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Mon May 6, 2024, 03:30 PM May 6

Worst postcard ever... I'm invited to a pizza party w/ strangers to plan my funeral [View all]

I don't know what dumb undertaker's Gen X offspring thought this was a GREAT idea but I found it insensitive, crude and demeaning.

So much so that I am writing the Town Board, and the WI Department of Trade and Consumer Protection to complain. After all, they got my name and address from gov't records. And I strenuously Object to their exploitation of those records for this crap.

They think they will win my after-life bankroll, by offering a piece of luke warm pizza (of their choosing, no doubt with pineapple) in a conference room filled with strangers in a budget flea bag motel.


If they can't do THIS business in person, perhaps one of the most emotional, personal, and in many ways intimate transactions I'll ever encounter, then they CANNOT have my business. If I wanted funeral planning, I think I could find someone to do it in a much more sensitive and personal way

This is so crass, I am not only insulted and demeaned by this assembly line treatment, but my confidence in the place has plunged to zero. If they think $1.50 piece of pizza is going to get me into a contract for $12k funeral, they are deranged and maybe even interested in selling my body parts on the black market.

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Well, that's weird. LisaM May 6 #1
Yes, and probably with baco's Model35mech May 6 #2
They have these all the time. jimfields33 May 6 #27
I've heard the bodies are stacked up out back. Arne May 6 #3
Is this the trump funeral home? getagrip_already May 6 #4
Sounds like a good opportunity. People are dying to get in on it! FSogol May 6 #5
It's worse than you think. After my mother died, my dad had her buried under the "prepaid" package ... marble falls May 6 #6
Here an interred person -must- be in a vault of some type... Model35mech May 6 #8
I'm going into a hole in a 'green' cemetery. If someone digs me up and uses me as fill sometime in the future ... marble falls May 6 #12
I don't have a problem with you getting what you want Model35mech May 6 #13
Crazy isn't it. They make a body 'safe' by filling it with formaldehyde ... marble falls May 6 #14
This is the sort of thing that happens when an industry lobbies Model35mech May 6 #16
I joke with my husband that he should just put me in the compost bin when I croak. Sky Jewels May 6 #24
That's my thought. marble falls May 6 #25
I like your plan.nt delisen May 6 #9
Probably a Soylent Green front organization delisen May 6 #7
Lol. Hassin Bin Sober May 6 #20
I would go, take friends, eat pizza, bring some to-go boxes, load them up, and leave Doodley May 6 #10
Eating pizza made by strangers, transported by strangers, set out by strangers Model35mech May 6 #11
Good point! Another option. Ask for pizza delivery instead! Doodley May 6 #15
Still puts strangers in the loop. Model35mech May 6 #18
I think all my pizzas are made and transported by strangers. Iggo May 6 #28
Could've been worse, especially if the postcard asked what you wanted on your Tombstone. Efilroft Sul May 6 #17
I've gotten quite a few of them myself. Conjuay May 6 #19
Reminds me that Nashville, Lars39 May 6 #23
I have registered with an anatomical donor anciano May 6 #21
Undertaker: Do you have any final wishes for the ashes of your dear, departed husband? keithbvadu2 May 6 #22
Let me guess... Think. Again. May 6 #26
It could be worse. They may expect the meal to be your last! They're not willing to wait if you refuse. Wonder Why May 6 #29
How do you feel about telemarketers? JoseBalow May 6 #30
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