The Krueger Difference

The families we serve know that the Krueger Family Funeral Home Difference is what sets us apart from all other funeral and cremation providers in our area. We work so hard for you because your satisfaction and healing is what matters most. 

-  Our value and professionalism is one of the many reasons families choose us. But time and time again our customers tell us that the way we care and the value we provide sets us above and beyond any other. 

-  We provide the largest value for the service provided. Our professional highly-trained staff and personal, one-on-one service are unparalleled. Knowing that your needs, concerns and wishes will be met and exceeded with professionalism, care and compassion provides peace of mind to the families we serve.

-  We are here for you, always. From planning a touching memorial service, assisting families sort through cumbersome insurance details, to helping you grieve after your loved one has passed, we are here to help. No detail is overlooked and we are with you every step of the way. 

-  Our business practices are centered in high ethical standards. We consider ourselves your friend and neighbor. And we treat you as such. Just as our grandfathers built Krueger Family Funeral Home upon strong values, we carry those values with us today. 

-  We provide service options as personal as the ones you love. If there is a special tribute, service detail or burial idea that you'd like to memorialize your loved one with, we can help you achieve your vision. From photo slideshows, special songs or meaningful veteran memorials, we will work with you to perfectly honor your loved one.

About Us

Our roots in Tomahawk date back to the early 1900's, and our family's passion has been serving the Tomahawk area with valued cremation and funeral services for decades.

Our business practices are centered on high ethical standards. We consider ourselves your friend and neighbor. And we treat you as such. Just as our grandfathers built Krueger Family Funeral Home upon strong values, we carry those core principles with us today.

We are dedicated to the community. Our staff are involved in numerous organizations, boards and volunteer roles in order to make the place we live and raise our families the best it can be. When you work with us, you are turning to a friend and neighbor, and we will assist you in the most professional, personal way possible because of it. 

We invite you to discover who has made Krueger Family Funeral Home the ultimate provider of creating healing experiences in the community. This section contains the heritage, vision, and the people behind Krueger Family Funeral Home's reputation of quality, sincerity, and trust.

Our History

100 years in the Funeral Service Profession 

In 1901, Emil O. Krueger started work as an Intern with Nusbaum Furniture and Undertaking in Merrill. After completing his studies in Philadelphia, PA, he passed his State Board Exam and became a Funeral Director in 1907. In 1914, he opened Krueger Funeral Home in Merrill. Emil's son, Norbert E. Krueger graduated from the University of Minnesota - Mortuary Science Division, and continued the family business in Merrill. Emil O. Krueger's youngest son, Emil H. Krueger, attended the Wisconsin Institute of Mortuary Science and became a Funeral Director in 1944. He worked with his brother Norbert, and in 1947, moved to Tomahawk permanently where he was employed with Nick and Sons Funeral Home. Krueger & Sons Funeral Home was established in 1970. Emil H. Krueger's son - James M. Krueger attended the Wisconsin institute of Mortuary Science and became a Funeral Director in 1970. Emil's youngest son - John K. Krueger attended Milwaukee Technical College - Mortuary Science Division and became a Funeral Director in 1977. James and John purchased the Krueger & Sons Funeral Home from their father in 1986. John's daughter - Karen L. Krueger attended Milwaukee Technical College - Mortuary Science Division and graduated in May 2007. Karen marks the fourth generation of the Krueger Family in the Funeral Profession. In January 2010, John Krueger became sole owner of the newly named Krueger Family Funeral Home following the retirement of his brother, James.