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Helpful Links

Here are some places on the internet that we would like to share with you.


Whitney Monument Company
Kent and Ronda Whitney are the 5th generation to offer sincere, personal service, which began in Keosauqua, Iowa in 1873.
Whitney Monument Company moved to Fairfield in 1911, and have been in their current location at 601 N. 6th Street since 1934.
Their local phone number is (641) 472-4104 and toll-free is: (800) 928-0256

Hospice Care

Iowa Hospice Care
Iowa Hospice Organization
100 East Grand Avenue, Suite 120
Des Moines, IA 50309
Phone: (515) 243-1046
Fax: (515) 283-9366
Hospice of Central Iowa
(see Memorials/Charities, this section, for web address)
204 S. Jefferson
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641
Phone: 1-888-385-4472

Grief Support

CARING FRIENDS REACHING OUT- This is a self-help support group for parents and grandparents who have lost children or grandchildren or anyone who has lost a loved one through death.
It is designed for them to retell their stories, offer support and friendship to other grieving persons, listen with understanding, to be sensitive to the needs of others, and to create an atmosphere of openness, honesty and confidentiality.There are educational programs given by speakers, videos and handouts, a lot of discussions and sharing of feelings.
Meetings are the 1st and 3rd Monday of the month, at 7 PM in the Jefferson County Hospital Extended Care Dining Room.
For further information, please contact Bernita Pettit at (641) 472-5286.
In addition, is an informational and supportive resource  for and by widows and widowers. Topics covered include grief, bereavement, recovery and other information helpful to those who have suffered the death of a spouse.

Places of Worship

Fairfield Area Churches & Places of Worship
This is a listing of Fairfield area churches, ministers, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses.


Americ Inn
2104 S. Main Street, Fairfield, Iowa 52556  (641) 451-6600
Ask at the front desk about bereavement rates.

Best Western Fairfield Inn
Besides lodging accomodations in the Fairfield area, The Best Western Fairfield Inn also offers full catering facilities for after-the-service fellowship gatherings. If you don't have a local church affiliation, or would like an alternative,  Phone: (641) 472-2200, Fax: (641) 472-7642 or use the above link.
Other alternative lodgings in the Fairfield area:Super 8 Motel3001 W. BurlingtonFairfield, IA 52556  (641) 469-2000
Landmark Innwww.fairfieldlandmarkinn.com115 N. Main StreetFairfield, IA 52556  (641) 472-4152
Bed & Breakfast: Seven Roses Inn1208 E. BurlingtonFairfield, IA 52556  (641) 209-7077


Fairfield Ledger
The Fairfield Ledger has been part of Jefferson County and surrounding communities since 1849.
Behner Funeral Home will gladly communicate obituary information for you with newspaper personnel.
Their email address is or, you may contact them by phone at (641) 472-2116, or by fax at (641) 472-1916.

Memorials / Charities

Fairfield Education Foundation
Fairfield Education Foundation
403 South 20th Street
Fairfield, IA 52556

Hospice of Central Iowa
There are many community and national organizations to which a person may make a memorial contribution to honor the deceased. Among them:
American Heart Association-American Stroke
7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75231
Attn: Memorials & Tributes

Fairfield Public Library
104 W. Adams
Fairfield, IA 52556

The ARC of Jefferson & Nearby Counties
306 W. Harrison
Fairfield, IA 52556

American Cancer Society
55 Wilson
Fairfield, IA 52556
as well as any of the churches also listed in this Links section.


Genealogical Research
For Jefferson County Genealogical Information, burial information, grave and cemetery location, contact the Jefferson County Genealogical Site, as well as the Fairfield Public Library at (641) 422-6551.

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