How to place an In Memoriam in Star Tribune

  • Updated: June 17, 2014 - 9:10 AM

If you would like to place an In Memoriam in the Star Tribune newspaper and on StarTribune.com, here is some helpful information.

  1. How to place an In Memoriam ad
  2. Required information
  3. Suggested format for an In Memoriam
  4. Adding a photo or graphic
  5. Information on rates
  6. Contact us
  7. Hours of operation
  1. How to place an In Memoriam back to top ∧
    • In Memoriam announcements may be placed by phone, fax, email, or by regular mail.
  2. Required information: back to top ∧
    • Your phone number, name and address; date or dates to publish. Prepayment is required for all In Memoriams. For your convenience we accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, & American Express.
    • *We will take your payment information over the phone after we have received your approval to publish at the cost quoted.
  3. Suggested format for an In Memoriam back to top ∧
    1. Name
    2. Date of Birth
    3. Date of Death
    • A personal message, poem or remembrance, with a closing from the person or persons placing the memorial is very common. Ask about available emblems, borders and photo options.
  4. Adding a photo or graphic back to top ∧
    • Electronic submission of photos and/or text may be emailed to paidobits@startribune.com — Photos should be high quality .JPG or .TIF format (minimum 200 dpi), preferably cropped in a square shape.
    • A courier is available in the immediate metro area for photo pick–up Monday–Friday. Please call us at 612-673-4130 before 4 pm weekdays to arrange pick–up. Photos may be dropped off at 425 Portland Ave S. before 5 pm weekdays.
  5. Information on rates back to top ∧
    • The cost for In Memoriams is $6.95 per line (3–line minimum) to publish one day in all editions. To publish the same notice additional days, the price is $3.48 per line per day. To have your In Memoriam posted online, it is $15.00 additional. Online memorials remain on our website for 30 days from date of publication.
  6. Contact us back to top ∧
    • In Memoriams may be placed several different ways:
    • Phone: (612)-673-4130 or 1-800-927-9133
    • Fax: (612)-673-7435
    • E-mail: paidobits@startribune.com
    • Our mailing address:
    • Classified Obituary Department, 1st floor
      Star Tribune
      425 Portland Avenue
      Minneapolis, MN 55488
  7. Hours of operation back to top ∧
    • Monday – Thursday: 9 am – 7 pm
      Friday: 9 am – 6 pm
      Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays: 9 am – 2 pm
      Deadline is the day prior to publication.

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