Basic Services of our Funeral Directors and Staff
Our fee is for the basic services of the funeral director and staff include, conducting the arrangement conference, planning the funeral, obtaining the necessary permits, shelter of the remains, placing obituary notices. This fee for our basic services and overhead will be added to the total cost of the funeral arrangements you selected. (This fee is already included in our charges for direct cremations, immediate burials, and forwarding and receiving of the remains.)
- Standard Embalming
- Autopsy Embalming
- Organ, Tissue & Bone Embalming
Except in special cases, embalming is not required by law. Embalming may be necessary however, if you select certain funeral arrangements, such as a funeral with a 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 a direct cremation, or immediate burial.
Other Preparations of the Body
- Washing & Disinfecting Remains with no embalming
- Casketing and Dressing
Additional Services & Facility Fees
Visitation: Our services will include set up of visitation, use of visitation room, placement of encased remains, display of floral arrangements, and supervision and attendance during the visitation.
Funeral Services at the funeral home or other facility: Our services include coordinating the funeral arrangements, supervision of the funeral, staff to attend the funeral ceremony, supervision of the committal, or other disposition service and set up, and use of the facilities for funeral ceremony.
Memorial Service at Funeral Home or other facility: Our services include coordinating the funeral arrangements, supervision of the funeral, staff to attend the memorial ceremony, supervision of the committal, or other disposition service and set up, and use of the facilities for memorial ceremony.
Graveside Service: Our services include coordinating the funeral arrangement at the graveside, supervision of graveside services, and equipment and staff necessary to conduct graveside services.
- Transfer of remains to funeral home
- Lincoln for pallbearers
- Flower Car
- Loaded mile outside a 10 mile radius of the funeral home
Individuals who are obese that require additional help will be billed as needed for funeral personnel per person for the funeral and per hour for Removal, Casketing and Dressing. (This will be determined by the funeral director.)
- Caskets A complete list will be provided at the funeral home.
- Outer Burial Containers (A complete list will be provided at the funeral home.)
Forwarding of remains to another funeral home: This charge includes removal of remains, basic services of the staff, embalming, necessary authorizations and local transportation to airport. This charge DOES NOT include ceremonies.
Receiving remains from another funeral home: This charge includes the basic services of the staff, pick up of remains, and transportation of remains to the cemetery, this charge DOES NOT include any rites or ceremonies.
This charge includes removal of remains, local transportation to the cemetery, and basic services of the staff. This charge DOES NOT include any rites or ceremonies.
- Immediate burial with casket provided by purchaserB
- Immediate burial with casket selected from funeral home (in addition to cost of casket)
This charge includes removal of remains, local transportation to crematory, and basic services of the staff. This charge does not include any rites or ceremonies. 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 corrugated cardboard. (With or without an outside covering.)
- Direct Cremation with container provided by purchaser
- Direct cremation with alternative container
- Prayer Cards Standard Package includes 20 laminated and 80 regular printed acknowledgement cards (100 total cards).
- Photo Prayer Cards all laminated (100 cards total). You may order additional cards.