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Bisch Funeral Home


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Every individual has a unique way of bringing joy to the world around them. At Bisch Funeral Home in Springfield, Illinois, we help transform the stories of a lifetime into a memorial service to be treasured by all who attend.





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Funeral planning can seem overwhelming. These guides can help you every step of the way—from choosing between traditional burial planning and cremation, designing a religious ceremony or a celebration of life, and deciding on cemetery property or filing for veteran's benefits.

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Personalized funeral services

at Bisch Funeral HomeWe can help you plan one last rousing game of bingo in honor of the person who was the life of the bingo hall, with the proceeds of a split pot going to the charity of her choice. Imagine a cruise-in in the parking lot with a hot rod procession to the cemetery for the gearhead who spent her life behind the wheel. Our team of attentive funeral directors holds years of expertise mastering the details, so they can turn whatever you envision into a reality.

Leave the catering to us, so you can spend more time with family and friends. Select from delectable dishes in our extensive menu or give us your own recipe to prepare. Professional servers take care of your guests, whether you choose a strolling cocktail hour or an elegant sit-down dinner. From floral arrangements to music selections, trust the team at Bisch Funeral Home to take great care of details to fulfill every final wish.

Timeless religious ceremonies, steeped in tradition, remain a classic choice. Our clients also select funerals with military honors for those who served our country. In addition, we offer cremation services with optional burial of cremated remains.

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At Bisch 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.

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Let us guide you through the wide range of options available to you. Please contact us, day or night, if we may assist with an immediate need for funeral services or if you would like a tour of our interfaith chapel.


In 1896, Charles T. Bisch, a local funeral director and carpet store owner, started the Charles T. Bisch Funeral Service on 6th Street, north of Washington Street, in Springfield, IL. As the business grew, he established a funeral home in the Lincoln Home area at 8th and Capital Streets, where he worked with his son, H.P. Bisch. In 1950, H.P. Bisch, his son Phil Bisch III and Charles T. Bisch opened the newly constructed Bisch Funeral Home at our present location at 505 East Allen Street. Thus began one of Springfield’s first dedicated funeral homes.

Growth and expansion

Our funeral home has two large chapels, beautiful archways and eclectic décor including furnishings purchased by Charles T. Bisch during the Chicago World’s Fair in the early 1900s. In 1982, a crematory was added to the location as the requests for cremation became more frequent. This addition was one of the first in Springfield, providing seamless professional care to those families requesting cremation. In 1995, a second funeral home was constructed on Springfield’s growing west side. This location offers single level access, one formal chapel and one large great room that can be customized into three separate chapels. The funeral home is appointed with custom woodwork throughout.

A lasting legacy

In 1997, Phil’s sons Derek and Phillip Bisch IV, representing the fifth generation of the Bisch family, joined the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral and cemetery professionals. With the extended resources of the network, our strong commitment and service to all families of Springfield and the surrounding area continues to this day.


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