Hannah Anderson's family prepares to lay her mother and brother to rest

The family of Hannah Anderson issued a statement Sunday thanking the media for respecting their privacy as they prepare to lay her mother Christina and brother Ethan to rest this week.

"I ask that you extend an increased level of respect to the entire Anderson family recognizing their need for privacy at this most difficult time," said the statement from family representative Stacy Hess.

A statement regarding a memorial service will be released by sometime Monday, Hess said.