Cremation Authorization

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The Cremation Authorization Form needs to be signed by the legal next of kin.


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  1. Save the file to your computer by right clicking on the Download button and select the “Save link as” or “Save file as” item
  2. Browse to your Desktop, and click the Save button
  3. Open the form with Adobe Acrobat Reader, by going to your desktop and double-clicking on the Form (PDF) file you downloaded. Note: If you cannot view the PDF file, please see the section below on how to download Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  4. All fields that are highlighted with the light blue background can be digitally edited / selected by clicking within each field.Note: To uncheck a selection, click it a second time.
  5. Complete the form to the best of your ability.
  6. From with Adobe Acrobat, click File >> Save As… and replace the current form
  7. Next print the form, and sign it where a signature is indicated.

3 Ways to Submit the Form

  1. Drop it off at Macken Funeral Home at 1105 12th Street SouthEast, Rochester, MN 55904 Visit our contact page for map and link for directions
  2. Mail it to: Macken Funeral Home, 1105 12th Street SouthEast, Rochester, MN 55904
  3. Scan and Email it to

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