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Cedar Rapids, IA
Center Point, IA
The Flower Shop at Cedar Memorial offers a complete range of floral products and services. In addition to live flowers, live plants, and cemetery placements, The Flower Shop's talented designers offer creative solutions for special occasions, holidays, weddings, and corporate accounts. Call us at (319) 393-8004 or toll free at 1-877-638-2622.
Relieve your family the burden of making difficult decisions during a time of great stress and grief. By taking the time to preplan now, you will save money and give peace of mind to your family and loved ones at a time when they will need it most. To get started, call (319) 393-8000 or toll free at 1-800-275-2332 and ask to speak with a Certified Preplanning Counselor.
There is nothing more important to us than serving families and being there for them when they need us most. Please review our services and let us know how we can help. Stop in or call us at (319) 393-8000 or toll free at 1-800-275-2332. We're here for you.
We help families deal with grief long
after the funeral is over. The tools and advice offered here are a great starting
place, but if you need more help dealing with your grief, please call (319) 393-8000 or toll free at 1-800-275-2332 and ask for our
"Everything for your family." These four simple words drive everything we do at Cedar Memorial. From the moment you enter our facilities, it's our goal to embrace you and your family with beauty, quality, comfort, and support.
As a Certified Celebrant, Jim Parton meets with families to plan very personalized services, incorporating stories shared by the family, favorite readings or poems, meaningful thoughts and music to create a one of a kind experience.
Jim’s peaceful demeanor immediately puts families at ease, and his creative skills bring fresh ideas to each of the services he prepares. Jim has a Bachelors degree in Agricultural Science, and holds a California Lifetime Teaching Credential. He has completed several floral certifications, and became a Certified Celebrant through the Insight Institute in 2013. Jim stays involved in the community by supporting local events, political causes and charity events. He is married to his longtime partner and friend, Richard Smith. They have three grown children who live on the West Coast. They love gardening, traveling and exploring Iowa’s beautiful nature and spending time with their dogs and cats at their restored Victorian home.
Jim’s ability to connect with grieving families and speak from the heart are keys to why families love him both as a Certified Celebrant and in his role of GriefCare specialist.
As a GriefCare Specialist for Cedar Memorial, Jim focuses on traumatic intervention, staff training and development, and community awareness. Jim has over 30 years of experience walking beside those who have experienced a traumatic loss at the international, national, state, and local level. He and his wife, Lisa are the parents of five children, and Jim enjoys spending as much time as possible them and their two dogs.