PRICES EFFECTIVE AS OF June 6, 2021

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Our Philosophy. At The Natural Funeral, we understand that death is difficult, and it can be challenging to make big decisions when you are grieving. We’ve done our best to lighten the load by making this price list as transparent and easy to understand as possible.

Meeting your needs. If you have additional questions or special requests, please ask! Keep in mind that just because we haven’t listed a particular option doesn’t mean we can’t work with you to meet your wishes. It is our honor to plan a funeral service that’s specifically tailored to your needs in this moment.

Our Packages. The goods and services shown below are those we can provide to our customers. You will notice that this price list contains “Packages” as well as itemized pricing. This is required by the Federal Trade Commission so that you, as a consumer, are aware that you have the right to choose only the items you desire. However, in the majority of cases, the funeral arrangements selected will include a charge for our basic services and overhead ($2,000) making the packages generally more cost-effective.

Legal Regulations. Occasionally, legal regulations will require you to buy an item or items you did not specifically ask for. If this applies to your case, we will explain the reason in writing on the Statement of Goods and Services that we will provide to you. Any inquiries regarding your funeral agreement may be directed to the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies: (303) 894-7855.

No Embalming. The Natural Funeral specializes in natural death care and does not practice embalming. In Colorado, embalming is not required by law. Any and all regulations for natural burial, including requirements for grave liners, outer burial containers, etc., will vary from cemetery to cemetery.

Our prices are subject to change. To guarantee your pricing, speak with us about pre-payment. For individuals on hospice, we will honor the price quote provided at the original time of contact.

Payments. Payment is expected prior to the delivery of services. We accept the following: Cash • Check • Cashier’s check • ACH • Venmo • PayPal • Money order • Pre-funded pre-arrangement • Verified life insurance assignment • Credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover) Medicaid and Veterans’ Benefits. Our business is veteran-owned, and we are proud to be able to support families using veterans’ benefits. We also accept Medicaid payments.

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OUR SIGNATURE ASPEN GROVE PACKAGES

The Aspen Grove Packages include Reverent Body Care® at home or in our Center. These packages also include a celebrant for your personalized memorial service.

Reverent Body Care® is a special time for families and friends to be with their loved-one after death. It may be in accordance with a particular faith, or it may be time to simply honor and take in the significance of the death. Reverent Body Care®, which can be part of a vigil, is our specialty and is highly adaptable to your beliefs and practices. It involves the ritual washing of your loved-one at death and includes a ceremony of blessing using pure essential oils and natural death care techniques. Our staff can lead this beautiful ritual with family participation if desired. We offer this service in-home (additional costs may be added for extended hours or service outside of Boulder County) or in our vigil space at our Center in Lafayette.

These Aspen Grove packages also include the memorial services of a celebrant and the use of our Center for up to 3 hours. If you choose to use a venue other than our Center, there will be an additional charge. We can assist with flowers, music, food, programs, and much more.

All Aspen Grove Packages Include:
• Basic services of funeral director and staff
• Reverent Body Care® in-home or at our Center with preparation for visitation or vigil
• Celebrant for memorial (venue, catering, flowers, music, programs extra)
• The first transport service
• Necessary authorizations, paperwork and permitting
• One certified copy of the death certificate
• Online obituary with pictures
• Printed death announcement in a local newspaper (up to 80 words)
• Sheltering the body with refrigeration for up to 5 days
• Local delivery of cremated remains, death certificates, caskets, urns

ASPEN GROVE FIRE CREMATION

With Reverent Body Care® and Memorial: $4,300

Our Aspen Grove package charge for fire cremation with Reverent Body Care® and memorial also includes (in addition to above stated services):
• Minimum cremation container
• Simple biodegradable urn

ASPEN GROVE WATER CREMATION

With Reverent Body Care® and Memorial: $6,000

Our Aspen Grove package charge for water cremation by alkaline hydrolysis with Reverent Body Care and memorial also includes (in addition to above stated services):
• Transport to place of water cremation
• Simple biodegradable urn for solid cremains
• A symbolic amount of liquid remains, which can serve as a plant fertilizer

ASPEN GROVE EARTH BURIAL

With Reverent Body Care® and Memorial: $5,000

Our package charge for Earth burial with Reverent Body Care® and memorial also includes (in addition to above stated services):
• 2 Transports – to our facility, and then to a local cemetery
• Coordination with cemetery
• Dressing and casketing or shrouding
• Private property (non-cemetery) burial requires our assistance with significant logistical coordination with the county. Add $1,000 for this service.

ASPEN GROVE NATURAL ORGANIC REDUCTION

With Reverent Body Care® and Memorial: $10,000

Our package charge for natural organic reduction with Reverent Body Care® and memorial also includes (in addition to above stated services):
• 2 Transports – to our facility, and then to a licensed NOR facility
• Coordination with NOR provider
• Return of a token portion of the soil. Donation of the remainder for land preservation.

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OUR SPECIALTY ASPEN LEAF PACKAGES

The Aspen Leaf Packages include Reverent Body Care® at home or in our Center.

Reverent Body Care® is a special time for families and friends to be with their loved-one after death. It may be in accordance with a particular faith, or it may be time to simply honor and take in the significance of the death. Reverent Body Care®, which can be part of a vigil, is our specialty and is highly adaptable to your beliefs and practices. It involves the ritual washing of your loved-one at death and includes a ceremony of blessing using pure essential oils and natural death care techniques. Our staff can lead this beautiful ritual with family participation if desired. We offer this service in-home (additional costs may be added for extended hours or service outside of Boulder County) or in our vigil space at our Center in Lafayette.

All Aspen Leaf Packages Include:
• Basic services of funeral director and staff
• Reverent Body Care® in-home or at our Center with preparation for visitation or vigil
• The first transport service
• Necessary authorizations, paperwork and permitting
• One certified copy of the death certificate
• Online obituary with pictures
• Printed death announcement in a local newspaper (up to 80 words)
• Sheltering the body with refrigeration for up to 5 days
• Local delivery of cremated remains, death certificates, caskets, urns

ASPEN LEAF FIRE CREMATION

Preceded by Reverent Body Care®: $3,500

Our package charge for fire cremation with Reverent Body Care™ also includes (in addition to above stated services):
• Minimum cremation container
• Simple biodegradable urn

ASPEN LEAF WATER CREMATION

Preceded by Reverent Body Care®: $5,200

Our package charge for water cremation by alkaline hydrolysis with Reverent Body Care® also includes (in addition to above stated services):
• Transport to place of water cremation
• Simple biodegradable urn for solid cremains
• Return of a symbolic amount of liquid remains, which can serve as a plant fertilizer

ASPEN LEAF EARTH BURIAL

Preceded by Reverent Body Care®: $4,200

Our package charge for Earth burial with Reverent Body Care® also includes (in addition to above stated services):
• 2 Transports – to our facility, and then to a local cemetery
• Coordination with cemetery
• Dressing and casketing or shrouding
• Private property (non-cemetery) burial requires our assistance with significant logistical coordination with the county. Add $1,000 for this service.

ASPEN LEAF NATURAL ORGANIC REDUCTION

Preceded by Reverent Body Care®: $9,200

Our package charge for natural organic reduction with Reverent Body Care® also includes (in addition to above stated services):
• 2 Transports – to our facility, and then to a licensed NOR facility
• Coordination with NOR provider
• Return of a token portion of the soil. Donation of remainder for land preservation.

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OUR ROOTS PACKAGES

Our roots packages are intended to be what they sound like: simple, straightforward, and cost-effective. These packages are without Reverent Body Care®, and are well-suited to individuals who feel they have already had the time they need with their loved one or plan to self-facilitate ceremony.

Each Roots Package Includes:
• Basic services of funeral director and staff
• The first transport service
• Necessary authorizations, paperwork and permitting
• One certified copy of the death certificate
• Online obituary with pictures
• Printed death announcement in a local newspaper (up to 80 words)
• Sheltering the body with refrigeration for up to 5 days
• Local delivery of cremated remains, death certificates, caskets, urns

ROOTS FIRE CREMATION

Cremation with all our basic services: $2,200

Our package charge for direct fire cremation without Reverent Body CareTM also includes (in addition to above stated services):
• Minimum cremation container
• Simple biodegradable urn

ROOTS WATER CREMATION

Water Cremation with all our basic services: $3,900

Our package charge for direct water cremation by alkaline hydrolysis without Reverent Body Care also includes (in addition to above stated services):
• Transport to place of water cremation
• Simple biodegradable urn for solid cremains
• Return of a symbolic amount of liquid remains, which can serve as a plant fertilizer

ROOTS EARTH BURIAL

Burial with all our basic services: $2,900

Our charge for immediate Earth burial without Reverent Body Care® also includes (in addition to above stated services):
• 2 Transports – to our facility, and then to a local cemetery
• Coordination with cemetery
• Dressing and casketing or shrouding
• Private property (non-cemetery) burial requires our assistance with significant logistical
coordination with the county. Add $1,000 for this service.

ROOTS NATURAL ORGANIC REDUCTION

Natural Organic Reduction with all our basic services: $7,900

Our charge for direct natural organic reduction without Reverent Body Care® also includes (in addition to above stated services):
• 2 Transports – to our facility, and then to a licensed NOR facility
• Coordination with NOR provider
• Return of a token portion of the soil. Donation of remainder for land preservation.

Burial Note: Burial products such as biodegradable caskets, shrouds, burial markers, etc., can be purchased separately. The Natural Funeral does not require the use of burial containers. Rules vary by cemetery. The grave plot is also purchased separately.
NOR Note: NOR is a biological composting process that can take up to a year to complete.

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Basic Services Fee – $2,000

This fee is already included in our charges for Roots, Aspen Leaf, and Aspen Grove packages.

Should you choose “itemized” arrangements, the fee for our basic services will be added to the
final cost.

Our basic services fee includes: 24-hour availability of staff; Personalized time with one of our funeral coordinators; Consultation with family and/or clergy; Arrangements of the funeral, memorial, burial, or cremation; Coordination with the cemetery, crematory, or other third parties, as necessary and as required; Shelter of the body in our care from time of death until final disposition (within 5 days); Obtaining necessary authorizations and permits; Preparing, filing and securing notices; Assistance with forms; Notary service; and a proportionate share of insurance and overhead expenses.

ITEMIZED PRICE LIST

• Fire cremation fee – $400
• Fire cremation witnessing without viewing – $400
• Fire cremation witnessing with viewing – $800
• Dressing and casketing prior to Burial or Cremation – $300
• Water cremation fee – $1,700
• Water cremation farewell viewing – $900
• Natural organic reduction fee – $6,000
• First transport service (up to 30 miles, then $3 per mile) – $300
• Each additional transport service (up to 30 miles, then $3 per mile) – $200
• Refrigeration – $250 for up to 5 days – then $75 per day
• Reverent Body Care® in your home or at another location – $1,400
• Reverent Body Care® at our Center – $1,300
• Daily home vigil support and body care – $250 per day, as requested
• Lafayette Center vigil space rental – $400 / 3 hours; $600 / 6 hours; $1,200 / 24 hours
• Additional charge for evening (after 5pm) or weekend (Saturday/Sunday) services at our Center – $400
• Celebrant Services – $750
• Staff for event assistance – $125 per hour / per staff
• Out-of-area travel fee for staff (after 30 miles from TNF) – $3 per mile
• Additional fee for persons over 250 pounds – $250
• Pacemaker removal – $100
• Obituary composition – $250
• Death announcement in local newspaper (if not purchasing a package) – $250
• Online obituary (if not purchasing a package) – $250
• Music, Flowers, Catering, Memorial Programs or Cards – Quotes by request
• Additional charge for out-of-area (outside Boulder County) or after-hours (5pm – 9am) support for in-home vigils and natural death care – $1,000 based on availability
• Additional Death Certificates – $50 for the first and $20 for each additional copy
• Shipping cremated remains by USPS – $100; Mailing Death Certificates – $50
• Local delivery of cremated remains, death certificates, caskets, urns – $100
• Green burial plots at Lyons Town Cemetery – $5,000 (includes plot, opening and closing)
• Green cremains inurnment at Lyons Town Cemetery – $2,000 (includes urn plot, opening and closing)

When another Funeral Home is involved:

  • Transfer Services Forwarding the Body to Another Funeral Home – $2,250
  • Receiving the Body from Another Funeral Home – $1,500
Our charge includes: basic services of funeral director and staff. Our fee includes removal of remains, preparation of remains, and local transport. If we are shipping remains to a non-local funeral home you may purchase a casket from our funeral home, or a shipping tray. If you choose a shipping tray, add $250. NOTE: The airline ticket is not included in our price.

FUNERARY MERCHANDISE

  • Cardboard casket for decorating – $150
  • Colorado-sourced beetle kill pine, cedar, or reclaimed barn-wood caskets – $1,200 to $2,500
  • Willow woven basket carriers – $1,200
  • Lowering ropes – $150
  • Backboards – $50
  • Local Artisan Eco Urns – $80 to $750
  • Shrouding Cloths – $200 cotton, $400 organic bamboo
  • Candles – $5 to $50
  • Custom art (glass cremation jewelry, painting of gourds, caskets and urns, etc.) – $150 & up