For over a century, we, the Hitzeman family, have owned and operated Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., which is located in Brookfield. For five generations, we have been serving the residents of Chicago and the Western Suburbs with care, compassion and consideration since 1904. The Hitzeman name is known throughout the Western Suburbs not only for our reputation of dignified service to people in grieving times, but also for our community service and dedication to others.
The ceremony of a funeral or memorial service symbolizes the beliefs of a culture, its honor, its hopes, its ideals and its spiritual concepts. The Hitzeman Funeral Home is an all inclusive funeral home assisting with traditional funerals, cremations, luncheon scheduling, all aspects of Veterans Services, offer all VA benefits and out of state transportation. Whether simple or intricate, we are able to offer options that tailor to your needs and wishes.
We, the Hitzeman family and staff, stand ready to assist the grieving family in your time of need. We are here to serve members of the community at any time of day or night with personal attention to all of your needs. We do not rely on an answering service or a third party and will always be present for you. From the time we receive your loved one, they stay in our care at our facility. We, the Hitzeman family and our staff, are a close professional group that can attend to all of your needs. While Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., is large enough to take care of all of your needs, we are small enough to make sure that you will not get lost in a large corporate shuffle.
We pride ourselves on maintaining family relationships throughout our 109 years of service because of not pressuring people to buy packages, often containing things that are not really needed. You will feel no pressure to schedule home visits. We will never schedule an appointment at your home unless you ask us. We can also assist you and your families’ needs by accepting other funeral homes prepaid funeral plans. The staff at Hitzeman Funeral Home graciously accommodates appointments after normal business hours and on weekends.
Planning in advance is greatly recommended, you will have the time you need to comfortably make decisions, however, the Hitzeman family will always take time to fully explain everything to you. There is no charge for the use of their state of the art A/V components to show pictures and videos. We will not charge extra processing fees or paperwork filing charges. The Hitzeman’s are here to serve you.
Whether it is for services needed now or in the future, questions on preplanning, prefunding funeral insurance policies, or just to see our beautiful renovated facilities; which include a large lounge, spacious bathrooms, three fully dedicated chapels, children’s room (complete with toys and movies) and large parking lot; feel free to make an appointment to discuss anything you have questions about or just to meet us. For more information please feel free to contact us or one of our funeral planning professionals at Hitzeman Funeral Home by calling 708-485-2000.