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6451 S Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL 60636
9858 S. Commercial Avenue
Chicago, IL 60617
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1374 E 53rd St
Chicago, IL 60615
1136 W. 87
Chicago, IL 60620
5218 S Kedzie Ave
Chicago, IL 60632

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.

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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.
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Daniel S Nguyen

May 3, 1979—Feb 10, 2018

Chicago, IL

"Daniel S. Nguyen passed away of natural causes surrounded by loved ones on Feb 10, 2018. He enjoyed nature wa…" Read more
Johnie Harper Fair

Jul 19, 1930—Apr 23, 2020

Chicago, IL, USA

"Johnie Harper Fair was born on 19 July 1930 in Coahoma County, Mississippi from the union of Alice Betts and …" Read more
Tihana McNease

Sep 3, 1981—May 19, 2020

Chicago, IL, USA

"Tihana McNease was not only loving friend, but she was a mother, auntie,, caring, and very optimistic woman w…" Read more
Berget H. Pruitt

Sep 8, 1932—May 20, 2020

Chicago, IL, USA

"Berget Henri Pruitt, 87, passed away in Chicago, IL on May 20, 2020. Berget was the second of nine children …" Read more
Maura Cleveland

1958—May 18, 2020

Chicago, IL, USA

"Maura Cleveland Maura Cleveland, beloved wife of Marion Brown, beloved sister of Nancy and Tom, lost her bat…" Read more

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.