Chicago Tribune Obituaries

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Founded in 1847, the Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper stationed in Chicago, Illinois. It is the most read daily newspaper of the Chicago and Great Lakes region, and is the eighth largest U.S. newspaper in terms of circulation having won twenty five Pulitzer Prizes. It is owned by Tronc, Inc.

Searching to publish a tribute to a local audience in Chicago? Consider the Chicago Tribune Obituaries.

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Our digital publishing platform allows you to customise your tribute or memorial with words, images, photos, and more.

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Looking to publish an online obituary to a local audience? Consider posting to the Chicago Tribune. 

Place an obituary in one of the most respected newspapers in the United States. Chicagoans have the option to publish obituaries and memorial notices online or in the print edition.

Price starting at $285.00

What you get

Small: Up to 2.25" deep (approximately 11 lines of body text) for $285.00
Medium: Up to 2.9" deep (approximately 17 lines of body text) for $485.00
Large: Up to 3.5" deep (approximately 22 lines of body text) for $605.00
Variable: 23+ lines will have rate card pricing


Deadline: 5PM the day prior to publication
(Sunday Edition in stores on Saturday has a 5PM Friday deadline)

Additional Info

Information you may wish to include in a Death Notice:

  • Photo (optional)
  • Full name of person (including “nickname”)
  • Age of person at death
  • Date and residence at death
  • Date and place of birth
  • Parent’s, spouse’s, children’s and grandchildren’s names
  • Previous residences
  • Work history, military history, education
  • Clubs, hobbies or interests, accomplishments, volunteer activities
  • Survivors or those who predeceased the person including immediate family, relatives, close friends
  • Funeral or memorial service information (dates, times, locations, cemetery/place of burial location and contact information)
  • Information on where memorial contributions or donations may be made (list full address and phone number if possible)
  • Use only standard abbreviations (examples: UCLA, USC, BA)
  • All listings in the Chicago Tribune are in English
  • Do not write in all caps
  • Listings subject to editing for style and grammar

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Memories offers a variety of formats for your online obituary, including the option to add a quote, image, or simply some heartfelt words which you can publish to our public board.

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Publish an online obituary for a flat, one-off fee of $18.

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