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Gearhart Anoka Funeral Home has been providing funeral and cremation services for Anoka, Minnesota, and the surrounding communities for more than 50 years. Throughout the years, we've maintained our commitment to families while responding to the changing needs of our community.

Our Anoka funeral home

Our dedicated Anoka funeral home associates welcome families to plan a custom funeral or memorial service that reflects a special life. We understand the impact of losing a loved one and also recognize the need to celebrate life. That's why all of our services are designed to showcase a person's passions and personality while offering comfort to family and friends.

Our spacious chapel accommodates groups both large and small. Gearhart Anoka Funeral Home has a variety of amenities to ensure your needs are met by our caring team. We'll guide you through the entire funeral planning process and offer special benefits, including bereavement travel, a 24-hour helpline and ability to customize obituaries and keepsakes.

WHV 2020 - Level 3We honor veterans

At Gearhart Anoka Funeral Home, we understand the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families. As a Level Three Founding Community Partner with We Honor Veterans, our staff is knowledgeable in the benefits available to veterans and their families. With respect, integrity and dignity, we will walk you through the steps of creating a veteran's memorial service that truly honors the life and sacrifice of your loved one.

Jackie the funeral home therapy dog

Jackie the Therapy DogExperiencing loss and grief can be one of the most emotional, somber moments of life. Jackie, our beloved funeral home therapy dog, offers comfort to family and friends during this difficult time. Jackie’s steady and unwavering companionship helps to relieve stress and anxiety and provide a sense of consolation and calm to an otherwise stressful experience. Whether families are preparing to say their final farewells or going through the grief process after loss, Jackie is here to provide additional support and unconditional love when you need it most.

A special tribute to nurses

The Nightingale Tribute honors registered or licensed practical nurses at their memorial services. Presented by the Nurses Honor Guard, volunteer nurses who give back to their profession by providing this special ceremony for their colleagues, the tribute includes a white rose, the Nightingale lamp and a final call to duty. If your loved one was a nurse and you’d like to include The Nightingale Tribute as part of their service, please let us know.

Our promise to you

Standard reception venue at Gearhart Anoka Funeral HomeGearhart Anoka Funeral Home is also a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery providers. This affiliation provides your family with the value you deserve and the care you expect from a locally operated funeral home. We're committed to helping families and provide professional and personal service with your funeral or cremation needs.

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 Chapel at Gearhart Anoka Funeral HomeOur funeral home team welcomes you to stop by for more information about funeral services in Anoka. Please contact us if you need immediate assistance or would like to plan ahead. We consider it an honor to serve you.

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Not finding what you are looking for? Search for your loved one's obituary across any of our Washelli locations.

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Remember the one you love

Honor the memory of your loved one with cemetery flower placement. You choose the flowers. You choose the months. We do the rest..

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Ratings & Reviews

Verified Customer Reviews

Since 2005, many of our customers have taken the time to tell us how we did each year via our Voice of the Customer program. Our star ratings and comments from families come directly from these surveys.

"They made us all feel at ease. They explained everything that would be happening, answered all questions, no matter how small, and no hard sell. They simply told us what services they had and we were free to say yes or no to any of them. I will be asking them to help me plan for my family, before it is my time to go."

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May 2022

"Nothing is worse than a loved ones passing. But when you call, and they say, their care team will handle everything, it's a great comfort. Although your shown every option, your able to choose what's best for you. No pressure. It's not about the funeral home, it's about what you and your loved one wanted. I appreciated that."

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September 2021

"From the first call to the final visit, the staff was so kind and thoughtful, so easy to deal with and no pressure. Would recommend Gearhart Anoka to anyone and have used them more than once."

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August 2021

"With the sudden loss of my mom and not knowing where to turn or what to do, the funeral home was extremely helpful and patient with me. I'm glad I chose them from the beginning."

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August 2021

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