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Below is our General Price List. To download the Price List to save or print, please click here​.

We have also developed a planner to provide you with information that may be useful in planning funeral services or comparing our charges with other funeral establishments. This planner helps describe what the total cost of a funeral may be depending on which options you choose, including services, merchandise, and third-party costs. If you would like to view or print our "How Much Does a Funeral Cost?" planner, please click here

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GENERAL PRICE LIST

These prices are effective as of January 1, 2017 but 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 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.

This list does not include prices for certain items that you may ask us to buy for you, such as cemetery or crematory services, flowers, newspaper notices, death certificates, clergy/church and/or musician services. The prices for those items will be shown on your bill or the statement describing the funeral goods and services you selected. 
 
PROFESSIONAL SERVICE CHARGES
 
BASIC SERVICES OF FUNERAL DIRECTOR AND OVERHEAD (NON-DECLINABLE)............................................$ 2700.00
Our basic service charge includes, but is not limited to, staff to respond to initial request for service; arrangement conference with family or responsible party; preparation and filing of necessary certificates and permits; placement of obituary notices; planning of funeral arrangements; and coordination of service with cemetery, crematory, vault companies and others as required. Also included in this charge are overhead expenses relative to our facility such as insurance, maintenance and utility expenses, secretarial and administrative costs, and equipment and inventory expenses.

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...............................................................................................................................................................$ 500.00
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 or when refrigeration or use of dry ice is available. 

OTHER PREPARATION OF THE BODY (Cosmetics, dressing and casketing).......................................................$ 200.00
Washing or disinfecting unembalmed remains........................................................................................................................................ 100.00 
 
 
USE OF FACILITIES, EQUIPMENT & STAFF

VISITATION (Funeral Home, Church or Other) Day prior to service....................................................................$ 375.00
FUNERAL CEREMONY (Funeral Home, Church or Other) *Includes Visitation 1 hour prior to service*................$ 525.00
     *Each Additional hour of visitation prior to Funeral Ceremony..................................................................................................$ 125.00
MEMORIAL SERVICE (Funeral Home, Church or Other) *Includes Visitation 1 hour prior to service*..................$ 525.00
     *Each Additional hour of visitation prior to Memorial Service....................................................................................................$ 125.00
Graveside service only (or cemetery committal service if different day than Funeral/Memorial service).......................$ 200.00 
 
AUTOMOTIVE EQUIPMENT

TRANSFER OF REMAINS TO FUNERAL HOME (30 Mile Radius)...........................................................................$ 275.00
     The charge for additional miles is $2.75 per mile (one way charge only)  
HEARSE/FUNERAL COACH (30 Mile Radius) (Funeral Ceremony & transport to cemetery/crematory.................$ 325.00
     The charge for additional miles is $2.75 per mile (one way charge only) 
Delivery Hearse (30 mile radius) (Church Set-Up, Delayed Committal).........................................................................................$ 275.00
Clergy Sedan and/or Service/Utility Vehicle (30 mile radius).............................................................................................................$ 125.00
LIMOUSINE (30 mile Radius).....................................................................................................................................$ 275.00
      The charge for additional miles is $2.75 per mile (one way charge only) 
 
 
MERCHANDISE

CASKETS.................................................................................................................................................$ 845.00 to $3015.00
     (A complete list will be provided at the funeral home, or see our Caskets page)

OUTER BURIAL CONTAINERS.............................................................................................................$ 955.00 to $ 3130.00
      (A complete list will be provided at the funeral home, or see our Burial Vaults Page)

URNS.........................................................................................................................................................$ 20.00 to $ 350.00
      (A complete list will be provided at the funeral home, or see our Urns page)

CREMATION OUTER BURIAL CONTAINERS........................................................................................$ 115.00 to $ 600.00
      (A complete list will be provided at the funeral home)

ALTERNATIVE CONTAINER.........................................................................................................................................$ 75.00
     
 
SPECIFIC SERVICES

FORWARDING REMAINS TO ANOTHER FUNERAL HOME/MORTUARY............................................................$ 3200.00
   This charge includes removal of remains, basic services of staff, embalming, necessary authorizations, and transportation to airport. This charge does not include visitation, rites, or ceremonies prior to forwarding of the body. The cost of other than local transportation in vehicles of funeral home/mortuary is $2.75 per mile.

RECEIVING REMAINS FROM ANOTHER FUNERAL HOME/MORTUARY.............................................................$ 2800.00
   This charge includes local transportation of remains from airport to funeral home, temporary shelter of remains, basic services of staff and local transportation of remains to cemetery or crematory. This charge does not include visitation, rites or ceremonies.

DIRECT CREMATIONS (Price Range)...............................................................................................$ 2925.00 to $ 3000.00
   The charge for a direct cremation includes local removal of remains, local transportation to crematory, necessary authorizations, and basic services of staff. This charge does include the crematory fee but not the use of facilities and staff for any visitation or ceremony, public or private, prior to the cremation.
   Minnesota law does not require you to purchase a casket for cremation. If you want to arrange a cremation, you can use a cremation container. A cremation container is a combustible, closed container that encases the body and can be made of materials like fiberboard or corrugated cardboard and into which a dead human body is placed prior to insertion into a cremation chamber for cremation. The containers we provide are wood base fiberboard/cardboard.
1. Direct Cremation with wood base fiberboard/cardboard............................................................................................................$ 3000.00
2. Direct Cremation with container provided by purchaser..............................................................................................................$ 2925.00
3. Direct Cremation with container selected from our funeral home (in addition to cost of container)........................$ 2925.00

IMMEDIATE BURIALS (Price Range)................................................................................................$ 3100.00 to $ 6115.00
   The charge for immediate burial includes local removal of remains, local transportation to the cemetery, the necessary authorizations and basic services of staff. This charge does not include the use of facilities and staff for any visitation or ceremony, public or private, prior to burial.
1. Immediate burial with casket provided by purchaser....................................................................................................................$ 3100.00
2. Immediate burial with casket selected from our funeral home (in addition to cost of casket).....................................$ 3100.00

OTHER USE OF SERVICES / FACILITIES / EQUIPMENT
Luncheon/Reception waiting time (staff & equipment when luncheon/reception is prior to committal service)........$ 200.00
Weekend Funeral Ceremony/Memorial Service Surcharge................................................................................................................$ 200.00
Evening/Holiday Funeral/Memorial Service (5 PM or later Sun-Fri, 4 PM or later Sat) at Funeral Home.........................$ 150.00

USE OF CHAPEL/STAFF CHARGES (When cremation is performed locally by provider other than Mueller-Bies)
Memorial Service with 1 Hour Visitation including staff (Funeral Home, Church, or other).................................................$1300.00
Memorial Visitation (up to 4 Hours)............................................................................................................................................................$1100.00
Memorial Service & Visitation Package (Visitation day before memorial service)....................................................................$1700.00

USE OF CHAPEL/STAFF CHARGES (For bodily donation cases or when prior disposition is outside our service area)
Memorial Service with 1 Hour Visitation including staff (Funeral Home, Church, or other...................................................$ 900.00
Memorial Visitation (up to 4 Hours) ...........................................................................................................................................................$ 700.00
Memorial Service & Visitation Package (Visitation day before memorial service)...................................................................$1300.00
Planning of Services at Other Location Only (no funeral home staff at service).......................................................................$ 600.00

  


If you would like more information than is provided in this price list, please see the "How Much Does a Funeral Cost?" planner or contact us via email or at one of our chapels.

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