Even as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, we are honored to continue serving you. Although state and health department requirements and recommendations may change, we remain ready to assist you and your family. Please note that pursuant to the Proclamation from the Governor of Iowa dated November 16, 2020, we are now requiring masks be worn at the Funeral Home. We appreciate your cooperation.

Group sizes at indoor gatherings and outdoor gatherings are also restricted. Specific information on these restrictions may be found in the Proclamation (https://governor.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/documents/Public%20Health%20Proclamation%20-%202020.11.16.pdf). To help family and friends celebrate the lives of love ones, we are now offering recorded broadcast of services free of charge.

Please feel free to contact Burmeister-Johannsen Funeral Home if you have any questions or concerns. You may call (712-755-3177 or toll-free 877-755-3177), Instant Message through Facebook, via the “Contact Us” form on our website (https://burmeisterjohannsen.com/contact-us), or email [email protected] Because of the current situation, please contact the office to make arrangements for in-person meetings.

Dear Friends:
We welcome you to our website. Obituaries from 2004 through the current date are available online. If you wish information concerning an older obituary, please contact us

At Burmeister-Johannsen Funeral Home, we feel the public is best served when provided with complete and accurate information at all times.

OBITUARY INFORMATION: Visit “Obituaries” for service information, obituaries, and the on-line comment area for each service. To make sure you are accessing the most recent information, please follow try these steps:
WINDOWS SYSTEMS: Hold the Ctrl key & press the F5 key
MAC SYSTEMS: Hold the ⇧ Shift key & click the Reload button on the navigation toolbar

LEAVE AN ON-LINE CONDOLENCE: Use the “Leave a Reply” feature to leave an online condolence. This feature is located at the end of each individual’s service arrangements and/or obituary. Comments/condolences are free and are posted after being reviewed for appropriate content.

LEAVE A PRIVATE CONDOLENCE: Private condolences may be submitted through the “Private Condolences” page; these will be forwarded directly to the family and will NOT appear on the website.

REQUEST INFORMATION: Please contact us for more information about the services and facilities we offer at the Harlan or Shelby locations. You may click “Contact Us” for contact information or to request information on specific items.

IMPORTANT COPYRIGHT INFORMATION: Information found on this website is copyrighted. This includes all formatting and design, as well as details. Permission to repost on other websites is not automatically granted. You must request permission to use any of the information for anything other than your private, personal use.