• Serving All Faiths Since 1901

  • Meeting your wishes
    and family's traditions.

We understand every funeral is different because every person is unique
and each family situation is different.

  • Recent Obituaries

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Daniel Joseph Shump

Daniel “Danny” Joseph Shump, 71, of Seneca, died Sunday, June 20, 2021 at the Nemaha Valley Community Hospital in Seneca.

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Mark P Feldkamp

Mark P. Feldkamp, 79, of Seneca lost his battle against pulmonary fibrosis on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at Nemaha Valley Community Hospital.

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Daniel Joseph Schmelzle

Daniel Joseph Schmelzle, 43, died unexpectedly on March 23,2021 at his place of employment. He was born November 18, 1977, one of seven sons and a daughter born to Robert and Laura (Wessel) Schmelzle.

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Gene Thomas Hickman

Gene Thomas Hickman,86, of Axtell, Kansas died on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at the Life Care Center of Seneca.

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Doris Nolte Roeder

Doris Nolte Roeder, 95, of Topeka, died Sunday, June 6, 2021 at the Lexington Park Nursing Home in Topeka.

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Von E. Rusche

Von E. Rusche, 64, of Seneca departed his earthly life on Saturday, June 5, 2021.

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  • Lauer Funeral Home

    Lauer Funeral Home is family-owned and operated, serving all faiths in northeast Kansas since 1901. Our mission and dedication is to create a service that is both individual and meaningful for the families we serve. Be certain that in your time of deepest need you can rely on our continued dedication to tradition, respect and understanding. We recognize that funeral service is a calling with great responsibilities, demanding the highest professional standards. This trust and confidence makes us both proud and humble.

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  • Plan Ahead

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No one likes to think about death, let alone plan for it. However, planning ahead just makes sense. Preplanning is truly one of the most thoughtful and loving things you can do for your family.

When a death occurs, there are many decisions that must be made at that time. By preplanning your funeral, you relieve your family of having to make important arrangements during a period of great stress and grief, a time when people are not thinking very clearly and may not know what to do because you never made your wishes known.