Our Story

Learn our story, from the beginning and into the future.

Ever since we opened our doors we have approached life (and death) differently. While some just see the end of a loved one’s life as a time for grief and mourning, we prefer to think of it as a time for reflection, appreciation and even celebration. This is evident in everything we do, from the way we conduct our services to the amenities we choose to offer. We are not just a funeral home. We are a close knit community dedicated to honoring, sharing and preserving the amazing and inspirational stories that are life.

Why Us?

In a nutshell? Experience, professionalism, compassion, and empathy.

Why Us?

We've learned a lot over many years. Like how to present options without overwhelming. And how to meet the needs of many caring parties. People come to us in difficult times, and we respond kindness, calmness and expertise. Our goal is to create a beautiful occasion and make you feel welcome, always. We spend our days planning with families. We stay up to date with industry developments. And we make hard times a little easier.

Learn the legacy.

In 1986, John Mahn purchased the Bodelson Funeral Home from Don and Edla Bodelson, who had owned it since 1960. Two years later, in 1988, the funeral home was remodeled and the name was changed to Bodelson-Mahn Funeral Home.

The changes continued throughout the final decade of the century. In 1991 the Peterson Funeral Home was purchased from Shelly Peterson. Later in the year a new funeral home was built in Lake City. In 1992 the Anderson Funeral Home in Lake City was purchased from Bill Anderson. The two businesses were merged and ran out of the new facility as the Anderson-Peterson Chapel. In 1996 James Lohman's funeral home businesses in Zumbrota, Wanamingo, and Goodhue were purchased. The Bodelson- Mahn Chapel was remodeled to its current condition in 1997. A new funeral home was constructed in Zumbrota in 1998. Also that year the Mahler Funeral Home was purchased from Robert Mahler and the location was remodeled. In 1999 a former church building was purchased and remodeled to become the Rochester Chapel.

Today, just as before, the staff members of each of these funeral homes are committed to excellence in service. We welcome the opportunity to exceed your expectations, and provide professional services, compassion, and understanding during your time of loss.

Who We Are

Meet our staff. Members of the local community make everything that happens possible.
Together, we make this place amazing.

John  Mahn

John Mahn

Owner
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David  Mahn

David Mahn

Funeral Director/President
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Joe  Mahn

Joe Mahn

Funeral Director/Vice-President
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Todd  Otteson

Todd Otteson

Funeral Director/Manager
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Amanda J. Mahn

Amanda J. Mahn

Funeral Director
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Jason  Haley

Jason Haley

Funeral Director
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Brianna Bowne

Brianna Bowne

Funeral Director
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Greg  Schmitt

Greg Schmitt

Funeral Director/Manager
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Randy  Vine

Randy Vine

Funeral Director
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Chad  Sietsma

Chad Sietsma

Funeral Director
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Chelsie Strom

Chelsie Strom

Funeral Director
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Shirley  Fredrickson

Shirley Fredrickson

Secretary
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Barbara  Hausken

Barbara Hausken

Secretary
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Cindy Allen

Cindy Allen

Office Manager & Advanced Funeral Planning
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Michelle Tighe

Michelle Tighe

Office Manager
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Jack Edwards

Jack Edwards

Funeral Assistant
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Marc Vogel

Marc Vogel

Funeral Assistant
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Keith Dicke

Keith Dicke

Funeral Assistant
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Sonny Fandrey

Sonny Fandrey

Funeral Assistant
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Arnie Strusz

Arnie Strusz

Funeral Assistant
Paul Karlen

Paul Karlen

Funeral Assistant
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Karen Fandrey

Karen Fandrey

Funeral Assistant
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Marlys Gerken

Marlys Gerken

Funeral Assistant
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Ruth  Reppe

Ruth Reppe

Funeral Assistant
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Bradley  Peters

Bradley Peters

Funeral Assistant
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Merle Mahn

Merle Mahn

Funeral Assistant
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Heidi Hill

Heidi Hill

Funeral Assistant
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Chad  Anderson

Chad Anderson

Funeral Director
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Bonnie Kubik

Bonnie Kubik

Visitation Assistant
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Al Grote

Al Grote

Funeral Assistant
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John Mann

John Mann

Funeral Assistant
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Beth  Steberg

Beth Steberg

Visitation assistant
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Bob Archer

Bob Archer

Funeral Assistant
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Ali Knudson

Ali Knudson

Funeral Assistant
Mary Ann Boes

Mary Ann Boes

Funeral Assistant
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Kersten Schmitt

Kersten Schmitt

Funeral Assistant
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Brooke Kehren

Brooke Kehren

Funeral Assistant
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