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COVID-19 Policy Update

   We are committed to helping do our part and keep our clients and community safe.  We continue to institute the highest sanitation and cleaning standards; while opening our doors to serve the public in this difficult time.

   Please know we are still able to offer our complete line of services and products, as we always have, to you and your family.  Our easy to use live-streaming option will be available for free for any and all families we serve and can be accessed by computer, tablet or phone at

   We will also be offering a number of convenient pre-planning and at-need arrangement options for you and your family.  We will gladly come to your home/location of choice, offer over the phone/online arrangements and as always, we will be open and accessible to arrange details here at the funeral home as well.

   We appreciate your continued support and understanding during this time.  As we face this unprecedented challenge, we will remain focused on the situation and make changes and adjust policy as necessary.  Please know that our service and dedication will not be diminished during this time and as always, we are available to assist you with any questions or concerns 24-hours a day and are always on call and ready to care for you and your loved one.

   Thank You

Ernst Funeral & Cremation Services Family & Staff

Proudly serving Waukee, Dallas County and the entire Des Moines Metro Community.

The loss of a loved one can leave you with a lot of unanswered questions, feelings of stress and anxiety and grief that makes events difficult to handle. The experienced funeral directors at Ernst Funeral & Cremation Services will guide you through the aspects of the funeral service with compassion, dignity and respect. Our honest service and commitment to excellence have served our customers well, and you can rest assured that we can assist you in your time of need. Whether you have come to our site for information about an upcoming service or to make arrangements for one, we hope the information you find here will be helpful.



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