Obituaries

Cynthia Moberg
B: 1952-06-30
D: 2017-08-19
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Moberg, Cynthia
Carroll Nelson
B: 1941-09-24
D: 2017-08-17
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Nelson, Carroll
Carl (Corky) Smith
B: 1950-11-16
D: 2017-08-16
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Smith, Carl (Corky)
Morris Lundgren
B: 1935-09-01
D: 2017-08-13
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Lundgren, Morris
Wayne Carey
B: 1949-10-27
D: 2017-08-09
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Carey, Wayne
William Huether
B: 1942-09-09
D: 2017-08-09
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Huether, William
Robert Sarna
D: 2017-08-07
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Sarna, Robert
Ardyce Stephan
B: 1939-03-13
D: 2017-07-27
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Stephan, Ardyce
Carol Sturdevant
B: 1926-01-27
D: 2017-07-25
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Sturdevant, Carol
Joseph Ketchmark
B: 1963-12-12
D: 2017-07-25
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Ketchmark, Joseph
Gary Kinney
B: 1951-02-14
D: 2017-07-24
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Kinney, Gary
James Morris
B: 1942-04-14
D: 2017-07-19
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Morris, James
Paul Odenthal
B: 1964-06-06
D: 2017-07-17
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Odenthal, Paul
Lila Lewis
B: 1944-10-13
D: 2017-07-14
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Lewis, Lila
Mildred Yezek
B: 1937-09-25
D: 2017-07-12
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Yezek, Mildred
Joan Pelphrey
B: 1935-12-08
D: 2017-07-11
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Pelphrey, Joan
Robert Stalker
B: 1949-05-22
D: 2017-07-05
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Stalker, Robert
Michael Smith
B: 1968-11-07
D: 2017-06-23
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Smith, Michael
Howard Nisle
B: 1927-07-24
D: 2017-06-22
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Nisle, Howard
Jean Nutting
B: 1924-07-26
D: 2017-06-21
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Nutting, Jean
Vivian Dickman
B: 1932-10-24
D: 2017-06-19
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Dickman, Vivian

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Staples, MN 56479
Phone: 218-895-9009
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General Price List

These prices are effective as of September 30, 2016 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 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 goods and services you selected.


Basic Services of the Funeral Director and Staff         $2,590.00

Our services include: conducting the arrangements conference; planning the funeral; consulting with family and clergy; shelter of remains; preparing and filing of necessary notices; obtaining the necessary authorizations and permits; coordinating with the cemetery, crematory, or other third parties. In addition, this fee includes a proportionate share of our basic overhead 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 remains.)


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 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 Preparations

 
Other Preparation of the Body $240.00
 
Transfer of Remains to the Funeral Home 
(within a radius of 30 miles) $575.00


 

Use of Facilities, Staff and Equipment for Services Conducted at Our Facility

 
Funeral Ceremony $395.00


 

Use of Staff and Equipment for Services Conducted at Another Facility

 
Viewing/Visitation for One Evening $325.00
 
Graveside Service with Other Services $395.00
 
Lakes Crematory $400.00
 

Direct Cremation

Direct Cremation $3,365.00

Our charge for a direct cremation (without ceremony) includes: basic services of funeral director and staff; a proportionate share of overhead costs; removal of remains; transportation to crematory; necessary authorizations; and cremation if relevant.
 

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).

 


 

Immediate Burial

Immediate Burial $4,040.00

 
Our charge for an immediate burial (without ceremony) includes: basic services of funeral director and staff; a proportionate share of overhead costs; removal of remains; and local transportation to the cemetery.
 
Forwarding of Remains to another Funeral Home $4,565.00
Our charge includes: basic services of funeral director and staff; a proportionate share of overhead costs; removal of remains; embalming; or other preparation of remains, if relevant; and local transportation.
 
Receiving of Remains from another Funeral Home $2,470.00
Our charge includes: basic services of the funeral director and staff; a proportionate share of overhead costs; care of remains; transportation of remains to funeral home and to cemetery or crematory.
 

Registers, Cards and Programs

Register Book, Candle, Thank You Cards, and Memorial Folders (unlimited folders and thank you cards) 
 
(Printing Package) $250.00


 

Miscellaneous

 
 
Rental Casket $895.00
 
Vault delivery fees $265.00