Private Iowa funeral chain split and sold to two private family chains

Private funeral owners find new owners for three branches in two local established Iowa families. Northwest Iowa will see some changes in their funeral service providers as two funeral homes transfer to new ownership and a friendly competitor absorbs the…

Couple reopens Illinois funeral home

The Du Quoin community is happy to welcome Bill and Vonda Rosado as the new owners of the Maxton-Rosado Funeral Home. Filling in the big shoes of local favorite Frank Maxton, who was a staple of the community.  The facility…

Fourth generation to carry on Erickson Funeral Home traditions in Darlington, Wisconsin

After 40 years of service Brent Erickson has officially retired as the funeral home director of the Erickson Funeral Home. In doing so he passes on the funeral home to the next generation.  Tragedy hit when George’s wife passed away…

Private funeral home owners expand their Arkansas properties

Private Arkansas funeral owners expand and purchase another private funeral home in a neighboring town. Arkansas funeral home owners Scott and Paula Berna have acquired another funeral home in the city of Rogers, adding another facility to their two other…

Keeping it in the family; Martin Thompson & Son Cremation & Funeral Service acquires Thompson’s Harveson & Cole Funeral Home

Martin Thompson & Son Cremation & Funeral Service acquires Thompson’s Harveson & Cole Funeral Home Started in 1911, Thompson Harveson & Cole is one of the few remaining family-owned and managed funeral homes in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex.  The owner,…

Batesville parent company sells Cimcool to DuBois Chemicals, Inc

Hillenbrand sells off Cimcool brand for deleveraging purposes. Cimcool manufactures metalworking fluids and was owned by the Indiana industrial company Hillenbrand. Diversified in its manufacturing brands, Hillenbrand is the owner of 10 companies ranging from mold casting (Mold-Masters, Milacron, Injection…

Cincinnati acquisition: Spring Grove purchases Gump-Holt funeral home

Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum has purchased the family funeral home Gump-Holt Funeral Home.  John and Olga Gump started Gump-Holt Funeral Home in 1930. Their daughter Marilyn and her husband, Larry Holt have been running the home for the past…

South Dakota funeral home is purchased by a local young family

It all started in the late 1800´s when the Medin Brothers started a Furniture and Undertaking business in Dell Rapids. In 1906 it changed hands to another family member and was sold to the current name sake, the Kahler family,…

Florida based Foundation Partners acquires family-run Oregon funeral chain Musgrove Mortuaries and Cemeteries

Foundation Partners, a private company out of Florida, is now the owner of the local family owned Oregon funeral chain Musgrove Mortuaries and Cemeteries Musgrove Mortuaries and Cemeteries’ origin story dates all the way back to 1883 when Eugene and…

Walter Capital Partners buys large stake in Athos Services Commémoratifs
One of the largest funeral services companies in Quebec, Canada has sold a 40-50 percent stake to Walter Capital Partners. Fuel the growth of Athos Ever since the start of Athos in 2010, the company has successfully progressed. In 2012…