Plan a Funeral : General Price List

These prices are effective as of October 15, 2010 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 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 goods and services you selected.

Basic Services of the Funeral Director and Staff $2,000.00
Our services include: conducting the arrangements conference; planning the funeral; consulting with family and clergy; shelter of remains; preparing and filing of necessary notices; obtaining the necessary authorizations and permits; coordinating with the cemetery, crematory, or other third parties. In addition, this fee includes a proportionate share of our basic overhead costs.

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 remains.)

Embalming $900.00
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 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 Preparations
Other Preparation of the body, includes cleansing, dressing, cometizing and casketing. $200.00
To have your hairdresser $50.00

Transfer of Remains to the Funeral Home
(within 50 mile radius)

Use of Facilities, Staff and Equipment for Services Conducted at Our Facility
Facilities & staff for one day of visitation $600.00
Facilities & staff for two days of visitation (1st day $600.00, 2nd day $300.00 $900.00
Facilities & staff for funeral service (with graveside service) $600.00
Facilities & staff for memorial service in our facility $500.00

Use of Staff and Equipment for Services Conducted at Another Facility
Facilities & staff for one day of visitation $300.00
Facilities & staff for two days of visitation $600.00
Staff & equip. for funeral at church (with graveside service) $600.00
Staff & equip. for memorial service at church $300.00
Graveside service only (nothing at funeral home or church $300.00

Automotive Equipment
(within 50 mile radius)

Cremation Fee $350.00

Direct Cremation
Direct Cremation $2,450.00
Our charge for a direct cremation (without ceremony or visitation)Includes:
Basic services of the funeral director and staff (a proportionate share of overhead costs); removal of remains (50 miles) transportation to crematory; obtaining necessary authorizations and permits and a cremation container. It also includes the cost of the cremation itself.

If you want to arrange a direct cremation, you can use an alternative container from our list or provide your own (must be made of combustible material), such as, wood, fiberboard or composition materials.

Immediate Burial
Immediate Burial $2,550.00
Our charge for an immediate burial (without ceremony) includes: basic services of funeral director and staff; a proportionate share of overhead costs; removal of remains; and local transportation to the cemetery.

Forwarding of Remains to another Funeral Home $2,600.00
Our charges includes: removal from the place of death (20 mile radius), embalming transportation to MBS Airport, necessary services of staff and a combination air tray.

Receiving of Remains from another Funeral Home $2,100.00
If forwarding funeral home has already embalmed(if required), made all necessary arrangements,for viewing and or services that have or will take place at their end. We will make necessary arrangements here through the forwarding funeral home.

Registers, Cards and Programs
Thank you cards
($5 per box/25 cards per box)
Visitors Register $25.00
Memorial Folders $50.00
Crucifix $15.00
Hairdresser/barber $50.00
Huron Daily Tribune $65.00
(runs 6 times)
Musician $75.00
Vault installation fee $325.00
TV Obitiuary
(WNEM-TV Obituary)
Lettering cemetery marker
(lettering an exsisting marker or monument, with up to 4 numbers)
Minister honorarium (average)
(this can vary depending on personal preference from $25.00 to $200.00 or more)
View Obituary $15.00