Curious about the best way to release the reservations my now deceased father has on two of his brothers to be sealed to their spouses. They don't expire until 2023.
John David Brewer 2F5B-7JH
Don Wayne Brewer LN5Q-GFL
Any thoughts are appreciated.
There is an article in the FamilySearch Help Center that will tell you what information you need to provide to get the names released. It is found below:
A person who reserved ordinances has died, is incapacitated, or had a withdrawal of membership
Article Id: 975
April 20, 2020
We handle temple ordinance reservations differently, depending on whether the member died, was incapacitated, or had a withdrawal of membership. You can ask us to release the member's entire family names list. Provide specific information. The process is a manual one. If the reservation list is large, the process can be time consuming.
When a member of the Church dies, the clerk adds the death information. The Membership Department receives the death information and adds a death date. FamilySearch locks the member's account. As a result, the temple ordinance list of the deceased member changes:
A member of the Church becomes incapacitated. Other members can use the helper function to access the temple ordinance list of the member's account.
When a member of the Church has a withdrawal of membership, the FamilySearch account changes to a public (nonmember) account. As a result, the temple ordinance list changes:
Please contact FamilySearch. Provide details:
How do I use the Help Others link in Family Tree?
How do I request ordinances for an ancestor who was born in the last 110 years?
What happens when family group members die, become incapacitated, or no longer use FamilySearch?