Special Collections

Seattle Funeral Home Records Search Request

Special Collections has acquired a limited range of local funeral home records for the following entities/businesses:

  • Sessions Funeral Home, 1916-1937
  • Home Undertaking Company, 1918-1977
  • University Funeral Parlor, circa 1920-1968
  • Bothell Funeral Home, 1936-1963
  • Clark-Rafferty & Putnam, 1939-1978
  • Acacia Funeral Home, 1964-1999
  • Forkner Funeral Home, 1971-1974
  • Seattle Mortuary, 1976-1981


  • The records are open to all users, but are stored off-site and require advance notice.
  • You can also use the following form to request we search on your behalf.


    We will search one name per submission in the master index to these records free of charge. If there is a match, we will photocopy the records for you (they are not usually more than 2-5 pages long) and send them to you. There is a $5.00 order preparation fee in addition to standard photocopying charges (PDF) plus mailing fees. Sales tax is added to orders completed for Washington state residents.

    Please provide the following information and be as complete as possible.

    Request Form