Funeral Budget Sheet

Funeral Budget Sheet. If planning a funeral, keeping a funeral budget  is essential to help you estimate the costs you may incur. Your funeral plans may be more or less complex than what is listed here. Optional: download and print a PDF version of this budget sheet.

Make sure you shop around when you're planning a funeral. Utilize MNFuneralPlanning.com for resources and helpful guidelines. If dealing with the loss of a loved one, you may want to ask the assistance of a friend or family member who isn't as closely involved with the deceased. This trusted person may be able to help you make rational decisions during this emotional and difficult time.

Funeral Cost

  • Embalming _______________
  • Other preparations for the body _______________
  • Casket/Cremation Urn _______________
  • Clergy Fee _______________
  • Burial Clothing _______________
  • Viewing and ceremony _______________
  • Basic services of funeral director _______________
  • Service program printing _______________
  • Transfer of remains (Hearse) _______________
  • Transportation of family (Limousine) _______________
  • Other ______________________ _______________
  • Other ______________________ _______________

Total Funeral Cost _______________

Burial Cost

  • Grave plot or crypt _______________
  • Vault or grave liner _______________
  • Memorial/Tombstone/Monument _______________
  • Opening and closing of the grave _______________
  • Site Care/Maintenance _______________
  • Other ______________________ _______________
  • Other ______________________ _______________

Total Burial Cost _______________

Additional Cost

  • Flowers _______________
  • Food and drinks _______________
  • Reception Site/Venue _______________
  • Casket/Cremation Urn _______________
  • Chapel Fee _______________
  • Obituary _______________
  • Long distance calls or faxes _______________
  • Thank you notes _______________
  • Airfare _______________
  • Accommodations _______________
  • Other ______________________ _______________
  • Other ______________________ _______________

Total Additional Cost _______________

Total Cost _______________