Services & Price List

These prices are effective August 22, 2017 and are subject to change without notice. The goods and services shown below are those we can provide to our families. You may choose only the items you desire. However, any funeral arrangements you select will include a charge for our basic services and overhead. If legal or other requirements mean you must buy any items you did not specifically ask for, we will explain the reason in writing on the statement we provide describing the funeral goods and services selected.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Basic Services of Funeral Director and Staff  | $2,195

Includes, but is not limited to, services of director and staff to respond to the initial request for service, conference with funeral director to determine services required, coordination of the plans involved in the final disposition of the deceased, recording vital statistics, securing permits and authorizations, shelter of remains for up to two days, filing and obtaining death certificates and preparation of other forms and claims. This also includes a charge used to meet overhead expenses such as licensing, legal and accounting fees, OSHA and environmental compliance, insurance, taxes, equipment, record keeping and other costs and expenses. This fee for our basic services and overhead will be added to the total cost of the funeral arrangements you select. (This fee is already included in our charges for direct cremations, immediate burials, and forwarding or receiving of remains.)

Embalming (including use of preparation room) | $795

Except in certain special cases, embalming is not required by law. Embalming may be necessary, however, if you select certain funeral arrangements, such as a funeral with viewing. If you do not want embalming, you usually have the right to choose an arrangement that does not require you to pay for it, such as direct cremation or immediate burial. It is the policy of our funeral home to require embalming when public viewing is requested.

Other Preparations of the Body | $245

Includes cosmetology, dressing and placement of the deceased in the casket or container.
Special Care of Autopsied Remains | Additional $350

FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT

  • Use of Facilities & Staff for 2 Hour Visitation After 4PM or Sunday | $695
  • Use of Facilities & Staff for a 1 Hour Visitation Prior to Service | $215
  • Use of Facilities & Staff for Funeral Ceremony | $695
  • Use of Equipmentt & Staff for off Premise Funeral Ceremony | $695
  • Use of Equipment & Staff for Memorial Service | $695
  • Use of Equipment & Staff for Graveside Service | $495

TRANSPORTATION

  • Transfer of Remains to Funeral Home | $495
  • Hearse for Transportation to Place of Disposition | $275
  • Crematory Fee | $325
  • Other Automotive Equipment (Flower Delivery, Equipment Vehicle, etc.) | $95
  • Lead Vehicle for Procession & Clergy | $95
  • Transportation to Chicago & Milwaukee Airports | $425

DIRECT CREMATIONS

  • Discounted Basic Service Charge Included | $1,495
  • Cremations with no Ceremony with Basic Alternative Container & Basic Urn | $2655
  • Cremation with no Ceremony with Purchaser's Container & Basic Urn | $2565

IMMEDIATE BURIALS

  • Discounted Basic Service Charge Included. Does not include vault, if required by cemetery. | $1,495
  • Immediate Burial with Container Provided Baden. $295 | $2805
  • Immediate burial with Container Provided by Purchaser |$2510

FORWARDING OF REMAINS | $2980

Discounted Basic Service Charge Included | $1,495

This charge includes removal and temporary shelter of remains, basic services of staff, necessary authorizations, embalming, use of prep room. (Excluding shipping charges and shipping container.) This charge does not include any services of staff for any visitations or ceremonies

RECEIVING OF REMAINS | $2265

Discounted Basic Service Charge Included | $1,495

This charge includes temporary shelter of remains, basic services of staff. Transportation of remains to cemetery or crematory. This charge does not include the services of staff for any visitation or ceremony.

MERCHANDISE

Caskets | $900-$6,995

A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home.

Cremation Urns | $195-$995

A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home.

Outer Burial Container | $895-$2995

A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home.

MEMORIAL PACKAGES

Standard Package | $275

Package includes register book, acknowledgement cards, prayer cards or memorial folders, religious symbols (cross, crucifix, etc.).

Premium Package | $300

Includes standard package items plus media video slideshow. Not all forms of electronic media are compatible.

Flowers | $150-$1800

We have a full selection of flowers.

CASH ADVANCE ITEMS

These items are not included with the above prices but are cash outlays made for our families.

  • Newspaper Obituaries
  • Honorariums
  • Permits
  • Death Certificates
  • Sales Tax

CHOICES RELATED TO PAYMENT

To lose someone you love is a devastating human experience. Therefore, it is important to be realistic with respect to funeral expenditures. We do not want your choices to be more than is affordable, nor less than you would like.

It is important that the arrangements be in keeping with your wishes and budget. To provide the finest services possible, we are dependent upon the families we serve for making payment prior to services and ceremonies. To avoid any possibility of misunderstanding and to provide you with financial flexibility, we offer for your convenience the following payment options:

  • Cash
  • Check
  • Money Order/Cashier’s Check
  • Assignment of insurance on verified life insurance policies
  • Credit/Debit Card

5% discount for payments made before services or cremations.

WE ACCEPT:

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If you anticipate a problem or difficulty in meeting these obligations, please feel free to discuss your situation with us.