Caring and Quality, everyone deserves both.
FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED FOR OVER 100 YEARS.

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Caring and Quality, everyone deserves both is not just our motto it is our way of life. We hold a 98% approval rating by our families we serve.

  • We encourage people to visit our facilities at any time, meet our staff and compare our services. 
  • We offer the widest range of options - we are not the least expensive, nor the most expensive 
  • We represent the ideal combination of price and quality 
  • We meet the federal standards and are proud to provide services to members of all branches of the military, and are most frequently the choice when death is in the line-of-duty. 
  • We emphasize personal service, where in most cases you will have the same person for your at-need arrangement following through with your service. All of our funeral directors are fully licensed funeral directors and embalmers. These credentials are proven in our professional services. 
  • We comfortably carry out services for all religious denominations and cultural beliefs. Rindt-Erdman is uniquely qualified to serve your family!

 Our History 

Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home has a reputation of providing the highest quality service and care in Arkansas City. However, our reputation is preceded by and interwoven with a rich and interesting heritage--a heritage that began before many of the residents of this city were born. 

In 1939, Jesse and Allie Rindt opened the Jesse Rindt Mortuary. The mortuary was located at the corner of 5th Avenue and South First Street. The Rindt’s ran the mortuary as a locally owned and operated family business for 23 years. 

In 1962, the Jesse Rindt Mortuary stayed in the family when Fred and Donna Rindt purchased it. A new facility was built at the current location of 100 East Kansas Avenue in 1964. At this time, the mortuary was given the new name of Rindt Memorial Chapel. 

In 1970, the Rindt Memorial Chapel and Erdman-Oldroyd Funeral Home merged. The firm continued to operate separated locations until 1979, when the two funeral homes began to operate from the same location at 100 East Kansas Avenue, and the name was changed to Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home. 

In 1982, Harold Lake, a long-time employee of the funeral home, continued the tradition of local ownership when he became co-owner and president. For the past two decades, Mr. Lake and Donna Rindt have worked to maintain the reputation that Jesse and Allie Rindt and their family established. 

On September 1, 2008 the tradition continues as Brandon Welch purchased the firm and continue to operate the business under local ownership. Today, Rindt-Erdman is an award-winning funeral home. It has been recognized by the International Order of the Golden Rule, an industry organization of independently owned and operated funeral homes, for providing families with compassion and outstanding service. The staff of the funeral home believes that everyone is entitled to the same respect and dignity regardless of their station in life.

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We are conveniently located to better serve you. For your convenience, you can reach Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home at 620-442-3210.

Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home

100 E. Kansas Avenue
Arkansas City, KS 67005
620-442-3210

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"Rindt-Erdman is an award-winning funeral home. It has been recognized by the International Order of the Golden Rule, an industry organization of independently owned and operated funeral homes, for providing families with compassion and outstanding service." 

 

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