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The Goods and Services available are unlimited at Koch Funeral Home in Freeport. Some options are listed below.

Basic services of Funeral Director and Staff and Overhead: Includes staff to respond to the initial request for service, arrangement conference with family, preparation and filing necessary certificates and permits, shelter of your loved one, placement of the obituary notices, coordination of services with the cemetery, crematory, vault company, florists, clergy, and any others as requested. Also includes overhead expense relative to the funeral home facility such as insurance, maintenance, and utility expense, secretarial duties and administrative costs, and equipment and inventory expense.

Embalming: Except in certain special cases, Ohio law does not require embalming. Embalming may be necessary however, if you select certain funeral arrangements, such as a funeral with viewing. If you do not want embalming, you have the right to choose an arrangement that does not require you to pay for it such as direct cremation or immediate burial.

Preparation of the Body for Viewing

Use of the Funeral Home for Visitation and Service

Staff and Equipment for visitation or service at another facility

Use of the Funeral Home for a Memorial Service

Staff for a graveside service

Receiving Cremains for burial in a local cemetery

Automotive Equipment: to transport your loved one, deliver flowers, obtain permits, and signatures, and file the death certificate

Use of the Hearse the day of the service

Register Books

Memorial Folders

Memory Candles

Laminated Obituaries

Caskets prices vary according to the type of casket chosen.

Outer Burial Containers are required by most cemeteries. Prices vary according to the type of container (vault) chosen.

Additional and/or Optional Expenses:

Certified copies of the Death Certificate are obtained from the health department in the county where death occurred. Prices vary by county.

Newspaper Obituary Charges - each newspapers sets their own fees

Ohio Burial Permit fee 


Engraving the death date on the cemetery marker

Cemetery charge for opening and closing the grave space

An Honorarium for the Minister for doing the service

A Mileage charge for additional mileage over twenty-five miles

Forwarding or Receiving of your loved one to or from another funeral home

Immediate Burial: includes basic services, proportionate share of overhead, removal of remains, a cloth-covered casket, and local transportation to the cemetery. This selection does not include embalming, visitation, service, or hearse.

Direct Cremation: includes basic services of funeral director and staff, proportionate share of overhead, removal of remains, transportation to the crematory, necessary authorizations, and cremation.

Cremation after embalming, visitation, or service is also offered.

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