Personalized Care

Locally owned and operated, Rumsey-Yost has been specializing in providing personalized care with dignity to families since 1920.

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All Faiths

Rumsey-Yost funeral home understands the importance of faith traditions and we do our best to meet the needs of each family in their time of grief.

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Our Mission

Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home supports people with sensitivity and compassion during one of the most difficult times in their lives.

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Grief Support

Our After Care Program is designed to help individuals and families work through the grieving process in the months following the death of a loved one.

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Green Funerals

Creating a farewell that’s more meaningful for you, those you love and the planet.

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Funeral Pre-Arrangement

Advanced Funeral Planning gives you and your family the gift of peace of mind.

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About Us

LogoRumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory is Lawrence’s only locally owned and operated funeral home & crematory.

Since 1920, Rumsey-Yost has been known for helpfulness, integrity, and competency from the moment our services are requested. Personal care and attention to detail at fair and affordable prices have earned our firm its excellent reputation.

Our Facilities

Our chapel, visitation rooms, foyer, library, and state-of-the-art preparation room afford the finest in care and service to every family that we are privileged to serve.

Our Services

  • Service to All Faiths

    Our funeral home knows the importance of faith traditions and we do our best to meet the needs of each family in their time of grief. We are pleased to work with people of all faiths.

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  • Cremation

    In 1998, Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home installed the first and only crematory in Lawrence. Four of our funeral directors are certified crematory operators with the Cremation Association of North America.

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  • Veterans

    Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory provide services honoring the men and women who have served our country.

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  • Green/Natural Funeral & Burial

    For people who want to preserve the environment, green funerals and green burials provide a way to make the end of life more meaningful too.

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  • Grief Support

    Bereavement care helps with the needs of those left to mourn the death of a loved one and is an integral part of the services we provide.

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  • Funeral Pre-Arrangement

    Funeral pre-arranging, or advance funeral planning, is simply a matter of being prepared. None of us takes pleasure in thinking about our deaths, and yet who will take care of all the details when that day comes? It makes good sense to prepare in advance.

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