These prices are effective as of December 1, 2017 and 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 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 goods and services you selected.
Wells and Cruz Family Funeral Home is pleased to offer complete Funeral and Cremation packages to meet the needs and budgets of the families we serve. Please feel free to visit our traditional and cremation service pages for the detailed list of services.
Basic Services of Funeral Director and Staff
Our services include: conducting the arrangements conference; planning the funeral; consulting with family and clergy; shelter of remains; preparing and filing of necessary notices; obtaining necessary authorizations and permits; coordinating with the cemetery, crematory, or other third parties. In addition, this fee includes a proportionate share of basic overhead costs.
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).
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 view. If you do not want embalming, you usually have the right to choose an arrangement, such as direct cremation or immediate burial, which does not require you to pay for it.
Cosmetic, Dressing, Minor Restorative Work
Transfer of Remains to the Funeral Home
(within 25 miles)
Use of Facilities, Staff, and Equipment for Services Conducted at Our Facility
Visitation/Viewing (per hour)
Use of Staff and Equipment for Services Conducted at Another Facility
Viewing/Visitation (per hour)
Flower Car/Utility Vehicle
Our charge for a direct cremation (without ceremony) includes: basic services of funeral director and staff; a proportionate share of overhead costs; removal of remains; transportation to crematory; necessary authorizations; and cremation if relevant.
Direct Cremation with Alternative Container
Direct Cremation with Alternative Container and Graveside Service
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.
Crematory Fee (added to all cremations)
**Packaged offerings for cremation are listed on this website under the Cremation Services page. By placing necessary items together, packaged pricing reduces the overall cost for services. Please call or ask your Funeral Director for details.**
Our charge for immediate burial includes bringing your loved one into our care, alternative care of remains (refrigeration) and transportation to local cemeteries by our services vehicles.
**This fee excludes a casket, graveside ceremonies, or any cemetery charges. These fees are separate from the immediate burial.
Forwarding of Remains to Another Funeral Home
Our charge includes: basic services of funeral director and staff; a proportionate share of overhead costs; removal of remains; embalming; or other preparation of remains, if relevant; and local transportation.
Receiving of Remains from Another Funeral Home
Our charge includes the service vehichle to Chicago O'Hare, Midway, or Indianapolis International Airports, a portion of the basic services of the Funeral Director and staff, and transportation of the decedent to local cemeteries.
**This fee does not include use of facilities and staff for viewing or funeral ceremonies, supervision of the graveside ceremony, any transportation charges incurred in the transportation to the sending airport and flight arrangements, any merchandise or cash advanced items.
Wells and Cruz Family Funeral Home is pleased to partner with Matthews Casket Company to offer a variety of caskets to meet each individual family's needs and budget. Our caskets range in price from $1005 and up. Please ask your Funeral Professional to see a complete casket price list of all the caskets offered.