Obituaries will be accepted by The Gazette until 4 p.m. for publication the following day. Effective Feb 21, 2015 the deadline for Saturdays will be 3 p.m. An earlier deadline may be used for holidays. Cost is $25 for online placement plus 50 cents per word and photo charges (see below for pricing).  Please e-mail your obit to , complete and submit the form below, or mail the corresponding information from the form to:

The Gazette
PO Box 1862
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406

Photos are available in the current sizes: Standard size photos (.67in x 1 inch) are $10 black and white; $35 for color. Standard size photos are only available for single column obits only.

Enhanced column photos (1.47 in x 2 inches) are available for $25 for black and white and $50 for color. Premium horizontal photos (3.14 inches x 2 inches) are available for $45 black and white; $70 color.

Please call 1-(800) 397-8212 or (319) 398-8221 for questions and/or to verify emailed information has been received. Thank you.

All submitted obituaries will be edited for correct grammar and spelling, libel, and Gazette and AP newspaper style.

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