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Testimonials

Burns Kish Funeral home in Munster, Indiana is so grateful when families reach out after the conclusion of the services to let us know how much our support and guidance meant to them in their time of need. We feel that these messages speak for themselves and we’d like to share them with you.



If you feel we’ve gone above and beyond in supporting you through this difficult time, please contact us to share your thoughts. It means the world to us to hear from you and know that we’ve made a difference.

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Thank you Emily and Brian for all of your help and compassion during a very difficult time. All of the requests that were asked, you guys did perfectly. You guys went above what I expected and I am grateful for everything. God Bless.

Melissa C.

July 26, 2019

Very Professional. Renee [Larson] and all the staff was really good and professional.

Liliana Moreno

July 24, 2019

Our Mother recently passed a short time ago. My brothers, myself, and other family members had gone to meet with Brian Burns at Burns Kish Funeral Home in Munster. Brian was very kind, compassionate, and understanding of what we were all going through during this deeply emotional time. He spoke with us for an extended length of time while explaining everything and giving us options when we were unsure of particulars. The Munster location is very beautiful and spacious. We were very happy that we were able to create a very special tribute for our Mother. We all miss her dearly. Thank you, Brian, for making this a very personal and memorable experience for our family.

Tarryl Z.

July 12, 2019

Burns-Kish was extremely caring, kind, and dedicated to help us plan such a hard day for our family. The owner Brian allowed us to text him all the random changes and thoughts we had during this time and never complained once. He responded quickly and his staff was gracious and kind as well. Ruth walked me through pre-planning and even stayed late to meet me since I was coming from out of town. Emily was calming and helpful through everything as well and handled everything before we even thought of it. There’s plenty of space inside and outside with a patio and kids room. We set up a video tribute and had couches and a kitchenette area to be as comfortable as our large family needed. I would recommend this company to be at your side and we couldn’t thank them enough.

Lisa B.

July 05, 2019

Burns Kish Funeral Home was in charge for both my Father's funeral and my sister's. They held my hand through the entire process, giving me advice and made a terrible experience tolerable. Their kindness will long be treasured.

Judith G.

June 30, 2019

Burns-Kish Funeral Home in Hammond Indiana was absolutely amazing. The staff was extremely friendly, attentive and they genuinely care about you. There always available to lend a helping hand and answer any questions I had. The attention and care they showed to my family in our time of need was amazing and the attention to detail they showed to my father-in-law was wonderful.

Carrie H.

June 25, 2019

Losing a parent, our Dad, is one of the most painful parts of life. Most thankful for Emily Hagen's thoughtfulness, caring, compassionate ways, making certain every detail was addressed which lightened our pain during this most difficult time. Staff was wonderful and professional as well.

Debbie Dunajski Kwiecien

June 25, 2019

Exceptionally compassionate, caring and professional service during such a difficult was so refreshing! Really listened to our wishes, listened to concerns and offered suggestions when appropriate. Allowed our family the relief of having a very respectful and appropriate time with our loved one, while honoring a beautiful life. All details were tended to in a timely manner, and still are as we walk through business matters. We as a family, could not have asked for anything more or better care/respect for us or our deceased loved one. Highly recommend their services in your time of need. Gave our family great peace.

Peggy O.

May 29, 2019

Don't be fooled by grandiose funeral chapels surrounded by lots of asphalt that may currently be the most popular place to go but if you were wise, you'd drive right on by and head to Burns Kish Funeral Home, a long trusted, an established company that has a great reputation to back it. We had a funeral go through Burns Kish and we were most satisfied and pleased but like fools we didn't go to where we were treated honestly, professionally and respectively the next time a death occurs. Instead of staying with Burns Kish, we drove up the street where our family trust was violated, we were told lies, gouged in price and told we were the worst family ever. However, they couldn't answer me as to how they came to this awful conclusion. Funeral homes should never advocate for familial unity when their was none prior to the passing of the decedent. They shouldn't pass judgement or stick their nose where it doesn't belong, to put it mildly. Unfortunately, we weren't at Burns Kish. We learned a great lesson and will do my best to spread the news. Burns Kish is the best funeral home in Munster. You can trust them to meet your needs at a time of grief and loss. They will respect you. I've been there and I know! Trust is everything when it comes to funeral homes and Burns Kish is a company you can trust Highly Recommended!

John Y.

February 14, 2019

The service, staff, and facilities at Burns Kish are beyond superb. This family-owned business had a personal touch and provided an additional level of comfort to the family and friends who attended the services of our loved one that way beyond what we could have asked. This facility cozy like.a lush home and has an elevator and many beautiful areas to sit and reflect. They gave us the white glove treatment from beginning to end. This facility also has an eating area that was fantastic to place food for attendees which were a huge plus. I cannot recommend them highly enough.

Debbie Reynolds

February 12, 2019

My family was very pleased with my Dad’s service. They were very professional yet sympathetic to our grief as well.

Elizabeth Harvey-All

February 11, 2019

In the worse of times they really went above and beyond to help us with all our needs... Thank you, Apollo Moreno.

Beto Ed Alvarez

January 27, 2019

The staff handled the passing of our Mother in a most professional and respectful way. They were very accommodating in receiving her from out of state and making sure every detail regarding the Mass, viewing and burial was addressed with utmost care.

Kathy Scheidt

December 13, 2018

Excellent staff. Everyone were very professional and made the planning of the funeral easy. I highly recommend them to everyone.

Cheryl Angelich

October 10, 2018

I had my husbands funeral there in August. They were most helpful and caring with all my family and always there for any of our questions or needs. They did a wonderful job with everything and I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a funeral home. Definitely a 5 star experience for me.

Betty Rivera

September 28, 2018

I appreciated all of the planning, care, and concern shown to our family from everyone at Burns-Kish Funeral Home when my mother passed away. I would recommend this business to anyone because of their empathy and commitment to detail.

Alexis Leitgeb

September 09, 2018

Staff was very courteous and nice. They helped put together a beautiful service for my father. Brian even adjusted our route to the cemetery so we could drive my dad passed his home one more time. A staff member was always walking around and checking on guests. The professionalism and empathy this staff showed us made for a very warming and memorable goodbye to a wonderful man.

Sarah Haak

September 06, 2018

I had my mom's funeral there July 3rd they did a beautiful job and very helpful from the beginning til the end of her services. Thank you for all of your help and would recommend them to anyone that ask.

Ninji Mendoza

August 01, 2018

Please accept our sincere gratitude for all of your help and compassion in our time of need. You went above and beyond with all of your help. Thank you, the Thompson Family.

Susan Papai

May 22, 2018

My mother-in-law (Marge Loehrke) was very pleased with the funeral planning for her Aunt Phyllis. Burns-Kish were very understanding, professional and courteous. They made themselves available for all our families needs and requirements. Thank you!

Phil Sichhart

April 23, 2018

Emily and the Burns-Kish team were wonderful -- compassionate, competent, and friendly. Everything was seamless. I would recommend them to anyone.

Marc D Sokol

February 08, 2018

Burns-Kish was very helpful with providing information on all the funeral needs: Where to hold a luncheon, sending thank you notes, obtaining the death certificates, and a post funeral check list. Their staff was sincere in the care that they gave us. We were very satisfied with their services.

Mary Smith

February 02, 2018

Kind and compassionate people! Biggest funeral home I've been to. We come from a big family and most of us live in Chicago. So it was huge, plus close to the expressway. Not only did we have access to one lounge but both. The visitation room was very big. Perfect for our family and friends. Another plus was they had a child play room. That's a huge help for those who have children. Most funeral homes are small, but not this one. The weather was horrible when we had the wake. Many people arrived late into the evening. That being said, we lost track of time and left at 10pm. Most places would've announced the wake was over, but not here. Very respectful, kind, and compassionate people at Burn-Kish Funeral Homes. On behalf of the Ruano family we would like to thank you for making us feel part of your family, and making such a difficult moment a bit easier. Thank you and God Bless everyone at Burn-Kish Funeral Homes.

Stacy 'Chiquis' Garcia

February 01, 2018

Burns Kish took very good care of our family. I couldn't have asked for a better service during that difficult time. Services were excellent for our grandfather. Would recommend them!!

The Tichenor Family

January 24, 2018

Kind and compassionate, Emily and Brian were great in helping us plan services for our Father. They assisted with the newspaper for obit, church, florists, video, etc. and every detail was noted. The facility is clean, welcoming and warm. The Cafe area for family members to take a break is a great bonus. Those can be long days and nights, so that was really nice. We have a lot of family from Chicago, so the location was perfect for family members to get off of the expressway and find the funeral home in Munster. Thank you to everyone at Burns Kish Funeral Home for making a difficult time that much easier!

Sarah Portone

January 22, 2018

I would highly recommend the Burns-Kish Funeral Home in Munster, Indiana. The staff was responsive, respectful and patient. Emily and Brian were very professional and accommodating as they handled all aspects of the wake and funeral service. They made my family, friends and I feel comfortable and at ease during this difficult time.

Michele Mach

January 18, 2018

Burns-Kish Funeral Home, and especially Emily, were wonderful during the hardest time of my life. Both of my parents passed away unexpectedly nine weeks from each other. Emily made everything easy and simple which I am grateful for. I highly recommend Burns Kish.

April Luna

January 13, 2018

[They have] a very professional staff, courteous and kind. It is equipped with a play area for young children and a nice size kitchen area for family. I highly recommend this funeral home.

Laurie Gacsko

September 24, 2017

Words can not express how grateful I am to Burns Kish Funeral Home for taking such good care of us and our family as we prepared to say goodbye goodbye to our son. Thank you.

Pamela Serna

February 22, 2017

Burns Kish and the staff (Emily) helped me tremendously when I did not find my flowers. I was panicking during this most difficult of times. Burns Kish has handled most of our family's passings, they've always been good.

Kathy Boswinkle

December 29, 2016