Final Rights

Reclaiming the American Way of Death


Anatomical Board
State of Nebraska
986395 Nebraska Med. Center
Omaha, NE 68198

402- 559-6249
or the pager at 402-888-3965. web_version_4_06_bequeathal.pdf

Moderate need
Cost to family: Anatomical Board pays $1.50 per mile up to 250 miles. The mortuary may levy additional charges.
Prior enrollment: required
Over-enrollment: shared within Neb.
Disposition: cremation, burial of cremains in university plot; return of cremains by request
Body rejection: standard ,* obesity, emaciation, jaundice, edema, contracture, over-enrollment

* autopsy, decomposition, mutilation, severe burn victim, meningitis, hepatitis, AIDS, and other contagious or communicable diseases

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