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Information Regarding Funeral and Cremation Lyons, IL

Johnson-Nosek Funeral Home offers dignified, respectful, and compassionate service for every family especially during difficult times. With our nearly 72 years of serving generations of families, we can assure you that our team can assist you in your time of need. Whether you have come to our site for information about an upcoming service or to make arrangements for one, we hope that the information you find here will be helpful. Contact us at 708-485-0214 or visit us at 3847 Prairie Ave, Brookfield, IL 60513.

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When you find yourself looking for information about funeral and cremation in Lyons, IL, it can be overwhelming to sort through the many opinions, ideas, and websites that abound on this topic. At Johnson-Nosek Funeral Home, we offer a full range of services, including funerals, burials, memorials, or cremations. Today let's talk about these services and how we can assist you at any stage of the planning process. 

A funeral is most often held within a short period of time to the passing of the individual. The body is typically present for the service. Alternatively, a memorial service is similar to a funeral, but the casket is not present, though the cremated remains might be. A memorial service can be held close to the date of passing but oftentimes is scheduled further out for any number of reasons. One is certainly not better than the other. It simply comes down to what fits in the particular circumstances.

Funeral and Cremation Differences in Lyons, IL

Casket burials in cemeteries have been a common solution to a final resting place for decades. However, cremation can be a great option and is rising in popularity for various reasons. Here are a few things to know about cremation if this is a topic you don’t have a lot of familiarity with at this time:

  • Cremation can sometimes be more affordable than casket burial. At Johnson-Nosek, we give you the most transparent quotes we possibly can. We include all fees and permit costs in our pricing. We won’t tell you one price and then add on a bunch of “fees” as we have heard other companies do.
  • Cremation can give you more options for the timing of your memorial services. Without a pressing funeral date, many decisions and their immediacy are considerably eased. For example, without a pending funeral and immediate burial, decisions like choosing a casket, plot, and planning the services are not necessary at that time. Some people choose to keep things less formal altogether after the remains are cremated as well. You can keep the ashes nearby to feel close to their departed loved one or scatter the ashes at a meaningful place with just close relatives or friends. Whatever brings you and your relatives closure is the right choice for your situation.
  • Cremation is actually the tradition of many families. Be sure to talk with us about any preferences you may have and we will accommodate you as we are able.


Why Should I Choose a Full-Service Funeral Home?

Choosing Johnson-Nosek Funeral Home for your needs gives you access to a full-service funeral home that is family-owned and operated. This means we are a small provider with exceptional personalization of our services. We are people too-- we know from our own experiences how profound loss can feel, and we are committed to helping you have a respectful, beautiful goodbye in memory of your deceased loved one.

We have everything you need in one location, and as we have become experts in our field over the years, we will do all we can to accommodate your needs and desires in regards to funerals & cremations. If direct cremation is preferred, it is still recommended to retain a full-service funeral home. We take care of every possible detail, including permits, necessary paperwork, and generally easing your stress by having us in your corner. Since we know all of the ins and outs, the legalities, and getting everything handled in the right way, you can focus on things that matter most to you at this time.


Pre-Plan Today to Make a Future Time Easier for Your Loved Ones

Did you know we can help you pre-plan for your own funeral and cremation in Lyons, IL? Who knows you better than you know yourself? Taking a little time now to designate your final wishes can go a long way in helping those who are left behind at your passing and ensure that they won’t have to guess what you would have wanted.

Though it may seem strange to think about at first, some people compare it to having necessary insurances or prepping a last will and testament. Then it doesn’t feel so uncomfortable at all. Think of it as a small kindness, a little gift, if you will, to those left behind at your passing. Prepayment of services is also a helpful way to hedge against rising costs, further insulating loved ones from undue hardship at the time of your death. We offer this service online where you can think about these decisions in the privacy and comfort of your own space or come into our beautiful physical facility, and we will guide you through the process.


Call for a No-Obligation Consultation

Please call (708) 485-0214 now to make arrangements for funeral and cremation in Lyons, IL at Johnson-Nosek Funeral Home. We are centrally located at 3847 Prairie Ave Brookfield, IL 60513. We stand by, ready to help you with pre-planning, upcoming, or immediate needs.


Funeral & Cremation


Who can have a flag on their coffin?

Can his coffin be wrapped in a flag? It is appropriate for any patriotic person to make and be granted the same honor as the military to have a flag drape the coffin. Only those who served in the military, however, are provided the flag for free. Learn More.


Do Funerals help the grieving process?

Funerals encourage grieving individuals to say their final farewells and to commit to family members. People exchange stories, weep, console one another, give support, etc. This group mourning process is an essential step toward healing. It ensures that individuals do not feel alone in their suffering. Learn More.


How much does Social Security pay for a funeral?

Usually, you and your partner will set aside up to $1,500 each for burial expenses. In most situations, this money would not be considered a Supplemental Security Income (SSI) resource. Learn More.

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