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. The cost is $10.00 per name (taxes and fees included) for each name requested, regardless of whether a record is located. We will photocopy the records for any matches and send them to you by email as a PDF.

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

    Request Form