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Stoddard Funeral & Cremation & Sunset Memorial Gardens has provided cremation and funeral services in Greeley, Colorado, since 1978. Since our founding by Paul and Virginia Stoddard more than 30 years ago, our commitment to serving families in the Greeley region has remained unchanged.

A modern funeral home

At Stoddard Funeral & Cremation, our contemporary facility includes a modern chapel, visitation rooms, comfortable arrangement rooms and reception capabilities to serve the needs of our families. Our locally and nationally recognized hometown team is dedicated to the individual needs of each family.

A local team who really cares

Serene setting of white candles and flowersStoddard Funeral & Cremation offers funeral, cremation and memorial services designed to help families through one of the most personal and challenging stages of life. We understand that losing a loved one is an emotional and difficult experience. We are committed to helping you with compassionate, professional service.

Please contact Stoddard Funeral & Cremation if you need immediate assistance or would like more information about planning a funeral ahead of time.


Stoddard Funeral & Cremation, located in Greeley, Colorado, was founded in 1978 by Paul and Virginia Stoddard. Originally on the western side of Greeley, the funeral home has maintained its original location, now situated in the central part of Greeley. Paul and Virginia began with a commitment to a high standard of service. Throughout our history, we continue to lead and innovate while maintaining those high standards of service.

Sunset Memorial Gardens

Cemetery grounds at Sunset Memorial GardensSunset Memorial Gardens on West 28th Street has served Greeley area families since its founding in 1952. Since then, our commitment to the community has always been our top priority. Our beautifully landscaped cemetery occupies approximately 26 acres, allows for flush-to-the-ground monuments and includes a variety of gardens, plus a veterans garden, Catholic garden and cremation garden. Private estates are also available.

Cemetery history

Founded by W.D. and Deloss Dhority on farmland west of Greeley, Sunset Memorial Gardens has grown along with the surrounding community. Originating with the Garden of the Christus and the Garden of Devotion, the cemetery now includes a veterans garden, Catholic garden and cremation garden. 

In 1987, Sunset Memorial Gardens became a member of the Dignity Memorial® network, and in 1995, became a sister location of Stoddard Funeral & Cremation. Together, Stoddard Funeral & Cremation & Sunset Memorial Gardens allow you to take care of all your funeral and burial arrangements.

We honor veterans

Stoddard Funeral & Cremation & Sunset Memorial Gardens understands the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families. As a Level One Founding Community Partner with We Honor Veterans, our staff is knowledgeable in the benefits available to veterans and their families. With respect, integrity and dignity, we will walk you through the steps of creating a veteran's memorial service that truly honors the life and sacrifice of your loved one.

Community involvement

Team members at Stoddard Funeral & Cremation & Sunset Memorial Gardens remain actively involved in the Greeley community by hosting and attending events throughout the year. At our annual Easter Luminaries, held on Saturday before Easter, our team and community volunteers visit the cemetery to place and light more than 10,000 luminaries in remembrance.

On Memorial Day, we invite members of our community to participate in our Memorial Day program the Sunday before Memorial Day. We feature an Avenue of Flags where donated veterans flags are raised and flown throughout the park.

In addition, we participate in annual Your Life Your Legacy Seminars. We also sponsor the Greeley Independence Stampede, Judd Fulton Golf Tournament, Taste of Weld County-Lutheran Family Services Event, Evans Chamber of Commerce Partner of the Year, Wreaths Across America and Northern Colorado Medical Center Turkey Trot.

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At Dignity Memorial, we take our promises seriously. That’s why we offer a 100% service guarantee. We strive to get every detail right the first time, every time. If for some reason we don’t and you’re dissatisfied with any aspect of your service, we will remedy it quickly and fully.

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Since 2005, many of our customers have taken the time to tell us how we did each year via our Voice of the Customer program. Our star ratings and comments from families come directly from these surveys.

"Every single team member that we dealt with was very kind and compassionate during a very trying confusing time."

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November 2020

"I'd like to thank all of the staff, including John R, for taking my calls, adding memories and my wife's Obituary. Great site. Thank you all so much."

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October 2020

"My dad's passing was very unexpected and Nichol Johnson at Stoddard pulled off a great feat getting everything ready for his service. We had family coming from out of state and had to leave within 6 days. We were able to have the viewing on day 3 and the Celebration of Life on day 4 after my dad's death."

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October 2020

"We have used Stoddards a number of times now. We have felt good enough about the caring and support we've received, my wife's and my services are preplanned and prepaid with Stoddards."

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October 2020

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