Oehler Funeral Home

2099 Miner Street Des Plaines, IL


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    James Murray

    General Manager

    Jim Murray has been a fixture at our funeral home since June of 1979. Jim graduated from Arizona State University in May, 1979 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. He joined the firm in June and in September of 1979 enrolled at Worsham College of Mortuary Science. After graduating in 1980 and serving his apprenticeship, he became a licensed funeral director in October, 1981.

    Jim has been serving the families of Arlington Heights and surrounding northwest suburbs with the utmost professionalism and compassion for over 38 years. If Jim is not at the funeral home, you can likely find him on the golf course (usually working in the story of his hole-in-one into the conversation), playing softball or spending time with his wife and 4 children.

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    Henry H Lee

    Funeral Director

    Henry H. Lee began his second career as a funeral director at Oehler Funeral Home in Des Plaines, Illinois, in January 2012. Henry earned an engineering degree from Arizona State University, studied at Trinity Evangelical Seminary in Deerfield, Illinois, and is a graduate from Worsham Mortuary College. Considering this profession a calling to reach out to people, Henry strives to maintain dignity during the family's last days with their loved one while offering comfort and consolation.

    Henry likes to read and write and his writings about the last days, death and preplanning are regularly published in local papers. Henry has been married since 1982 and is a father of two sons, one of whom serves in the U.S. Air Force.

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    Michael Yendrzejowsky

    Funeral Director

    Michael has been a funeral director at Oehler Funeral Home for over 30 years. A graduate from the University of Illinois at Chicago and Worsham College of Mortuary Science, Michael has lived in the area all his life and tries to provide the most personal and compassionate service to all families. Michael treats each family as if it was his own. When he is not serving families, Michael enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.