Obituaries

Duane Houchin
B: 1944-09-15
D: 2017-05-21
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Houchin, Duane
Loretta Miller
B: 1922-01-04
D: 2017-05-18
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Miller, Loretta
Helen Schlichtemeier
B: 1920-06-02
D: 2017-05-17
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Schlichtemeier, Helen
Virginia Meyer
B: 1930-08-10
D: 2017-05-15
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Meyer, Virginia
Herbert Kraeger
B: 1941-04-09
D: 2017-05-06
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Kraeger, Herbert
Ermil Fletcher
B: 1915-08-08
D: 2017-05-02
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Fletcher, Ermil
Robert Wright
B: 1946-12-20
D: 2017-05-02
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Wright, Robert
Flossie Domingo
B: 1920-09-09
D: 2017-05-01
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Domingo, Flossie
Ruth Tapper
B: 1921-03-23
D: 2017-04-20
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Tapper, Ruth
Terry Wilson
B: 1959-07-17
D: 2017-03-27
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Wilson, Terry
Frances Stillwell
B: 1929-07-03
D: 2017-03-10
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Stillwell, Frances
Jackie Chambers
B: 1963-12-11
D: 2017-03-03
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Chambers, Jackie
Angela Stander
B: 1920-05-20
D: 2017-02-26
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Stander, Angela
Richard Wilson
B: 1930-10-25
D: 2017-02-13
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Wilson, Richard
Joyce Carlson
B: 1926-10-30
D: 2017-02-11
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Carlson, Joyce
Richard Ashlock
B: 1940-11-10
D: 2017-01-21
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Ashlock, Richard
Jacqueline Salberg
B: 1939-08-02
D: 2017-01-21
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Salberg, Jacqueline
Gertrude Patton
B: 1933-05-10
D: 2017-01-10
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Patton, Gertrude
David Knabe
B: 1960-01-12
D: 2017-01-03
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Knabe, David
Opal Wiles
B: 1917-11-18
D: 2016-12-11
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Wiles, Opal
Gerald Stander
B: 1926-06-05
D: 2016-12-02
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Stander, Gerald

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207 West "H" Street
P.O. Box 402
Weeping Water, NE 68463
Phone: (402) 267-5544
Fax: (402) 994-2442

Service Pricing

We are committed to transparency in our business practices. This requires us to be upfront and open about our prices for both services and related products.
And for a business to be truly transparent, the staff needs to follow certain rules or guidelines that keep everyone accountable for their words and actions.
It’s easy to see that if our funeral service pulls this way yesterday and that way tomorrow when it comes to openness, communication and accountability, families would quickly lose their trust in us.

And trust is everything.

After all, the services we provide are unique, and the people we serve are in a very vulnerable position. We consider trust to be an essential part of the relationship we develop with the families we serve.

When It's a Question of Money

For families faced with the death of someone dear to them, it quickly becomes clear that funerals rank among the most expensive purchases they may ever make. It is our policy that no one be denied a funeral service because of limited financial resources. If you arrange for a funeral and do not have the sufficient funds to pay according to our General Price list (GPL) we will be pleased to discuss arrangements to fit an adjusted service to be within your means. The final costs can be overwhelming for the average family.

Yet even if you're the kind of person who feels very comfortable price-shopping for a new car or home appliance, you're likely to feel very uncomfortable comparing prices or negotiating over the details and cost of a funeral, whether it’s a pre-need or immediate need situation.

Our General Price List

If you’re looking to price a funeral services and products, we encourage you to download a copy of our current Price List. You’ll be able to print it out, and use it in funeral planning conversations with family members involved in making decisions. Every Funeral provider has a GPL.

We know it may be well worth taking the time to call around to compare prices before committing to any particular funeral home, product or service. That’s why we make our General Price List available to you through our website.

We encourage you to research your options, talk it over, and make the best decision for yourself and your loved ones.

Should you need any additional information, please call us. We will explain all your options thoroughly and clearly, as part of our commitment to transparency...and our commitment to you.

OUR RESOURCE GUIDE

These prices are effective December 31, 2008 2014 but thereafter are subject to change without notice.

Hammons Family Funeral Services General Price List.

Itemized Selections

Basic Services of Funeral Director and Staff and Overhead $ 1620
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 cemetery, crematory, or other third party. In addition, this fee includes a proportionate share of our basic overhead cost. 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  $ 1125
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 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. IT IS THE POLICY OF OUR FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENT TO REQUIRE EMBALMING WHERE FUNERALS ARE SELECTED WITH PUBLIC VIEWING.  
Other Preparation of the Body $ 325
Cosmetizing, casketing the body and normal restoration and/or disinfection and bathing  of un-embalmed bodies  
Restoration of tissue or bone donation in addition to embalming $ 350
Restoration and reconstruction in addition to embalming Ask
Restoration of autopsied remains in addition to embalming $ 125
Hair Care (Hairdresser) $  75

Facilities and Staff

Use of Facilities and Staff for Visitation (1 day or portion thereof) $ 400
Use of Facilities and Staff for Funeral Ceremony    $ 425
Use of Facilities and Staff for Memorial Service  $ 425
Use of Facilities and Staff for Viewing before Cremation  $ 525
Use of Equipment and Staff for Graveside Service $ 595

Transportation Vehicles 

Outside local area of a 50 mile (per mile)  $ 3.50
Funeral Coach (Hearse)  $ 275 
Pallbearers vehicle $ 195
Utility/Service vehicle   $ 195
Family Limousine (seven person max) $ 195
Transfer of deceased to the Mortuary     $ 355

Forwarding of the deceased  to Another Funeral Provider

$ 3590  
Our charge includes: basic services of funeral director and staff; a proportionate share of overhead costs; removal of deceased; embalming; other preparation of remains; air tray; and transportation to shipping dock. Ceremony or merchandise not included.
With Casket selected from our selection room plus cost of casket    $ 2550
Shipping container     $ 250

Receiving the deceased  from Another Funeral Provider 

$ 2740
Our charge includes: basic services of funeral director and staff; a proportionate share of overhead costs; care of remains; transportation of remains to funeral home and to cemetery. A funeral ceremony or cemetery cost not included.

Immediate Burial
No cemetery cost are included

$ 2465
Our charge for an immediate burial includes: basic services of funeral director and staff; local removal of deceased; necessary authorizations and permits; casketing body; and local transportation to cemetery.
Immediate Burial with container provided by purchaser $ 2465
Immediate Burial with alternative container  $ 2135
Immediate Burial with selected casket, plus cost of selected casket $ 2465
Donation of the deceased body to Medical School  $ 1845
Includes local transfer of deceased to Mortuary, Minimum services of funeral director and staff; Transfer of deceased to local medical school, Embalming is not included.

MERCHANDISE SELECTIONS (TAXABLE ITEMS)

Caskets
(list available at HFFS)
$ 890 to $ 11,290

Outer Burial Container
(list available at HFFS)

$ 905 to $ 8500
Cremation Urns
(list available at HFFS)
$ 75 to $ 1100
Cremation Urn Vaults
(List available at HFFS)
$250 to $ 1210
Shipping Container $ 275
Heavy duty body pouch $ 200
Alternative Cremation Container (w/plastic liner) $ 150
Registration Book (choice 14 books) $ 65 to $ 300
Acknowledgment Cards (Clergy, Music, General cards ) $ 75
Memorial Folders (Black/White per 250) $ 155
Memorial Folders (Color- per 250) $ 225
Memorial Box Sets (register book, folder, and cards $ 275 to 450
Flowers (Casket or Standing Spray only) $ 165 to $ 650
Flag Display Case $ 95 to $200
Burial Clothing (suits, dresses and undergarments) $ 25 to $325

SPECIAL ORDER MERCHANDISE

Casket Insert Panels $ 175 to $ 400
Keepsake Jewelry $ 45 to $ 450
Keepsake Urns $ 45
“Survivor’s Begin Here” self-help book $ 35
Portrait Style Canvas Prints $ 450

OTHER SERVICES OFFERED

Headstone Engraving (final date, etc) $145 to Quote
Cemetery Monument/Headstone Marker Quote
Catering of funeral luncheon
(a list of options is available)
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Infant and children services to the age of Fourteen are financially gifted by the Hammons Family

Payment Policy

Provisions for payment are due at time of arrangements. We accept:

  •  Cash / Cashiers or Personal Check
  •  Major credit cards Visa/MasterCard             
  •  Valid Insurance assignment of a verifiable policy                    
  •  Transfers of pre-arranged funeral services        

Payment in full is due at the time of service with merchandise received from outside vendors.

It is our policy that no one be denied a funeral services because of limited financial resources. If you would like to arrange a service and do not have sufficient funds to pay according to our General Price List, we will be pleased to discuss arrangements to fit an adjusted service within your means.