A phone number, name and address of the person responsible for payment.*
The name and phone number of the mortuary or cremation provider handling arrangements. This information is kept confidential and is for our records only. We cannot publish an obituary without this information.
Please state when the notice should appear (day and date).
All obituaries are eligible to appear online one day prior to print publication.
*We will take your payment information over the phone after we have received your approval to publish at the cost quoted.
We accept VISA, Mastercard, Discover, American Express and check by-phone as methods for prepayment.
Information on rates
The cost of a paid funeral notice is $10.35 per line for one day in all editions. To publish the same notice for additional days the discounted rate is $5.18 per line per day. Price includes a permanent online obit and guestbook.
Approximately 30-35 characters fit per line
Suggested format/basic information for an obituary
Full name (bold print = 2 or 4 lines of space)
Date of death
Preceded in death by
Visitation information (day, time, location)
Service information (day, time, location)
Memorial preferences (if any)
City of the deceased (to be included in the alphabetical index)
Email photos to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Photos should be in high quality .JPG or .TIF format (minimum 200 dpi), preferably cropped in a square shape.
A courier is available in the immediate metro area for photo pick-up Monday-Friday. Please call us at 612-673-4130 before 4 pm weekdays to arrange pick-up. Photos may be dropped off at the Star Tribune Building, 650 3rd Ave. S., Suite 1300 before 4 PM weekdays.