Trusted throughout the region

Carlsen Funeral Home and Crematory

Every family is unique. The services provided by Carlsen Funeral Home and Crematory are tailored for each individual family served. We are your trusted friend to help guide you each step of the way.

We’re With You Every Step of The Way

The staff of Carlsen Funeral Home and Crematory are experienced, compassionate, and ready to serve all of your funeral and memorial service needs. They are honored to provide funeral, memorial and crematory services to the residents in and around the communities of Aberdeen, SD; Ashley, ND; Ellendale, ND and Eureka. SD.


Pre-Planning guarantees that rational decisions can be made ahead of time without the usual urgencies when death takes place.


More formal arrangements in the form of a pre-need contract can be set up with us and can be pre-funded through life insurance, bank trust agreement, or other methods.

Crematory Services

We provide cremation services for our funeral homes in both North Dakota and South Dakota including the cities of Aberdeen, Ashley, Ellendale and Eureka.

Funeral Services

A Traditional Funeral Service is the term funeral providers commonly use to describe a funeral that contains certain elements and events.

Grief Support

In a effort to maintain good mental and emotional health of our clients, we offer free professional grief counseling by Lutheran Social Services of South Dakota


More people are recognizing that planning a funeral in advance of need demonstrates love and consideration toward their family members. It is a thoughtful decision that reduces the stress of indecision and uncertainty when death occurs.

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Current Obituaries

Mark James Baer

Mark James Baer

11/24/1962 – 3/17/2019

Margaret Emmett

Margaret Emmett

2/14/1930 – 3/13/2019

Ruth Dais

Ruth Dais

3/6/1917 – 3/13/2019

William “Bill” R. Smith

William “Bill” R. Smith

4/16/1930 – 3/12/2019

Thomas A. Fjeldheim

Thomas A. Fjeldheim

1/6/1955 – 3/12/2019

What Our Families are Saying

“Losing our mother was such an emotional process. We couldn’t have made it through without Carlsen Funeral Home and Crematory. The staff was so kind and supportive which I really appreciated. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend their services.” – Becca Matthews

“Thank you for all you did in making the funeral as nice as it was. I thought my father looked so nice. You did a wonderful job honoring him. It was so hard to let go. God bless you.” – Dominic Simpson

“Carlsen Funeral Home and Crematory arranged the most dignified and respectful funeral I have ever been to. I appreciated the time and effort they put towards this meaningful time in my life.” – Jeff Skinner

Losing those we love is difficult,
we can help.