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Obituary and death notices guidelines

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

Obituaries are charged based on space, photos, emblems and number of publication days. Pricing starts at $55.

If you are submitting an obituary without the help of a funeral home,go to.

If you are a funeral home/funeral director submitting an obituary or death notice,go to .

Death Notices (Funeral Homes Only)

A death notice can publish one day in print and online at no charge. The notice can include a specific details which can be found on the submission form. There must be a clear connection to the newspaper market area. Contact your funeral director to place a notice. It is requested that funeral homes use .

If you have a question about an obituary placement, please contact suncity between 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday at 608-755-8270.


All times Central.

Funeral Home Obituaries and Death Notices:

Obituaries: 3 p.m. one day prior to publication (exception for holidays).

Death notices: 4 p.m. one day prior to publication (exception for holidays).

Private Party Obituaries and Death Notices:

12 p.m. Monday-Thursday for next day publication (exception for holidays).

12 p.m. Friday for Monday publication (exception for holidays).

Be aware that some holidays may alter deadlines. Payment is required before publication deadline.

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