The goods and services shown below are those we can provide for our customers. You may choose only the items you desire. However, any funeral arrangements you select will include a charge for our services. If legal or other requirements mean that 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. This list does not include prices for certain items that you may ask us to buy for you, such as cemetery or crematory services, flowers and newspaper notices. The prices for those items will be shown on your bill or the statement describing the funeral goods and services you selected.
BASIC SERVICES OF FUNERAL DIRECTOR AND STAFF: Our charge includes funeral counseling, necessary arrangements, recording vital statistics, securing permits, filing and obtaining death certificates and other forms and claims, preparation of necessary notices. This fee for our services 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 and receiving remains.
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.
Other Preparations of the Body
Sanitary Preparation in Lieu of Embalming
*** Traditional Service Package A Itemized
*** Traditional Service Package A *** with casket purchase from our funeral home
FORWARDING REMAINS TO ANOTHER FUNERAL HOME: Our charge include transfer of remains to the funeral home, embalming, services of funeral director and staff and motor equipment to point of transportation. This charge does not include viewing, ceremony, merchandise or shipping charges.
RECEIVING REMAINS FROM ANOTHER FUNERAL HOME: Our charge includes services of funeral director and staff, care of remains, transportation to funeral home and casket coach to cemetery or crematory. This charge does not include viewing, ceremony, graveside service or merchandise.
Our charge for a direct cremation includes services of funeral director and staff, necessary authorizations, transfer of remains to the funeral home, care of remains, transportation to Davenport Crematory and Illinois county permit fee (Cook County is an additional $50). This charge does not include use of facilities and staff for visitation or ceremony, public or private, prior to, or after cremation. If you want to arrange a direct cremation, you can select an alternative container. Alternative containers encase the body and can be made of materials like fiberboard or composition materials. The containers we provide are made of cardboard and fiberboard.
Direct Cremation with casket selected from our funeral home (in addition to cost of casket)
Direct Cremation with minimum alternative container
Direct Cremation (Container provided by client)
One hour private viewing, see package price list for details
Our charge for an immediate burial includes necessary services of funeral director and staff, transfer of remains to the funeral home, necessary authorizations, care of remains, local transportation to cemetery by casket coach. This charge does not include cemetery fees, embalming, use of facilities and staff for visitation or ceremony, graveside ceremony public or private, prior to burial.
Immediate Burial (container provided by client)
Immediate Burial with casket selected from our funeral home (in addition to the cost of casket)
Immediate Burial with 20 Gauge Steel Casket, Wabash, in 2 color choices
Immediate Burial with 20 Gauge Steel Casket, Viking, in 3 color choices
Immediate Burial with 18 Gauge Steel Casket, Neopolitan, in 4 color choices
Immediate Burial with Solid Hardwood Casket, Windsor
Immediate Burial with Veneer Casket, Pecan, 4 veneer choices
ANATOMICAL GIFT DONATION: Our charge for anatomical gift donation includes the services of funeral director and staff, securing permits and documents, transfer of remains to the funeral home, Illinois cremation permit, transfer of remains to Anatomical Gift Association.
(Cook County is an additional $50)
Out of area obituary in newspapers (cost of the obituary plus)
Sheltering of remains after 96 hrs in a climate controlled room (per day)
Administrative Fee for processing Life Insurance Assignments
Overnight Rush Cremation
A 3% process fee will be added on all Credit Card payments.
Prices effective May 1, 2017 (Subject to change without notice)