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7 Ways to Remember Lost Loved Ones at Your Wedding

Your wedding is a joyous occasion! It’s a time to be surrounded by family and friends and celebrate your love and union. Of course, at times, thoughts turn to those who have passed and can’t be there with you. There are several ways you can remember lost loved ones at your wedding, and here are some of our favorites from local brides.

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Looking for ways to remember lost loved ones at your wedding? Here are 7 of our favorite ideas from local brides.

1. Subtly incorporating a memento into a wedding bouquet is a sweet way to honor a deceased family member. This bride incorporated one of her father’s ties into her bouquet.

Ways to Remember Lost Loved Ones at Your Wedding Honor Deceased | Hill City Bride Virginia Wedding Blog

2. This one is definitely meaningful and touching. After her father passed, this bride carried a heart filled with his ashes along with her bouquet.

Ways to Remember Lost Loved Ones at Your Wedding Honor Deceased | Hill City Bride Virginia Wedding Blog

3. The groom’s mother’s wedding band was incorporated into the bride’s bouquet.

Ways to Remember Lost Loved Ones at Your Wedding Honor Deceased | Hill City Bride Virginia Wedding Blog

4. Carrying the dog tag of a deceased loved one honors their memory and service.

Ways to Remember Lost Loved Ones at Your Wedding Honor Deceased | Hill City Bride Virginia Wedding Blog

5. Saving a seat to memorialize the deceased loved one is also touching. A seat was saved for the groom’s mother during the ceremony.

Ways to Remember Lost Loved Ones at Your Wedding Honor Deceased | Hill City Bride Virginia Wedding Blog

6. Photos of a passed loved one can serve as a subtle reminder. Adding one to your bouquet is both lovely and meaningful.

Ways to Remember Lost Loved Ones at Your Wedding Honor Deceased | Hill City Bride Virginia Wedding Blog

7. A simple photo collage honors those who are deceased.

Ways to Remember Lost Loved Ones at Your Wedding Honor Deceased | Hill City Bride Virginia Wedding Blog

No matter how you choose to remember loved ones at your wedding, doing so is a sweet way to cherish their memory and make them a part of your day.

photos by (top to bottom, not including header): Ashley Lester Photography, Megan Garrison Photography, C Howell Photography, Kidd Photography, and Visions by Heather Photography (last 3 images)

  • John - Hey Jennifer,

    The ways you described here to remember our lost loved ones are wonderful. And I feel these are the best ways to remember them with their memories for ever!! Keep posting.
    Thank you

  • Iva Ursano - Awe this was so beautiful ..great ideas too!!!

  • Jennifer - Thank you! It’s hard to lose someone but so special to honor them. <3

  • Cia Black - I’ve always loved wrapping a piece of fabric around the bouquet. I think the one that I have most seen done is leaving a seat open for those who couldn’t attend. I really like the dog tags, I can see the importance of the one for the children f fallen soldiers.

  • Megan B - Ohhhh this is so special. What a beautiful set of ideas for honoring those who cannot be there. x

  • Nawal Aharrass - Omg this is so sweet and I love the idea. Not many people will think to do this kind of stuff, but I think we all should. I hope I remember to do this, if I ever get married.

  • Jennifer - It’s such a sweet way to honor someone. Thanks for stopping by! 🙂

  • AnnMarie John - I think it’s really nice to honor loved ones during your wedding. These are brilliant ways to do that.

  • Jennifer - Thank you so much! 🙂

  • Elizabeth O - This is such a sweet idea, it is really touching to remember a lost loved one on your big day, you gave some really lovely ideas

  • Jennifer - Thank you so much! <3

  • Holly Lasha - Wow, this is so beautiful…I love the details. What a great way to remember those you’ve lost..

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