Midwest Home Funeral Resources

Southwest Wisconsin, Viroqua area

Jess Murdock
Custom building affordable, personal coffins
Viroqua, WI 608-637-6778

Funeral Homes that support Family-Directed Funerals

Roth Family Cremation Center – Viroqua

Coulee Region Cremation GroupOnalaska
133 Mason Street, Onalaska, WI 608.788.2188

Milwaukee area

All One Spirit LLC
Laurie Dionne Asbeck     262.745.4051
Home Funerals and Green Burials:  Educator, Death Midwife; Ceremony Celebrant
Located in Elkhorn, WI; covering Southeastern Wisconsin.
email laurie@allonespiritllc.com

Madison area

Susan Nesbit is a home funeral guide, a green burial educator, and an end-of-life doula. She is available to help individuals and families before, during, and after death. Susan has been a hospice volunteer since 2006 and a massage therapist since 1995, and her goal is to be a loving and compassionate companion to those dying. She also wants to educate and empower people to understand their options and to assist them to make plans so they can get on with the business of living. Susan can be reached through email and phone: snesbit66@gmail.com and 608-606-4566

Simple Wisdom Sanctuary
Mary Kateada, Death Doula
3529 Lucia Crest, Madison WI  53705
608-442-0054
“As a death doula I work with people who are preparing for their own death, I will be with the dying, I help families care for a loved one who has passed, I assist in home funerals and I craft and officiate at funerals and memorials.”

Walking Each Other Home – www.walkingeachotherhomemadison.org

 

Jefferson

Personal Farewells, LLC
Personal Farewells guides families through all the steps necessary to care for their own loved ones after death.
Fran Vandre 920.723.2122   Sue Rheingans 262.365.8632
email personalfarewells@charter.net

 

 

NORTHERN WI

Sacred Ceremonies, Ltd
Lucy Basler, Director
3437 Chenoweth Drive
Webster, WI  54893
715-866-7798, cell: 715-566-2462
website: SacredCeremonies
lucybasler@gmail.com

 

 

ALL OF WISCONSIN

NORTHWOODS  Casket Company
Jonas Zahn
North Center Street
Beaver Dam, WI 53916
northwoodscasket.com
920-885-6906

 

MICHIGAN

Merilynne Rush
PO Box 7735, Ann Arbor, MI  48104
734-395-9660
www.AfterDeathHomeCare.com
Merilynne Rush is a nurse and midwife with 25 years professional experience who educates and consults about natural death care options, including home funeral and green burial.

 

MINNESOTA

 

SE MN Threshold Network; Live Green, Leave Green, Rochester, MN

Rochester, MN
Deah Kinion (507) 289-1199
SE MTN promotes the emotional, environmental and economic benefits of a more natural death. We advocate & support increased conversations, advance care planning, home funerals, family-directed after-death body-care, celebration & ritual, green/natural burial/disposition information. Find us on Facebook.

The Minnesota Threshold Network, Twin Cities area

The Minnesota Threshold Network was loosely formed in 2008 as a place to come together to talk, share, and tell stories about work at The Threshold:  the place between the worlds of life and death.

Small meetings are held monthly.  Larger community meetings are held quarterly with the goal of connecting those who dwell in this amazing space between. Please email us for more information at mnthresholdnetwork@gmail.com.

Linda Bergh and Marianne Dietzel, Beholding the Threshold

Linda Is available for individual consultations; Marianne plays the lyre at the bedside. Both are part of a Twin Cities group supporting families wishing to care for their own. Please contact them with any questions.

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