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Recent Testimonials from Indiana Families Served

I am so grateful to Jason Costin for his exceptional service at the time of my husband's death. Jason was kind and compassionate. He quickly answered calls and emails, providing assistance with every detail. His ready answers to my questions gave me comfort and helped to simplify the painful process of losing a loved one.

Molly Griffin
Indianapolis, IN

Neptune Society, thank you for the wonderful care provided upon the passing of Susan this past October. We appreciate your quick response and the timely manner initiated for our loved one. Jason was a great help as we began the paperwork and the process of publishing obituaries. We could not have asked for a better experience.

Keith, Ed, Henry, Chad, & Melissa Borau
Indianapolis, IN

I would like to thank Jason Costin for the outstanding support that was provided to our family. My mother, Norma, purchased her cremation package 20+yrs ago in Florida, prior to computer databases. Jason was able to locate all documentation within 24hrs of our call. He not only provided clear direction and compassion but was highly informative on Veteran benefits due to our mother. My sister, Karen, and I were so pleased and impressed with Jason's support, that we have decided to purchase our own Neptune Society Cremation package.

Paula R.
Indianapolis, IN

We feel that we lucked out by choosing the Neptune Society and working with Jason. We had to manage the treatment of our loved one's remains from out-of-state, and he was excellent at communicating with us and informing us of the measures that needed to be taken. Jason's customer service is top-notch and he is the perfect mix of kind and efficient.

Chase Maxwell
Indianapolis, Indiana

My family and I would like to thank Jason for the wonderful, compassionate service he gave to us when our mother passed away recently. He made everything so easy during a difficult time.

Betsy Feldmann

I would like to send my deepest Thank you to Jason Costin with the Indiana Neptune Society. Jason went over and beyond our expectations in our time of grief. He always was available, drove 2 hours to deliver our loved one, and even called before arriving to see if we needed anything! He told us he would take care of everything and he did! What a wonderful asset to Neptune Society. Thank you for your compassion and we would highly recommend Indiana Neptune Society!

Indianapolis, IN

I wish to thank Jason Costin and the Indianapolis Neptune Society for the wonderful, compassionate care that was provided to me on June 1, 2016 when my dear father died. Both my father and myself were treated with the utmost respect. Jason was always available by phone and e-mail and quickly helped me to handle the necessary paperwork. I can recommend the Indianapolis Neptune Society without reservation. The death of a loved one is very emotional and having a competent, caring person to guide you through the process is invaluable.

Diane M. Bernardi Stockinger
Indianapolis, IN

We had excellent service. We were so pleased with all the compassion that Jason gave our family. Thank you so much

Steve and Cathy Potter
Indianapolis, IN

Places to Scatter Ashes in Indiana

Ouabache State Park

Located in Fort Wayne, Indiana and formed in the 1930s, Ouabache State Park’s nature views and Wabash River offer a beautiful place to hold a scattering.

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White River Gardens

This stunning 3-acre garden next to the Indianapolis Zoo lets you escape the city and retreat into a lush oasis. Whether by some of the lovely flowers and plants or in the Hilbert Conservatory, this could be a very memorable place to scatter your loved ones ashes. Be sure to contact them before arriving.

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Egress Aerial Cremains

This organization offers personalized scattering over a location of your choosing, and can provide any type of ceremony desired. Once your loved one has been cremated, Egress will handle scheduling the plan and gaining clearance from aviation authorities.

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Additional Notes on Scattering Cremated Remains in Indiana

Indiana law allows you to scatter ashes over uninhabited public land with permission/a permit, over a public waterway or sea, or on private property of a consenting owner. If scattering at sea you must be at least 3 nautical miles from land, notify the EPA within 30 days of scattering, and avoid beaches and wading pools. You must obtain a permit to scatter on federal land. You can also scatter the ashes, but NOT the container, from the air as the government doesn’t consider cremains to be hazardous material. If the container isn’t biodegradable you must remove the ashes from the container before scattering. A form documenting the disposition of ashes must be filled with the county recorder within 10 days of placement or scattering.

Indiana Cremation FAQs

What veterans benefits are available in Indiana?

The VA benefits provided (at no cost to the family) include a grave site; opening and closing of the grave; perpetual grave site care; a government headstone or market; and United States burial flag that can be draped over the casket or accompany the urn (and is given to the next of kin after the service); an engraved presidential memorial certificate signed by the current sitting President, expressing the country’s grateful recognition of their service.

What is the average cost of cremation in Indiana?

According to US Funerals online, a cremation and memorial service in Indiana costs between $1,500 and $4,000 while a direct cremation averages between $800 and $2,500.

How many funeral homes are in Indiana?

There are 650 funeral homes in 353 cities of Indiana.

Indiana State Facts

State Nickname: The Hoosier State

State Motto: The Crossroads of America

Population: 6,596,855

State bird: Cardinal

State tree: Tulip Tree

State flower: Peony

Bonus fact 1: The first professional baseball game was played in Fort Wayne on May 4th, 1871.

Bonus fact 2: Santa Claus, Indiana receives more than a half million letters and requests at Christmas time.

Bonus fact 3: Over 20% of all the world’s popcorn is made in Indiana.

Bonus fact 4: A popular nickname for Indiana is “Mother of Vice Presidents”, as 5 Indiana natives were elected vice president: Schuyler Colfax, Thomas A Hendricks, Charles W Fairbanks, Thomas Marshall, and Dan Quayle.

Bonus fact 5: It is illegal for Indiana liquor stores to sell a cold soft drink or water.

*State population based on estimates provided by the 2014 U.S. Census.
*Cremation rate provided by the most recent study by CANA in 2014.

Online Direct Cremation Services

Our affordable plans have helped 100,000’s of Americans during one of life’s most challenging moments. We are proud to serve in Indiana and to offer our families options to pre arrange with us. Indiana residents can now make arrangements from the privacy of their home. Our simple 4 step process makes it easy to plan ahead. If at any point you have questions or would like to speak with one of our licensed funeral directors, just call our local office. We are here to help.

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