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(Name of deceased), son/daughter of (name of parents), was born (date of birth) in (city, state). He/she departed this life (day, month, date, year), in the (name of hospital, nursing home or other place of death).
He/she received his/her early education in the public schools of (city, state) and graduated from (name of high school) in (year). While attending (name of school), he/she received special awards for (list outstanding accomplishments). After graduating from high school, he/she attended (name of college, finishing school or university,etc.), and received his/her (type of degree) in (month, year).
Some of our fondest memories (here tell about the person)
He/She enjoyed ____________________.
Upon graduating from high school he/she enlisted into the United States (branch of service) and served his/her country well.
He/she received (list special honors) and an honorable discharged in (month, year).
After his/her duty in the (branch of service), he/she became employed by (list employer and type of work done). He/she continued in this capacity until retirement in (month, year).
He/she will be remembered for _______________________.
In (year),he/she was united in Holy Matrimony to (name of spouse) (maiden name of wife)and from this union, (list first names of children) were born.
He/she was a member of (name of church, clubs, organizations) and served in the following duties: (list outstanding church/organization activities). He/she enjoyed (list activities/hobbies enjoyed by the deceased). He/she was a (tell something about the personality of the deceased).
He/she leaves to cherish his/her memory: (this is where you list all living survivors such as spouse, children, stepchildren, mother, father, brothers, sisters,number of grandchildren, number of great-grandchildren, and then list any other relatives giving name and number of that you desire).
(Poem or favorite Bible verse).