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From our humble beginnings above a horse stable to today's cutting-edge celebrations that capture unique life stories, Blake-Lamb Funeral Home in Lisle has nearly 140 years of history and tradition of service to the Chicagoland area.

Though many things have changed in the time since our founding, our dedication to upholding a legacy—ours and yours—has not.

A funeral home rooted in history

Chapel at Blake-Lamb Funeral HomeOver the years, Blake-Lamb Funeral Home has endeavored to provide the highest quality funeral and cremation services available anywhere. Though we are steeped in history, our facilities and products are modern in every way.

From helping you choose a funeral casket or cremation urn, to arranging the perfect food and flowers, to assisting with world-wide transportation before a service and grief support afterward, we go above and beyond what you might expect. From family cars to prayer cards, you can leave the details to us.

We celebrate life

From the moment you walk through the doors of our Lincoln Avenue funeral home, you will be welcome and comfortable. Our well-appointed spaces are open, airy and suggest a feeling of home—a home for you, your family and friends to come together and memorialize a life.

Celebrating precious lives is what we at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home are all about. From an intimate cremation memorial with a champagne toast to a graveside service with hundreds of guests and a dove release, from a baseball-themed barbecue to a princess-themed processional, the list of what we will help you do is endless. And we won't stop until you are satisfied.

Honored to serve you

Lobby at Blake-Lamb Funeral HomeThe dedicated team at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home is here to guide you every step of the way. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please don't hesitate to call us if you have an immediate need or would like more information.


Blake-Lamb Funeral Home has a long history of service in the Chicagoland area. The funeral home first opened on Chicago's Canal Street in 1880. At the time, the Blake family lived on the top floor of the building, the funeral home occupied the middle floor, and the stable for the horses who pulled the funeral hearse was located on the ground level.

From this humble but solid beginning, Blake-Lamb grew to be one of the more recognized names in funeral services throughout Illinois. In fact, our services have been so valued by the community that, on Mar. 5, 1980, the 81st General Assembly of the Illinois House of Representatives issued a resolution commending our funeral home for 100 years of dedicated care.

The funeral home moved west to Lisle in 1982. Under the guidance of Matt and Richard Lamb, Blake-Lamb Funeral Home joined the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, burial, cremation and cemetery service providers.

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At Dignity Memorial, we take our promises seriously. That’s why we offer a 100% service guarantee. We strive to get every detail right the first time, every time. If for some reason we don’t and you’re dissatisfied with any aspect of your service, we will remedy it quickly and fully.

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Interested in learning more? Call us at 630-964-9392 to request a custom quote.

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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.

"Ron Graeff is an absolutely wonderful wonderful man. He is very patient, kind, helpful and offered suggestions for things in the service that I loved. The service was beautiful. Ron also worked it out so that we could have the Army Honor Guard present since my dad was a Korean War Army veteran. I believe Ron helped me create a service that all could share in, appreciate and find peace. Thank you. Also, thank you to Texas. Texas was very sweet and always available for any questions when I called in to speak with Ron. Thanks to you as well Texas! Stay safe!"

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December 2020

"It would be beneficial if the length of time it would take to complete the cremation service was explained. I assumed it would be done quickly (i.e. 14 days) rather than the almost 30 days it took."

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December 2020

"You will be in great hands with Blake-Lamb. The directors and staff truly care about sending off your loved one with the upmost care, professionalism, and warmth. I couldn't have asked for a better staff to work with during these extremely difficult times. The arrangements were also beautiful and perfect."

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December 2020

"Thank you so much for your assistance during this time. Special thanks to Vince and his staff."

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September 2020

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