South Dakota State University
This publication provides detailed information on funeral planning and disposal of estates. The general procedure, costs, cremation, calcination, or donation of the body to a medical school are discussed, as well as public burial assistance, cemetery lots, markers and monuments, burial on private property, memorials, and preplanning a funeral. Information on financial asset management and tax obligations is also included.
Lynch, Alverda, "When a Funeral Occurs" (1977). SDSU Extension Circulars. 876.