About

Cook-Walden Chapel of the Hills Funeral Home is located in Austin, just off Highway 183 on Anderson Mill. In addition to our northwest Austin location, Cook-Walden offers other convenient funeral homes and services in Cedar Park, Leander, Round Rock, Westlake and Lago Vista.

Beautiful Austin funeral home

Sitting area at Cook-Walden Chapel of the Hills Funeral HomeOur Cook-Walden Chapel of the Hills Funeral Home features a bright and open space. The chapel, appointed with a beautiful stained-glass chancel, provides seating for over 250 people as well as a private family area and room to accommodate additional guests. In addition to the stunning chapel, the funeral home includes private state rooms, visitation rooms located off the spacious lobby and a catering reception room.

Cook-Walden Chapel of the Hills offers Austin-area families the highest level of service and care. Our caring and compassionate funeral directors and staff are experienced and highly trained to help your family create a meaningful and memorable memorial for your loved one.

WHV 2020 - Level 3We honor veterans

At Cook-Walden Chapel of the Hills 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.

History

Lobby at Cook-Walden Chapel of the Hills Funeral HomeThe Cook-Walden legacy of service began in the Greater Austin area in the late 1800s. Samuel E. Rosengren opened a downtown funeral home in the 400 block of Congress Street, serving the needs of the growing state capital until 1920.

Charles B. Cook purchased Rosengren’s business and opened an opulent 3-story building located between the capitol and governor’s mansion. The business quickly became one of the largest and most prestigious providers of funeral and ambulance services in Austin. For more than 50 years Cook continued the tradition of providing the finest in care and service in Austin.

Charles Walden purchased Cook Funeral Home in 1971, bringing 30 years of dedication and service to the business. Walden soon moved the Cook-Walden Funeral Home from 11th and Colorado Avenues to North Lamar Street, where it continues to serve as an Austin landmark.

Expanding service 

Signage at Cook-Walden Chapel of the Hills Funeral HomeWalden acquired 2 adjacent cemeteries off North I-35 and continued to expand the Cook-Walden name in 1985 with the acquisition of Davis Funeral Home in Georgetown and Young Funeral Home in Florence. In addition, Walden constructed Cook-Walden Chapel of the Hills Funeral Home off Route 183 and Anderson Mill Road.

Today, Cook-Walden Chapel of the Hills Funeral Home is proud to be a member of the Dignity Memorial® network and continues to provide a place of comfort to those who call upon us. With 5 funeral homes and 3 cemeteries across the Greater Austin area, Cook-Walden offers options that meet the needs of everyone.

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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.

"The staff was lovely and Briana was very professional."

jd-power-verified-checkmark Verified Cremation Customer

September 2021

"The staff at Cook-Walden Chapel of the Hills is wonderful! They were so good with my father's service six years ago that we decided to do our own prepaid funerals & cemetery niches through them. They were equally good about my mother's arrangements now. I really appreciate their helpfulness!"

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August 2021

"Everything was made simple and easy there were no problems at all."

jd-power-verified-checkmark Verified Burial & Memorial Service Customer

May 2021

"I honestly can't imagine a better person than Briana Ballenger to handle funeral arrangements. Briana and the entire Cook Walden family were caring, highly competent and very professional. I feel very thankful we chose Cook Walden. Thank you, Chris Ralston"

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May 2021

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