Place an obituary

Please choose your Obituary Package and fill out the form.
If you have additional questions call (612) 673-4130 or (800) 927-9133 to get started!
For more information, take a look at our Print Obituary FAQ or Enhanced Online Obituary FAQ.

Step 1 of 2:

Select a Package

Print + Online Replica
Starts at $128*

  • 1-2 Photos available (1” or 1.5”)
  • Appears in print and on StarTribune.com
  • Free permanent online guest book

*Print pricing varies by obituary length

$12.80 per line (10 line minimum)

Enhanced Online
$300

  • Up to 25 photos in online gallery
  • Appears on StarTribune.com
  • Free permanent online guest book
  • Display memorial events
  • Share memorial funds for donations
  • List living & deceased family members

Best value

Print + Enhanced Online
Starts at $128* + $300 $150

  • 1-2 Photos available (Print) & up to 25 (Enhanced Online)
  • Appears in print and on StarTribune.com
  • Free permanent online guest book
  • Display memorial events
  • Share memorial funds for donations
  • List living & deceased family members

*Print pricing varies by obituary length

$12.80 per line (10 line minimum)

Frequently Asked Questions

Suggested obituary format:
Full name (bold print = 2 or 4 lines of space)
Age
City
Date of death
Preceded in death by
Survived by
Accomplishments, interests, stories
Visitation information (day, time, location)
Service information (day, time, location)
Interment (day, time, location if desired)
Memorial preferences (if any)

The cost of a paid funeral notice is $12.80 per line for one day in all editions. To publish the same notice for additional days the discounted rate is 50% off each additional day. Price includes a permanent online obit and guestbook. Approximately 30-35 characters fit per line

Multiple photos and graphics are available and increase line count. For samples, please see “A Guide to Star Tribune Obituaries (PDF).” Email photos to: [email protected]. Photos should be in high quality .JPG or .TIF format (minimum 200 dpi), preferably cropped in a square shape. Photos may be dropped off at the Star Tribune Building, 650 3rd Ave. S., Suite 1300 before 4 PM weekdays.

Print Placement Schedule:
To appear on:Place by:
SundaySaturday, 2pm
MondaySunday, 2pm
TuesdayMonday, 7pm
WednesdayTuesday, 7pm
ThursdayWednesday, 7pm
FridayThursday, 7pm
SaturdayFriday, 6pm
Online Placement Schedule:
Standard Print
(Online Replica)Appears online the evening before newspaper publish date
Always RememberingAppears online upon approval

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