except in certain cases, embalming is not required by law. Embalming may be necessary, however, if you select certain funeral arrangements, such as a funeral with viewing. If you do not want embalming, you usually have the right to choose an arrangement, which does not require you to pay for it, such as a direct cremation, direct burial and/or one-time ID viewing for immediate family only. If you elect NOT to order embalming, State law requires refrigeration of an unembalmed body once the funeral home takes possession.

The Family Preference Regarding Viewing/Embalming Is:
I Authorize Weeks’ Funeral Home To Embalm:
Name of Authorizing Person:
Relationship To Deceased:

Veteran Information

Was Decedent Ever In the US Armed Forces?: Yes No (if no, continue to next section)
Branch of Service:
Date Enlisted:
Date Discharged:
Honorable Discharge: Yes No
Military Serial Number:
Is A Copy of Discharge Papers Available? Yes No (if yes, please bring for us to copy):

Informant/Person In Charge Information

* First Name:
* Last Name:
Relationship To Deceased:
* Email Address:
Address:
City:
State:
Zip Code:
Telephone Number:

Funeral/Memorial Service Information

Preferred Place of Service:
Religious Denomination:
Is there Immediate Need Funeral Insurance on decedent?: Yes No
If Yes, Specify Insurance Type:
(i.e., Forethought, Purple Cross, trust, etc.)

Other Information & Instructions

Please list any other instruction or information you would like us to have:



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Immediate Need Form - Printer-friendly Version

You can download the printer-friendly version of the Immediate Need Form to your local computer from the link below. Once downloaded, open the PDF *, and enter your information on the form, then print it out on your printer. You may then either mail or fax it to us at the address or fax number below, or bring it with you when you visit.

»   CLICK HERE to download the form - choose to, 'Save to Disk,' in the dialog box that appears (download times will vary depending upon connection.)

Get Adobe Acrobat Reader* NOTE: Adobe Acrobat Reader software is required to view this file - if you don't already have the Reader installed on your computer, it is available for free from Adobe's website - please click the icon at right to be taken to the download page.

Mail completed forms to the following address,
or fax them to the number below:

Weeks' Enumclaw Funeral Home
1810 Wells Street
Enumclaw, WA 98022
Fax: (360) 825-3548


Weeks’ Funeral Home
451 Cemetery Road
Buckley, WA 98321
Fax: (360) 825-3549

Weeks' Dryer Mortuary
220 South 134th Street
Tacoma, WA 98444
Fax: (253) 537-0253

Please call with any questions: (360) 829-1171