How do you say condolences for death in Germany?

How do you say condolences for death in Germany?

How do you say condolences for death in Germany?

The standard way to express condolences is to say: Mein herzliches Beileid (My sincere condolences), or informally, Es tut mir leid (I am sorry).

How do you write condolences on a father’s death?

Sending well wishes and prayers to you and your family.

  1. I’m so sorry for the loss of your father. Please accept my condolences and let me know if there’s anything I can do to help during this difficult time.
  2. I hope you’re able to find peace and comfort during this difficult time.
  3. Please accept my heartfelt sympathies.

How do you say dead condolences?


  1. “We are so sorry for your loss.”
  2. “I’m going to miss her, too.”
  3. “I hope you feel surrounded by much love.”
  4. “Sharing in your sadness as you remember Juan.”
  5. “Sharing in your sadness as you remember Dan.”
  6. “Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs.
  7. “With deepest sympathy as you remember Robert.”

What are German funerals like?

Depending on a person’s religious beliefs, a German funeral may follow Christian traditions or secular funeral traditions. Most families wear dark-colored or black clothing and choose to have an open-casket viewing, similar to North American funeral traditions. Afterward, there’s the burial or cremation ceremony.

Do you send flowers to a German funeral?

What flowers must you not send? Well, in Germany white flowers are associated with expressing condolences and as such are reserved for funerals. Sending a white flower to a German would therefore not hit the right chord unless it was to send your best wishes at a sad time.

Is cremation illegal in Germany?

Cremation (die Einäscherung/Feuerbestattung) Although it is a very popular practice in the US and many other countries, the scattering of cremated remains – on land or at sea – is generally verboten in Germany. When it is done, it is almost always done illegally.

How much does a funeral cost in Germany?

A basic burial in Germany ranges from 700 to 7000 euros depending on the burial site, type of coffin and services offered by the funeral home. According to the consumer initiative for burial, Aeternitas, a burial can even get to €25,000.