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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, death notices, and life tributes as paid notices.

$5.00 per line (Monday through Saturday)

$5.50 per line (Sunday)

Publish 2 or more days - discount 50% off 2nd day and each additional day


Bold or underline .25 per word

Photo $25

Logo $10


Small Memorial Plaque $25

Large Plaque $35

Extra Large Plaque $50

Other enhancements: additional photos in your ad, $25.00 each; symbols (Flag, Mountain Cross, Rose Cross, Dove, Praying Hands, Star of David) $10 each.

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 ( click here to place your notice).  The Gazette’s business office is closed on Saturday and Sunday.

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 8:30am-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:

*Credit Card information cannot be sent via email

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

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

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