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Why Cremation Online?


Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home and Crematory has been a family-owned and operated funeral home proudly serving families in Des Moines metropolitan area including West Des Moines, Ankeny, and Urbandale since 1920. Our knowledgeable and highly-attentive funeral home directors and support staff will provide you with compassion and care during this very difficult time. Our goal is to help you make only the best decisions regarding your loved one’s final care. We will provide guidance regarding all available cremation options and we will be here every step of the way as you plan your loved one’s arrangements. Rest assured that we are committed to providing meaningful, dignified services that are conveniently scheduled and at an affordable price. Have peace of mind in knowing that as you embark on this important journey of honoring the life and legacy of your departed loved one, you have also found a reliable funeral home that has your best interests at heart.



Today, many families are quickly making the switch to direct cremations which can be conveniently scheduled online. A cremation that can be arranged online also provides flexibility, reliability and ease of use. As an increasingly popular choice, cremations are meeting the direct needs of many families. This is because many families now rely on the internet to make very important decisions, including scheduling a loved one’s cremations. As a preferred option, cremations help to meet religious obligations, family customs, environmental friendliness and often they fulfill the final wishes of the departed. Cremations are respectable services that provide value as well as budget friendliness for families who are searching for an alternative to traditional funeral planning.


A simple, direct cremation provides a solution for families who are grieving and who may not be ready to visit the funeral home in person. A cremation that can be scheduled online provides you with the necessary time to heal instead of traveling back and forth to the funeral home to make arrangements. For instance, an online cremation is an excellent option for those who may have moved away from their family’s hometown and are unable to make arrangements in-person. A cremation can also be scheduled with all of the same accommodations as a traditional funeral service, including a memorial or remembrance service. Cremations provide families with flexibility for customization.


A Commitment to Meaningful Services

For many years now families have come to prefer Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home and Crematory in Polk County for their funeral home and cremation care needs. As an Urbandale, Iowa-based funeral home we understand the unique needs of families just like yours. It is our intent to go the extra mile for you. We will handle every aspect of your loved one’s final care arrangements and will oversee even the smallest of details when it comes to assisting you. As a locally owned and highly-reputable funeral home we are dedicated to your well-being. Our commitment to excellence is unparalleled and we will go the extra mile in exceeding all of your expectations. Our knowledgeable funeral home directors and support staff will answer all of your questions, listen to your wishes and help you express your vision for your loved one’s services in only the most meaningful way. We are fully committed to this endeavor and will help you every step of the way as you make these very important decisions regarding your loved one’s final care.


A Wide Selection of Benefits

At Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home and Crematory, we offer a wide selection of additional services that will match your needs for customization. We understand that no two families are ever alike. This is why we provide such valuable services and merchandise that will meet your family’s unique requirements. For instance, we provide online obituaries, services for veteran’s, keepsake jewelry, decorative urn cremations (that come in a wide variety of colors and materials) and grief counseling support, just to name a few. We also provide pre-planning services for those who would like to schedule their cremations well in advance.


Are you looking for direct cremation services near you? For families who are searching for an experienced, understanding and caring funeral home in Polk County, contact Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home and Crematory today. We routinely assist families in the following locations: Alleman, Altoona, Bondurant, Carlisle, Clive, Elkhart, Granger, Grimes, Johnston, Mitchellville, Norwalk, Pleasant Hill, Polk City, Runnells, Sheldahl, Windsor Heights, Beaverdale, Des Moines, Elkhart, Jefferson Township, Lincoln Township, Saylorville.


Learn more about the online cremation services offered by Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home and Crematory in Polk County.


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Mark Parrish
Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home & Crematory
8201 Hickman Road
Urbandale, IA 50322
(515) 393-2064
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8201 Hickman Road
Urbandale IA, 50322
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