Recent Obituaries

Pricing
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 arrangement you select will include a charge for our basic services and general operating overhead. If legal or other requirements mean you must buy any item you did not specifically ask for, we will explain the reason on the statement we provide, describing the funeral goods and services you have selected.
Traditional Service Package $3,925.00
*THE RED PRICES COMBINED TOTAL THE COST OF OPERATION CHARGE*
Basic Services of Funeral Director & Staff $1,975.00
Our fee for the services of the funeral director and staff includes, but not limited to: 24 Hr. staff to respond to initial request for service; arrangement conference with family or responsible party; preparation and filing of necessary legal permits and certificates; preparation and placement of obituary notices; coordination of those providing other services, e.g. clergy, cemetery, crematory and others; assistance relating to social security, life insurance, pension, veterans, and other survivor benefits; shelter of remains. Also included in this charge is an allocation of fixed and general operating overhead relative to our facility such as insurance, maintenance, building and utility expenses and administrative costs. This fee for our services and general operating overhead will be added to the total cost of funeral arrangements you have selected. (This fee is already included in our charges for direct cremation, immediate burials, and forwarding or receiving remains. Additional charges may be accessed when filing for government assisted funerals and cremation services, eg cemetery or crematory fees.)
Embalming: (Technician, Equipment & Supplies) $575.00
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 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 direct cremation or immediate burial.
OTHER PREPARATON OF REMAINS
A. Basic care of remains: (dressing, casketing, cosmetology) $220.00
B. Hair Dresser $65.00
C. Special Care of autopsied remains for embalmed & non-embalmed $125.00
D. Adjustments of remains when received from another funeral home $100.00
E. Alternative Care - for religious or other reasons embalming is declined, State Statute HSS 136.04 requires a licensed embalmer to perform alternative sanitary care. $475.00
F. Shelter of remains of embalmed body per day past 72 Hrs (per day) $25.00
G. Refrigeration of unembalmed body held over 48 hrs. (per day) $25.00
ADDITIONAL USE OF FACILITIES, STAFF & EQUIPMENT
A. VISITATION: (up to 4 hours) in our chapel or other local facility $50.00
B. FUNERAL CEREMONY: In our chapel or other local facility $395.00
C. MEMORIAL SERVICE: (Ceremony without remains present) in our chapel or other facility. $395.00

D. GRAVESIDE SERVICE: Local graveside 

E. RECEPTION AREA USE:

Hall rental for catered luncheons  *Choices Catering*   
Hall rental for catered luncheon w/caterer of your choice

$200.00

 

$195.00
$295.00

AUTOMOTIVE EQUIPMENT
($1.00 per mile/roundtrip - beyond 10 miles radius of Appleton)
A. Transfer of remains to funeral home (24 hour service) $265.00
B. Casket Coach (Hearse) for service and/or cemetery $325.00
C. Service Vehicle (flower vehicle, utility car) $50.00
D. Mini-Coach (used in place of hearse, no overtime charges) $195.00
E. Funeral Coach Overtime: wkdy. after 4:00PM, Saturday, Sunday & Holidays $100.00

F. Transfer to/from airport ($1.00 additional beyond 10 mile radius)

G. Lead vehicle for procession

$150.00

$75.00

SERVICE RELATED PRODUCTS AND MERCHANDISE
A. Visitors Register Book $81.00
B. Memorial Folders (Remembrance Cards) up to 100 $82.00
C. Acknowledgement (Thank You) Cards, up to 100 $82.00
D. Cross for back of panel of casket $25.00
E. Flag Cases $210.00
and up
F. Laminated Obituary $5.00 each
G. Rental Flowers: Spray, Standards & Panel Piece $195.00
H. Personalized Memory Candle $25.00
I. Photo Sheets $5.00
CASKETS AVAILABLE FROM $895.00 - $15,500.00
OUTER BURIAL CONTAINERS
(BURIAL VALUT)
$995.00 - $15,995.00
CREMATION URNS $50.00 - $1,740.00
MISC. PRODUCTS, SERVICS AND MERCHANDISE
A. Emergency Diaster Pouch $125.00
B. Air Transfer Tray $275.00
C. Combo Unit $300.00
D. Cremation Process (Included in all cremation prices) $1,000.00
FORWARDING OF REMAINS TO ANOTHER FUNERAL HOME $1,395.00 + mileage
Includes basic services of funeral director and staff, the removal of the deceased from the local place of death, embalming, securing and completing the necessary certificates and permits, temporary care of the remains, use of the preparation room equipment and supplies. This is exclusive of any shipping charges, or any other use of funeral home, i.e. viewing, visitation or ceremony, and any merchandise.
RECEIVING OF REMAINS FROM ANOTHER FUNERAL HOME $1,195.00 + mileage
Includes basic services of funeral director and staff, transportation of the casketed decedent to the funeral home, sheltering of the deceased, use of the preparation room, and transportation to a local cemetery. This charge is exclusive of any shipping charges, outer burial container, or any other use of the funeral home, i.e. viewing, visitation or ceremony, and any other merchandise.
DIRECT CREMATION WITH NO CEREMONIES
Our fee for immediate cremation includes local removal of remains to funeral home, limited services of funeral director and staff, temporary shelter of remains (48 hrs.), sanitation and disinfectant, cremation process fee, preparation and filing of required legal permits, and delivery of cremains to local cemetery or family. Additional charges may be accessed when filing for government assisted funerals and cremation services (e.g. cemetery or crematory fees). If you want to arrange an immediate cremation, you can use an alternative container. Alternative containers encase the body and can be made of materials like fiberboard or composition material with or without an outside covering. The alternative container we provide is fiberboard.
A. With an acceptable container provided by the purchaser $1,840.00
B. Direct cremation with alternative container provided by funeral home $1,895.00
C. Direct cremation with casket from our regular selection of caskets $1,895.00 + casket

D. Direct cremation with private family viewing up to one hour (No embalming, within 24hours)

$1,995.00

IMMEDIATE BURIAL WITH NO CERMONIES
Our fees include: local transfer of remains to funeral home, limited services of funeral director and staff, temporary shelter of UNEMBALMED remains (48 hrs.), prepare and filing of required legal permits, transportation to local cemetery.
Immediate burial with casket $2,195.00 + casket
SUMMARY OF FUNERAL SERVICES OPTIONS:  

MEMORIAL SERVICES Includes:
Service of Funeral Director and Support Staff.
Prepare and file legal permits.
Transfer of remains to funeral home (24 Hr. Service).
Washing and sanitary care of remains (HSS 136.04, no embalming).
Ceremony in our chapel or other local facility.
Service, Utility and flower cars as needed.
Delivery of ashes to family or local cemetery

$2,675.00
GRAVESIDE COMMITTAL SERVICES
Service of Funeral Director and Support Staff.
Prepare and file legal permits.
Transfer of remains to funeral home (24 Hr. Service).
Washing and Sanitary care of remains (HSS 136.04, no embalming)
Staff and equipment for graveside service.
Dressing and casketing of deceased.
Delivery of body to local cemetery
$2,495.00

RENTAL CASKET AND SERVICE (one day service)
Basic services of Funeral Director and Support Staff
Preparation of remains (Embalming)
Dressing, Casketing, Cosmetology
Service & visitation in our chapel or other local facility (one day)
Transfer of remains to funeral home 24hr service
Hearse for service, crematory, etc.
Utility, Clergy and/or Flower car as needed
Oak or Cherry Rental Casket
Cremation Process

$4,725.00