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Personalized funerals in St. Paul
As a locally operated funeral home in St. Paul, we understand the needs of our community. We know losing a loved one is an emotional experience. We will support and help you create a special tribute that honors their life.
Our dedicated team strives to provide exceptional and compassionate care to everyone during this difficult time. Not only will you receive the compassion you need, you can design a funeral service that celebrates life. We'll guide you through the entire process, from service selection to creating a custom obituary, keepsakes, videos and more.
Dedication to our community
In addition to helping people with funeral and cremation services, we demonstrate an ongoing commitment to our community. We support local groups and events such as the White Bear Avenue Parade, White Bear Business Association and Woodbury Days, as well as the West 7th Business Association. Our staff also supports numerous organizations including local church events, festivals and Rotary clubs.
Our funeral home serves the entire St. Paul community and remains committed to integrity, respect, service excellence and enduring relationships. Please allow us the opportunity to help you celebrate life.
Jackie the funeral home therapy dog
Experiencing loss and grief can be one of the most emotional, somber moments of life. Jackie, our beloved funeral home therapy dog, offers comfort to family and friends during this difficult time. Jackie’s steady and unwavering companionship helps to relieve stress and anxiety and provide a sense of consolation and calm to an otherwise stressful experience. Whether families are preparing to say their final farewells or going through the grief process after loss, Jackie is here to provide additional support and unconditional love when you need it most.
We Honor Veterans
At Wulff 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.
Wulff Funeral Home provides funeral and cremation services in St. Paul, Minnesota. For more than 130 years, the people of St. Paul have placed their trust in us to deliver caring service in their time of need.
The beginning of our legacy
August Wulff, a 24-year-old German immigrant, founded his 1st funeral home in 1884. It is now the oldest continuing business on St. Paul’s east side. A cabinet maker by trade, August embraced his calling in a rapidly growing community.
There were no funeral homes then as we know them today, so August served the surrounding communities from his home at East 7th and Bradley Avenue (now Payne). He made his own caskets and transported them by horse with wagon (or by sleigh in the winter) to the people he served.
As more people needed the assistance of Wulff Family Mortuary, August decided to add a new location. The new location quickly became known as the Wulff Block in the neighborhood. August changed the business name to A.L. Wulff and Son Undertakers when his son, Arthur, joined the firm in 1911.
Our tradition continues
Later in 1934, Arthur’s son, Owen, joined the staff of the family business. In 1964, Wulff Family Mortuary moved to a more central location for the convenience of the ever-expanding east side community. The new funeral home, Crestwood Park Mortuary, located at 1485 White Bear Ave., is still an attractive, modern and spacious facility.
In 1970, Gregory Wulff became the 4th generation to join the family-run funeral homes in St. Paul. Under his direction, the business grew dramatically to encompass more communities, including the purchase of Godbout Mortuary at 560 West 7th in 1988, and then in 1990, a new funeral home, Woodlane Mortuary, was erected at 2195 Woodlane Drive.
Today, we practice the same values on which our funeral home was originally founded. Our welcoming St. Paul funeral home staff is here to give you personalized service. Although much has changed, throughout our history we’ve continued to lead and innovate while maintaining a commitment to our community.
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