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Brainard Funeral Home & Cremation Center

522 Adams St.
Wausau, WI 54403
For Immediate Assistance, Please Call (866) 333-5130

Brainard Funeral Home & Cremation Center

Why Plan an Online Cremation?

Planning a cremation or funeral service can seem to be an overwhelming process. Have you ever thought it would be possible to plan and arrange a cremation from home? Now it is. We all of the support you will need from a trusted funeral home to help you with all of the decisions and questions you may have. .If you are in need of cremation services for your loved one, you have reached the right funeral and cremation provider. Brainard Funeral Home & Cremation Center and SimpleCremationUSA make planning a cremation simple. We are your trusted and caring funeral and cremation providers in Marathon County, Wisconsin. We can help you during this difficult time in making the best decision for your loved one’s final care. We offer personalized services that can be conveniently arranged online and from the comfort of your home.

This online cremation arrangement service has the following great benefits:

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Relationship To Deceased

For whom is this Cremation Arrangement?
Relationship to the Deceased
If planning for yourself, put "Self"

Cremation Services

Cremation Services

Cremation Container

The cremation container is NOT the same thing as the urn. The cremation container is used to safely transport the decedent to the crematory and surrounds them during the cremation process itself.


Method of Disposition

Please specify instructions for the cremated remains following the cremation.


Certified Death Certificates

Please specify the number of Certified Death Certificates you would like to order.

Delivery and Handling (required)

Crematory Fees

Crematory Fees

Permit Fees & Other Cash Disbursements


Cremation Urns & Jewelry


Memorial Services & Remembrances


Order Totals

Cremation Services$1,500.00

Cremation Container$450.00

Method of Disposition$50.00

Death Certificates (1)$20.00

Mailing Death Certificates$0.00

Crematory Fees$475.00

Permit & Other Fees$250.00

Cremation Accessories$0.00

Memorial Fees$0.00


*Sales tax included, where applicable. Price guaranteed at time of purchase.

  • High-Quality. Our services are of the highest quality around. With many low cost, low quality providers offering similar services, Brainard Funeral Home & Cremation Center has set a high standard of excellence in traditional in-person services which it extends to its online service as well

  • Affordability. This budget-friendly option is perfect for families who are looking for cost savings and who are comfortable with making all arrangements online (with help from us as needed – we are always available to help on the phone) instead of in person.

  • Convenience. Our easy to use online platform simplifies the process of planning cremation services. We want to ensure a smooth cremation planning process. This is why we assist families just like yours in making their loved one’s final arrangements online.

  • Value-Added Benefits. We offer a wide array of services including pre-planning, online condolences, online obituaries, grief counseling and memorial products, all of which can be arranged or purchased easily online or by a phone call to Brainard Funeral Home.

To learn more about Brainard Funeral Home & Cremation Center contact one of our funeral home specialists today. We proudly serve Marathon County including the cities of Wausau, Schofield, and Rothschild. While a death represents the loss of a cherished friend or family member, a memorial service represents an opportunity to celebrate your loved one’s life and memory. We can help with that. Please call us at (866) 333-5130 to find out more about our convenient, online cremation services in Marathon County.

Low Cost Cremation Marathon County, WI

Why Cremation Online?

Direct Cremation services are growing in popularity as the right solution for the right time in their lives. As a Wisconsin-based funeral and cremation provider, Brainard Funeral Home & Cremation Center understands the unique needs of the customers we serve. Our online service provided by the #1 Most trusted online cremation arrangement website, provides you with peace of mind knowing that you chose the high quality care for your loved one – that was saved money, too.

While many families still opt for traditional funeral and burial services, others are embracing a modern approach to funerals and cremations. As more and more individuals relocate from their family’s home town, the need for a service that takes into consideration timing of the memorial service for all family has gained in popularity. This has resulted in renewed interest in direct cremation services which allow for added flexibility. For instance, a cremation can be performed right away but if you choose this option, the memorial service can occur days or even weeks, later depending on the schedule of the family. This simplifies the planning process for families compared to the planning of a traditional funeral. Direct cremations arranged online are also very affordable when compared to traditional services. Affordable cremations do not diminish the commemoration experience and they are a convenient, cost effective, and popular choice.

Brainard Funeral Home & Cremation Center is here to help you along this journey. We recognize that detailed memorial services affirm your relationship with the departed and represent an important first step towards healing after your loss. This is why our dedicated funeral home staff members are here to assist you with all of your cremation planning needs. Our staff is experienced and knowledgeable in the highest standards and procedures in direct cremation. With over 50 years of experience in custom planned funerals and cremations, we have a long tradition of meeting the needs of families in Wausau, Schofield, and Rothschild. Entrusting your loved one in our care is an honor. We will respect your wishes, exceed your expectations and provide a memorable service that celebrates the life of your cherished friend or family member.

A Solid Commitment to Excellence

At Brainard Funeral Home & Cremation Center, we have a long-standing tradition of helping the communities of Marathon County celebrate the lives of their loved ones in the most dignified and memorable manner. We understand how difficult this time is for you. This is why we take extra care in understanding your unique requirements. Rest assured that our knowledgeable funeral home directors and dedicated staff will work diligently behind the scenes to meet your wishes for your loved one’s care. When and if the time comes, we are committed to helping you turn your ideas, thoughts and wishes into a meaningful remembrance service that meets the needs and customs of your family. Our professional staff is there to guide you through the funeral and cremation planning process from beginning to end. We have high standards of excellence that we display to each family we assist. Your confidence and trust is important to us. Let us demonstrate to you our commitment in honoring the life and memory of your loved one.

A Wide Selection of Benefits

We understand how important it is for you to personalize your loved one’s memory and our goal is to help you celebrate the cherished life of your loved one. In fact, we offer a diverse range of services and merchandise that are worthy of representing your loved one’s life. While the memories of your loved one are a treasure that cannot be replaced we offer a variety of products to symbolize your loved one’s life and remembrance. We offer, cremation urns, keepsake urns, keepsake jewelry, Thumbies fingerprint keepsakes, memorial stationery as well as wooden flag display cases to meet your family’s funeral and cremation needs. These items can be personalized in color, design, theme and material.

From detailed memorial services that reflect the life of your loved one to simple cremation services, you can take comfort in knowing that your loved one is in the best care possible. To learn more about Brainard Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Marathon County, contact us today. We are more than just a funeral and cremation service provider. We are trusted and experienced professionals who proudly serve the cities and towns of Aniwa, Ashley, Athens, Bevent, Brokaw, Dancy, Edgar, Eland, Elderon, Fenwood, Galloway, Halder, Hamburg, Hatley, Hogarty, Kelly, Knowlton, Kronenwetter, Little Chicago, Marathon, Marathon City, Milan, Moon, Mosinee, Peplin, Poniatowski, Rib Falls, Rib Mountain, Ringle, Riplinger, Rothschild, Rozellville, Schofield, Spencer, Stratford, Unity, Wausau, Weston, Weurtsburg, and Wittenberg.