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Preplan and Costs

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Preplan to Reduce Cremation Expenses

Individuals with the foresight to preplan cremation can lower their cremation expenses by prefunding their cremation plans. When you choose cremation preplanning, We dont require you to prepay for your cremation. However, if you choose to prepay, your money goes into a state-approved trust account or top-rated insurance company until your family needs it. Once your plan is paid in full, our price is guaranteed. You don’t have to worry about rising cremation costs between now and the time when your family requires cremation services, call us anytime at (773) 558-7175 to discuss your cremation needs or to get a personalized cremation price quote.

Simple Cremation
$995.00

To receive this discounted rate, payment must be made at the time services are called for and all paperwork must be completed through the provided web link.

What’s Included:

  • Transportation of deceased from anywhere in Illinois to our crematory
  • Sheltering of remains until cremation can take place (48 hours Minimum required by state law)
  • Minimum cardboard cremation container and minimum black plastic urn
  • Filing all state required paperwork
  • Cremation completed in approximately 7-10 days, pending paperwork from doctor and/or coroner
  • Cremation Permit
  • Friendly, compassionate staff to assist you whenever you need it, we are here 24/7
  • Paperwork completed electronically by authorized agent/next-of-kin
  • Shipping of cremated remains to anywhere in Illinois in a minimum transport container.
  • Verification of death for obituaries submitted by family
  • Dignified care of your loved one
  • Follow-up grief material mailed to family members

 

What’s not included:

  • Ordering of death certificates (family members can order death certificates on their own; please check with any Wisconsin county's Register of Deeds office for ordering information)
  • Assistance with memorial/funeral service/burial
  • Assistance with filing military paperwork/benefits
  • Private viewing or witnessed cremation (options may be available at an additional cost)
  • Assistance with obituary submission (however verification of death will be provided by funeral director to any papers that request it)
  • Priority or "rush" removal of deceased outside of our normal office hours (M-F 8:30am - 4:30pm) from location of death will incur a fee of $250. This will include holiday removals. We will always dispatch a funeral director immediately to contact you by phone at the time of death. If we must call a funeral home outside of our network to assist us (at the family's request), additional charges may apply from that funeral home.
  • Removals requiring additional manpower may incur an additional charge of $250 (oversized person, full flights of stairs, unusual circumstances of death, etc.)

 




Simply Cardinal Package
$1295.00

Best Value for saving time and Money.

  • Includes 5 death Certificates mailed directly to your home.
  • Includes choice of urn (pewter or wood) engraving with your loved ones name and life span for an additional $50.00
  • Cremation Keepsake Jewelry Pendant or keepsake urn
  • Transportation of deceased from anywhere in Illinois to our crematory
  • Sheltering of remains until cremation can take place (48 hours Minimum required by state law)
  • Minimum cardboard cremation container and minimum black plastic urn
  • Filing all state required paperwork
  • Cremation completed in approximately 5-7 days, pending paperwork from doctor and/or coroner
  • Cremation Permit
  • Friendly, compassionate staff to assist you at all times
  • Paperwork completed electronically by authorized agent/next-of-kin
  • Shipping of cremated remains to anywhere in Illinois in urn that has been selected.
  • Verification of death for obituaries submitted by family
  • Dignified care of your loved one
  • Follow-up grief material mailed to family members

 




Memorial Cremation Package
$1550.00

This package includes:

  • In person or online arrangements - choose what’s more comfortable for you
  • Transportation of deceased from anywhere in Illinois to crematory
  • Sheltering of remains until cremation can take place (48 hours Minimum required by state law)
  • Minimum cardboard cremation container
  • Filing all state required paperwork and registration of the death certificate
  • Cremation completed in approximately 5-7 days, pending paperwork from doctor and/or coroner
  • Friendly, compassionate staff to assist you
  • Paperwork completed electronically by authorized agent/next-of-kin
  • Shipping of cremated remains to anywhere in Illinois ($65 fee for other states)
  • Verification of death for obituaries submitted by family
  • Dignified care of your loved one and customer care support available 24/7
  • Premium urn selection
  • Cremation pendant jewelry keepsake (1)
  • 5 Certified copies of the death certificate
  • Follow-up grief material mailed to family members

Cardinal Funeral & Cremation Services, LTD
Phone: (773) 558-7175
2090 Larkin Avenue, Elgin, IL 60123


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