Heartland Cremation & Burial Society is a funeral home and cremations in Overland Park, KS. In 2001, Heartland Cremation & Burial Society made its first home in a beautiful funeral home in Raytown, Missouri. With the addition of a crematory, Heartland Cremation & Burial Society became the first Cremation Society to own and operate its own, on-site, crematory in Overland Park, KS. When you work with us, our dedicated team will make sure that your loved one will be in safe hands all the time. Call us at (913) 789-8998 or you may visit us at 7700 Shawnee Mission Pkwy Suite 304 Overland Park, KS 66202.
Saying goodbye to a loved one who has passed is an unspeakably difficult thing to do. When you are faced with needing a funeral home and cremations in Overland Park, KS, you will want to reach out to Heartland Cremation & Burial Society. We offer an alternative to the high-priced options of traditional funeral homes.
We want to help you select the services that are important to you as you arrange the details of the final disposition of your deceased loved one. We believe that goodbyes are difficult enough without the added stress and burden of overwhelming expenses for unnecessary services. We have found ways to create simple, meaningful, and affordable options to support you.
Family-Owned and Operated Means Families Come First
As two families who work together in our respective communities to serve and lift the brokenhearted, we absolutely know how important family is. Especially in times of grief, families and loved ones need each other. All of our policies are aimed at honoring your tender connections at this time. We foster a spirit of inclusion and kindness amongst our staff and well-trained professionals.
We started in 2001 offering the first on-site crematory in the Kansas City area. From there, we had more and more customers calling from more distant communities who were interested in our low-cost, high-quality services. Expansion has continued through the years, and we now serve multiple communities in Kansas and Missouri. Our commitment to families and low-cost, professional services is appreciated by our clients from all walks of life.
There are Great Options for Low-Priced Funeral Home and Cremations in Overland Park, KS
When you need a service provider for funeral home and cremations in Overland Park, KS, Heartland Cremation & Burial Society can help you select the exact right services for your situation. We offer simple cremation without any attached services. We offer simple cremation with a brief goodbye meeting for very small groups.
Additionally, we can support cremation services with a memorial service held directly after the cremation takes place or at some time in the future. Some circumstances warrant a public viewing (the body is embalmed and placed in a rented casket), and then the cremation is completed.
Families who wish to have a more traditional route can select complete funeral services without paying for expensive funeral packages. Our pricing is upfront, and our streamlined options help us deliver a beautiful, memorable funeral without a high price tag.
Cremation Services Are Growing In Popularity
Did you know cremations are becoming more and more common? Individuals and families are opting for this service more often for several reasons. Here are a few common ones we’ve been hearing from our customers:
- Cremation offers a more natural way for the remains to be returned to the elements.
- Caskets and burial vaults are unnatural and can take many years to break down.
- Land space for full-size caskets buried in cemeteries has become cost-prohibitive, and space is an issue in many areas.
- The cost of cremation is far less than traditional embalming and casket burials.
- There is a specific place a family wishes to scatter the ashes.
- Family members or loved ones wish to keep the ashes close by for comfort and safeguarding.
- Some official religious positions have shifted in favor of choosing cremation as an acceptable means to lay the deceased to rest.
Cremation services are handled individually, and the privacy and dignity of the deceased are of utmost importance to us. We never take this responsibility lightly. Each cremation in our facility is backed by our Cremation Integrity Guarantee. It helps our clients feel at ease to know that:
- Our cremation facility is on-site. Therefore your loved one never leaves our care until we return them to you.
- Our licensed directors oversee the process of cremations in our facilities.
- We have a rigorous ID process to guard against human error. You will receive your loved ones’ remains at the end of the process.
- We handle all necessary legal permits and paperwork and comply with all required regulations and best practices.
Simple-To-Use Tools to Reduce Your Stress
Let’s face it. No one needs more stress, and those who are grieving don’t need anything else to worry about. We have created user-friendly tools to help you design arrangements for your loved one. The difficulty of saying goodbye need not be colored with an extra layer of stress when trying to honor them well. Download our easy-to-use forms to plan arrangements, create the obituary, and read over all of our authorization forms before you need to sign anything.
Contact Us Today
If the need is immediate, upcoming, or far distant, call us at Heartland Cremation & Burial Society to visit about your options and make a plan for a funeral home and cremations in Overland Park, KS.
Funeral & Cremation FAQs
Can you have an open casket and then be cremated?
If you don’t want to buy a pricey funeral casket, you can rent a funeral casket and cremate the body in a plain cardboard coffin (known as an “alternative container”). Learn More.
How much do funeral homes charge for caskets?
Caskets vary greatly in design and price and are mainly marketed for their aesthetic appeal. They are usually made of aluminum, wood, fiberboard, fiberglass or plastic. While the average casket costs slightly more than $2,000, some mahogany, bronze or copper caskets are available for as much as $10,000. Learn More.
Do veterans get free funerals?
The veteran shall have the right to bury his headstone or marker in the national cemetery and to bury his flag. These veterans also receive a burial allowance of up to $2,000 to cover some of the funeral director’s costs, caskets, and transportation. Learn More.