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AFFORDABLE CREMATION
Simple Cremation Packages starting at $850
Locally owned and operated, Iowa's oldest cremation society. 

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Blair Overton

Iowa’s Oldest Operated Cremation Society 

Locally Owned & Serving the Area for Over 30 Years

We are proud to be a locally owned and operated cremation service. We take great pride in being able to provide affordable cremation prices with personalized service. Co-owners, Blair and Sara, are natives of the Des Moines area and take great pride in helping families arrange for a fitting celebration of life.

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Sara Middleton Bering

Why Choose Us?

We understand that saying goodbye is never easy, and that’s why top notch service and compassion is of the utmost importance to us. Our prices include the ability to meet in person, if that is your preference, something that other providers in the area are missing. We have been a longtime, trusted partner of the end-of-life community in Central Iowa.

Locally Owned
Transparent, Affordable
Pricing
Ability to meet in person
Caring Personalized Guidance

Cremation Pricing

Whatever you wish your plans to be, The Cremation Society of Iowa has created packages to help you simply select what works best for you. You only have one chance to say goodbye, we want to ensure you can do so affordably and meaningfully. 

THE PRIVATE FAMILY GOODBYE

Our Service Includes:

•A final goodbye prior to cremation

•In person arrangement conference during business hours

• Basic services of Funeral Director and staff

• Transfer of Remains into our care

• One hour of immediate family viewing during business hours

• The Cremation Process

                                                        $1,170

*Upgrade to the Danson Teakwood Viewing Alternative Container for $450

THE SIMPLE GOODBYE

Our Service Includes:

• In-person arrangement conference during business hours

• Simple services of Funeral Director, staff, and facilities

• Transfer of Remains into our care

• The Cremation process

• Minimum Alternative Container for cremation

                                                              $850

*A mileage fee will apply after a 15 mile radius of Des Moines. Our service area is a 70 mile radius from Des Moines.