South Dakota Board of Funeral Service

The mission of the South Dakota Board of Funeral Service is to receive consumer inquiries and complaints; to license funeral practitioners and establishments in the State of South Dakota which ensure the consumer that he is dealing with qualified practitioners and establishments; to register all trainees in funeral service and administer an apprenticeship program for the trainees; to improve inspection procedures of funeral homes and crematories; to enforce the updated statutes and rules and regulations governing the practice of funeral service in South Dakota, including complaint processing from the consumer and licensees; and, to make investigations and hold hearings as needed.

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Find Administrative Rule and Codified Laws on funeral service through the South Dakota Legislature.

View ARSD 20:45 View More Statutes & Rules

The South Dakota Board of Funeral Service differs from the South Dakota Funeral Association. The Board of Funeral Service has as its main goal of protecting the public by regulating the professionals it licenses. The Funeral Association is an organization that promotes the funeral profession.

Brooke Tellinghuisen Geddes

Executive Secretary

810 N. Main St., Suite 298

Spearfish, SD 57783

Phone: 605-642-1600

Fax: 605-722-1006