Funerals are always still very traditional in Germany. But in this country rethinking is noticeable. The Netherlands seem to be a very liberal country in many areas of society. Dealing with death is there more aggressively managed than in this country. While a funeral in Germany is always still very traditionally aligned and rarely it is different, it’s Netherlands much more colorful in the. A funeral on a Harley? No problem.
A funeral society, which travels in a bus together with the coffin to a funeral? No problem. A funeral procession on the bike? No problem. Hardly a funeral request is too bizarre, in that he could go in the Netherlands not in compliance with”white Walter Capellmann, main representative in Germany of Monuta N.V., the Dutch specialist for bereavement care. However, the individualization of society on the cemeteries will be reflected also in Germany in the coming years. The desire for self-determination and individuality to the end of the life and In addition, young people have. This shows the study titled “The Germans and the death” by Peter Gerlitz, consumer research marketing consulting.
The younger is the-Person, the more the willing to turn away from traditional rituals rate increases,”says Caballero. More and more people have the idea that the funeral should reflect their own lives. Older people, however, especially the desire in the foreground as dignified life to leave is for.” Despite this awareness change, most people express their wishes for their own burial in Germany. In the Netherlands, any third party in the context of a funeral already deals with own life off. Under such a provision of bereavement can which should also set insured, once set as his burial”, says Cabrera. This greatly simplifies the situation of death. To the bereavement provision relieves the bereaved financially, because they the costs for the funeral and others cover directly with death-related issues. On the other hand is ensured with her, that the funeral is organized according to the wishes of the deceased.” Because a predetermined trustee takes over the complete organization of the funeral. Indeed, as the insured person previously stated it. The bereaved are completely relieved in this way. This creates space and time for mourning. Involves the insured person death benefit policies of insurance increasingly exactly these services around the funeral and the relief of the bereaved. In addition: the bereavement care is no longer displaced own death in favor of a more sophisticated and independent point of view and practice on his own life and its end. About Monuta Monuta insurance insurance, a subsidiary of the Dutch Monuta Uitvaartzorg en – verzekeringen N.V., their burial since July 2007 in Germany offers. Because Monuta sees itself as trustee for its customers, the product range in addition to the pure insurance covers or financial protection for additional services and benefits. Germany wide is it worked with selected, quality-tested local partners. In the Netherlands, the Monuta Uitvaartzorg founded in 1923 is the market leader for the bereavement care en-verzekeringen N.V.. The company maintained there a million clients and manages a portfolio of four billion euros (Status: January 2009).