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Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services – Runyan-Stevenson in Lakewood, Colorado, has provided simple and affordable funerals and cremations for local families since 1974. At Advantage, you'll find clear, easy-to-understand burial and cremation choices to meet your needs. This family approach is a great comfort to those in Lakewood—as is our promise of superior service at a fair price.

An affordable Denver-area funeral home

Entryway of a funeral home with a Life Well Celebrated welcome mat.Located at the corner of Marshall Street and Alameda Avenue, Advantage Runyan-Stevenson is a team that has passionately served our community for over 60 years by uniquely honoring a family's legacy with simple, transparent, low-cost service. Whether you are planning in advance or need to plan a loved one’s service immediately, we work with you on services that are both memorable and affordable.

Built as a funeral home with a spacious chapel, the location has plenty of room for friends and family to gather and reflect before, during or after a service. Our beautiful reception facilities are ideal for hosting a catered breakfast buffet or a cake-and-coffee social.

Advantage offers an alternative to traditional funeral homes by making the arrangement process easy to understand, without sacrificing high quality or care. At Advantage, you can plan a funeral or memorial that’s expressive but not expensive.

Simplified options

To make a difficult time easier, Advantage offers straightforward burial and cremation options for a range of budgets in two simple steps. First, you’ll choose  the type of service you want, and then select the products that best support that service. Options are clearly outlined for you—and there’s never any pressure to purchase more than you need. And, of course, you are always welcome to purchase services and merchandise a la carte from our General Price List.

Distinctive funerals and memorials

Our certified funeral celebrants are experts at helping families make selections that meet their needs. That means that whether you want a basic cremation or a traditional funeral at the funeral home with cemetery burial nearby, we know just what to do to keep things simple while also making them special.

Cremation options

Urn outside on table with flowers around itNot everyone knows that there are many cremation options. If you are interested in cremation, the funeral home team can explain the process and the different memorial and burial choices. From a simple cremation without a service or a witness to a full funeral service before or after the cremation, you can select from affordable options to meet your needs.

And for families who choose the time-honored tradition of cremation, our full-service funeral home uses a private crematory dedicated to our family of funeral homes. This allows us to have complete control of a cremation from start to finish and means your loved one never leaves our care or the care of our affiliates.

Your loved one’s urn can be picked up at the funeral home or someone from our team can deliver it to your home or send it to you by mail. We also offer scattering assistance by request.

Planning a funeral ahead of time

At Advantage – Runyan-Stevenson we recognize that funeral arrangements and associated expenses can be overwhelming. In addition to assisting during your immediate time of need, our funeral directors specialize in working with families to plan final arrangements in advance. By preparing these details ahead of time, you provide peace of mind to your loved ones while outlining your wishes. You also lock in today’s prices and avoid future price increases, which can help ease your family’s financial stress during an already stressful time. When you’re ready, we’re here to discuss low-cost funerals and cremations and walk you through the pre-planning process.

Even if you’re not ready to plan, we encourage you to ask about our exclusive family pricing guarantees and free registration of your wishes ahead of time.

We Honor Veterans

We Honor Veterans level 4 badgeAt Advantage Runyan-Stevenson, we understand the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families. As a Level Four Founding Community Partner with We Honor Veterans, we are honored to serve our nation’s heroes and take this responsibility seriously. We have taken steps to ensure our staff is knowledgeable of all the benefits available to military veterans and their families. With respect and integrity, we will walk you through creating a veteran’s memorial service that truly honors the life and sacrifice of your loved one.

Here when you need us

Our team is bilingual in English and Spanish. We are compassionate, knowledgeable and always here to help you plan a funeral or cremation service at a price competitive with any other funeral home in the Denver area. With Advantage, you can be assured that you’ll receive the highest quality service and merchandise available at the most economical price possible.

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Interested in learning more? Call us at 303-233-3333 to request a custom quote.

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Ratings & Reviews

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Since 2005, many of our customers have taken the time to tell us how we did each year via our Voice of the Customer program. Our star ratings and comments from families come directly from these surveys.

"I would recommend working with Advantage Runyon-Stevenson for any family's funeral and cremation needs. The staff is caring, respectful, empathic, professional and friendly. My entire experience was a good one as I took care of my mother's arrangements. Thank you!"

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June 2021

"This was the second time in 5 months we used the services. The staff was so sympathetic and helpful. Very kind staff."

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May 2021

"I would recommend them to everyone I know. The kindness and professionalism was amazing. I thought I was going to need to take care of more of arrangements myself but it was all done by the staff."

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April 2021

"The whole process was made so much easier because of Damon. I appreciated his demeanor and attention to detail was impeccable. Seriously impressed."

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December 2020

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