Family Owned and Operated by: Timothy J. Trettin Scott J. Nickel
We strive to provide meaningful and customized services to the families we care for at their time of need. As well as educate and present unique options when planning for services in the future.
We would like you to know that what sets us apart from the other funeral homes is that you will be taken care of by the Funeral Directors whose names are on the sign; along with compassionate support staff. Owners who understand and realize the importance of showing families the highest quality of humanity during their most difficult times. We are proud of our longevity and dedication to this wonderful community and hope to continue for generations to come.
Payment in full 30 days after loved one’s date of death.
We will assist families with claim forms and assignments of insurance policies. Credit Card fee charge of 3% per transaction
Cash discount of 2% on services and merchandise within 30 days
The goods and services shown below are those we can provide to our customers. You may choose only the items you desire. However, any funeral arrangement you select will include a charge for our basic services and overhead. 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.
TRADITIONAL FULL SERVICE FUNERAL PACKAGE PRICE ……. $4,995.00
This package has been discounted by $435 if the full package is selected
BASIC SERVICES OF FUNERAL DIRECTOR AND STAFF
Our fee for the services of funeral director and staff includes, but is not limited to:
24Hr staff to respond to initial request for service, arrangement conference with family or responsible party, preparation and filing of necessary legal permits and certificates, preparation and placement of obituary notices, coordination with those providing other services, e.g. clergy, cemetery, crematory etc., assistance relating to social security, life insurance, pension, veterans, and other survivor benefits. Also included in this charge is an allocation of fixed and general operating expenses relative to our facility such as insurance, maintenance, and utility expenses, secretarial and administrative costs, and equipment and inventory expenses....
This fee for our basic services and overhead will be added to the total cost of the funeral arrangement, you select. (This fee is already included and discounted in our charges for direct cremations, immediate burials and forwarding or receiving remains.)
CARE AND PREPARATION OF REMAINS: Technician, equipment, & supplies
EMBALMING: 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.(Embalming is required by all local cemeteries for delayed interment)
NO EMBALMING: Topical disinfection, washing, and refrigeration of UNEMBALMED remains up to 72Hrs. (WI Statute DHS136.04)
(25.00 per day beyond 72Hrs.)
OTHER PREPARATION OF REMAINS:
A. Prepare for service: (dressing, casketing, cosmetology)
C. Special care of autopsied remains
D. Adjustments to remains when received from another funeral home
E. Shelter of remains per day past 72Hrs
ADDITIONAL USE OF STAFF & EQUIPMENT:
A. VISITATION: (up to 4 hours) in our chapel or other local facility
1. Additional per hour after 4 hours
B. FUNERAL OR MEMORIAL SERVICE: held in your church, our chapel, or other local facility
C. GRAVESIDE SERVICE: graveside service at cemetery same day as funeral
D. PRIVATE FAMILY VIEWING: limited to immediate family, half hour during business hours
E. Luncheon Facilities in our Funeral Chapel
F. Weekend Visitation and or Service provided (the need of add. Staff)
G. Mailing of Cremated Remains with Certified Mail
H. Live Stream Service
(3.00) additional per loaded mile beyond 10 mi radius of Appleton)
A. Transfer of remains to funeral home (24Hr service)
B. Hearse for service and or cemetery (Same Day)
C. Mini-Van in lieu of hearse for service
D. Service/Utility Vehicle
E. Transfer of remains by van to local hospital for examination
F. Second day hearse additional
G. Second day Mini-Van
A. Basic Memorial package: Register Book, Thank you Cards, Memorial folders, photo boards
B. Deluxe Pack: includes the basic package and also Tribute Video, Lams, Cross and Candle
C. Visitor Register Book
D. Acknowledgement (Thank You) Cards per 25 (4 included per family)
E. Memorial Folders or Holy Cards per 100
F. Laminated Obituary (per 1)
G. Cross or Crucifix
H. DVD (up to 75 pictures)
I. Personalized Candle
J. Photo Boards (per 1)
CASKETS AVAILABLE FROM
A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home
(9995.00 to 895.00)
OUTER BURIAL CONTAINERS (VAULTS)
A complete price list will be provided at the funeral home.
(13995.00 to 1195.00)
CREMATION URNS: a complete list will be provided
(1895.00 to 50.00)
MISC PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND MERCHANDISE:
A. Ziegler Sealed Container
B. Emergency Disaster Pouch
C. Air Transfer Tray
D. Cremation Process provided by BTN Crematory
E. Scattering of Cremated Remains by Funeral Home
F. Burial Vault Company Sunday and Holiday Fee
G. Hearse Sunday and Holiday Fee
H. Storage of Cremains beyond 30 days of service (per month)
I. Special service consultation and assistance per hour or part there of
J. Cremation Container
FORWARDING REMAINS TO ANOTHER FUNERAL HOME:
This fee includes local removal of remains to funeral home, limited services of funeral director and staff, coordinate with receiving funeral home, limited use of facilities, prepare and file required legal forms, embalming, morgue facility, or other sanitary preparation of remains. (This does not include shipping fees, transfer to airport or other funeral home, casket, air transport container, prepare for viewing, visitation or funeral ceremony)
RECEIVING CASKETED REMAINS:
This fee includes limited services of funeral director and staff, temporary shelter of remains (24Hrs), filing of legal permits, van to local cemetery.(This does not include and viewing, ceremonies, or transfer from airport)
A. Including graveside service
B. Including traditional funeral ceremony at church or funeral home
C. Including traditional funeral ceremony and visitation at church or funeral home
IMMEDIATE BURIAL (NO SERVICE):
Immediate Burial (range of prices)
(burial-scheduled at convenience of funeral home) Includes local transfer of deceased to funeral home, limited services of funeral director and staff Topical disinfection and refrigeration of UNEMBALMED remains for up to 72 hours Prepare and file required legal permits, van for transfer to local cemetery, coordinate with cemetery, obituary assistance with Social Security, Veterans, Life Insurance and other survivor benefits, obtain legal copies of death certificate.
$2695.00 to $12410.00
A. Immediate Burial with container provided by purchaser
B. Immediate Burial with casket selected
$3390.00 to $12410.00
Services of funeral director and support staff, local transfer of deceased to funeral home, topical sanitation, washing and refrigeration of remains Up to 72Hrs, (WI Statute HFS 136.04) Arrangement conference with family, coordinate with crematory and obituary assistance.
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 fiberboard or composition materials (with or without an outside covering). The container we provide is a fiberboard box.
Direct cremation w/container provided by client
CREMATION WITH MEMORIAL SERVICES AT FUNERAL CHAPEL OR CHURCH
The same services and overhead as a Direct Cremation but these services include a Memorial Service either at the church or Funeral Chapel. Also included is the Memorial Package (which includes: Book, cards, Thank you cards, DVD, Laminated obits).
Total for above Services
FULL SERVICE CREMATION PACKAGE
Includes all Traditional Service Funeral Package as well as the Cremation, Use of Rental Casket, Memorial Package.
Total for above Services
Each private cremation process at BTN Crematory is supervised by a licensed funeral director to insure the respect and dignity of your loved one.