Obituary and death notices guidelines

Place obituary in an APG of Southern WI newspaper - Beloit Daily News, Cambridge News & Deerfield Independent, Daily Jefferson County Union, DeForest Times-Tribune, Herald Independent & McFarland Thistle, Janesville Gazette, Lake Mills Leader, Lodi Enterprise & Poynette Press, Milton Courier, Sun Prairie Star, Walworth County SmartShop, Waterloo/ Marshall Courier, Watertown Daily Times, Waunakee Tribune.

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

To submit an obituary or free death notice:

It is requested that funeral homes use Memoriams.com.

If you are not a funeral home/funeral director, please email obituaries to us, (including photos, if desired). Please include contact name and phone number where we can reach you during the day. We will send you back a proof, and get in contact for scheduling and payment.

Email: obit@gazettextra.com

Telephone Contact Times: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, Phone: (608) 755-8270.

Death Notice:

A death notice can publish one day in print and online at no charge. The notice can include a specific details which can be found on the submission form. There must be a clear connection to an APG of Southern WI newspaper market area. Contact your funeral director to place a notice. It is requested that funeral homes use Memoriams.com.

Full Obituaries:

Full obituaries are charged based space, photos, emblems and number of publication days. Pricing starts at $55. It is requested that funeral homes use Memoriams.com.

Deadlines:

Funeral Home Obituary and Death Notices

Beloit Daily News, Daily Jefferson County Union, Janesville Gazette and Watertown Daily Times:

3 p.m. CST Monday through Thursday for next day publication (exception for holidays)

3 p.m. CST Sunday for Monday publication (exception for holidays)

 

Cambridge News & Deerfield Independent, DeForest Times-Tribune, Herald Independent & McFarland Thistle, Lake Mills Leader, Lodi Enterprise & Poynette Press, Milton Courier, Waterloo/ Marshall Courier, Waunakee Tribune:

9 a.m. CST Tuesday for Thursday publication (exception for holidays)

 

Sun Prairie Star:

9 a.m. CST Monday for Tuesday publication (exception for holidays)

9 a.m. CST Thursday for Friday publication (exception for holidays)

 

Walworth County SmartShop:

12 p.m. CST Thursday for Wednesday publication (exception for holidays)

Be aware that some holidays may alter deadlines. Payment is required before publication deadline.

 

Private Party Obituary

Beloit Daily News, Daily Jefferson County Union, Janesville Gazette and Watertown Daily Times:

10 a.m. CST Monday through Thursday for next day publication (exception for holidays)

10 a.m. CST Friday for Monday publication (exception for holidays)

 

Cambridge News & Deerfield Independent, DeForest Times-Tribune, Herald Independent & McFarland Thistle, Lake Mills Leader, Lodi Enterprise & Poynette Press, Milton Courier, Waterloo/ Marshall Courier, Waunakee Tribune:

10 a.m. CST Monday for Thursday publication (exception for holidays)

 

Sun Prairie Star:

10 a.m. CST Friday for Tuesday publication (exception for holidays)

10 a.m. CST Wednesday for friday publication (exception for holidays)

 

Walworth County SmartShop:

8 a.m. CST Thursday for Wednesday publication (exception for holidays)

Be aware that some holidays may alter deadlines. Payment is required before publication deadline.

 

Contact Us:

For any questions or concerns, please call the classified advertising department at 608-741-6651 or email us at obits@gazettextra.com. Staff is available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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