Celebrate Life Iowa is an experienced Iowa funeral home specializing in affordable Ankeny cremation services. As a trusted Ankeny, Iowa funeral and cremation provider we promise to provide the best customer care and service with the guaranteed lowest cost. Our company offers a wide range of Ankeny funeral services, memorial services and the most affordable cremation in Ankeny, Iowa.
We approach every family with the highest level of care and dignity. With years of experience, family owned, locally Iowan owned, you can count on Celebrate Life Iowa to deliver top quality Ankeny funeral and Ankeny cremation services at a price that you can afford. Financing your funeral or cremation services is an option as well.
Whether you are looking to have an Ankeny funeral service, Ankeny memorial service, or a just an Ankeny simple cremation to honor a life lived, Celebrate Life Iowa Funeral & Cremation Care is here to assist you.
We gladly bring the service right to your own home and make Ankeny pre-planning or planning Ankeny cremations, Ankeny memorial services, and Ankeny funeral services as comfortable as possible. Plan today for tomorrow’s need.
Cremation Services Questions
What is the cost associated with cremation?
The cost is determined by a few basic factors such as: Urn selection, number of death certificates, and distance from West Des Moines.
The base cost of the cremation in Ankeny is $895. We proudly serve all 99 counties of Iowa. Initial transportation is within 20-mile radius of the Polk county funeral home location. Additional charges of $100 for 20-40 miles; $200 for 41-59 miles; $300 for 60-124 miles; $400 for 124-174 miles, and $500 for 175 miles plus from West Des Moines. The medical examiner charges $75 for a cremation permit. All counties in Iowa charge $15 per death certificate which is in addition to Celebrate Life Iowa’s base cremation cost. Other additions can be the cost of an obituary in newspapers and an upgraded urn of your choice.
Is my loved one cremated alone?
At Celebrate Life Iowa, and at every crematory in Iowa, bodies are cremated individually. Every person is properly identified once entering Celebrate Life Iowa’s crematory. All personal belongings are logged, and each individual is assigned a cremation tag that remains with them through the cremation process.
What can I do with my loved one’s ashes?
Some cremation families in Ankeny chose to bury in various local cemeteries. Other families choose to keep the cremated remains with them until a later date. A positive point about cremation is you have the time to think about what is the best decision for your family.