Our Story


Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home was started by the Thompson family in Oak Lawn, IL in 1917 off historic 95th Street. Bob Kuenster was introduced in 1980 and runs the facility currently with his hard working staff.

 

About Bob Kuesnter


Bob is the owner, and operator of Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home, proud to be one of the last family-owned funeral homes in the area. Bob is an active trustee on the Mother McAuley High School Board of Directors, has served on the Board of Oak Lawn School District 123, Crisis Center for Abused Women & Children, Oak Lawn Parks Foundation, Board of Directors of Park Lawn School, and received their Ambassador Award. His most recent appointment is to the Board of Directors of Oak Lawn Bank. He also served a term as the President of the Oak Lawn Chamber of Commerce. Life time member of Auxiliary in 1998. Bob has coordinated five major fund-raisers to benefit Hope Children's Hospital, raising over $500,000.00

 

Our Staff


Staff members of Thompson & Kuenster Funeral Home are caring and experienced professionals who understand that each family is unique and has personal requests and traditions. These requests and traditions are of utmosts importance to our staff of licensed funeral directors.

OUR PROMISE


We believe in treating every family like our very own and will make sure we pay attention to every detail in your time of need so that we serve you with dignity, respect & professionalism.