Cremation Services

Your pet is never just a number at Cherished Like Family. Each cherished companion animal is carefully tracked through our process by name.

Private Cremation

In the private service, your cherished pet is the only animal in the cremation unit for the duration of the process. Your pet's ashes will be returned to you in one of our beautiful wooden urns with a personalized brass name plate and certificate of cremation.

Prices start at $170. Pickup service is available, a fee may apply.

Semi-Private Cremation

The semi-private service (also called partitioned or segregated) offers a more budget-friendly option. Your pet will be carefully placed in one of our cremation units and will be cremated at the same time as other cherished pets, but each animal is kept separate from the others. Your pet's remains will be returned to you in one of our beautiful wooden urns with a personalized brass nameplate and certificate of cremation. 

Prices start at $75. Pickup service is available, a fee may apply.

Large Animal &

Pocket Pets

We are able to provide cremation services for the smallest of pocket pets or large horses including small draft horses. Prices depend on the weight and stature of the animals. Please call or text to discuss your specific situation. We have our own transportation service vehicle, no need to contract with anyone else.

Prices start at $600 for horses, $55 for pocket pets, $300 for mini-horses and alpacas. 

Communal Cremation

This is a final disposition service for your pet. No remains are available for return. Prices start at $20. Pick-up fees may apply.

For horse cremation, please call for retrieval information.


Tricia Braid is a life-long resident of McLean County, IL, growing up on her family's farm in Funks Grove. She's always had an affinity for animals, be they livestock like cows, pigs, chickens, ducks and goats or companion animals including dogs, cats, horses, and ponies. She was riding horses with her father before she could walk and spent her childhood surrounded by dogs and cats in her home and on the farm. Tricia has four two-legged children ranging in age from 22 to 3 and currently shares her home with six fur-kids: a Great Dane named Minnie Mouse, an English Shepherd named Daisy Duck, a shelter-kitty by the name of Captain Jack Sparrow, a tuxedo-kitty named Calypso that came from a barn cat litter, and two feisty Bengal cats named Willow and Luna.


Contact Us

Funks Grove, Illinois

(217) 949-2402

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