Resources

General Information

Funeral Consumer Society of Colorado – The best one-stop source of consumer information about funerals and cremation in Colorado.

National Home Funeral Alliance – Provides clear information about all things relating to home funerals.

Parting – Find and compare pricing for cremations & funerals by entering your zip code. Sort results by location, price and reviews.

State Anatomical Board University of Colorado Denver – If you are interested in leaving your body to science, please look through the Frequently Asked Questions. To arrange a donation, please fill out the anatomical donation form. 

What to Do When Someone Dies in Colorado – This document is published by the Colorado Bar Association.

Colorado Venues for Celebrations of Life

Arrowhead Manor Inn & Event Center – Serene and beautiful location with stunning mountain views. Accommodates up to 100 guests. Morrison, CO

The Broadmoor – Elegant, exquisite and beautiful for an indoor or outdoor Celebration of Life. Luxurious accommodations with impeccable service for all your guests. Colorado Springs, CO

Church Spaces for Rent

Cielo at Castle Pines – Cielo is a unique Colorado event venue surrounded by four acres of majestic pines, stone walls, and landscaped grounds. A tranquil setting with an indoor and outdoor venue. Castle Rock, CO

CU South Denver University of Colorado Event Space – Indoor and outdoor spaces accommodate events of all sizes up to 2,000 guests.

Evergreen Memorial Park – Surrounded by mountains and evergreens, the 100 acre park is graced by rolling meadows, rustic cabins and a beautiful barn overlooking a reservoir and the foothills.

Falls Event Center Littleton – Beautiful venue for a Celebration of Life with lots of natural light and stunning mountain views.

Frisco Day Lodge – Magnificent mountain setting for a memorable Life Celebration. The great room boasts a cozy fireplace and there is comfortable seating for up to 120 guests.

Hilton Garden Inn Denver/Highlands Ranch – Two different spaces for Celebrations of Life and Receptions. Beautiful rooms and suites in a quiet location for your out-of-town guests.

Hudson Gardens – The natural beauty provides an unmatched backdrop for a Celebration of Life.

Highlands Ranch Mansion – This historic, elegant estate is a beautiful location for a Life Celebration.

Ken Caryl Ranch House – Littleton, CO

Listing of Parks

Northgate Event Center and Taproom –  Very accessible for services held at Fort Logan and other cemeteries and mausoleums located in the southwest region.  Accommodations from 20 – 250 guests. Denver, CO

Parkside Mansion  – Historically beautiful, intimate Venue near City Park in Denver. The rooftop patio and/or the ballroom are excellent choices for a Life Celebration. Accommodates up to 300 guests.

The Pines at Genesee – Warmly elegant mountain-contemporary setting. Plenty of parking, fabulous food and efficient staff. Golden, CO

Philip S. Miller Park – Castle Rock, CO

Rembrandt Yard – Lots of windows with natural lighting in this unique Art Gallery Venue. Boulder, CO

Rocky Mountain National Park Ash Scattering – After reviewing the guidelines, scroll down to the Application for Scattering Ashes.

Stonebrook Manor – Indoor and outdoor venue with a luxurious garden setting and stunning views. Accommodates any number of guests. Thornton, CO

The Stone House – Historic building and intimate outdoor area for smaller gatherings. Lakewood, CO

Cremation Products & Services

Ash Scattering Colorado – Celebrate and honor the life of your loved one through the compassion and grace of aerial ash scattering.

Bonsai Urn –  Eco-friendly cremation urn which gives you a new option to honor your loved one’s cremated remains with a beautiful living memorial.

Red Manx Studio – Stunning blown glass cremation art located in Greeley, CO.

Une Belle Vie® Memorial Urns – Largest selection in Colorado of affordable, beautiful, unique, handcrafted cremation urns.

Green Funerals, Cemeteries & Products

Cedar Hill Cemetery – Located in Castle Rock, CO

Crestone Cemetery Natural Burial Ground – The Crestone Cemetery is located 50 miles northeast of Alamosa, CO

Evergreen Memorial Park – Located in Evergreen, CO

The Green Burial Council – The Leader in the Green Burial Movement. Certification, Education, and Advocacy. Find a Provider and Certified Products. Watch a Green Burial Video.

Kinkaraco® – Woman-owned, certified Green company. Green funeral products. Shrouds for cremation, green burial, sea burial, and pet burial. Listing of Green Cemeteries in the United States.

The Natural Funeral – Living Arts Center for End-of-Life Education and Green Funerals located in Lafayette, CO

Natural Transitions – A resource for green and holistic approaches to end of life.

Passages International – The Natural Choice for Green Funeral Products

Roselawn Cemetery, The Garden of Harmony – Located in Fort Collins, CO

Seven Stones – A botanical gardens cemetery. An extraordinary place worthy of an uncommon life.

Grief and Healing

Living with Loss, One Day at a Time by Rachel Kodanaz is an incredible book that I highly recommend to individuals and families who have lost a loved one or are suffering from any form of loss.

Mystical Mourning – A Guide through the Process of Mourning to help you find meaning in grief and heal your soul.

Caterers

Colorado Catering Company – Presenting superior food expertly displayed and on time.

Comfort Caterings – Comfort Food with Class.

Epicurean Group – Locally sourced exceptional ingredients.

Footers Catering – Food is our Forte, People our are Passion.

Flowers

Abloom Florist –  Highlands Ranch, CO

Bella Calla Denver FloristDenver, CO

Happy Canyon Flowers – Denver, CO

Stems a Flower Shop – Evergreen, CO

Pets

A Peaceful Passage – Euthanasia and hospice care in your home for your beloved pet. Dr. Christine Daigler understands the importance of the human-animal bond.

Video

Stories Not Forgotten – Professional video recording of your loved one’s stories.

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