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                           Five generations proudly serving the Twin Cities with distinct
                                       Funeral & Cremation Services for 160 years.

    • Minneapolis Funeral Chapels Of Choice

    No matter which location or service you choose, you will always find an exceptional level of professionalism and care at all our funeral chapels in Minneapolis.  Our staff is knowledgeable in funeral, cremation, burial and pre-planning services and are always willing to assist you with any questions or concerns. 

    Family Owned & Operated Funeral Chapels For 160 years
    Our long family experience, coupled with our perspective on the importance of ceremony, will help you discover ways to pay tribute. Whether traditional or unique, these tributes allow us to love, laugh, and live well again.

    Washburn-McReavy offers you 16 locations of choice and will accommodate for your every need.

    Call us 24 hours a day 7 days a week (612) 377-2203


    • Everything was perfect from the preperation through to final resting place at the cemetery. Many of those who attended the service said they would want one just like this at the chapel.
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    • This is the 3rd experience with you in the past six years. The director listened to my concerns and made sure things went smoothly.
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    • You took care of both of my parents with their pre-planning and their funerals. Excellent & very professional! Thank You!
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    • We made an appointment with a pre-planner and she came to our home; explained everything and we planned our funeral. It was the best thing we could do; it made it so much easier at our time of sorrow. We are pleased with everything! Thanks for everything!
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    • Your helpfulness, keeping in touch, your goodwill toward my consideration of what to do. Your assistance of helping me, for this was my first time making funeral arrangments.
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    • We expected quality service and we received it! Thank you very much!
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    • The entire family appreciated all of your services and compassion. It made a difficult time more bearable.
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    • I want to thank you for the wonderful treatment we got. Everyone went out of their way in a time that is hard for us. Even now I get wonderful treatment when I have stopped by.
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    • Washburn-McReavy is like family in a time of grief.
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    • The directors advice with decision making and with the obituary was invaluable. We also felt very comfortable and supported in your attractive facility. Thank you very much for everything.
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    Our Community Events

    • Join us at any of our 2017 educational events!
      Saturday, April 1, 2017

      Click on the PDF below for our 2017 advanced planning seminars and "Lunch & Learn" events. Read more

    • Our Life Expo
      Saturday, April 29, 2017

      Join Washburn-McReavy at the OurLife 2017, an expo for adults 55+. There will be free screenings, seminars and giveaways! The annual OurLife expo is a valuable resource for local residents age 55 and above, and/or the children of aging parents, to learn more about the businesses and services that are available to you and your loved ones. The event includes several short seminars on a variety of topics, free screenings, over 50 business information booths and opportunities to win some great prizes. Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 11 AM to 3 PM Southdale YMCA 7355 York Avenue S. Edina, MN Read more

    • Grief Demystified
      Thursday, May 4, 2017

      Join us for a special presentation: Thursday, May 4, 2017 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. LOCATION: 6Smith Boat Works Building, Lake Minnetonka 294 East Grove Lane Wayzata, 55391 Cocktails & appetizers will be served. SPEAKERS Brenda J. Demotte, MSW, LICSW author of Grief Demystified: A Companion through Change Nick Angell Regional Vice President New York Life MainStay Investments RSVP by Friday, April 28 to: Stephanie Green, Senior Registered Client Service Associate 952-249-4782 HOSTED BY: Kenefick Bolstad Wealth Management UBS Financial Services Inc. 681 East Lake Street, Suite 354 Wayzata, MN 55391 952-475-9440 Read more

    • Advance Planning Seminar for Veterans
      Tuesday, May 9, 2017

      Tuesday, May 9, 2017 10:00 AM or 6:00 PM Nokomis Park Chapel 1838 E. Minnehaha Parkway Minneapolis, MN 55407 RSVP: 612-721-1651 VETERANS BURIAL BENEFITS Featuring Local Experts: * Attorneys from Maser, Amundson, Boggio and Hendricks will explain burial benefits available to veterans and their families. * Kathy Klein, Certified Pre-Arrangement Specialist - Will explore Advance Funeral Planning and how it can protect your loved ones. * Don Kietzmann, Licensed Funeral Director, will talk about how the funeral director can assist you in applying for benefits. Refreshments, Door Prizes, and Free Information Packet! **Click on the attachment for more information and printable flyer Read more

    • Anoka Area Community Seminar
      Thursday, May 11, 2017

      The Gift of Love... Do It Now Please join us for a funeral preplanning seminar: Thursday, May 11, 2017 10:00 AM St. Stephen's Catholic Church FCC Room 10 525 Jackson Street Anoka, MN 55303 RSVP: 763-231-0506 Featuring Jane Mellas, Certified Pre-Arrangement Specialist - Will explore Advance Funeral Planning and how it can protect your loved ones. Refreshments, Door Prizes, and Free Information Packet! **Click on the attachment for more Information and Printable Flyer Read more

    • Edina Area Advance Planning Seminar - Lunch & Learn
      Tuesday, May 16, 2017

      Enjoy lunch with us & learn about the end of life planning you need to do now at this free workshop. There will be a door prize drawing and you will receive a free information packet to take home. Advance registration required to assist us in preparations. Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 12 Noon Edina Chapel 5000 W. 50th & Hwy 100 Edina, MN 55436 RSVP - 952-920-3996 Click on the attachment for a printable flier and more information. Read more

    It was so very comforting to receive a phone call the morning after my husband's death and to know someone was there to walk us through the whole process. Thank you.

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