General Price List

General Price List

These prices are effective as of August 9, 2017 (Prices 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 Service 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.

BASIC SERVICES OF FUNERAL DIRECTOR, STAFF AND OVERHEAD ............................................................................................. $2195

“Our basic service charge includes, but is not limited to, staff to respond to initial request for service; arrangement conference with family or responsible party; preparation and filing of necessary certificates and permits; shelter of remains; placement of obituary notices; planning of funeral arrangements; and coordination of service with cemetery, crematory, vault companies and others as required.  “Also included in this charge are overhead expenses relative to our facility such as insurance, maintenance and utility expenses, secretarial and administrative costs, and equipment and inventory expenses.”

“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.)”

DEATH CERTIFICATE PROCESSING FEE   (Elkhart County Only)..……………………………………………………………….……….. $95

DEATH CERTIFICATE PROCESSING FEE (Outside Elkhart County)……………………………………………………………………….$130

TRANSFER OF REMAINS TO FUNERAL HOME (Within 25 miles)........................................................................................................$375 

EMBALMING………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. $750

“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 PREPARATION (Cosmetic, Dressing, Restorative work).......................................................................................................... $260

(Outside Services shall be the responsibility of the Family)                                                                                         

WASHING & DISINFECTING REMAINS WITH NO EMBALMING.............................................................................................................. $200

AUTOPSY OR ORGAN DONATION............................................................................................................................................................. $300

HUMAN REMAINS OVER 300 POUNDS………….....................................................................................................................................$300

USE OF FACILITIES, STAFF AND EQUIPMENT CONDUCTED AT FUNERAL HOME:

FUNERAL CEREMONY................................................................................................................................................................ $435

VISITATION/VIEWING................................................................................................................................................$160 per hour

MEMORIAL SERVICE................................................................................................................................................................... $435

USE OF STAFF AND EQUIPMENT HELD IN ANOTHER FACILITY

FUNERAL CEREMONY................................................................................................................................................................ $435

VISITATION/VIEWING................................................................................................................................................$160 per hour

MEMORIAL SERVICE  ................................................................................................................................................................. $435

GRAVESIDE SERVICE ................................................................................................................................................................ $270

INTERMENT/ENTOMBMENT OF REMAINS .............................................................................................................................. $270

ADDITIONAL STAFF FOR WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAY SERVICES………………………………………………………………$300

                    CONSULTATION FEE (IF AT-NEED ARRANGEMENTS ARE MADE THEN DECEASED MOVES LOCATIONS) ………… $200

AUTOMOTIVE EQUIPMENT (LOCALLY)

HEARSE......................................................................................................................................................................................$365

LIMOUSINE................................................................................................................................................................................... $250

GENERAL SERVICE/FLOWER CAR........................................................................................................................................... $175

LEAD CAR (CLERGY)................................................................................................................................................................$150

TRANSPORTATION OUTSIDE LOCAL AREA $3.00 PER LOADED MILE


MISCELLANEOUS MERCHANDISE

MEMORIAL PACKAGES (PRICE RANGE) From ................................................................................................................ $225 to $250

Package includes memorial register book, service folders, or prayer cards, thank you notes.

HAIRDRESSER/BARBER...................................................................................................................................................................... $65

REFRIGERATION FEE (PER DAY)…………………………………………………………………………………………………………….$50

STAFF ORGANIST................................................................................................................................................................................. $75

LAMINATED OBITUARIES (Each).......................................................................................................................................................... $3

TEMPORARY GRAVE MARKER........................................................................................................................................................... $45

VIDEO/DVD (60 PHOTOS)..................................................................................................................................................................   $170

ADDITIONAL PICTURES FOR DVD(EACH)……………………………………………………………………………………………………$2

CRUCIFIX................................................................................................................................................................................................ $55

FLAG HOLDER AND STAND FROM..................................................................................................................................... $175 to $195

DISPLAY CASE ................................................................................................................................................................................... $120

CEMETERY CANDLE...................$65.00     CANDLE REFILLS.............................$3.00 each

                                                                  CASKETS, VAULTS & CONTAINERS

CASKETS (Range of Prices) a complete list will be provided at the funeral home................................................... $995 to $9,695

CREMATION CASKETS (Range of Prices)....................................................................................................................... $995 to $4,790

OUTER BURIAL CONTAINERS (Range of Prices) A complete list will be provided at the funeral home.. $1,270.00 to $5,000.00

(Add $350 to Outer Burial Containers for Setting/Sealing/Tent fees.  Also, “We do not warrant or claim that the vault you are purchasing is air and/or watertight.  Please refer to the manufacturer’s warranty for the merchandise you purchased.”)

CARDBOARD CREMATION CONTAINER.........................................................................................................................................$100

CREMATION FEE (Added to all cremations)………………………………………………….……………………..……………………$250

PACKAGED ECONOMY SERVICES

* TRADITIONAL WITH CREMATION ECONOMY SERVICE                                                         $5295

                Rental Casket:  Norwood Oak Satin Finish with Ivory Interior           

Basic services of funeral directors and staff

                Embalming normal remains

                Local transportation of remains to the funeral home

                Cosmetology, grooming, dressing

                1 hour public visitation/viewing immediately prior to services

                Funeral service at funeral home or church

                Use of funeral service vehicle (if necessary)

                Basic register package of acknowledgement cards, register book and service folders

*TRADITIONAL ECONOMY SERVICE “PLUS                                                                   $5525

                Choice of 20 gauge. Steel Casket from “The Bradford Collection” (SEE PHOTOS)

                Choice of  Silver, Copper, Blue, White and Pink.

                Basic services of funeral directors and staff

                Embalming normal remains

                Local transportation of remains to the funeral home

                Cosmetology, grooming, dressing

                1 hour of public visitation immediately prior to service

                Funeral service at funeral home or church

                Use of hearse and lead/safety car (if necessary)

                Graveside services (also must be done in same day)

                Basic register package of acknowledgement cards, register book and service folders

No substitutions or additions to the above packages

*Additional expense considerations could be; purchase a vault from the Vault Price List, Vault Set and Seal Charge with Tent & Chairs of $350; opening and closing of cemetery property, crematory fee, flowers, minister and musician gratuities, death certificates, hairdresser and any other desired cash advances.  Weekend Services will incur additional fees, which will be explained as they apply.

Indiana State Sales Tax applies.  


FORWARDING OF REMAINS TO ANOTHER FUNERAL HOME..................................................................................................... $2795

This charge includes removal of remains, basic service of staff, embalming, necessary authorizations, minimum shipping container and local transportation to airport.  This charge does not include visitation, rites, or ceremonies prior to forwarding of the body.

RECEIVING OF REMAINS FROM ANOTHER FUNERAL ............................................................................................................... $2190

This charge includes temporary shelter of remains, basic services of staff and transportation of remains to cemetery.  This charge does not include visitation, rites or ceremonies.

CREMATION AND CREMATION SERVICES

DIRECT CREMATION (Range of Prices)................................................................................................................................. $1975 to $2245

Our charge for a direct cremation includes removal of remains, local transportation to crematory, necessary authorizations and basic services of staff.  This charge does not include the crematory fee or use of facilities and staff for any visitation or ceremony, public or private, prior to the cremation.  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).  The container we provide is a corrugated cardboard container with a wood bottom for support.

DIRECT CREMATION CONTAINER PROVIDED BY CLIENT………………………………………………………………………..……….$1875

DIRECT CREMATION, CARDBOARD CONTAINER..............................................................................................................................$1975

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).

The containers we provide are:  cardboard containers. Does not include cremation fee. 

DIRECT CREMATION, With Graveside Service...................................................................................................................................... $2235

DIRECT CREMATION, With Memorial Service on or off premises...................................................................................................... $2290

DIRECT CREMATION, With Memorial Service on or off premises, and Graveside Service.............................................................. $2550

DIRECT CREMATION, With One hour Visitation, Memorial Service on or off premises.................................................................. $2545

DIRECT CREMATION, One hour Visitation, Memorial Service on or off premises, and Graveside Service................................... $2805

Note: If other than Cardboard Cremation Container Desired, See Cremation Casket Price List

    additional calling hours at $155 per hour.  Weekends or Holidays add $300 per day. Cremation fee not included.

IMMEDIATE BURIALS

IMMEDIATE BURIALS.............................................................................................................................$2640 PLUS CASKET OF CHOICE

Our charge for an immediate burial (excluding ceremony, visitation, and cemetery charges) includes local removal,

care of remains, basic services of staff, authorizations, and casket coach to local cemetery.

IMMEDIATE BURIAL WITH GRAVESIDE SERVICE................................................................................. $2890 PLUS CASKET OF CHOICE

Our charge for an immediate burial (excluding ceremony, visitation, and cemetery charges) includes local removal,

care of remains, basic services of staff, authorizations, and casket coach to local cemetery.

PRE-ARRANGEMENT SERVICES

We will assist you in pre-planning your funeral with the same care and concern you have come to expect.  We are anxious to answer

all of your questions, and there is, of course, no cost or obligation for our pre-planning services.