Pricing


We offer this information to ensure that the families we serve understand the cost of providing our services.  Any service that is selected will include a charge for our basic services of Funeral Director and Staff.  

The Options below are to help provide a general idea of what to expect in terms of the costs associated with funeral or cremation services.  Since we believe in personalizing every service to reach the family's need, feel free to contact us about additional services available.

These prices are effective October 1, 2022, but are subject to change without notice.



Direct Cremation (Option 1)                                                              $3,100

Immediate Cremation only. No public viewing, no assistance in placement of obituaries, planning any services, cemetery arrangements, printing options or any other assistance.

Includes: 

Services of Funeral Director and Staff - $2095

 Transfer of Deceased to the Funeral Home -$ 395

 Alternative Container used for Cremation (Required) - $ 110

Crematory Fee ($450) & Authorization ($50) - $500

                                                                                 TOTAL: $3100.00

Only additional cost for MN State certified death certificates dependent one the number requested    ($ 13 for the first copy, $6 for each additional copy)


** FEES FOR DIRECT CREMATION OPTION 1 DO NOT include embalming, visitation or memorial services; or other goods such as cremation urn, cost of death certificates, gratuity for clergy, musicians, luncheon, flowers, obituaries, folders, register book, thank you cards, cemetery charges or cemetery markers.  

This option does not allow any upgraded services expected for a private viewing option.



Direct Cremation (Option 2)                                                              $3,500

Immediate Cremation only with no public viewing, professional assistance in filing of the required legal documents, assistance with placement of obituaries and public notices only.  (obituary costs itemized separately).  Funeral Home staff and equipment are not present at services or burial.

Includes: 

Services of Funeral Director and Staff - $2495

 Transfer of Deceased to the Funeral Home -$ 395

 Alternative Container used for Cremation (Required) - $ 110

Crematory Fee ($450) & Authorization ($50) - $500

                                                                                 TOTAL: $3500.00

**Additional cost for MN State certified death certificates dependent one the number requested          ($ 13 for the first copy, $6 for each additional copy)

**Additional costs dependent on actual newspaper or publication costs.


FEES FOR DIRECT CREMATION OPTION 2 DO NOT include embalming, assistance with planning services, visitation or memorial services; or other goods such as cremation urn, cost of death certificates, gratuity for clergy, musicians, luncheon, flowers, obituaries, folders, register book, thank you cards, cemetery charges or cemetery markers.  



Cremation with Memorial Service                                                      $4,900

No public viewing. Cremation is done prior to any services. 

Includes:

Services of Funeral Director and Staff - $2995

Transfer of Deceased -$395

Memorial Service - $550

Alternative Container used for Cremation (Required) - $ 110

Crematory Fee ($450) & Authorization ($50) - $500

Service Vehicle (Hearse) - $350

                                                                                 TOTAL: $4900.00


**FEES DO NOT include embalming, cremation urn, death certificates, gratuity for clergy, musicians, luncheon, flowers, obituaries, folders, register book, thank you cards, cemetery charges or cemetery markers.



Full Funeral Service followed by Cremation                               $7685-8855

A funeral service and visitation with body present, with cremation done following the services. 

 Includes: 

Services of Funeral Director and Staff - $2995

Embalming - $750

Other Preparation of the Deceased - $325

Transfer of Deceased -$395

Visitation (night prior) - $450

Funeral Service - $550 

Service Vehicle (Hearse)- $350

Service Vehicle (Lead Car) - $175

Crematory Fee ($450) & Authorization ($50) - $500

Cremation Casket Options:

Oak Rental Casket - $1295                                                                                                                Other Cremation Caskets - $1195-$2365


                                                                          TOTAL: $7685-$8855

*Fees do not include cremation urn, death certificates, gratuity for clergy, musicians, luncheon, flowers, obituaries, folders, register book, thank you cards, cemetery charges or cemetery markers.


Full Funeral Service                                                                  $10,000+

A funeral service and visitation with body present followed by full burial.

 Includes: 

Services of Funeral Director and Staff - $2995*

Embalming - $750*

Other Preparation of the Deceased - $325*

Transfer of Deceased -$395*

Visitation (night prior) - $450*

Funeral Service - $550* 

Weekend overtime- Saturday $300 or Sunday $400

Service Vehicle (Hearse)- $350*

Service Vehicle (Lead Car) - $175*

Printing Package (Custom Memorial Folders, Thank You's, and Guestbook w/ tax)- $375.81*

Outer Burial Container (with standard weekday delivery and installation):                                                       Saturday additional- $450         Sunday additional- $600           Holiday additional- $825                           Graveliner (unsealed)- $1800                                                                                                                             Monticello (sealed)- $2195*                                                                                                                               Continental (sealed)- $2695

 Casket Options:

Metal - $1695*-$4165                                                                                                                          Wood - $1795-$6365

                                                                         * TOTAL: $10,255.81

*Fees do not include death certificates (#8-$55), gratuity for clergy ($200), musicians ($200), luncheon($600), flowers ($500), obituaries ($150), cemetery charges ($900).                                             TOTAL with cash advance estimates included: $12,860.81

Not included in either estimate are additional fees for weekend services, cemetery markers, final dates, or additional transportation charges if needed.


                                          Cash Advance Items

These items are not funeral home charges but are often required expenses for funeral and cremation services. For your convenience, some of these items may be added to the funeral statement of goods and services and would be paid to third party persons for services provided through the funeral home.

MN DEATH CERTIFICATE

              $13 for the first copy, $6 for each additional copy

HONORARIUMS (suggested) 

             Minister- $150.00-$250.00

             Soloist- $50-$150.00

             Organist-$100.00-$150.00

             Luncheon- $2.00-$25.00 per person

             Custodial fee (at some facilities)- $25-$200

             Sound System fee (at some churches)- $25-$100

FACILITY FEES: some churches/facilities charge a rental fee- $100-500

FUNERAL CELEBRANT FEE- $150.00-$350.00

CEMETERY CHARGES    

           Grave Digging- $250-$1025

           Overtime Charges for weekends and holiday- $50-$600

           Purchase graves—Prices vary depending on cemetery- $100-$875

           Interment and staking fees—Prices vary depending on cemetery- $25-$300

CEMETERY MARKERS- from $666.90 to $5500.00

          Cement Border- $250 to $450

          Delivery & Placement of Marker- $200.00

          Staking Fee for a Marker- $20-$100

          Final Dates on existing marker- $275-375+

          Final Dates on Bronze Plate- $495+

FLOWERS—You may choose to order your own flowers at a local florist.

OBITUARY— charge for obituary notices. (Average newspaper costs $55-$800)                                          Minneapolis and St. Paul newspapers charge per printed line.                                 



                                                   Payment Policy

Our Funeral Home has established a uniform payment policy to serve allfamilies fairly. 

For all immediate cremation or immediate burial services

payment is due in full within 5 business days or prior to receiving services.


For all other services, half (1/2) of the funeral statement balance

 is due at least 1 full day prior to the scheduled services 

with the remaining balance due with 30 days from the death.

 o  A penalty of 8% will becharged on all accounts that extend beyond the 30 days allowed.

 The following are acceptable payment options:

o  Pre-arranged funeral trustthrough the Hamilton Funeral Homes, uponverification (eg. Bank CD or Insurance Policy)

o  Cash, personal check,cashier check or money order

o  Visa, MasterCard, AmericanExpress

o  Assignment of LifeInsurance Benefits to the Funeral Home, uponverification.

o  Payment Plan (via USAlending)


COUNTY ASSISTANCE POLICY

Please inform our funeral home staff at the time thedeath occurs if you require county assistance. 

The funeral home staff will need confirmation fromthe county worker as to eligibility prior to the arrangement conference. 

This will ensure that we can help families makedecisions that will correspond with the assistance being granted.

Each county establishes a policy outlining whatservice from the funeral home will be allowed. 

We reserve the right to refuse county assisted services



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