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Placing an obituary


Most of the time, obituaries placed in the Excelsior Springs Standard are handled through the funeral home you’re working with. If you are not working through a funeral home or just want to place your own obituary, please refer to the below information and call 816-637-6155 or e-mail  If you wish to place the obituary in the Town & Country Leader, please contact us to place a display ad (pricing differs).


Death Notice:
Includes simple info, name, residence, service info….. FREE

Regular Obituary:
Can include more in depth info such as history, family, survivors,etc. No restrictions. Up to 350 words….$50

Extended Obituary:
 Any regular obituary over 350 words……………$75

 Can be added to any above option, even the free notice……………$15


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