How to submit an obituary

To submit an obituary to Lake Sun Leader, send an email to .

Please include the following information in your email:

  1. Your name
  2. Your phone number
  3. The exact text you want to be printed
  4. Any photo(s) you would like printed (maximum of 2 photos)
  5. The name of the funeral home taking care of arrangements
  6. The phone number of the funeral home taking care of arrangements
  7. The name of our paper
  8. The date(s) you would like to see your obituary printed

A representative will contact you with any questions, and to provide you with pricing information. If you prefer, call .

The Process

Once we have received your email with all the information listed above, we will enter the obituary in our system and send you a price quote and a proof of what the obituary will look like in the printed newspaper. At this time, we will work with you to make any changes necessary so that the look and price of the obituary are acceptable to you. Please note that we need to receive payment before the deadline for the date you have selected for the print obituary. We will work with you to ensure you are aware of all deadline dates.

Payments can be made with one of our representatives over the phone. Once you have paid for your obituary, we will send you a receipt, and you can expect to see the obituary posted online and in the edition of the paper you chose.

Verification

Before we can publish the obituary, we must verify the passing of the deceased with a licensed party for our records. If you are not working with a funeral home, the name and number of a mortuary, crematorium, or medical donation program will also be sufficient. If you do not have that information, we can also accept a scanned death certificate. The information provided for verification purposes will remain private and will not published in the obituary.