Sunday Funerals Discouraged-- Salt Lake City, Utah.
The holding of funerals for L.D.S. Church members on Sundays should be discontinued for two reasons: interference with regular Church meetings and the necessity of Sunday work by morticians and their employees.
[1941-June 13-Original circular letter, L.D.S. Church Archives, in Clark, James R., Messages of the First Presidency (6 volumes)]