Service Pricing

Service Pricing

To help you understand all Of the costs associated With a funeral service And make an informed decision, we’ve broken them down In our general price list. If you need any assistance Or have questions, please don't hesitate to contact us. Our staff is happy to help you explore all the options available to you.

Prices are effective as of January 1, 2021 and are subject to change without notice.

The goods and services shown below are those we can provide to our customers. 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 you selected.

Professional Services

A. Basic Services Of Funeral Director And Staff


Our charge includes:

  • Consultation With the family Or responsible party
  • Staff And facilities To respond To initial request For service
  • Coordinating service plans With cemetery, And/Or other parties involved In the final disposition Of the deceased.
  • Securing official documents And necessary registrations And sheltering Of the deceased

This fee For our basic services And overhead will be added To the total cost Of the funeral arrangements And services you Select. (This fee Is already included In our charges For direct cremations, immediate burials And forwarding Or receiving remains.)

B. Embalming


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 which does Not require you To pay For it such As direct cremation Or immediate burial.

C. Embalming Special Cases (Autopsy/Donation/Trauma)


D. Other Preparation Of the Body


includes cosmetology,casketing And dressing Of the remains.

E. Hairdressing



A. Use Of Facilities And Staff For Viewing/Visitation


B. Use Of Facilities And Staff For Funeral Ceremony


C. Use Of Equipment And Staff For Off-Premise Service


D. Use Of Facilities And Staff For Memorial Service


E. Use Of Equipment And Staff For Graveside Service


F. Use Of Our Crematory Facility


G. Use Of Facilities and Staff for Memorial Service or Visitation


for services with arrangements held out of the area............

H. Refrigeration 


It is the policy of our firm to require refrigeration of an unembalmed body after 24 hours. At 4 days of refrigeration, $195.00 will be applied to the contract. After 5 days or more of refrigeration there will be an additional $50.00 charge per day.



A. Transfer of Remains to Funeral Home ($1.50 OVER 40 MILES)


B. Use of Hearse for Transportation  ($2.00 OVER 40 MILES)


C. Limousine

(Price Pending Vendor Availability)

D. Flower Car

(Price Pending Vendor Availability)

E. Forwarding Of Remains To Another Funeral Home


This charge includes:

  • Transfer Of Remains
  • Minimum services Of Staff
  • Necessary authorizations
  • Embalming
  • Local transportation (airline Or other shipping charges are Not included)

F. Receiving Remains From Another Funeral Home


This charge includes:

  • Minimum services Of Staff
  • Care Of Remains
  • Transportation Of remains To cemetery Or crematory (this does not include a funeral ceremony Or any type Of visitation)


A. Direct Cremation ($3795.00-$3795.00)


Our charge For a direct cremation (without ceremony) includes:

  • Local transportation Of remains To our crematory
  • The cremation process at our crematory
  • A cardboard container For the remains
  • A container For the ashes
  • Filing necessary authorizations And permits With state And local authorities
  • All services Of our staff
  • Private family viewing before cremation (If desired)

This does not include a visitation Or any type Of funeral service. If you want To arrange a direct cremation, you can use an alternative container. Alternative containers encase the body And can be made Of materials like fiberboard Or composition materials (With Or without an outside covering).

B. Direct Cremation With Memorial Service/Visitation


This charge includes all items listed under "DIRECT CREMATION', minimum services of staff, and a memorial service/visitation at our funeral home.

C. Direct Cremation With Container Provided by Purchaser


D. Direct Cremation With Minimum Casket


E. Direct Cremation With Any Type of Casket is $3795 + Casket Price

F. Direct Cremation With Cardboard Container



A. Immediate Burial ($3995.00-$3995.00)


Our charges for an immediate burial (without ceremony, visitation, embalming, and casket) include all local transportation and necessary staff and authorizations. With or without Graveside Service.

B. Immediate Burial With Container Provided By Purchaser


C. Immediate Burial With Minimal Casket


D. Immediate Burial With 20 Gauge Non-Sealer Casket


E. Immediate Burial With Casket Provided by Purchaser


F. Caskets

$700.00 To $23,850.00

(A complete price list will be provided at our funeral home)

G. Rental Casket


H. Outer Burial Containers

(A complete price list will be provided at our funeral home)

$1,195.00 to $13,990.00

Scientific Study

(This charge does not include any type Of funeral service Or visitation)


Lake County Cremation Permit Fee (Cash Advance Item)


Cook County Cremation Permit Fee (Cash Advance Item)


Funeral Supply Price List

As Of January 1, 2021
Prices Subject to Change Without Notice

Prayer Cards And Folders


(per 100, Individually Laminated)

Register Books


Air Tray (for shipping on airlines)


Acknowledgment Cards (25)


Acknowledgement Cards With Printing (per 100)


Cremation Caskets

$700.00 - $8500.00

Cremation Urns

FREE - $4478.00

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