Obituaries

Anna Saunders
B: 1944-05-20
D: 2019-12-05
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Saunders, Anna
Elizabeth "BJ" Byers
B: 1957-09-17
D: 2019-11-27
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Byers, Elizabeth "BJ"
George Van Tubergen
B: 1935-12-14
D: 2019-11-23
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Van Tubergen , George
JoAnn Hurdle
B: 1951-06-01
D: 2019-11-20
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Hurdle, JoAnn
Linda Leos
B: 1944-06-21
D: 2019-11-07
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Leos, Linda
Nelson Osborn
B: 1943-05-15
D: 2019-11-04
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Osborn, Nelson
Gerald Bemis
B: 1948-06-13
D: 2019-11-04
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Bemis, Gerald
Louis Denton
B: 1938-04-05
D: 2019-10-29
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Denton, Louis
David Gallaty
B: 1943-12-07
D: 2019-10-20
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Gallaty, David
Georgia Maples
B: 1927-06-26
D: 2019-10-18
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Maples, Georgia
Rosella Meier
B: 1960-01-23
D: 2019-10-10
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Meier, Rosella
Dale Wysong
B: 1931-08-17
D: 2019-10-03
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Wysong, Dale
Arleen Hergenroeder-Hubbard
B: 1933-06-21
D: 2019-09-24
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Hergenroeder-Hubbard, Arleen
Benny Honeycutt
B: 1956-12-26
D: 2019-09-13
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Honeycutt, Benny
Marguerite Croad
B: 1922-05-01
D: 2019-09-13
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Croad, Marguerite
William Scott
B: 1942-11-23
D: 2019-09-03
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Scott, William
Deborah Cowles ( Lacey)
B: 1950-07-08
D: 2019-09-03
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Cowles ( Lacey), Deborah
Sam Ross
B: 1964-03-16
D: 2019-08-31
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Ross, Sam
Carol Roberts
B: 1953-10-07
D: 2019-08-27
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Roberts, Carol
Sharon McCarthy
B: 1962-05-26
D: 2019-08-22
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McCarthy, Sharon
Edward Mann
B: 1933-04-05
D: 2019-08-15
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Mann, Edward

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408 W. Main St.
P.O. Box 0866
Farwell, MI 48622
Phone: 989-588-4541
Fax: 989-588-6084

General Price List

 

 

 

General Price List

 These Prices are Effective as of  June 1, 2019, 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 funeral 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 reasons in writing on the statement we provide describing the funeral goods and services you selected.

Basic Services of Funeral Director and Staff…..................$2,275.00

     Our basic service charge includes, but not limited to funeral counseling, availability on a 24-hour basis, consultation with family and clergy, assistance of staff in all necessary phases of arrangements, obtaining preparation and filing of necessary notices, authorizations and consents, certificates and permits; a proportionate share of the taxes, licenses, utilities  and business expenses; coordinating with those providing other portions of the funeral service, such as cemetery, crematory, secretarial and administrative assistance to a family following the funeral and/or final disposition. This fee for our basic services and over head 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:………………….....................................................…$875.00

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.

Transfer of Remains to Funeral Home (within 45 mile radius) $350.00

Other Preparation / Care of the Body:

Dressing, Casketing, and Cosmetology.………...................…$350.00

Casketing only…………………………………………..............…$95.00

Washing and Disinfecting of Un-embalmed Remains..............$200.00

Services of Hairdresser……………………………................…..$55.00

Care of Autopsied Remains (additional)..……….............……$295.00

Care of Organ donor Remains (additional)..…….….........…..$295.00

Special Restorative Art (per hour)………………..................….$85.00

Refrigeration Charge (per day)……………………...............…..$25.00

Care and Custody while Sheltering Remains per day (after initial 3 days) ……………………………………......................................$75.00

Use of Facilities, Staff and Equipment: Use of service rooms per day or a portion thereof, including but not limited to family room(s), reception area and necessary equipment.

 Funeral Ceremony (Conducted at Funeral Home).............…$600.00

 Visitation/Viewing - One Day (Conducted at FuneralHome)..$600.00

 Each Additional Day (Conducted at Funeral Home)..............$250.00

 Memorial Service (Conducted at Funeral Home)........………$525.00

Use of Staff and Equipment:  In lieu of the funeral home facilities, our services include all necessary equipment and additional staff for conducting church funerals or funerals conducted from family residences, etc.

  Funeral Ceremony (Conducted at another facility)...............$600.00

  Visitation/Viewing - One Day (Conducted at another facility)$600.00

        Each Additional Day (Conducted at another facility)............$250.00

        Memorial Service (Conducted at another facility).................$525.00

        Graveside Service................................................................$500.00

Automotive Equipment (within   45  mile radius):

  Casket Coach (Hearse)..................................................…...$350.00

  Service/Utility Vehicle (e.g. Lead Vehicle).............................$175.00

        Limousine - 9 passenger (per vehicle)..cost by availability at time of

              service............................................................................$_____

        Family Car - 6 passenger (per vehicle)....................................$ N/A

        Flower Vehicle.....................................................................$175.00

        Additional Transportation Charges beyond 45 Mile Radius..............

               ($3.00 per one way loaded mile)..................................$3.00/mi

 

Merchandise

         Caskets (Range of Prices)............................$100.00 to $8,750.00

         Outer Burial Containers (Range of Prices)$725.00 t0 $8,800.00

                (a complete list will be provided at the Funeral Home)

         Cremation Vaults / Urns (Range of Prices)..$50.00 to $3,695.00

                (a complete list will be provided at the Funeral Home)

          Miscellaneous Merchandise:

                Register Book (s)..................................................From $55.00

                Memorial or Prayer Cards (per 100)...................From $100.00

                Acknowledgement Cards (per 100).....................From $100.00

                Grave Markers and Monuments..........................From $375.00

                Flag Cases..........................................................From $175.00

                Crucifix or Cross.............................................................$15.00

                Combination Shipping Unit (required by Airlines for human

                      human remains).....................................................$395.00

                Air Tray (required by Airlines for casketed human remains

                      shipment)................................................................$250.00

                Processing and mailing of Cremated Remains.............$100.00

Receiving of Remains from Another Funeral Home..........$1,975.00

This charge includes basic services of staff, local transportation to funeral home, temporary shelter of the remains and casket coach (local) to cemetery or crematory, (excluding visitation and funeral home ceremony and cash advance items).

Forwarding of Remains to Another Funeral Home.............$2,475.00

This charge includes local removal of remains, shelter of the remains, basic services of staff, necessary authorizations, embalming and local transportation (excluding shipping charges, air tray or combo unity, staff for visitation, funeral ceremony and cash advance items).

Direct Cremations (Range of Prices).................$1,925.00 to $8,900.00

Our charge for a direct cremation includes local removal, care of remains, transportation to the crematory, basic services of staff and authorizations (Does not include funeral ceremony, visitation, crematory charges and cash advance items).

Current Law may require that any human remains held after 24 hours beyond death shall be embalmed or sealed in a container that will not allow fumes or odors to escape, or be kept under refrigeration, if this does not conflict with religious beliefs or medical examination. Additional costs may be embalming after 24 hours and prior to cremation, refrigeration and an alternative container.

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:

Direct Cremation not including cost of casket selected by client....................................................................$1,925.00

Direct Cremation with an alternative container provided by the funeral home...................................... ..........$2,025.00

Direct Cremation with container provided by client............. ............................................................................$1,925.00

These prices do not include a cremation vault / urn. Cremated remains are returned to the family in a temporary container.

Immediate Burials (Range of Prices)...$2,400.00 to $11,150.00

Our charge for immediate burial includes local removal, care of remains, basic services of staff, authorizations and casket coach to local area cemetery. (Does not include embalming, funeral ceremony, visitation, outer burial container, cemetery charges and cash advance items).

Immediate Burial not including cost of casket selected by client....................................................................$2,400.00

Immediate Burial with alternative container provided by funeral home.......................................................$2,500.00

Immediate Burial with casket provided by client...$2,400.00

Cash Advance Items

Sales Tax                                              Death Certificates 

Honorariums                                         Vehicle Escorts

Obituary Notices                                   Common Carrier Charges

Cemetery/Crematory Charges              Musicians/Vocalists

Disposition/Burial Permit                       Other Funeral Homes

Medical Examiner's Fees                      Outside Hairdresser

NOTE: These are just a few examples of Cash Advance Items. There are many more that could relate to the services you select.