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Traditional and Modern Funeral and Cremation Service in Vail, CO


When hard times come, such as when the death of someone close occurs, people often look for comfort in their families and their traditions. These traditions may be found in their faith, or family culture and outlook. These traditions are often age-old customs that have been passed down from one generation to the next. They bring a sense of peace and stability to a family, anchoring them down when the storms of life occur. Our professionals here at Brown's Cremation & Funeral Service believe in the importance of family traditions and support families to maintain them whenever they may need funeral and cremation services in Vail, CO.


But many in our modern world are not comforted by the traditional ways of their families. They find greater meaning in the modern values of the family. For them, a funeral service in a religious venue is out of step with the changing times. Where can these families turn to when they need afterlife care for their loved ones? There is no one correct way that families should honor their deceased. Every family seeks comfort and meaning in the way that best meets their needs.


No matter what is right for you and your family, we are here to help. There are some common elements of every funeral service that should be reviewed. As an example, if a service is wanted at all, what kind of service should it be? Do you want a funeral or memorial? Should it be a peaceful remembrance? A chance to grieve and find strength in the arms of gathered friends and family? Should the funeral be a celebration of life and humor?


Other questions to ask may include, who should be invited to attend? How many will come? What words, music, stories or experiences should be shared at the occasion? Is there a worldview or faith traditions that should enlighten the services?


Planning and conducting a funeral and cremation in Vail, CO can be a difficult experience. But you don’t have to do it alone. Many compassionate and qualified professionals can help. Our experienced staff here at Brown's Cremation & Funeral Service are capable of providing a diversity of service offerings to our community. As you work through the grief and emotion of the occasion, we can help your family to plan a beautiful and meaningful service that will honor the memory of your lost loved one.


Available Funeral and Cremation Services in Vail, CO


Every funeral home has different service offerings and experiences. Some will be more qualified to handle services for a particular faith tradition or method of afterlife care. This is important to note because it can impact the ability of the funeral home to meet your family’s particular needs. You should also note that in Colorado, funeral homes are not required to employ fully licensed funeral directors on their staff. It doesn’t mean the funeral home is unable to serve you, but rather they cannot provide you with a full-service offering.


Brown's Cremation & Funeral Service is a cut above other funeral homes in the area. We are a full-service funeral services provider that requires all of our funeral directors to be fully licensed to practice in the industry. This high service standard allows us to offer our customers with a range of service options, including:


  • Cremation: We have two cremation units at our location. Many families appreciate this option because of the comparatively lower cost than earth burial with casket and embalmment.

  • Cremation with a Service: After cremation of the deceased, some families wish to hold a formal memorial service in our peace chapel. We can help to arrange this occasion for those who desire.

  • Direct Cremation: All families deserve access to funeral care. When finances are limited, this low-cost service may be helpful. The deceased is taken from the location of their death to the crematorium for disposition. The ashes are then returned to the family for safekeeping or spreading as they may wish.

  • Memorial Jewelry: We work with a talented local jewelry maker to fasten fine works of art that include some of the ash of your loved one.

  • Pre-needs: Shouldn’t you get to plan your funeral? This act of love reduces the stress and burden on your loved ones that survive you. We can help make this happen.

  • Funeral Services: Whether traditional or modern, we assist families in planning the funeral service they need.

  • Burial: Let our professionals handle the details of internment for your loved one.


If your family needs funeral and cremation services in Vail, CO, call or stop by our funeral home. Brown's Cremation & Funeral Service is at 904 N 7th St, Grand Junction, CO 81501. We can be reached at (970) 255-8888. Call today to learn about available services.

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