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Cremation Center of Kansas City

4926 Johnson Drive

Shawnee Mission, KS  66205

913-384-5566

www.CremationCenterKC.com

General Price List

These prices are effective as of April 3, 2013.  Prices 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.

Direct Cremation  ………………………………………………………………………………………. $870.00 to $895.00

Direct Cremation includes:

  • Transfer of the decedent from place of death within 25 miles of our Center. (Additional mileage at $3.00 per mile each way)
  • Services of staff
  • Care of the body
  • Obtaining the necessary signatures from the doctor and coroner
  • Completion of the death certificate and the cremation permit
  • Cremation Fee (For decedents over 400 lbs, additional charges will apply) (Deceased weighing from 400—500 pounds, add $300.00 * 501—650 pounds, add $750.00)
  • Temporary urn
  • Assistance with the obituary notices (Newspaper charges and small administrative fee additional)

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 or composition materials with or without an outside covering.  The containers we provide are fiberboard.

Direct Cremation with alternative container (plus sales tax)                        $895.00

Direct Cremation with casket selected from our Cremation Center         $870.00  plus cost of casket

Direct Cremation with container provided by purchaser                              $870.00

The Cremation Center serves people who want at their time of death a direct cremation without a visitation and funeral, buying a casket and having a large service.  A person who prefers a direct cremation can still have a Memorial Service at their home, church, lodge or any other place they may prefer.  Such services may occur before or after the cremation.

Anatomical Donation  …………………………………………………………………………………………. $500.00

Anatomical Donation includes:

  • Transfer of the decedent from place of death within 25 miles of our Center. (Additional mileage at $3.00 per mile one way)
  • Services of staff
  • Transfer of the decedent to a local medical school
  • Obtaining the necessary signatures from the doctor and coroner
  • Completion of the death certificate and the cremation permit
  • Assistance with the obituary notices (Newspaper charges and small administrative fee additional)

Professional Services and Merchandise

  • Services of staff –  $355.00

Our charge for staff services includes, but is not limited to, the services to respond to initial requests for service; the services of staff for an arrangement conference with the family or responsible party; arrangement of the cremation and filing of necessary authorizations and permits; and recording vital statistics.  Included in this charge are overhead expenses for operating the Cremation Center and crematory such as responding 24 hours a day to calls, accounting and billing, secretarial and administrative costs, maintenance and utility expenses, equipment and inventory expenses, insurance expenses and similar overhead 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 cremation.)

  • Memorial Service – $1,000.00 (Your church or other facility) (Monday – Friday service starting no later than 4 p.m.)
  • For 1 hour visitation preceding memorial service, add $125.00

Coordination with minister or celebrant, church or other facility, arrange for floral delivery to facility, deliver equipment to place of service, assist with service, remove equipment, flowers, etc. from facility and deliver floral arrangements to family. (For weekend or evening service add $1,000.00)

  • Transportation -  $550.00

Removal of the deceased from the place of death within a 25 mile radius of our Center.  (Additional mileage of $3.00 per mile, one way.)  This fee is already included in our charges for direct cremation.

  • Cremation Fee – $475.00 This fee is already included in our charges for direct cremation.
  • Alternative Cremation Container – $25.00 Fiberboard construction, no lining.
  • Transfer of cremated remains into an urn provided by the Family – $45.00
  • Personal delivery of cremated remains to a specified location within a 25 mile radius of our Center – $65.00 (Additional mileage at $3.00 per mile)
  • Careful packaging and shipment of cremated remains anywhere in the United States – $95.00 (Preparation, container, postage, registered mailing with return receipt requested through the U.S. Post Office)
  • Life Insurance Assignment Handling Fee – $75.00
  • Witnessing of Cremation – $200.00 (Witnessing the placement of the deceased into the cremation chamber only)
  • Identification Viewing – $100.00 (Between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday – Friday, excluding holidays)
  • Dressing of Remains for Cremation – $100.00
  • Scattering of cremains – $200.00
  • Administrative Fee to obtain Death Certificates at a later date – $50.00 (In addition to cost of death certificates)
  • Mailing of Death Certificates –

Via Certified Return Receipt Mail – $15.00 (7-10 business days)

2 Day Air – $25.00 (2 business days)

Next Day Air – $35.00 (1 business day)

  • Cremation Urns – From $85.00

Cremation urns are crafted from a variety of semi-precious metals, hardwood, natural stone, ceramic, synthetic materials and crystal.  Bio-degradable urns made of many different types of materials are available.

  • Urn Vaults – From $198.00

When a family wishes to bury the cremated remains, an urn vault is used to protect the urn.  Families are encouraged to contact their family cemetery to see if an urn vault is required.

  • Memorial Merchandise:

                Memorial Register Book – From $50.00

                Memorial Folders –  $100.00 for 100  Additional folders are $50.00 per 50.

                Prayer Cards – $5.00 per sheet of 8   prayer cards with a religious symbol on front and a prayer on back.

Acknowledgement Cards – From $25.00   50 acknowledgement cards and envelopes

Wooden Flag Cases – From $65.00

  • Administrative fees may be added to cash advance items such as obituaries and certified death certificates