Upon Death

Find helpful information, gathered in one place, when you need it most.

  • When Death Occurs

    When Death Occurs

    Whether death occurs at home or far away, there’s no reason to go it alone… we’re here to help. Contact Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory right away – no matter what time of day or night - at (317)467-4918 to alert us of the death and to schedule an arrangement conference. We'll handle the details from there.

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  • Burial & Cremation Services

    Burial & Cremation Services

    Some think it may be easier not to have a memorial service or funeral, and it's certainly seen as a less expensive alternative. But, an easy, cheaper path is not always a better one. Grief experts all agree: a ceremony is an important part of the healing process. Let our Funeral Directors explain your options with no pressure and no obligation.

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  • Veteran's Services

    Veteran's Services

    We believe those who served our nation are deserving of special attention.  At Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory, we'll take care of the many details involved in securing the benefits your veteran is entitled to receive.

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  • When a Pet Dies

    When a Pet Dies

    The death of a family pet is often the first experience of death for children. As such, it gives you a unique opportunity to help them celebrate life, and helps your family heal from the loss. At such a time, you can turn to us with confidence. We will help you make the best decision for you and your animal companion.

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  • Funeral Etiquette

    Funeral Etiquette

    Accepted customs of funeral dress and behavior have changed over time, but courtesy and respecting the wishes of the deceased and the family never go out of style. Discover what’s still considered “proper” funeral etiquette.

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  • Helpful Links

    Helpful Links

    Find local florists, hotels, funeral service organizations, and some of the many partners who help us serve you.

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  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions

    We have heard thousands of questions over the years. Here you’ll find answers to some of the more common questions about funerals, preneed, cremation, veteran’s benefits, social security, and more. If you have further questions, please contact us – we’re here to help make your experience a little easier.

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