Our Forms & Our Charges
To pre-register, the completed Statistical Information Sheet and Authorization for Cremation documents must be completed and returned to our office with the one time, non-refundable $35.00 fee. For clients that are not pre-registered with us, the charge is $ 1,195.00, however, for those who pre-register with us, our charge is $ 895.00 . Our charges include: removal of the deceased from the place of death, the cremation container the individual is placed in for cremation, the cremation process itself, the return of the cremated remains in a solid container suitable for storage (or burial depending on the requirements of individual cemeteries), generation of and obtaining physician signature on a death certificate, filing the death certificate with the County Clerk in the county in which the death occurs, notification of Social Security, scheduling of burial or entombment at a National Cemetery, assistance with DHS applications, and assistance with paperwork for County Burial Benefits for Honorable Discharged Veterans. We provide service to clients in all Mid and Northern Michigan counties, however, there is no mileage charge for those within our service area which includes: Arenac, Bay, Midland, Saginaw, Tuscola, Iosco, Gladwin, Genesee & Siawassee Counties. For other counties a minimal mileage charge will apply. Additional assistance with obituaries, memorial folders, holy cards, etc. is also available.