General Price List

Charges listed herein are effective as of March 7,2022
Subject to change without notice.

Pedersen Ryberg Funeral Home makes no representations or warranties with regard to casket, outer burial containers, urns, or other goods sold by the funeral home. The warranties, expressed or implied, are warranties of the manufacturers, not of the funeral home. No other warranties are implied by Pedersen Ryberg Funeral Home.

Terms of Payment: Payment is due in full when services are rendered. Pedersen Ryberg Funeral Home accepts all major credit cards, personal checks, cashier's checks, and cash.

The goods and services shown below are those we can provide to our customers. You may choose only the 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 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.


Itemized Selections


Professional Services
Basic Services of Funeral Director and staff. $1,850.00

Includes, but is not limited to, services of the funeral director and staff to respond to initial request for services, arrangement conference with responsible parties, coordination of service plans for final disposition, completing and filing the death certificate, obtaining proper authorizations and permits, and shelter of remains. It also includes a charge for overhead expenses such as insurance, governmental compliance, building and utility expenses, licensing, accounting fees, taxes, and other costs and expenses. This fee for our basic services 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.

Embalming $850.00

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. It is the policy of Pedersen Ryberg Funeral Home to require embalming when an open casket service is requested.

Alternative Preparation $450.00

This charge applies when the casket is closed and there is no embalming. It includes washing, disinfecting, sanitary procedures, dressing, and casketing of remains.

Other Preparation $400.00

This charge is for all necessary procedures such as washing, cosmetic care, dressing, and casketing of remains that have been embalmed.

Limited Preparation $250.00

This charge applies when casketed remains are shipped to the funeral home for open casket services. It includes repositioning in the casket, cosmetic care, and hair care.

STORAGE OF BODY There is a $50.00 per day charge for Storage of a body after 7 days.
Hair Dressing/Cut/Dye $100.00

Use of Facilities, Staff, and Equipment
Use of Facilities for One Day of Visitation (Until 8 pm) $1,350.00
Additional Day of Visitation (Until 8 pm) $750.00
Extended Hours (Until 9 pm) $200.00
Use of Facilities for Up to Two Hours of Visitation $950.00
Use of Facilities for Funeral Service $950.00
Use of Facilities for Memorial Service up to 2 Hours $950.00
SERVICE FEE FOR CORRECTION OF PAPERWORK $500.00
Use of Staff and Equipment for Graveside Service $500.00

USE OF STAFF AND EQUIPMENT AT CHURCH ONLY IN PLACE OF FUNERAL HOME $950.00 SERVICE FEE FOR CORRECTION OF PAPERWORK
Automotive Equipment

All mileage charges are for distances within 30 miles of the funeral home.

An additional charge of $3.00 per mile will be added after 30 miles.

Transfer of Remains to Funeral Home $490.00
Hearse $590.00
Limousine (7-person maximum) $600.00
Restaurant Wait Time (2 hours) $200.00
Flower Car $550.00
Burial Merchandise
Caskets (Range of Prices) $880.00 - $9,250.00

A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home.

Rental Casket $850.00

Pedersen Ryberg offers a rental casket when choosing traditional cremation or flameless cremation as a final disposition.

Outer Burial Containers (Range of Prices) $905.00 - 11,500.00

A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home.

Cremation Urns $25.00 and up

A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home.

Grave Markers and Monuments $435.00 and up
Other Merchandise
Register Book $40.00
Prayer Cards (per 100) $150.00
Acknowledgement Cards (per 50) $75.00
Pallbearer Gloves $12.00 per pair
Interior Cross/Crucifix $35.00
Exterior Cross/Crucifix $45.00
Rosary $15.00
Memorial Package $300.00

Flowers Price Varies
Newspaper Obituary/Death Notice Price Varies

Alterative Container $125.00
Cash Advances

Although the items listed below are not charges of our funeral home, they should be considered in the total cost of the goods and services selected.

Goods and Services  
Certified Death Certificates Varies in price
Clergy Honorarium/Church Gratuity Varies in price
Cemetery Charges Varies in price

All area cemeteries require payment by the day of the interment. Some require lot verification and a signature before the grave will be opened. A 24-hour notice is usually required by the cemetery.

Cremation Permit Varies in price
Crematory Fee $205.00 and up
Live Funeral Music (Organist & Violinist) at Time of Service - Morning $300.00
Live Funeral Music (Organist & Violinist) at Time of Service - Evening $350.00
Alterative Container $125.00

Alternative Service Selections
Direct Cremation (Range of Prices) $2,425.00 - $2,450.00

This charge includes a proportionate share of the basic services fee, transfer of the remains to the funeral home (within 30 miles), shelter of remains until cremation can take place, transfer of the remains to the crematory, and crematory fee. It does not include the cremation permit, cremation urn, sales tax, or other cash advances. If you would like 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 corrugated with a partial wooden base or all corrugated.

Direct Cremation with Container Supplied by Purchaser (or other Selected Casket) $2,425.00
Direct Cremation with Alternative Container $2,450.00
Forwarding of Remains to Another Funeral Home $2,550.00

This charge includes a proportionate share of the basic services fee, transfer of the remains to the funeral home (within 30 miles), embalming, coordination with receiving funeral home, securing authorizations and permits, and transportation to airport. It does not include staff or facilities for visitation or service, shipping container, airline charges, sales tax, or other cash advances.

Air Shipping Tray for Casketed Remains $250.00
Combination Tray for Non-Casketed Remains $350.00
Receiving of Remains from Another Funeral Home $2,450.00

This charge includes a proportionate share of the basic services fee, transfer of the remains from local airport, shelter of remains until burial or cremation can take place, and transportation to local cemetery or crematory. It does not include staff and facilities for visitation or service, graveside services, sales tax, or other cash advances.

Immediate Burial (Range of Prices) $2,675.00 - $3,150.00

This charge includes a proportionate share of the basic services fee, transfer of the remains to the funeral home (within 30 miles), alternative preparation, shelter of remains until burial can take place, and transportation to local cemetery. It does not include staff and facilities for visitation or service, sales tax, or other cash advances.

Immediate Burial with Casket Supplied by Purchaser (or other Selected Casket) $2,675.00
Immediate Burial with Cloth Covered Casket $3,150.00
Donation to Anatomical Gift Association $2,500.00

This charge includes a proportionate share of the basic services fee, transfer of the remains to the funeral home (within 30 miles), shelter of remains until authorizations and permits are obtained, cremation permit, and transfer of the remains to Anatomical Gift Association of Illinois in Chicago. It does not include staff and facilities for visitation, or other cash advances.

Service of Director and Staff in Supervising and Directing of Memorial Services $750.00

There will be a 5% fee added to all Cash advanced items that are paid with a credit card.