Obituaries

Rayla Dieter
B: 1943-06-01
D: 2017-12-10
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Dieter, Rayla
Elaine Aune
B: 1928-06-18
D: 2017-12-09
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Aune, Elaine
Sarah Fiveash
B: 1935-01-02
D: 2017-12-04
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Fiveash, Sarah
Roberta Pickar
B: 1940-10-01
D: 2017-12-01
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Pickar, Roberta
Myrtle Wendt
B: 1942-06-06
D: 2017-11-30
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Wendt, Myrtle
Vivian Bye
B: 1924-01-22
D: 2017-11-30
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Bye, Vivian
Donald Otremba
B: 1935-06-30
D: 2017-11-25
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Otremba, Donald
Bruce Maier
B: 1954-06-10
D: 2017-11-24
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Maier, Bruce
Donald Vervalen
B: 1954-03-15
D: 2017-11-14
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Vervalen, Donald
Diane Gustafson
B: 1946-08-28
D: 2017-11-06
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Gustafson, Diane
Stanley Portner
B: 1926-09-23
D: 2017-11-01
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Portner, Stanley
Steven Stutsman
B: 1945-10-24
D: 2017-10-31
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Stutsman, Steven
John Blackford
D: 2017-10-31
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Blackford, John
Joan DesMarais
B: 1930-01-04
D: 2017-10-28
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DesMarais, Joan
Norma Dickson
B: 1921-03-31
D: 2017-10-26
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Dickson, Norma
George Forster
B: 1934-06-21
D: 2017-10-24
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Forster, George
Raymond Churchill
B: 1939-11-25
D: 2017-10-10
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Churchill, Raymond
Sidney Buckland
B: 1940-01-08
D: 2017-10-08
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Buckland, Sidney
Marion Doboshinski
B: 1926-03-17
D: 2017-09-28
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Doboshinski, Marion
Gary Wendt
B: 1941-06-15
D: 2017-09-26
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Wendt, Gary
Jeffrey Rasmusson
D: 2017-09-25
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Rasmusson, Jeffrey

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Traditional Funeral Service

TRADITIONAL FUNERAL SERVICE

 

A traditional services includes visitation where family and friends come to pay their respect and share memories with the family of the deceased and funeral services at either the funeral home, church, graveside or anyplace you and your family chooses. The charges listed below include the things needed for this type of funeral.


Basic Services of the Funeral Director and Staff................................................$2590.00

 

This charge includes arrangement conference, planning and coordinating the final disposition, securing required authorization forms and permits, obtaining demographic information for filing the death certificate, obtaining certified copies of the death certificate, coordinating and planning with others as needed such as clergy, churches, musicians, cemeteries, crematories, newspapers and florists.  This fee also includes a proportionate share of our overhead cost such as insurance, local, state, and federal taxes, maintenance, salaries, etc. 

 

Embalming.........................................$950.00

 

Except in certain special cases, embalming is not required by law.  Embalming may be necessary, however, if you select certain funeral arrangements, such as funeral with a viewing.  If you do not want embalming, you have the right to choose arrangements that does not require it, such as direct cremation or immediate burial, or when refrigeration or use of dry ice is available. 

 

Other preparation of the body 

 

Dressing, Casketing, Cosmetizing.............$240.00

 

 

Facilities, equipment, & Transportation

 

Use of facilities, equipment, and/or staff for a viewing............................................$325.00

 

Use of facilities, equipment and/or staff for a funeral............................................$395.00

 

Transfer of remains to the funeral home or other location...........................................$575.00

 

Hearse or Funeral Coach.......................$450.00

 

Service Car( Multi-Purpose vehicle for delivering flowers, permits Etc)........................................$100.00

 

The standard charge for facilities, equipment, transportation, and staff for a traditional funeral service............$5625.00**

 

 

 

 

** This fee does not include merchandise items such as a casket, outer burial container, and printing.  It also does not include cash advance items, such has cemetery fees, church fees, obituaries, flowers, death certificates, vault company charges, lunch, etc. A complete list of these charges and payment expectations will be provided on a statment of funeral goods and services at time of arrangements