Arrangement Guide

Stay-At-Home Arrangement Guide

We built this guide to help our families during this time of coronavirus pandemic. Our directors will conduct a phone conference with you to help walk you through the arrangement. They will fully explain the options we have created to accommodate your loved one and your family. Our decisions are driven by our commitment to maintain the safety of our community as we all look forward to a confident future together.

Our director will schedule a time with you, and this page will serve as an agenda for your phone conference. To begin, we invite you to view our Price Lists which includes all of services, products and pricing. We can further explain any areas you have questions about.

General Price List

Ballhorn Chapel Casket Price List

Zimmer Westview Casket Price List

During our phone conference, there are various items that will need to be discussed. Below is a general outline of the information we will be gathering.

  1. Information Needed
    • Statistical information
    • Social security number
    • Cemetery information
    • Family contact information
    • Life insurance policy information

  2. Decisions You Will Have To Make
    • Casket Burial or Cremation
    • Which cemetery for the burial of the casket or urn
    • Would you like a private viewing (limited to 10 family members)
    • Would you like a private graveside (limited to 10 family members)
    • Would you like a private memorial service (limited to 10 family members)
    • Would you like a public Celebration of Life at a later date
    • Will you have your pastor or our Certified Celebrant officiate:
    • Any special music
    • Merchandise selections
    • Would you like to publish an obituary in the newspaper

  3. Selections for the Service:
    • Cremation Urns: link to urns
    • Casket Selection: link to caskets
    • Burial Vault Selection: link to vaults
    • Flowers
    • Printing supplies (guest book, memory folders, etc)

  4. Cash Advance Items
    • Death Certificates
    • Obituaries
    • Cemetery charges
    • Honorariums (Clergy, Musicians, etc.)
    • County Cremation Permit
    • Luncheon
    • Monument inscriptions

  5. Forms that will be emailed to you for signature
    • Legal Disclosures and Payment Options
    • Statement of Goods and Services
    • Cremation Authorization
    • Assignment of Insurance Proceeds

  6. Things You Need To Bring To Funeral Home
    • Clothing: undergarments, clothing, jewelry
    • Veteran Discharge papers if applicable
    • Life Insurance Policy if paying with assignment
    • Payment by check or cash if not paying over the phone with credit card.

When you bring these items to our Ballhorn Chapels location (1201 N. 8th St. in downtown Sheboygan), please let us know when you are in the parking lot and we will come outside to receive these items.

IMPORTANT MESSAGE: Due to the pandemic and the Shelter-in-Place Executive Orders from the CDC and State of Wisconsin, we are not allowed to have more than 10 family members attend any event. All guests must remain a minimum of 6 feet from each other at all times. If a guest is coughing, sneezing, or has a fever they must exit the event. The safety and health of your family and our staff is of the utmost importance.