Services 3/26/2017

"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 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 that you have selected."

FULL SERVICE TRADITIONAL FUNERAL

This package price is offered, as is, without deletions or substitutions. You may, however, choose to select same services from our ITEMIZED PRICE LIST. NO FUNERAL MERCHANDISE IS INCLUDED IN THIS PACKAGE (casket burial vault, cremation urn, clothing, etc.). IT DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY ACCOMMODATION SERVICES PROVIDED BY OTHERS such as, cemetery or crematory charges, flowers, honorariums, obituary notices, luncheon expenses, etc.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES OF FUNERAL DIRECTOR AND STAFF

Our cost for this service includes 24-hour availability of staff, consultation, and arrangements with family, clergy, cemetery or crematory, and others as required such as preparing, filing and securing notices, authorizations and permits, assistance with forms and insurance.

Also included in these charges 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

"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 a visitation and 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."

In all deaths, it is the suggestions of this funeral home and its staff that all bodies be embalmed. if embalming is declined, refrigeration measures must be used, with disinfection of the remains. Wisconsin State Board of Health (State Statute HSS 136.4)

Refrigeration and disinfecting of the body (48 hours)

OTHER PREPARATION OF THE REMAINS

Dressing, casketing, & necessary cosmetics
Beautician
Residence Death Call (2 Men)
Special Care of Autopsied Remains
Special Restoration & Dermal Surgery
Placement of remains for spring burial

ADDITIONAL SERVICES AND FACILITY FEES

Visitation and Service at the Funeral Home or other Facility. Our services include:  structuring of the visitation area, placement of the encased remains, display of floral arrangements, supervision of and attendance during the visitation, and supervision and direction of the funeral staff to assist in directing the funeral ceremony.

Visitation at Funeral Home or Church
Service at Funeral Home or Church
Memorial service (Ceremony without remains present) at Funeral Home or Church
Graveside Service Only
Private Visitation (not to exceed 30 minutes)
Sunday Funeral

AUTOMOBILE EQUIPMENT
(Within 20 miles of Funeral Home)
Transfer of remains to the Funeral Home
Funeral Coach
Lead Vehicle
Limousine Service
Mileage Charge (Beyond 20 miles): Per loaded mile

SERVICE RELATED ITEMS

Register Book
Memorial Folders
Acknowledgment Cards
Memory Board
Temporary Metal Grave Marker
Laminated Copy of Newspaper Obituary
Brass Cross for Casket Interior
Brass Crucifix for Casket Interior
Silver or Bronze Crucifix for Casket Exterior
Black Rosary
Flag Case/Wood

Merchandise Available

CASKETS
MINIMUM ALTERNATE CONTAINER (not suitable for public visitation)
OUTER BURIAL CONTAINERS 
URNS
SHIPPING CONTAINER
DISASTER CONTAINER
CLOTHING
CREMATORY CHARGES

A complete price list for caskets, outer burial containers and urns will be provided at our funeral home.

FORWARDING REMAINS TO ANOTHER FUNERAL HOME 
 
This charge includes the removal of remains, basic services of staff, a proportionate share of overhead cost, embalming or use of refrigeration, and necessary authorizations.  This charge does not include visitation rites or ceremonies, merchandise, shipping containers, transportation to area airport or shipping charges.

RECEIVING REMAINS FROM ANOTHER FUNERAL HOME 
 
This charge includes temporary shelter of remains, basic services of staff, a proportionate share of overhead costs, and transportation of remains to cemetery or crematory.  This charge does not include visitation rites or ceremonies, merchandise, or transportation from an area airport (no credit is given on the shipping container.)

IMMEDIATE BURIAL

The charge includes removal of remains, local transportation to the cemetery, and basic services of Funeral Director and Staff, disirifecting remains per Wisconsin State Board of Health (State Statute HSS 136.4) & use of refrigeration.
This charge does not include any rites or ceremonies.

DIRECT CREMATION 

Our charge for this service includes transfer of remains to funeral home, basic services of funeral director and staff, preparation of body for identification prior to cremation, and transfer to crematory. This charge does not include viewing, memorial service, or crematory fee. 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).

MERCHANDISE

Immediate Burial or Direct Cremation with casket provided by purchaser
Immediate Burial or Direct Cremation with gray cloth covered casket
Immediate Burial or Direct Cremation with alternative container described above
Immediate Burial or Direct Cremation with casket selected from our Funeral Home (in addition to cost of casket)
Crematory Charges

OTHER OPTIONS AND SERVICES
Residence Death Call (2 Men)
Tent and greens for cremation burial

SOCIAL SERVICES
The Butzin-Marchant Funeral Home will verify with Social Services in the county in which the deceased last resided. All services will be held at the Funeral Home same day, 2-hour visitation, and no cash advances will be paid by the Funeral Home.

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