Obituaries

Bonnie Richmond
B: 1944-12-10
D: 2020-10-08
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Richmond, Bonnie
Betty Huntsman
B: 1930-10-02
D: 2020-10-03
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Huntsman, Betty
James Turnbo
B: 1952-07-15
D: 2020-09-29
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Turnbo, James
Mary Willett Brightwell
B: 1924-12-07
D: 2020-09-26
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Willett Brightwell, Mary
Warren Keith
B: 1953-11-16
D: 2020-09-14
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Keith, Warren
Lowell Cannon
B: 1933-03-28
D: 2020-09-10
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Cannon, Lowell
John Mathews
B: 1944-02-05
D: 2020-08-26
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Mathews, John
Kristina Lawrence
B: 1984-07-18
D: 2020-08-25
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Lawrence, Kristina
Louan Wynn
B: 1935-12-17
D: 2020-08-21
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Wynn, Louan
Nancy Milliman
B: 1937-06-25
D: 2020-08-12
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Milliman, Nancy
John Bryant
B: 1947-02-20
D: 2020-08-05
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Bryant, John
James Palmer
B: 1931-09-06
D: 2020-08-01
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Palmer, James
Helen Cooper-Trussell
B: 1934-05-10
D: 2020-07-31
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Cooper-Trussell, Helen
Frances Brown-Siler
B: 1927-10-15
D: 2020-07-28
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Brown-Siler, Frances
Marilea Gerner
B: 1922-12-28
D: 2020-07-23
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Gerner, Marilea
Vivian Sickman
B: 1936-07-02
D: 2020-07-18
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Sickman, Vivian
Norma Coons
B: 1928-11-22
D: 2020-07-17
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Coons, Norma
Joy Cox
B: 1934-08-10
D: 2020-07-16
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Cox, Joy
Josephine Evans
D: 2020-07-14
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Evans, Josephine
Dawn Kriebel
B: 1970-04-17
D: 2020-07-12
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Kriebel, Dawn
Dylan Taggart
B: 1979-04-08
D: 2020-07-07
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Taggart, Dylan

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PO Box 1094
PLATTE CITY, MO 64079
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GENERAL PRICE LIST

Effective October 1, 2019

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 services 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.

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Basic Services of Funeral Director and Staff

Our fee for the services of the funeral director and staff includes, but is not limited to, staff to respond to the initial request for service, arrangement conference with the family or responsible party; arrangement of funeral, preparation and filing of necessary authorizations and permits; recording vital statistics, preparation and placement of obituary notices; staff assistance prior to, during and/or following the funeral, including coordination with those providing other portions of the funeral, e.g. cemetery, crematory and others. Also included in these charges are overhead expenses relative to our facilities such as insurance, maintenance and utility expenses, secretarial and administrative costs, and equipment and inventory costs. 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 of remains.)

$2,315

Embalming

Except in special cases, embalming is not required by law. Embalming may be necessary, however if you select certain funeral arrangements, such as a funeral with a 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.

$895

Special Care for Autopsied Remains/Organ Donors (Additional Charge)

$250

Refrigeration of Unembalmed Remains per Day

$200

Washing and Disinfecting of Remains When No Embalming is Requested

$175

Dressing, Casketing and Cosmetizing of Deceased

$350

Hairdresser

$30







 

 

TRANSPORTATION (These charges cover a 50-mile service area. Outside of this, additional mileage may be charged.)

Transfer of Remains to Funeral Home

$400

Funeral Coach

$350

Lead/Pallbearer Car (6 Passenger SUV)

Included

Flower/Utility Vehicle

$100

Transfer To/From Kansas City International Airport

$100

Family Car (6 Passenger SUV)

$200

Family Limousine & Driver

$300

Additional Mileage in Excess of 50 Miles (per mile, one way)

$1.75


 

USE OF FACILITIES, STAFF AND/OR EQUIPMENT

Facilities and Staff for Viewing or Visitation (One Hour Prior to Service)

$275

Facilities and Staff for Viewing or Visitation (2 Hours)

$495

Facilities and Staff for Funeral or Memorial Service (On or Off-Site)

$575

Equipment and Staff for Graveside Service

$495

Equipment and Staff for Committal Service Following Funeral Service

$100


 

MERCHANDISE

Acknowledgement Cards

$50

Air Tray for Shipping Casketed Remains

$300

Combination Shipping Container (when no casket is used)

$300

Crucifix

$35

Guest Register Book

$55

Picture DVD (Complementary with casket purchase or rental)

$125

Additional Copies of DVD

$20

Memorial Folders (Quarter Sheet, Per 50)

$35

Memorial Folders (Half Sheet, Per 50)

$50

Prayer Cards (Per 50)

$50

Temporary Cemetery Marker

$55

Ziegler Case (Metal Inner Sealer)

$800

Additional Laminated Obituaries

$3.50

Additional Memorial Candles

$16.50


 

OTHER CHARGES

Service Scheduled After 4:00 pm (Per ½ hour)

$50

Cremation Fee

$900

Tent and Chairs with Outer Burial Container Purchase

$255

Extra Tent

$109

Tent and Chairs with No Outer Burial Container Purchase

$500

Date on Granite Marker

$140

Saturday Outer Burial Container Delivery

$130

Sunday Outer Burial Container Delivery

$250

Holiday Outer Burial Container Delivery (New Year’s Day, Easter, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day)

(No Delivery on Thanksgiving or Christmas)

$450

Escort (If Required)

$330

Forwarding Remains to Another Funeral Home (with Minimum Shipping Container)

This charge includes removal of remains, necessary services of staff, obtaining authorizations, embalming and local transportation to the airport. This charge does not include visitation, rites or ceremonies prior to forwarding of the body or any cash advance items such as airfare, newspaper notices etc.

$2,650

Forwarding Remains to Another Funeral Home (with Purchase of Casket from our Funeral Home)

$2,350

Receiving of Remains from Another Funeral Home (Full Remains)

This charge includes temporary shelter of remains, local transportation of remains to cemetery and necessary services of staff. This charge does not include visitation, rites, ceremonies or cash advance items such as newspaper notices, certified copies of the death certificates, etc.

$2,195

Receiving of Remains from Another Funeral Home (Cremated Remains)

$250


 

Immediate Burials

This charge is for an immediate burial, without any attendant rites or ceremonies, includes removal and shelter of remains, local transportation to cemetery, necessary services of the staff and authorizations. This charge does not include casket or outer burial container.

$2,750

Direct Cremation

Our charge for a direct cremation without any attendant rites or ceremonies includes removal of the remains, local transportation to the crematory, necessary services of the staff and authorizations and the cremation. This does not include an urn, it does include the cardboard container from the crematory.

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 a fiberboard container or a Mountain Oak Rental Casket with Insert.

$1,995

Additional Charge for Services Not Included in Direct Cremation (Obituaries, Veterans Benefits, Etc.)

$250

Body Donations

This charge includes basic services of funeral director and staff, transfer of the remains to place of anatomical donation, completion and filing of necessary authorizations and permits.

$1,575