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An exceptional individual deserves a memorial service that speaks to their unique personality. At Bisch & Son Funeral Home in Springfield, Illinois, your stories inspire us to create personalized tributes for those we honor.
Flexible event space
Facility is available to host your personal events
- Large capacity chapel
Celebration of Life center
Facility is designed for personalized funeral celebrations
Flexible chapel space
Our chapel can be used for hosting your religious events
- Piano/Organ on site
- Coffee lounge
- Catered events
- Large reception area
Services available to support planning events
Arrangements by phone and email
complete funeral planning without needing a funeral home visit
Tribute video production
Services available to create a tribute video for the service or obituary from photos and videos.
- Live music available
- Popular music selections
- Intimate reception area
space available for corporate and organization meetings
Religious & Cultural
- Multicultural funerals
- Ritual washing
- Kosher catering
- Onsite crematory
- Cremation remembrance jewelry
- Option for home delivery of ashes
- Option for mail delivery of ashes
We want you to feel confident planning a funeral for yourself or a loved one. Here are some of the unique benefits we offer to help relieve your family of emotional and financial burdens.
National plan transferability
Personal Planning Guide
Free online obituary
Experts in honoring veterans
Away from home protection
Celebration of life
Compassion help line
100% Dignity Service Guarantee
One-of-a-kind funeral celebrations
We begin by listening to you. Paint a picture of what really mattered in life—a favorite pastime, a lifelong hobby, an unmistakable trait—and we will work to weave the most important elements into a service that best reflects your loved one's personality. Envision one last trip to the driving range for the avid golfer in your life, with a range-themed ceremony replete with keepsake monogrammed golf balls for guests. Imagine a live string band playing a swing fan’s favorite hits, with guests remembering their companion in dress from the era. Whatever your wishes, our talented team will do our best to attend to almost any request.
Let us take care of the details so you can focus on family and friends. Food and drink, from our extensive menu or your personal recipe book, is served by our gracious catering team in whatever style you desire. Our vast reception space at Bisch & Son Funeral Home flexibly accommodates large reunions or intimate family gatherings, depending on your wish. Our interfaith chapel welcomes guests from all traditions and faiths, and our team receives your guests at arrival and departure.
Traditional religious ceremonies remain a classic choice. We offer burial with military honors to those who served our country, as well as cremation with optional burial of cremated remains for those who seek an alternative. Our location in Springfield allows us to serve our neighboring communities from Williamsville to Taylorsville and beyond.
We Honor Veterans
At Bisch & Son Funeral Home, we understand the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families. As a Level Four Founding Community Partner with We Honor Veterans, we are honored to serve our nation’s heroes and take this responsibility seriously. We have taken steps to ensure our staff is knowledgeable of all the benefits available to military veterans and their families.
In addition, we host community events annually in honor of our veterans and work closely with local veterans organizations. 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.
Let us serve you
We deliver a century-old tradition of compassion to our clients. Please contact us for more information regarding funeral arrangements in Springfield or if you would simply like to tour our 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 and Son Funeral Home at our present location at 505 East Allen Street. Thus began Springfield’s first dedicated funeral home.
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.
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.
"A friend referred you to us. We were totally pleased with everything. You have a kind, compassionate staff. I well highly recommend you to anyone."
Verified Cremation Customer
"The computer/internet connection went in & out while. We were reviewing caskets. Really appreciated the attention to detail - did not have to run around to make sure things got done."
Verified Burial & Memorial Service Customer
"They were wonderful, polite, empatheic, showed love & compassion. Totally satisfied. Thank you to all the love you have shown"
Verified Cremation Customer
"My mother pre-paid all funeral expenses so we would not have that burden. They were fine with that. No pressure to upgrade. Which she did not want."
Verified Cremation Customer
"Thank you for helping me get through a most difficult time."
Verified Cremation & Memorial Service Customer