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    Washburn-McReavy


                           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

    Testimonials

    • 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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      ~Janet
    • 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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      ~Kathleen
    • You took care of both of my parents with their pre-planning and their funerals. Excellent & very professional! Thank You!
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      ~Pat
    • 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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      ~Camille
    • 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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      ~Betty
    • We expected quality service and we received it! Thank you very much!
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      ~Maurice
    • The entire family appreciated all of your services and compassion. It made a difficult time more bearable.
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      ~Mary
    • 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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      ~Irene
    • Washburn-McReavy is like family in a time of grief.
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      ~Todd
    • 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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      ~Jeanine

    Our Community Events

    • Glen Haven Memorial Gardens & Funeral Chapel Memorial Day Weekend
      Saturday, May 27, 2017

      MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND OPEN HOUSE Saturday, May 27: 8:30 AM - 3 PM Sunday, May 28: 9 AM - 3 PM Monday, May 29: 8:30 AM - 3 PM MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE Monday, May 29: 1 PM Our speaker will be Brigadier General Sandra L. Best, Chief of Staff, Minnesota Air National Guard. Special music by Minnesota Brassworks and Arlys Krauter. Officiant is Rev. Dr. Randy K. Taber of Olivet United Methodist Church. Honor Guard & Firing Squad provided by Charles Knaeble VFW Post 494 Crystal. Flanders Field by Lisa Sundberg, Auxiliary President, VFW Post 494. Beyond the Yellow Ribbon by Julie Deshler, City Council Member, City of Crystal. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Everyone is cordially invited to visit our Reception Center where refreshments will be served. Click on the attachment for a printable flier and more information. Read more

    • Dawn Valley Memorial Park Memorial Day Weekend
      Saturday, May 27, 2017

      MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND OPEN HOUSE Saturday, May 27: 9 AM - 3 PM Sunday, May 28: 11 AM - 3 PM Memorial Day, Monday, May 29: 9 AM - 4 PM Fresh seasonal floral bouquets available for purchase during the Memorial Day weekend. MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE Monday, May 29, 2017: 11 AM (rain or shine) Bring lawn chairs or a blanket. Refreshments served inside the chapel all weekend. Co-sponsored by Earl C. Hill American Legion Post 550 & Everett McClay Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1296 Please click on the files below for more information on our Memorial Day weekend, ordering flowers, and information on preplanning. Read more

    • Hillside Cemetery & Funeral Chapel Memorial Day Weekend
      Saturday, May 27, 2017

      We invite you to attend our Memorial Day weekend special events. SPECIAL WEEKEND CEMETERY OFFICE HOURS Saturday, May 27: 9 AM - 3 PM Sunday, May 28: 10 AM - 3 PM Monday, May 39: 9 AM - 3 PM Fresh floral bouquets will be available throughout the weekend at our outdoor flower tent. MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE & OPEN HOUSE Our annual Memorial Day service is Monday, May 29 at 10 AM, with refreshments following. Our speaker will be Brigadier General Sandra L. Best, Chief of Staff, Minnesota Air National Guard. Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 470 Color Guard & Firing Detail with trumpeter Harry Reiner. Officiant will be Dave Halstensgard. Special music by Minnesota Brassworks, Marilyn Jenson & Cindy Reents. Everyone is cordially invited to visit the chapel following the service where refreshments will be served. Please click on PDF for more details. Read more

    • How Families Grieve with Dr. Janice Nadeau
      Thursday, June 8, 2017

      Please join us for a presentation and Q&A with Janice Winchester-Nadeau, Ph.D., an acclaimed psychologist and expert on creating positive attitudes and environments that mitigate the pain of grief and loss. Dr. Nadeau will demonstrate what happens inside a family when a member dies and how family members make sense of their loss. Location: Glen Haven Chapel and Memorial Gardens 5125 W. Broadway Crystal, MN 55429 RSVP: 763-533-8643 Please click on the PDF below for more information on this free seminar. Read more

    • Hillside Free Advance Planning Seminar - Lunch & Learn
      Tuesday, June 13, 2017

      Enjoy lunch with us & learn about the end of life planning you need to do now at this free workshop and get answers to your questions. There will a door prize drawing and you will receive a free information packet to take home. Advance registration is required to assist us in preparations. Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 12 Noon Hillside Community Room 2610 19th Avenue NE - Minneapolis RSVP - 612-781-1999 Please click on the PDF for more information. Read more

    • Glen Haven Chapel Free Advance Planning - Lunch & Learn
      Thursday, June 15, 2017

      Enjoy lunch with us & learn about the end of life planning you need to do now at this free workshop and get answers to your questions. There will a door prize drawing and you will receive a free information packet to take home. Advance registration is required to assist us in preparations. Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 12 Noon Glen Haven Chapel 5125 W. Broadway - Crystal MN RSVP - 763-533-8643 Please click on the PDF for more information. Read more

    • Crystal Lake Cemetery Advance Planning Seminar - Lunch & Learn
      Tuesday, June 20, 2017

      Enjoy lunch with us & learn about the end of life planning you need to do now at this free workshop and get answers to your questions. There will a door prize drawing and you will receive a free information packet to take home. Advance registration is required to assist us in preparations. Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 12 Noon Crystal Lake Cemetery 3816 Penn Avenue N. - Minneapolis MN RSVP - 612-521-6377 Please click on the PDF for more information. Read more

    • Dawn Valley Chapel Free Advance Planning - Lunch & Learn
      Thursday, June 22, 2017

      Enjoy lunch with us & learn about the end of life planning you need to do now at this free workshop and get answers to your questions. There will a door prize drawing and you will receive a free information packet to take home. Advance registration required to assist us in preparations. Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 12 Noon Dawn Valley Chapel 9940 Bush Lake Road - Bloomington RSVP - 952-941-7686 Please click on the PDF for more information. Read more

    • Join us at any of our 2017 educational events!
      Friday, June 23, 2017

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