Testimonials

We receive many letters from the families we've served, thanking us for our caring ways during their time of loss. Their words warm our hearts, and speak to you of our professionalism, compassion, and the true value of the services we provide.

  • March 03, 2017

    "Our whole family was very, very satisfied with everything. Mom looked beautiful. Thank you Norv for all that you did and all your care and concern. I appreciate everything that you did for our family."

    Family of Betty Jonet
  • February 20, 2017

    "It was nice to have the director suggest ideas to the family. He also put our family at east and didn't rush us at any time. Very considerate. Thank you very much."

    Family of William Vlies
  • October 11, 2016

    "You were all so helpful and easy to work with. Thank you so much!"

    The family of Monsignor Roy Klister
  • September 14, 2016

    "Norv was very helpful. Our experience was as good as can be expected under the circumstances. Joe was very helpful as well."

    Sandra Bloedorn
  • March 17, 2016

    "Our special thanks and appreciation to Joe, who helped us through the process with calm, clear, and supportive guidance."

    Family of Alvina Jauquet
  • April 18, 2016

    "Norv was great, kind and patient. They made our mother look beautiful - as she took a terrible fall and needed a lot of help. She looked like she did before the fall. Terrific job!"

    The family of LaVerne Alsteen
  • April 25, 2016

    "I thought everything went well...My Dad would have been very pleased that all was handled in the up most respect of the family."

    Peggy Seefeldt
  • April 12, 2016

    "We want to thank the entire staff starting with Bridget all the way through the end. We were very well taken care of."

    The family of Karen Van Pay
  • April 13, 2016

    "Matt took very good care of us from funeral arrangements to greeting our visitors at the church. We couldn't have been in better hands. I would certainly recommend your funeral home to other family and friends."

    Claire Thomas
  • December 28, 2016

    Ben, Bridget, and the staff too a personal interest in our service and made me feel like I had someone that I could rely on. They guided us through the process that would have otherwise been difficult and chaotic.

    The family of Gina Tristani
  • March 10, 2016

    "Very nice all the way around."

    Lori Pennings
  • January 05, 2016

    "Thank you so much for your patience and help. The care shown during these times is much appreciated. Norv, Betsy, and Ben were excellent. You have a great team and we are very appreciative."

    Russell Vincent family
  • April 26, 2016

    "Ben Malcore was very supportive during our conference. He listened and made good suggestions for the visitation and Mass. He was ale to arrange military honors for our father. He readily accomodated our late afternoon cemetery time slot. Overall we were very satisfied with all the arrangements for Glenn."

    The family of Glenn Larscheid
  • January 04, 2016

    "Your staff anticipated our needs and exceeded our expectations. My daughters and son were impressed. Having the church across the street was very convenient for our out-of-town relatives."

    Rose M. Carrody
  • January 04, 2016

    "Norv was very helpful, as was everyone at Malcore. We appreciated your care, concern, and professionalism."

    Mary Schmidt
  • January 03, 2016

    "Ben and Norv were the best! Thank yo so very much!"

    Kevin and Marilee Petasek
  • January 02, 2016

    "Thank you very much for your services. You made a stressful time more bearable. You did an excellent job!"

    Randy Olson
  • December 21, 2015

    "All staff were extremely helpful and kind. You were excellent in anticipating all of our needs."

    Lou Anne Roskowski
  • November 25, 2015

    "We really liked Joe. He was a great help before and at the funeral."

    Joan Collins
  • November 17, 2015

    "Hospitality was great! Thanks again to Malcore for all the compassion and time spent with the family."

    Dennis Klaus family
  • July 31, 2015

    "Joe Malcore was calm and low-key. Advised me of a few things I had not thought of. I felt very relieved after leaving the conference."

    Barbara Mann
  • July 09, 2015

    "I can say this much, everyone was outstanding, and as far as we were concerned, this place was five-stars!"

    The family of Jean Pitte-Gianneschi
  • July 13, 2015

    "Your helpfulness and caring meant so much to me and to my family. We wouldn't ask for more than was provided."

    Donna Deprey
  • July 01, 2015

    "Everything was done very well. Your directors were very, very helpful. They made everything so much easier for us."

    The family of Mary Engelmann
  • June 11, 2015

    "I am very happy with the entire experience. Thank you for the help. The service went even better than I thought it would be."

    Mary Hoffmann
  • June 24, 2015

    "You all went above and beyond in support, accommodation, feelings, and attitudes. The process was so much lighter and easier with all the help."

    The family of Cora Baeten
  • June 30, 2015

    "We were very satisfied with Norv. His sense of humor and knowledge of the arrangements were greatly appreciated."

    The fami of Georgiana Nuthals
  • July 02, 2015

    "Thanks to all involved. In our time of loss, you were helpful and caring. Thanks for taking care of our family."

    The family of Frank Basten
  • April 21, 2015

    "Joe was extremely patient, caring, and helpful in guiding us through the entire process. Everyone we had an encounter with was also very attentive and caring. We could not have asked for a better experience. I would highly recommend Malcore Funeral Home."

    Cindy VanKauwenberg
  • April 11, 2015

    "Thank you for making a difficult time easier."

    The family of Pearl Lund
  • April 14, 2015

    "It was a pleasure to work with the Malcore family, as well as Bridget Gerondale."

    Karen Feld
  • April 08, 2015

    "We were very grateful for the help and assistance we received. Norv explained everything to us in great detail."

    Helen Evrard
  • April 08, 2015

    "Thank you for your kindness and personable touches during this difficult time in our lives."

    Patricia Salo
  • March 25, 2015

    "You did a great job and we thank you very much."

    The family of Sylvester Mier
  • February 06, 2015

    "Norv was excellent. He is very personable and it made this whole process easier."

    Family of Karen Peterson
  • February 09, 2015

    "Thank you for handling all the details of my mother's funeral. It made it a lot easier on all of us."

    Kathy Norby
  • February 18, 2015

    "Very professional in all aspects. Would not hesitate to recommend the facility and staff."

    Family of RoseMary Nooyen
  • February 13, 2015

    "Keep up the good work. It was a real nice Dallas Cowboy funeral...You all did an excellent job."

    Gladys Knight
  • February 03, 2015

    "In our many losses we have resorted to our "Irish Wake" mentality. Thank you for allowing us to grieve in our own manner. You have always been very helpful and kind in all of our circumstances - thanks to you."

    Kori Heartstern
  • December 17, 2014

    "Joe and Ben made it a lot easier on me by showing how caring they are."

    Scott Duca
  • December 05, 2014

    "Malcore, and Norv specifically, with compassion, kindness, and appropriate humor, helped our family work out all the details so that our mother's funeral was exactly what we wanted it to be. Thank you!"

    Carol Gonnering
  • November 19, 2014

    "We could not have asked for better service. All our questions were answered and Matt took his time explaining and going over arrangements. At a time like this, having someone take the reins and coordinate arrangements was a godsend. Thank you!

    Family of Carol Allen
  • November 21, 2014

    "The entire Basten family would like to express our deepest gratitude for all the comfort given to us during the handling of the wake service for Joyce. Thank you for a tremendous job well done."

    Familiy of Joyce Basten
  • November 17, 2014

    "While working with Malcore, Bridget, Mary, and Norv, were outstanding, and responded to every wish and request that we had."

    Family of Robert Desmarais
  • November 03, 2014

    "Norv Krug, you're the man! Thank you from the bottom of my heart! You're kind, gracious, caring, and patient - God Bless You!"

    Family of Harvey Hafeman
  • November 01, 2014

    "Norv could not have been more helpful and accommodating. He was appreciated by my whole family."

    Family of Robert Desmaris
  • October 09, 2014

    "Joe helped us so much during this difficult time - we can't say enough about this gentle and caring man! Thank you Joe!"

    Nancy Michalek and Sharon Kvitek
  • October 06, 2014

    "I was completely happy with every aspect of the funeral. Mom looked wonderful! Everything exceeded my expectations. Thank you!"

    Corlyn Haring
  • October 02, 2014

    "You were accommodating to our family. The private family showing was perfect for us. Everyone on the staff was friendly and helpful. Thank you!"

    Susan Hansen
  • September 19, 2014

    "Joe Malcore was absolutely the finest person we could have had the opportunity of having our arrangements taken care of by. What a wonderful, caring person."

    Patricia Hansen
  • September 09, 2014

    "Both Bridget and Ben were a tremendous help in a difficult time for our family."

    Van Straten Family
  • August 20, 2014

    "Matt was just great. My son and daughter-in-law were amazed at how fast we got finished. Thank you Matt, "You are the man!" Everything went off as planned. Great services!"

    Mary Wacek
  • August 24, 2014

    "Bridget and Matt were the most helpful with the planning and final arrangements. Joe was so very kind the day of the service. Amanda always had the time to answer my questions. You ALL were very professional and helpful. You went well above what we expected."

    Family of Clifford Doxtator
  • August 24, 2014

    "Thank you for all of your patience, and for your wonderful care. We would highly recommend you!"

    Family of Jan Mellberg
  • August 23, 2014

    "Malcore did a very good job. Mom looked great - hard to believe considering how she looked when she passed."

    JoAnn Borman (family of Pearl Moudrey)
  • August 24, 2014

    "Dan, you and your sons do a great service. We appreciate all your kindness and help."

    Ron DeGroot
  • August 20, 2014

    "We so appreciated the care we received through the whole funeral arrangements. Matt did a tremendous job!! He made us feel very comfortable and was not pushy in in the least bit. During (and before) the funeral service at the church, the photo boards, flowers, etc., were arranged beautifully. Matt was ever so helpful to assist in any way he could. We were very impressed and thankful for your service. My mom also looked beautiful, including her hair.

    Linda Millington
  • August 01, 2014

    "Ben Norv, and Joe - We appreciate your support, kind words, and respect for Scott's funeral...I've always been pleased with the assistance you've given me when I need your help. You are absolutely the best!!"

    Mike DeGrand
  • July 28, 2014

    "Norv was very helpful and supportive."

    Family of Peter Hendricks
  • June 25, 2014

    "We so appreciated the care that we received through the whole funeral arrangements. Matt did a tremendous job!! He made us feel very comfortable and was no pushy in the least bit. During (and before) the funeral service at the church, the photo boards, flowers, etc., were arranged beautifully. Matt was ever so helpful to assist in any way he could. We were very impressed and thankful for your service." "P.S. My mom looked beautiful - including her hair and makeup. Thank you, you did an exceptional job."

    Linda Millington
  • June 09, 2014

    "Everything was above perfection from the minute we started the arrangements until the funeral was completed. There were so many, many favorable comments about the momentos, the wonderful service, and the video. Could not have asked for any better."

    Audrey Thomas
  • June 10, 2014

    "My experience with Malcore was 100% beyond satisfaction. Joe and all the staff were very kind, professional, and helpful. They put me at east immediately. The service was beautiful. Thank you so much for everything. I felt like Joe and his staff were actually my friends."

    Jeff Beardsley
  • June 06, 2014

    "We were exceptionally pleased with all aspects of the services provided. Matt was outstanding. Thanks for helping our family through this difficult time."

    Leon Kaiver
  • June 10, 2014

    "When we met to set up Geraldine's funeral trust in 2010, we weren't expressing grief. When we met after her passing, Matt and Ben were very calming and helpful. Our experience with the Malcore's was good."

    Carol Bopray
  • June 08, 2014

    "Gracious thanks to Dan and his sons for their compassionate service. All worries vanished and the arrangements carried out as the deceased expected. Thank you!"

    Corinne Gariepy
  • June 03, 2014

    "Our family and friends had a very good experience."

    Doug, Ken, and Sue Wichman
  • June 09, 2014

    "Joe, Norv, and the entire staff were so helpful and caring during our difficult time. From our first meeting pre-planning to the time at the mausoleum, they were so nice and pleasant to work with. Thank you for making our difficult time a bit easier."

    Greg and Christine McGuire
  • June 05, 2014

    "Everyone was very happy with the service! Thank you so much for all of your help and kindness at this time."

    Susan LaPlant
  • May 02, 2014

    "Norv did everything we chose, and went beyond out of his way to make us feel comfortable and less confused. Family from out of town commented on how friendly Norv is and wondered if we knew him personally. Joe did a remarkable job as well. Thank you for your help with the pictures and certificate. We went away pleased."

    Miriam Wysoeki
  • June 03, 2014

    "Excellent service - thanks!"

    Wendy Catalano
  • April 25, 2014

    "Joe was wonderful; very helpful."

    Kim Jertson
  • April 19, 2014

    "Joe went over and above in assisting us in every way. He was comfortable to talk to, and explained things very well. Actually, I felt like he was a member of our family. He was very approachable with any questions we had, and contacted the parish for all arrangements. You should be very proud that he is a member of your staff."

    Audrey Fuller
  • April 09, 2014

    "From the moment I had my first contact with Malcore - when they came to pick up my husband - to the completion of the funeral - everyone was wonderful. Thanks so much for all of your help during a difficult time. Everyone was so kind and caring; true professionals."

    Patricia Jefrey
  • April 08, 2014

    "Joe was excellent - I felt so relieved and mom and I were on the same page. Such a peaceful place; I knew our Em was in great hands.

    Jan Compton
  • April 08, 2014

    "Joe was very helpful in different ways. We appreciated his advice."

    Evelyn Ritz
  • April 07, 2014

    "The staff and director (Norv) during the conference and funeral were very professional, kind, and knowledgeable of what our needs were. Thank you for taking care of our needs inaa time of emotion and family loss."

    Paul Sheffer
  • April 04, 2014

    "Pre-arranging is the only way to go!"

    Barbara J. Van Straten
  • April 02, 2014

    "We really appreciate all of the help and the special family viewing before sending Dad to the airport."

    Raymond Hutching
  • March 05, 2014

    "We appreciate the care given to us - looking back you helped make an overwhelming event easier. We would like to especially thank you for allowing us to say a private "goodbye" at the east side before cremation. His daughter, sister, and niece were able to replace their last visual with one of him at peace...His mother also can rest assured that he is at peace. Thank you just doesn't seem to be sufficient - but know we are very thankful to you."

    Kimberly Wierer and Jeanette Frost
  • March 04, 2014

    "Offered more help than we expected."

    Millie O'Leary
  • March 03, 2014

    "We were pleased with every aspect of the process for our mother. It was clear that she would be well taken care of and treated with respect and dignity."

    John Laraby
  • January 30, 2014

    "Everything went really well. Thank you Joe (Malcore)"

    Leroy Zellner
  • February 03, 2014

    "I felt in very good hands with Matt and Malcore. You handled the arrangements very well. Thank you."

    Hal Stokes
  • February 01, 2014

    "The family was very caring and met our needs."

    Stanley DeJardin
  • January 20, 2014

    "We were treated with great respect. Many questions were answered before we asked them. Your staff/family has a wealth of information, and the teamwork amongst everyone was flawless. Thank you for making such a sad time for our family a time of loving, calm atmosphere."

    Toni Mercurio and Barb Fontaine
  • December 20, 2013

    "Matt was very professional and so easy to work with."

    Amy Mattek
  • January 01, 2014

    "Very helpful and kind; clearly not intent on maximizing cost. I felt he (Matt Malcore) was trying to help me make the right decisions and minimize cost. Awesome experience!"

    The family of Julia Witmer
  • December 26, 2013

    "Norv was a huge help during this unexpected loss. We needed some conventional and unconventional help and he was equally willing to offer his guidance with both. He understood that we wanted input and made us feel confident with our choices once we made them. We really appreciate him staying late during the holidays so that we could have our private ceremony."

    Lori Growt
  • December 18, 2013

    "Many thanks to Dan, Matt, Joe, and all others for making the loss of my dear husband, Arnie, so much easier. He looked just like he used to before he got sick. Thanks again for all your love and concern and may God bless you all."

    Mrs. Arnold Daul
  • November 22, 2013

    "Very helpful staff. Helped us get through this very difficult time in our lives. We really enjoyed the help and company of the funeral directors and staff. We are so glad and thankful to have worked with such a professional and caring organization."

    Family of Xay Vue Lor
  • October 14, 2013

    "We could not have had a better experience anywhere else. Joe was always on hand and ready to help or answer questions. You relieved the pressure one feels at the time of a death, to get all of the necessary procedures done. I would recommend you to anyone who experiences a death in their family. Thank you for all that you did."

    Claire Thomas
  • October 07, 2013

    "Thank you for making a stressful time as bearable as possible. The whole procedure was much easier and pleasant that I thought it was going to be. I would recommend your services to my friends."

    Family of Patricia Widen
  • October 02, 2013

    "Everyone was great to work with. Extremely compassionate, caring, and understanding. Thank you to all that helped my family and I."

    Nicole Cole - Family of Bonnie Perrault
  • October 10, 2013

    "Matt was wonderful to deal with. I cannot say enough about much we appreciated him."

    Deborah Willette
  • October 07, 2013

    "Bridget Gerondale was Scott's godsent. Norv did a great job with all of the arrangements. Mary did a great job with the music, and Mary did a great job with the final part of the service. Thank you all for your help."

    Scott and Cat LaCount
  • September 17, 2013

    "We couldn't have asked for anything better; we were pleased with Ben Malcore's service. Thank you for a beautiful service."

    Sharon DeGroot
  • August 30, 2013

    "Thank you very, very much for your professionalism and kindness, Ben Malcore. We were very pleased with your services."

    Ruth Etter
  • August 26, 2013

    "We were very pleased with Joe and his staff."

    Jeff Johnson
  • August 13, 2013

    "Joe Malcore did a great job throughout the whole process."

    Tom DeChamps and family
  • July 31, 2013

    "Thank you for helping our family to make Dale's final arrangements. Your patience with us was commendable. We also appreciate your willingness to search for boat/fishing themes."

    Nancy E. Preston
  • June 28, 2013

    "We appreciate the helpful, compassionate staff. Everyone was so good to us. While this was an unexpected death, all questions were answered, while maintaining daddy's integrity. All staff were very caring and helpful to all of us. We would like to especially extend our gratitude to Bernadette (Malcore Funeral Home apprentice) for being there with us and being honest in answering our questions. It was very comforting to us that she took the time to stay with us to the very end. Her presence in the final closing of dad's resting place has helped me to find closure as well."

    Debbie Balli
  • May 22, 2013

    "Thank you for making my husband look so peaceful. Also for your care and concern of our needs. Thank you for making a very difficult time more bearable."

    Mary A. Besaw
  • May 20, 2013

    "Thank yo all at Malcore Funeral Homes & Crematory. We were very pleased with all of the help and planning."

    Robyn L. Wilson
  • May 16, 2013

    "Thanks to Joe and his associates. Everything went very well, and was done very professionally."

    John Gerstner
  • May 02, 2013

    "Everything was perfect! You guys did a great job! Thank you so much for all you did for mom."

    Kevin Heraly
  • April 15, 2013

    "The staff was very polite and understanding. Norv did an excellent job with us, caring for all of our needs..."

    Amanda Secrest
  • April 16, 2013

    Even though this was a very difficult time for our entire family, everyone at Malcore made it go very smoothly. We appreciate all of your help and kind words, you are exceptionally great at what you do! We are especially grateful to Ben Malcore. In our opinion, he went above and beyond our expectations! We appreciate his friendly and approachable demeanor and willingness to communicate in convenient ways (i.e. e-mail, phone, etc.) and promptness with responding. We thank all of you from the bottom of our hearts.

    Sharie, Beth, Crystal, and Landon Bechle
  • April 03, 2013

    "The Malcore's are always pleasant to work with. Very professional, but personable, trusted, and helpful. Thank you all for your professional service in caring for the funerals of both my mother and sister. Your attention to detail and your caring attitude helped a lot in these difficult times."

    Robert Puissant
  • June 01, 2012

    "Norv Krug (funeral director) relieved us of many of our anxieties by helping with so many of the details for the ceremony...Everything went more smoothly than we'd ever expected, and Malcore's staff-everyone-was most helpful. The whole process was not too stressful."

    Anonymous
  • July 01, 2012

    "Matt Malcore made us feel welcome and at ease. I was very pleased with the handling of everything. You felt like family, and you tried to care for our entire family's needs, even down to snacks and coffee, etc. Thank you so much. I have to say I felt at home, even though I knew that I wasn't. Thank you again!"

    Anonymous
  • July 01, 2012

    "I would like to say a sincere 'thank you' to the whole staff at Malcore Funeral Home. My mother had not looked so good in years. She looked at peace. Everything went as planned. Thank you again."

    Anonymous
  • August 01, 2012

    "What a wonderful celebration! This was a pleasant experience. Thank you for all your help and professionalism."

    Anonymous
  • August 01, 2012

    "I could not have asked for more help and support from the staff. Your concern with everything made this a calm and restful situation for our family. Thank you."

    Anonymous
  • September 01, 2012

    "Ben Malcore was patient and kind...Joe Malcore was at the service, and it went as smoothly as possible. Thank you Joe. We appreciate all of your help throughout this difficult time."

    Anonymous
  • October 01, 2012

    "The funeral directors that I dealt with (Joe Malcore, Matt Malcore, and Norv Krug, were very professional, kind, and considerate of our every need. I'd like to thank everyone for the beautiful way everything was handled and for the way Mom looked. She was beautiful and really looked at peace. Thank you again."

    Anonymous
  • November 01, 2012

    "Thank you for the important services which you provided. You are a wonderful group of caring professional people. I would recommend you to others!"

    Anonymous
  • December 01, 2012

    "Everyone and everything was excellent I would recommend your funeral home to everyone I know. Everything was beautiful."

    Anonymous
  • December 01, 2012

    "Thank you 'friends' for all of your help in taking care of our families' needs at a difficult time in our lives. You took care of our father 17 years ago, and Mother this December. A job well done."

    Anonymous
  • January 01, 2013

    "Thank you for being very thoughtful, kind, and professional. I appreciate Dan being there for the family, and also Deacon Tom Mahoney. Thenk you also for allowing us to use the lunch room for writing out the thank you cards. Bottom line - I will reccomend and share our experience with Malcore Funeral Home."

    Anonymous