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How much does a funeral cost in Chicago, IL?

Here are average prices for common funerals in Chicago, IL, based on our estimates. Prices will vary at different funeral homes, so it's a good idea to compare several options and ask for general price lists.

Traditional funeral
$9,400
Cremation & service
$5,100
Direct cremation
$3,300

Funeral homes near Chicago, Illinois

Browsing 21 - 30 of hundreds of funeral homes near Chicago, Illinois

Symonds Irving Park Funeral Home

3800 N Elston Ave
Chicago, IL 60618

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Grein Funeral Directors

2114 W. Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL 60618

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John G. Adinamis Funeral Director

6150 N Cicero Ave
Chicago, IL 60646

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Hankook Funeral Service - Cicero

6150 N. Cicero Avenue
Chicago, IL 60646

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Memorials for people from Chicago, IL

Browse a few memorial websites created for people from Chicago, IL on Ever Loved. Find obituaries, funeral details, photos, stories, and more.

Eric Clark Dantzler

Apr 10, 1970—Sep 18, 2018

Chicago, IL, USA

"Eric has lost his long battle with substance abuse after 14 years. Now he is in the care of the Creator onc..." Read more
"Eric has lost his long battle with substance abuse after 14 years. Now he is in the care of the C..." Read more
"Eric has lost his long battle with substance abuse after 14 ye..." Read more

Scott Strickland Lee

Sep 29, 1983—May 31, 2018

Chicago, IL

"Scott Lee, cherished son, brother and friend, died unexpectedly on May 31, 2018 in Chicago, IL at the age o..." Read more
"Scott Lee, cherished son, brother and friend, died unexpectedly on May 31, 2018 in Chicago, IL at..." Read more
"Scott Lee, cherished son, brother and friend, died unexpectedl..." Read more

Maggie Johnson

Dec 25, 1961—Aug 11, 2018

Chicago, IL, USA

William Ryan Folkmar Sr.

Jul 15, 1960—Jul 8, 2018

Chicago, IL, USA

"Died peacefully on July 8, 2018 Bill was going to be 58 a week after he passed. Bill had two sons Christoph..." Read more
"Died peacefully on July 8, 2018 Bill was going to be 58 a week after he passed. Bill had two sons..." Read more
"Died peacefully on July 8, 2018 Bill was going to be 58 a week..." Read more

William Ryan Folkmar Sr.

Jul 15, 1960—Jul 8, 2018

Chicago, IL, USA

Planning a funeral in Chicago

Chicago is home to over a hundred funeral homes, meaning you have a wide range of choices when selecting a funeral home in Chicago. When comparing them, it’s often a good idea to compare prices, reviews and locations, as well as any special focuses, if that’s important to you. In Chicago, you’ll find cremation-focused funeral homes, Asian funeral homes, Jewish funeral homes and more.

Burial is still slightly more common that cremation in the state of Illinois as of 2016, but cremation rates continue to rise and cremation is expected to be more common than burial by 2020. Cremation has the benefits of being greener, more affordable and more flexible, as there is a much wider range of locations where you can choose to scatter or bury ashes.

If you’d prefer to bury your loved one, there are many Chicago cemeteries to choose from. Consider visiting a few to get a feel for the location that you’re most likely to go back to visit.

If you’d like help figuring out what kind of funeral to plan, consider trying our free funeral planning tool for guidance.