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Simple, or direct, cremation means a cremation that takes place without a ceremony, service, or embalming beforehand. It’s a more flexible, economical method of disposition of the deceased. Other cremation companies will try to sell you these extra services. Cremation Society of Colorado never will.

Our Simple Cremation is all-inclusive and costs $1,395.00 before taxes. We are happy to provide an itemized price list upon request.

The urn is included.

We provide a simple urn, but you can choose to put the ashes in whatever you like after they are delivered. We leave that part up to you.

Yes. Family groups are allowed to visit with the deceased before the cremation takes place. Simply let us know.

We have developed a rigorous set of operating policies and procedures in order to maximize our level of quality, and minimize the potential for human error. Positive identification of the deceased is assured throughout each stage of the cremation process, and we only allow certified professionals to operate our cremation equipment.

Because cremation is irreversible, the state of Colorado requires us to wait two days before cremation takes place. After cremation, remains are usually received in about a week.

No. All that’s needed is a rigid container, which we provide, that is cremated with the body. This container is required by law to provide safety for the crematory operator and, more importantly, dignity for the deceased.

Absolutely not. It is against the law for a funeral home to tell you otherwise.

We have multiple facilities in Colorado that serve the greater Denver area. View our locations here.

Yes. Unlike many other direct cremation companies who use third party crematories, we own and operate our own crematories. This means your loved one never leaves our care, and ensures correct identification of the deceased.

Of course. In fact, we encourage it. A memorial service of any kind is extremely beneficial during the grief process. Since you know your loved one better than we ever could, we leave that part up to you.

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