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Frequently Asked Questions

Why place an online death notice on todesanzeigenschweiz.ch?

In this day and age, fewer and fewer people own a newspaper subscription. With an online obituary, you can reach mourners quickly, easily and inexpensively. With our simple obituary configurator, you can design a personal, beautiful obituary conveniently within a few minutes. In addition, you usually save hundreds, often thousands of francs compared to a traditional newspaper ad.

Our online obituary also offers an optional condolence book in which relatives and friends can express their sympathy.

Where is the obituary published?

The obituary is published in the obituary directory of todesanzeigenschweiz.ch.
The obituary can also be downloaded as a PDF file and sent to your newspaper as a template.
The "Private" option gives you the option of not publishing the obituary in the directory and instead forwarding it via a private link.

How do family and friends learn of the death?

The obituary can be forwarded via sharing function (Whatsapp, Facebook, email).

What does a death notice cost?

An online obituary costs CHF 175.00 as a one-time payment.

Can I pay by credit card?

Yes. Please contact us via email after completing the obituary and we will be happy to send you a payment link.
We are currently working on integrating this directly into the process.

I have placed an obituary and would like to make a change.

We are currently working on an edit feature. This is not quite ready for use yet.
Simply send us any changes you would like to make by e-mail – we will be happy to do this quickly and free of charge for you.

Didn't find an answer to your question?

Contact us directly by e-mail.