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The McKenzie Banner offers both free and personalized obituaries. Obituaries should be submitted by the funeral home or service provider. Please submit as soon as possible. The obituary will appear on the Web site as soon as received each weekday. The terms “passed away”, “passed on”, “went to meet his maker” will not be used in the newspaper. The appropriate term is “died.”
Free or paid personalized options.
Free – name, city of residence; age; when died – day and date; where died; when born and where; parents’ names; spouse’s name; visitation time and place; funeral time and place; cemetery or cremation; names of children and step-children; number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; branch of military service, pall bearers. The free obituary does NOT include a photograph or work history or names of grandchildren. ( A phone number of the funeral home or family member is necessary to verify the information).
Paid Personalized Obituaries – $35.00 – Includes name, city of residence; age; when died – day and date; where died; when born and where; parents’ names; spouse’s name; visitation time and place; funeral time and place; cemetery or cremation; names of children and step-children; NAMES of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a photograph of the deceased (if submitted at time of publication), work history, names of grandchildren and great-grandchildren, etc.; and hobbies. (A phone number or Web address of the funeral home or family member is required to verify the information and where to send the invoice for $35.00).
Obituaries should be submitted as soon as possible. In no event should the obituary be submitted later than one month after the date of death or memorial service.