Our Services

Effective Date: June 1, 2015
(Prices Subject to Change Without Notice)

The goods and services shown below are those we can provide to our customers.  You may choose only those items you desire.  However, any of the funeral arrangements you select will include a charge for our basic services and overhead. 

If legal or other requirements mean you must purchase 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   selected.

This list does not include prices for certain items you may ask us to arrange for , such as cemetery or crematory services, flowers and newspaper notices.  The price for those items will be shown on your bill or the statement describing the funeral goods and services.  We charge you for our services in arranging for these items.

It is the policy of Pedersen-Ryberg Mortuary that there will be no open casket visitation with un-embalmed remains present.

Pedersen –Ryberg Mortuary makes no representations or warranties with regard to casket, our burial containers or other goods sold by the mortuary.  The warranties,  expressed or implied are warranties of the manufacturers, not of the mortuary.  No other warranties are implied by Pedersen-Ryberg Mortuary.

These disclosures are made in compliance with the requirement for disclosures as set for by the Federal Trade Commission.  Services and merchandise categories are established according to guidelines set forth by the Federal Trade Commission.

This booklet conforms to the Federal Trade Commissions rules concerning “Funeral Industry Practices” effective May 1, 1984

Terms of Payment:
Payment in full is due when services are rendered , unless other arrangements are made.    Pedersen Ryberg Mortuary accepts  as payment,  all major credit cards, personal check, cashier’s check and cash.  An additional fee of  5% is added on to all  cash advance items paid for by credit card.

FULL  PACKAGE SELECTIONS:

These service  packages are available to all customers who purchase a casket and  cement container through our mortuary.    Packages do not include costs for Burial Merchandise, Sales Tax and Cash Advanced items. 

 

Burial Packages:

Traditional One Day Viewing Package:                                                 $ 6,450

This package is an open casket visitation  at the mortuary for one afternoon and evening with ceremony held the following day either at the funeral home or a another facility. 
This selection includes: Services of the Funeral Director and Staff, Transfer to the Mortuary (within 30 miles), Embalming, Other Preparation of the Body, Use of Facilities for Visitation, Use of Facilities for Service the Following Day or Service in Other Facility, Hearse, Memorial Package and Mortuary Music.


Additional Optional Items:
Additional Day of Visitation.............. $ 900.00
Limousine (7 person maximum)...........$ 500.00 
(Restaurant waiting time $ 200 – 2 Hours)
Flower Car.......................................$ 500.00
Electronic Register Book               
$ 125.00
Electronic Registration                   $ 125.00

 

Traditional Same Day Viewing Package:                                                  $ 5,100

This package selection is an open casket visitation  for two hours followed by  funeral ceremony  all taking place  in one day at the mortuary . 
This selection includes: Services of the Funeral Director and Staff, Transfer to the Mortuary (within 30 miles), Embalming, Other Preparation of the Body, Use of Facilities for Visitation, and Ceremony , Hearse, Memorial Package and Mortuary Music.

Traditional Viewing in Other Facility Package:                                         $ 4,550

This package selection is an open casket visitation and ceremony held at a church or other facility where visitation and ceremony takes place in one day.
This selection includes:  Services of the Funeral Director and Staff, Transfer to the Mortuary (within 30 miles), Embalming, Other Preparation of the Body, Transfer
and Set Up of Casketed Remains,  Hearse, and Memorial Package.

Traditional Cremation Packages:

Traditional One Day Viewing  with Cremation  Package                            $ 7,850


This package is described as a one day  open casket visitation at the mortuary for one  afternoon and evening with ceremony held the following day either at the mortuary or another facility followed by cremation. 
This selection includes: Services of the Funeral Director and Staff, Transfer to the Mortuary (within 30 miles), Embalming, Other Preparation of the Body, Use of Facilities for Visitation, Use of Facilities for Service the Following Day or Service in Other Facility, Hearse or Service Vehicle, Memorial Package ,  Mortuary Music, Rental Casket and Interior Parts, Cremation Fee and Cremation Permits and Cultured Marble Urn.

 

Traditional Same Day Viewing Package with Cremation                           $  6,350

This package selection is an open casket visitation  for two hours followed by  funeral ceremony  concluding by 12 Noon    followed by cremation. 
This selection includes: Services of the Funeral Director and Staff, Transfer to the Mortuary (within 30 miles), Embalming, Other Preparation of the Body, Use of Facilities for Visitation,  Hearse or Service Vehicle, Memorial Package ,  Mortuary Music, Rental Casket and Interior Parts, Cremation Fee and Cremation Permits and Cultured Marble Urn.

Traditional Same Day Viewing Package (Evening Visitation) with Cremation                 $ 6,900

This package selection is an open casket visitation from 3 to 9  with ceremony at the end of visitation followed by cremation.
This selection includes: Services of the Funeral Director and Staff, Transfer to the Mortuary (within 30 miles), Embalming, Other Preparation of the Body, Use of Facilities for Visitation,   Service Vehicle, Memorial Package ,  Mortuary Music, Rental Casket and Interior Parts, Cremation Fee and Cremation Permits and Cultured Marble Urn.

Traditional Viewing in Other Facility Package  with Cremation                  $5,950                      

This package selection is an open casket visitation and ceremony held at a church or other facility where visitation and ceremony takes place in one day followed by cremation.
This selection includes:  Services of the Funeral Director and Staff, Transfer to the Mortuary (within 30 miles), Embalming, Other Preparation of the Body, Transfer and Set Up of Casketed Remains,  Hearse or Service Vehicle, Memorial Package , Rental Casket and Interior Parts, Cremation Fee and Cremation Permits and Cultured Marble Urn.

Itemized Selections:

Professional Services

Basic Services of  Funeral Director and Staff: …………………………... $ 1,450

The fee for our basic services and overhead will be added to the total cost of the funeral arrangements you select.  A portion of this fee is already included in our charges for direct cremations, immediate burials and forwarding or receiving of remains.   This fee includes:

-Personnel available 24 Hours a Day to Respond to Initial Request for Service
-Arrangement Conference with Responsible Parties.

-Coordination of Service Plans with Clergy, Cemetery and All Parties Involved in the Funeral Planning.

-Clerical Assistance in Completing and Filing the Certificate of Death.

-Obtaining Proper Permits for Disposition from the Local Registrar.

-Completion of Social Security, Veterans Administration and /or Insurance Forms.

 

Embalming:…………………………………………………………$ 850
Except in certain special cases, embalming is not required by law.  Embalming is required by the mortuary for open casket viewing.  If you do not want embalming, you have the right to choose an arrangement which does not require you to pay for it such as a direct cremation, immediate burial or closed casket visitation.

 

Other Preparation:…………………………………………............$ 400
This charge is for all necessary procedures such as bathing of remains, application of cosmetics, dressing and placing of remains in the casket.  This includes any restoration when deemed necessary.


Alternative Preparation:………………………………………… $ 300
This charge applies when there is a closed casket and no embalming.  This includes bathing and topical disinfection of remains, dressing and placing of  remains in the casket.

 

Limited Preparation:…………………………………...................$ 150
This charge applies when casketed remains are shipped to the mortuary for open casket viewing.  In includes repositioning in the casket, cosmetic touch up and changes in hair dressing.

Use of Facilities, Staff  and Equipment

Use of Facilities and Staff for Visitation/Viewing ……………………$ 1,350

Additional Day of Visitation…………………………………………….$ 900

Use of Facilities and Staff for Funeral Ceremony at the Mortuary …$ 900

Use of Facilities and Staff for Memorial Service at the Mortuary…...$ 1,250

Use of Staff for Visitation at  Another Location……………………… $ 600

Use of Equipment and Staff for Graveside Service…………………… $ 400

Music at Time of Service (Organist and Violinist) Daytime……......... $ 250
            
Music at Time of Service (Organist and Violinist) Nighttime…….......$ 350

Automotive Equipment

Transfer of Remains to Mortuary………………………………………$  400

Hearse to Church  and /or Cemetery…………………………………..$  550

Transfer of Flowers to Nursing Home/Other Location………………… $ 50

Limousine (7 person maximum)………………………………………....$ 500

Restaurant Waiting Time -  2 Hours…………………………………....$ 200

Flower Car………………………………………………………………$ 500

All Mileage charges are for distances within 30 miles of the mortuary. 
Additional mileage charge of $ 3.00 per mile over 30 miles one way.

 

Burial Merchandise:

Caskets..............................................................................$800  to  $ 9,250
A Complete List is Available at the Mortuary    

Outer Burial Containers and Vaults................................$595  to  $  10,920  
A Complete List is Available at the Mortuary  
The cemetery you own property in may have a vault handling or service fee. 
This fee is a cemetery charge and must be paid directly to the cemetery or responsible party.

 Cremation Urns.....................................................................$ 25 and Up
A complete List is Available at the Mortuary 

Memorial Package:
Includes- Register Book, Memory Folders/Prayer Cards (200), Acknowledgement Cards (50) , Pallbearers Gloves, Inside & Outside Crucifix/Cross............$ 300

Burial Clothing:
Dresses ………………………………………………………$ 85 and Up
Men’s Dress Shirts……………………………………………$ 35 and Up
Men’s Underclothing…………………………………………..$ 25
Ladies Underclothing…………………………………………..$ 25

Rental Casket:

Our Mortuary offers traditional cremation services with a rental casket.  This charge includes: Use of the Casket, New Interior Parts, and Cremation Container.  The casket shell itself is not consumed in the cremation process.

Oak Rental Casket  (Oversize)…………………………………….$ 850
Poplar Rental Casket with Cherry Stain…………………………$ 850
Grave Markers and Monuments       …………………………….$ 435 and up
Acknowledgement Cards per 50……………………………………..$ 30
Register Book…………………………………………………………$ 30
Memory Folders/Prayer Cards per 200……………………………….$ 150
each additional amount ( 100 count)...................................................$ 100
Outside Crucifix....................................................................................$ 25
Inside Crucifix/Cross.............................................................................$ 15

Cash Advance Items:

Certified Copies of the Death Certificate......................Cost Varies by County
Crematory Fee........................................................$250 and up
Floral Tributes.........................................................prices vary
Clergy Hoonorarium..................................................$300 and up

Newpaper Death Notice.............................................$75

Cemetery Interment Fee: 
Cemetery charges at all area cemeteries are due on the day of the burial.  This is a charge that is expected to be paid by the family or responsible party.  Some cemeteries require a signature and lot verification before  a grave will be opened.  Usually a 24 hour notice is required by the cemetery. 

Alternative Service Selections:

Forwarding of Remains to Another Mortuary ……………………………..$ 1975

This charge includes: transfer of remains to mortuary within 30 mile radius; service of staff for family consultation; embalming, securing permits  and coordination with receiving funeral home.  It does not include services of the staff or use of the facilities for any visitation and/or rites prior to forwarding of the remains.  The following may apply to the final cost of this type of service:

Air Shipping Tray for Casketed Remains………....$ 150
Combination  Tray for Non Casketed Remains……$ 175
Airline shipping Charges
Newspaper Death Notices
Certified Copies of the Death Certificate

Receiving of Remains form Another Mortuary for Cemetery Service…...$ 2175

This charge includes: transfer of remains from local airport; temporary care /shelter of remains until service can take place; hearse to cemetery and basic services of staff.  This does not include any visitation or funeral service at the mortuary or at the church.  The following  items may apply to the final cost of the service you select:
Cemetery Charges
Newspaper Death Notices
Clergy Honorarium
Flowers

         

Immediate Graveside Burial………………………………..$ 2,600  to  $ 11,925

This charge includes: transfer of remains to mortuary (30 mile radius); alternative preparation; temporary shelter /care; hearse to cemetery; basic services of staff; proportionate share of overhead costs; filing death certificate and obtaining necessary permit for disposition.  It does not include the use of facilities for viewing or for funeral rites/ceremonies at mortuary/cemetery.

Immediate Burial with Cloth Covered Flat Top Casket …………………$ 3,150

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Immediate Burial Not Including Casket………………………………..…$ 2,675

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Immediate Burial with Container Provided by Purchaser……………..…$ 2,675

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Service of Staff for Ceremony at Cemetery………………………………....$ 400

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Direct Cremation...………………………………………………………….$ 2,825

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 , wood or  composition materials ( with or without an outside covering).  The container we provide   is  made of unfinished wood and/or fiberboard.

A Direct Cremation includes the following:

24 Hour Service of Staff to Respond to Initial Request for Service
Transfer  of Remains to Mortuary within 30 mile radius
Care and Shelter of Remains until Cremation Can Take Place


Arrangement Consultation with Family to :

Secure Vital Statistics
Plan for Memorial Service if Desired


Use of the Staff in the Following:

Securing Physician’s Signature on Death Certificate
Obtaining Cremation Permit from Coroner/Medical Examiner
Obtaining Disposition Permit from Local Registrar
Obtaining Certified Copies of Death Certificate
(Does not include cost for Death Certificates)
Completing Social Security, Veterans Administration and Life Insurance Forms
Proportionate Share of Overhead Costs
Transfer of Remains to Crematory
Cultured marble urn
Unfinished Wood/Fiberboard Container Used for Cremation
Cost of Cremation

 

Professional Service of Funeral Director
For Interment of Cremated Remains at Cemetery. ……………………..$ 400

Interment of Cremated Remains
At Abraham Lincoln National Cemetary............................................$600

Professional Service of Funeral Director
For Ceremony at  Church/Alternative Location………………...………..$400

Direct Cremation with Container Provided by Family ………………….$2,750

 Direct Cremation with  Evening Memorial Service at Mortuary……….$ 4,800
This includes:
Direct Cremation........................................$2,825
Use of Mortuary (3 to 9 p.m.) .....................$1,350
Use of Mortuary concludes by 12 noon.........$900
Register Book............................................$30
Acknowledgement Cards.............................$30
Standard Prayer Cards/Folders...................$275
Music at Mortuary  Daytime........................$250
Music at Mortuary  Evening.........................$350

Direct Cremation with Memorial Service at Mortuary Concluding by Noon……$4,250

Transfer to Anatomical Gift Association ……………………...………...…$ 2,250
This Includes:
Transfer to Mortuary
Use of Staff for Consultation with Family
Securing Necessary Permits for Disposition
Transfer to Anatomical Gift Association
Cremation permit