Hello, welcome to your personalized preplanning hub.

Thank you for your interest in preplanning with Busch Funeral and Crematory Services. 

Below, we invite you to learn more about your preplanning advisor, top benefits of preplanning and resources, and more about Busch Funeral and Crematory Services.

Fill out the form below to schedule time with your preplanning advisor, or call us at 440-333-9774.

Meet Your Preplanning Advisor:
Julie Graf Skinner

Talking about funeral planning is overwhelming. Sometimes the hardest part is taking the first step to schedule an appointment. I'm committed to providing you with a better understanding of the many final arrangement options available, and will guide you through the planning process. I would be honored to help you create an intentional plan to ease a burden for your loved ones.

Schedule a consultation with Julie.
Julie Graf Skinner

"I preplanned my funeral with the help of Julie Graf Skinner. The entire experience was exceptional. From the moment she walked in the door, Julie guided me with respect and kindness. I never felt pressured or uncomfortable in any way. Julie explained each step throughly and answered all of my questions. I now have peace of mind and my family will not have to make important decisions at a difficult time." 

Explore the Top Benefits of Preplanning 


Document Your Wishes

Preplanning your final arrangements allows you to put your own wishes in writing. If you don't document them now , how will your family ever know your preference on cremation or burial, the type of gathering you want or your desired personalization items?


Ease the Emotional Burden

There are upwards of 125 decisions to make following a death. On top of making those decisions, surviving loved ones must do it while grieving. Preplanning lifts that emotional burden from your family, so they can properly grieve without the added stress of planning.


Prefund Your Arrangements

As the costs of funerals continue to rise, preplanning allows you to prefund your own final arrangements with flexible payment plans. This protects you and your family from inflation, locks in today's rates and alleviates the financial burden of planning final arrangements. 



About Busch Funeral and Crematory Services

For more than 100 years, Busch Funeral and Crematory Services has served the Cleveland and Northeast Ohio community. As a fourth-generation, completely family owned and operated business, you can trust our caring staff will treat your family like one of our own.

Our long-lasting Cleveland roots are built on the idea of families serving families.

Free Resource: The Seniors' Guide to Funeral Arrangements

You may be shocked to learn that the average funeral costs $7,000 - $10,000. Paying for an unexpected funeral can be overwhelming. But, there is a way to take care of yourself and your family and save money on your funeral in the long run—preplanning.

The Seniors’ Guide to Funeral Arrangements offers insight on the financial benefits of arranging your funeral ahead of time. You’ll learn:

  • What funeral preplanning is and how it benefits you and your family.
  • Why more people are preplanning their funerals.
  • How much money you can save by preplanning at different ages.
  • Why a preplanned funeral policy can help make you eligible for Ohio Medicaid.
  • How funeral policies differ from life insurance coverage.
Download the Seniors' Guide to Funeral Arrangements

Relieve Your Family From the Burden of Funeral Planning—
Emotionally and Financially

Fill out the form to the right to schedule time with Julie, or call us anytime at 440-333-9774.