Meet Our Staff

Our staff provides excellent funeral planning services.

We have years of experience caring for families from all walks of life, cultures and faiths. Our unsurpassed staff and our family provide kind, caring, professional service. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession who are dedicated to excellence in service, adhere to the highest funeral industry standards, and have exceptional integrity. We consistently earn phenomenally high customer satisfaction survey results.

Our licensed, professional staff is here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call 630-897-1196 anytime. We will even come to you to make arrangements in the comfort of your home.

Prompt, compassionate service is always just a phone call away, where and when you need it.


Randy Valentine

Randy Valentine

Managing Partner and Funeral Director

Randy lives in Aurora. He was a graduate of Cincinnati Mortuary College and has over 18 years experience as a funeral director and ten years managing the firm, which earned him nine Pinnacle of Excellence Awards in Standards Achievements. He is a member of St. Anne's Catholic Church in Oswego.

Cindy Yearton Lambert

Cindy Yearton Lambert

Funeral Director

Cindy is a licensed funeral director with over 20 years of experience. She grew up in Aurora, graduating from East Aurora High School and Southern Illinois University. She has been active in Rotary for the past 18 years. Cindy lives in Oswego with her husband John and their two children. They are members of Plano United Methodist Church.

Bridgette Oester

Bridgette Oester

Funeral Director

Bridgette is a licensed funeral director with over ten years of experience. She is a graduate of Worsham College of Mortuary Science. Bridgette and her husband Chad currently reside in Aurora with their three children. They are members at Holy Angels Catholic Church in Aurora.

Ron Hauser

Ron Hauser

Ambassador

Ron and his wife Carol live in Montgomery. Ron is a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church. He is a retired General Contractor and Architect in Aurora.

Dave Gumz

Dave Gumz

Ambassador

Dave lives in Aurora. He is a retired Supervisor in the Aurora Police Department. Dave is a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church.

Rich Fichtel

Rich Fichtel

Ambassador

Rich lives in Sugar Grove. Rich is a retired executive from the Burlington Northern Railroad. He is a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church.

Jim Bennett

Jim Bennett

Ambassador

Jim, his wife Mary Ann, and their family live in Oswego. Jim is a retired Captain of the Oswego Police Department. He is a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Aurora. He is a 4th Degree Knights of Columbus Oswego Council member.

Annette Golz

Annette Golz

Licensed Cosmetologist

Annette, her husband Steve, and their family live in Montgomery. Annette recently celebrated 25 years as a licensed cosmetologist.



Tom Klucznik

Tom Klucznik

Family Service Partner

Tom is our family service partner for Dieterle Memorial Home and Riverside Cemetery. He has over 40 years of experience in sales. Tom and his wife Marcy live in Aurora.

Brad Buzen

Brad Buzen

Ambassador

Brad and his wife Janeen live in Aurora. They are members of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Aurora.

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