• 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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Norma G. Quinlan

Norma G. Becker Quinlan, 89, of Seneca, died on December 5, 2022 at Maples Heights Nursing Home in Hiawatha.

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Hilda M. Bergman

Hilda M. Wessel Bergman, 93, of St. Benedict, Kansas, died on Sunday, December 4, 2022 at the Nemaha Valley Community Hospital in Seneca, with her family by her side.

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Kenneth Lee Lindeen

Kenneth Lee Lindeen, 68, of Topeka, formerly of Seneca, tragically lost his life on Thursday, November 17, 2022, in a house fire in Topeka.

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Brenda Lee Whitaker

Brenda Lee Rice Whitaker, 61, of Wetmore, Kansas died on Monday, November 14, 2022, at her home in Wetmore, with her family by her side.

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Noa Jane Beal

Noa Jane Beal, the infant daughter of Troy and Nicole Rottinghaus Beal, was stillborn on October 24, 2022 at AdventHealth Birth Center in Shawnee Mission, KS.

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Richard Kent Troughton

Richard “Kent” Troughton, 86, of Shawnee, Kansas died November 15th, 2022, surrounded by family. 

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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.