Welcome to Van Steenhuyse-Russell Funeral Home

When you come to our funeral home, you are not just coming to our business, you are coming to our home. And we welcome you. Whether you come to pay your respects to someone at a visitation or funeral service, discuss funeral pre-arrangements or just stop by to say hello, we welcome you into our home.

Midwesterners that we are, we usually visit and conduct business at the kitchen table. This may not sound “professional,” but it is who we are and how we like to do business.

We rarely deal with strangers. We usually help friends and families we have known for most of our lives. And we are honored to be asked to help. Being funeral directors is more than a job for us. It is a ministry of service to people in a time of great need.

Thank you for honoring us with your trust. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you. We consider it a privilege.The mission of Van Steenhuyse-Russell Funeral Home is to provide dignified, compassionate and respectful care for all people in their time of need. We have made a commitment to excellence, respecting all beliefs and traditions and the solemn trust placed in us by the families we serve. Our belief is that in addition to serving the bereaved, we also have an obligation to contribute to our community through educational, civic and charitable endeavors.



Our intent in developing this website is to provide you with the necessary tools you need to help prepare for a funeral service, preplan your own funeral or that of a loved one, view obituaries and offer condolences to family and friends, or contact us with questions or concerns from the comfort and privacy of your own home. We will make every effort to provide you with adequate information; however, if we have not answered your questions or if you would like to offer feedback regarding this website, please contact us at any time. We can call or meet with you personally to discuss any issue.

 


  • Pre-Planning

    Pre-planning is a wise decision. Pre-planning for the funeral allows families that precious time needed to make decisions regarding funeral options without the emotional stress related to the loss.

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  • Our Services

    There are many options to consider when planning a funeral or memorial. Our primary goal is to assist families in arranging an appropriate and meaningful tribute for their loved one.

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  • Ask a Question

    We are on call around the clock, every day of the the year. Please feel free to contact us when you have questions or concerns.

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