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Paid Obits | Colorado Springs Gazette, News

Guidelines for Paid Obituaries

Click here to place an obituary online

The Gazette accepts obituaries and life tributes as paid notices.

Up to 50 words in print & online (with small plaque) begins at $137.50

Each additional word is $1

Publish 2 or more days discount .50 per word


Bold or underline .25 per word

Small Photo $10

Large Photo $20

Logo $10


Small Memorial Plaque $25

Large Plaque $35

Extra Large Plaque $50

Other enhancements: additional photos in your ad, $10.00 each; symbols (Mountain Cross, Rose Cross, Dove, Praying Hands, Star of David) $10 each. The Veteran's flag is free.

All obituaries include the $32, 30-day listing at You can view the obituary, enter condolences and memories in a free guestbook, and see additional options that can be purchased such as extended time online.

The deadline is 2 p.m. Monday - Friday for the next day's publication. Deadline for Sunday and Monday publication is 3 p.m. Friday (online only – click here to place your notice).  The Gazette’s business office is closed on Saturday.

The ad must be processed, proofed and paid for by the deadline.

There is no format to follow or form to fill out. Simply state what you would like to say for the obituary or memorial tribute.

All life tributes are pre-paid. We do not send bills for these notices. We accept all major credit cards, checks, and cash. You may place your ad in one of the following ways:

* Click here to place your obituary online

* Obituary and Announcement Desk Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

* To submit the notice and any photographs and pay in person at The Gazette, 30 E. Pikes Peak Ave., Ste. 100, on the corner of Pikes Peak Ave. and Tejon Str.

* Notices and Photos may be sent separately by email or submitted in person at The Gazette. Our mailing address: The Gazette Obituaries Desk, 30 E. Pikes Peak Ave. Ste. 100, Colorado Springs, CO 80903.  Email:

Please call us at (719) 636-0101 if you have further questions.

Classified Advertising Manager, Karen Hogan (719) 636-0390

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