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Desert Memorial Cremation & Burial | Las Vegas, NV

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General Price List

These prices are effective as of January 1, 2018 but are subject to change without notice.
These prices are for AT-Need services ONLY and do reflect Pre-Arranged service charges.

We are committed to serving you with the utmost regard for your family. This price list reflects our commitment to provide consumer information to those that we are privileged to serve.

The goods and services shown below are those we can provide to our customers. You may choose only the items that you desire. However, any funeral arrangements you select will include a charge for our basic services. 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.

Please note that there may be charges for items such as cemetery fees, flowers, and County charges.

Services of Funeral Director and Staff:

 
Basic Services of Funeral Director and Staff
 
$2299
 
Our services include: conducting the arrangement 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 our basic overhead costs. This fee for our basic services and overhead will be added to the total cost of the funeral arrangements you select. (The fee is already INCLUDED in our charges for Platinum Burial, Traditional Burial, Veteran’s Burial, Immediate Burial, Platinum Cremation, Traditional Cremation, Memorial Cremation, Veteran’s Cremation, Remembrance Cremation, Direct Cremation, and forwarding/receiving of remains.)

Use of Equipment and Staff:

 
 
  • Off-Site Funeral Service (Does Not Include any third party or staff charges)
 
$650
 
 
  • Off-Site Memorial Service (Does Not Include any third party or staff charges)
 
$650
 
 
  • Use of Equipment/Staff for Graveside Service/Funeral Ceremony at Place of Final Disposition
 
$600
 
(Does NOT include any third party staff charges)

Use of Facilities and Staff:

 
 
  • Use of Facilities and Staff for Viewing (2 hours)
 
$650
 
 
  • Use of Facilities and Staff for On-Site Funeral or Memorial Service (1 hour)
 
$650
 
 
 
  • Use of Equipment and Staff for Graveside Service
 
$600
 
 
 
  • Use of Facilities and Staff after Business Hours (Per Hour/FULL Hours ONLY)
*($500 Flat Fee added for Sunday Services) ($250 Cleaning Deposit required for all On-Site services – to be refunded after service if not needed)
 
$200
 
 
  • Use of Facilities and Staff for ID Viewings (30 minutes with a MAXIMUM of 10 people)
 
$275
 
 
  • Use of Prep Room (for any usage other than by Desert Memorial Staff – i.e.: autopsy, family dressing, etc.)
 
$250
 

Preparation of Remains:

 
  • Embalming
 
$600
 
EXCEPT IN CERTAIN 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 COMPLETE CREMATION OR DIRECT BURIAL.

Other Preparation of Remains:

 
 
    • Dressing, casketing, hairstyling, and cosmetizing of Deceased
 
$250
 
 
    • Bathing and handling of Deceased (Minimal Preparation for ID Viewings)
 
$275
 
 
    • Special Care of Autopsied Remains
 
$250
 
 
    • Restorative Art (Per hour, when requested)
 
$150
 
 
    • Refrigeration (Additional $25 per day after 10 days)
 
$150
 

Transportation:

 
  • Transfer of Remains from place of death to our facility (within 30 mile radius - $3/mile one way after 30 miles)
 
$299
 
 
  • Transfer to Crematory/Cemetery
 
$199
 
 
    • Transfer to/from Common Carrier (Airport)
 
$199
 
 
    • Transfer to/from Place of Autopsy
 
$199
 
(Transportation in excess of 30 miles will be subject to an additional charge of $3.00 per mile one way.)

Merchandise: (State sales tax added to all merchandise)

 
 
  • CASKETS AND ALTERNATIVES CONTAINERS
(A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home)
 
$20 to $9995
 
 
  • RENTAL CASKET
(A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home)
 
$695
 
 
  • URNS
 
$50 and Up
 
(A complete Casket Price List will be provided at Funeral Home)
 
 
    • Register Book
 
$25
 
 
    • Prayer Cards
 
48 for $50/96 for $85
 
 
    • Memorial Package (Register Book, 50 Acknowledgement Cards, & 50 Memorial Folders)
 
$175
 
 
    • Combination Shipping Container
 
$180
 
 
    • Outer Shipping Container (Air Tray)
 
$180
 
 
    • International Shipping Container (Metal Lined)
 
$500
 
 
 
  • Consulate Documentation (excluding Apostille)
 
$250
 
 
  • Obtaining an Apostille (in addition to Apostille fee of $95)
 
$100
 
 
    • Cremation Fee
 
$299
 
 
    • Metal Cremation Tray
 
$150
 
 
    • Witnessed Cremation (MAX of 10 people)
 
$450
 
 
    • Local Scattering of Cremated Remains (Non-Witnessed)
 
$150
 
 
    • Scattering of Cremated Remains at Sea (Non-Witnessed)
 
$425
 
 
    • Delivery of Cremated Remains (Business hours-30 mile radius)
 
$100
 
 
 
  • Obtaining Permit on Weekend/Holiday
 
$75
 
 
    • Candles
 
$15
 
 
    • Clergy Honorarium
 
$200 to $500
 
 
    • Processing of Insurance Assignments
 
$300
 
 
    • Rental Casket Insert
 
$350
 
 
    • Overnight Document Mailing
 
$50
 
 
    • Obtaining Duplicate/Replacement Permit
 
$50
 
 
    • Delivery of Cremated Remains and preparation/delivery of required documentation to Southern Nevada Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery
 
$250
 
 
    • Priority Mailing of Certified Death Certificates
 
$25
 
 
    • Processing an Affidavit to correct a Death Certificate
 
$100
 
 
    • Express Mailing of Cremated Remains (US Postal Service)
 
$150
 
 
    • Express Mailing of Cremated Remains (with Urn)
 
$200
 
 
    • Express Mailing of Cremated Remains (OVER 20 lbs.)
 
$250
 
****ALL MAILING WITHIN CONTINENTAL US ONLY-Add $50 for HI****
 
  • Disaster Pouch
 
$95
 
 
  • Crucifix
 
$25
 
 
  • Obtaining Lock of Hair
 
$40
 
 
  • Obtaining Finger or Thumb Prints
 
$30
 
 
  • Processing of Death Certificate Order
 
$20
 
 
  • After Hours Removal (Added to Total of Arrangements)
 
$30
 
 
  • After Hours Removal (Two Man Call)
 
$60
 
  • Oversized Cremation Fee (in addition to selected cremation services):
 
    • Over 300 lbs
 
$350
 
 
    • Over 400 lbs
 
$450
 
 
    • Max weight accommodated is 450 lbs.
 
 
$10 Storage Fee for Unclaimed Cremated Remains (per day after 30 days from Date of Cremation)

Other Services:

 
Forwarding of Remains to Another Funeral Home:
 
$1499
 
Our charge includes: basic services of Funeral Director and staff, removal of remains, embalming or other preparation of remains (if relevant), and transportation to local airport or other place of shipment within 30 mile radius (EXCLUDES shipping charges and shipping container). This charge does NOT include any funeral services or visitation. This charge applies to shipment with the continental United States only.
 
Receiving Remains from Another Funeral Home:
 
$899
 
Our charge includes: basic services of Funeral Director and staff and transportation from local airport or other shipping destination with 30 mile radius. (This charge does NOT include any funeral services or visitation.)
 
Direct Cremation:
 
$779 to $5570
 
Our charge for Direct Cremation (without ceremony) includes: basic services of Funeral Director and staff, a proportionate share of overhead costs, removal of remains (within 30 mile radius), refrigeration, transportation to the Crematory and the Crematory fee. This charge does NOT include the necessary authorizations or any funeral services or visitation. If you want to arrange a Direct Cremation, a rigid Alternative Container must be used. Alternative Containers encase the body and can be made of materials like fiberboard or composite materials (with or without an outside covering). The container we provide is a cardboard container suitable for identification purposes.
 
 
A. Direct Cremation with container provided by Purchaser
 
$779
 
 
B. Direct Cremation with container provided by Desert Memorial
 
$799
 
 
C. Direct Cremation with container selected from our facility
 
$799 (plus container)
 
 
Immediate Burials
 
$1080 to $9995
 
Our charge for Immediate Burial (without ceremony) includes: basic services of Funeral Director and staff, removal of remains from place of death (within 30 mile radius), refrigeration, and transport to local cemetery (within 30 mile radius).
 
 
A. Immediate burial wih casket provided by Purchaser
 
$1599
 
 
B. Immediate burial with casket selected from Desert Memorial
 
$1699 (plus Casket)
 
 
Rush Cremation Service
 
$350
 
This charge is in addition to whatever cremation service(s) were requested and is for cremation to occur within 1 BUSINESS DAY from obtaining a Burial Transit Permit.
 
Anatomical Donation/Cremation (if deemed Medically Acceptable)
 
$0
 
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 CARDBOARD OR WOOD (WITH OR WITHOUT AN OUTSIDE COVERING). THE ALTERNATIVE CONTAINERS WE PROVIDE ARE CARDBOARD.

THE CREMATORY USED BY OUR FUNERAL HOME DOES NOT PERMIT THE USE OF ALTERNATIVE CONTAINERS MADE OF NON-RIGID MATERIALS.
 
 
  • Direct Cremation with casket selected from our funeral home
 
$779
 
 
  • Direct Cremation with cardboard alternative container
 
$799
 
 
  • Direct Cremation with container provided by purchaser
 
$799 (plus container)
 
Rush Cremation Services: (Charges in addition to any cremation services chosen)

Our cremation process usually takes place within 7 to 14 working days of obtaining a cremation permit from the State of Nevada.
 
 
  • For cremation to occur within 1 working day of obtaining cremation permit
 
$350
 
 
Direct Burial
 
$1,299 to $9,995
 
Our charges for a direct burial include; transfer of remains to our funeral home from within a 30 mile radius, basic services of Funeral Director and staff, refrigeration, use of equipment and staff for direct burial, and transportation to cemetery within a 30 mile radius of our funeral home.
 
 
  • Direct Burial with casket selected from our funeral home
 
$1,299
 
 
  • Direct Burial with container provided by purchaser
 
$1,399 (plus selected casket)