DES MOINES – Governor Kim Reynolds issued a proclamation that designates May 12-18, 2019 as Iowa Funeral Directors Week. This honor serves to recognize the 139th Annual Iowa Funeral Directors Association Convention and the compassion that Iowa funeral directors show to their communities.
WHEREAS, Funeral directors perform a vital role for Iowans; and
WHEREAS, Funeral directors are specially educated, trained and qualified to provide professional services when a family is most in need of capable and compassionate support; and
WHEREAS, Funeral directors offer expert services to families at the time of a death and help in preplanning an individual’s funeral; and
WHEREAS, Iowa values the talent of funeral directors to help the bereaved in coping with death, to answer questions about grief and to recommend additional resources to those having difficulty coping; and
WHEREAS, Iowa commends the professionalism and dedication of funeral directors to their communities and our state;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Kim Reynolds, Governor of the State of Iowa, do hereby proclaim May 12-18, 2019, as IOWA FUNERAL DIRECTORS WEEK.
In testimony whereof, I have hereunto subscribed my name and caused the great seal of the State of Iowa to be affixed. Done at Des Moines this 11th Day of March in the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen.