Neptune Society of
Minneapolis / Golden Valley, MN

“We take care of families”

Losing a loved one is difficult. Remove a great burden by making arrangements ahead of time thus giving friends and family members space and time to grieve.

Learn more about pre planning a cremation by downloading our FREE Cremation Guide. Simply fill out the form to the right for immediate access.

Cremation Service in Minneapolis / Golden Valley, MN

Minneapolis, MN Cremation Pre-Planning: What You Should Know

  • Cremation is Affordable
  • Prepaid Cremation Saves Money
  • Preplanning Gives You Control
  • Preplanning Provides Peace of Mind
  • Use the form on this page for a FREE cremation planning guide.

Cremation: Minneapolis, MN

Minneapolis Cremation Planning. Neptune Society Minneapolis offers cremation planning services for the greater Twin Cities area. The popularity of cremation in Minneapolis for final needs is increasing. Cremation is affordable, environmentally friendly, and allows for a diversity of planning from scattering of ashes to interment. Our knowledgeable, caring staff guides you through funeral planning for a Minneapolis cremation, answers any questions, and takes care of any details.

Affordable Prepaid Cremation in Minneapolis.

Those with the foresight to plan for cremation in advance of need have the option of pre-paying for the service. With a prepaid cremation, you contract for funeral services and lock in a rate for those services, eliminating any future price increase for cremation. Minneapolis residents find prepayment has the benefits of cost-savings and, more importantly, of relieving a burden from their families. A preplanned prepaid cremation offers peace of mind.

The Neptune Society Minneapolis builds upon the service of other Neptune Society locations. We are dedicated to supporting the Minneapolis community and providing professional cremation planning services with integrity and compassion. Look no further for Minneapolis crematories or a Minneapolis cremation society, Neptune Society is here to expertly meet your needs. Neptune Society Minneapolis, for the first choice provider of Minneapolis cremation services.

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Has a loved one passed away? Get assistance now.

Coordinating end-of-life services without a pre-arranged plan is overwhelming for many families. Our caring and experienced professionals in Minneapolis walk you through every step of planning a Minneapolis-area cremation to help you through this difficult time. We handle:

  • The death certificate and cremation permit
  • Creating a Minneapolis cremation plan that meets your needs
  • Transporting your loved one to the cremation facility
  • Arranging post-cremation burial or scattering services

Fill out the form on the right to get in touch with a local cremation professional regarding a recent death in the family. Someone will be in touch with you shortly.

Next, gather information. Neptune Society, doctors, state agencies, and other officials will need the following information about the deceased in order to proceed:

  • Birth date and birthplace
  • Social Security number
  • Father's name and state of birth
  • Mother's maiden name and state of birth
  • Form DD-214 (if deceased was a veteran)
  • A copy of the driver's license

Report a Loved One's Passing

Minneapolis, MN Veteran Cremation

Our dedicated family service representatives in Minneapolis are trained to answer your questions about veterans' cremations. Minneapolis veterans may be eligible for the following benefits through the Department of Veteran's Affairs:

  • Special honors: American flag and Presidential Memorial Certificate
  • A credit to help pay for your Minneapolis cremation service
  • Interment of cremated remains in a National Cemetery

We help you navigate your veteran’s benefits eligibility and cremation planning. Contact us below to learn more.

Veteran services include

  • Applying for the United States Flag
  • Applying for the Presidential Memorial Certificate
  • Applying for burial benefits
  • Scheduling burial at Fort Snelling National Cemetery (For Veteran or Spouse)
  • Scheduling military honors at Fort Snelling or a private cemetery

Request Veteran Cremation Information

Veteran Information:

Visit The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for questions/information on VA and benefits.

Fort Snelling National Cemetery
7601 34th Avenue, South
Minneapolis, MN 55450
(612) 726-1127

About Us

If you are in the unfortunate situation of needing to choose a funeral home and want the option of a lower cost cremation service, the Neptune Society is now serving the 11 County Metro Area.

The Neptune Society is not a traditional funeral home so we don’t have the overhead costs of embalming, caskets, hearses, staff, etc. so the price of the cremation is usually less than most traditional funeral homes.

We compassionately serve many Minnesotans now choosing cremation for its ease and affordability.

We’re here for you and are available 7 days a week and 24 hours a day. Just one call gives you compassionate, professional and affordable cremation services.

The Neptune Society is the nation’s oldest and largest cremation society and over the past 43 years, our experienced team has assisted families, their loved ones and caregivers carry out final wishes more affordably, with dignity and respect.

We make a difficult time simple.

Driving Directions to Our Office:

From Highway 169:

  • Take HWY 55 East Bound to Winnetka Avenue. Go right (south) on Winnetka Avenue to Wayzata Boulevard (do not cross Highway 394) Take a left on Wayzata Boulevard (west) and office is about 3 blocks east on the left.

From Highway 394 (east or west):

  • Take the Louisiana Avenue Exit (go north) to Laurel Avenue (a “T” stoplight). Take a left on Laurel Avenue to Pennsylvania Avenue (at the stop sign). Take a left on Pennsylvania Avenue. Pennsylvania curves to the right and becomes Wayzata Boulevard. The office is at the curve.

Note: The office is on the North Frontage Road off of HWY 394 between Winnetka Avenue and Louisiana Avenue. We are across the street from the Morrie’s Cadillac Dealership.

Our Office Proudly Serves the Following Areas and Counties:

*Distance restrictions may apply in some cases in some areas.


Our Team

Laura Anderson

Licensed Funeral Director & Service Manager

Laura Anderson has over 15 years of experience in caring for the deceased and their families. Whether it is a sudden loss or long time illness, she fully understands that death can leave people with many questions and concerns. She is honored to be able to use her professional and personal experiences with death to provide direction and comfort to people during a difficult time.

Laura was born and raised in Duluth, MN and has a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of MN, Duluth and also a Master’s Degree in Theology from Emory. She received her Mortuary Science degree in Portland, Oregon where she first began her career as a funeral director. Laura currently lives in the North Loop of Minneapolis and loves spending time with her family and friends and her 2 dogs, Roxy and Mia.



In the Community

Neptune Society Minneapolis, MN - Awards Chaundra Kakish-Thotland “Hospice Caregiver of the Month”

Here at the Neptune Society we respect and appreciate the caregivers that selflessly serve the families we meet with every day. If your loved one was served by an outstanding caregiver that you would like to have recognized with an appreciation gift from the Neptune Society, let your Neptune Society Funeral Director know and we will enter their name in a monthly drawing. This can be any hospice professional who has assisted your family through a difficult time; nurses, chaplains, nursing aids, volunteers or administrative professionals. Anyone who has given you and your family comfort in your time of need.

Each Caregiver will also be eligible to win the Caregiver of the Year Award in November which is Hospice Appreciation Month.

The recipient of the award for the month of July was Chaundra Kakish-Thotland from Brighton Hospice. Congratulations Chaundra and thank you for all you do!


Lennox Senior Center Veterans Day Commemoration

Salute to Vets: Program and Dinner

Honoring our veterans and those who have answered the call to service, featuring a program and music by Mainstreet School of Performing Arts. Free meal for Veterans. See flyer below for details.

November 5, 2015 at 10:45 AM
Hopkins Activity Center 33 – 14th Ave. N
Hopkins, MN 55343

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