Located in the greater Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services provides compassionate, quality funeral and cremation services that are tailored to the needs of its clients. A family-owned and operated business, Bakken-Young Funeral Home is run by the husband and wife team of Jodie Bakken Young and Brian Young, who are both licensed funeral directors. Together, they facilitate traditional and contemporary funerals and cremation services, as well as out-of-town services and pre-arrangement planning. Specific details they handle include securing death certificates, placing obituaries in newspapers, making arrangements with cemeteries, and directing the service itself. In addition, the funeral home employs a board-certified chaplain who is experienced in grief counseling, to offer further support to families and friends of the deceased.
A member of several chambers of commerce in western Wisconsin, including the Hudson, River Falls, Baldwin, and New Richmond organizations, Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services has earned a strong reputation for supporting community events and nonprofit groups. Its recent contributions have benefited the Hudson Rotary Club, the River Falls Rotary Club, Women of the Moose, Collins Lodge, and the Maiden Rock Community Association. The funeral home is also involved with several faith-based organizations, including Trinity Lutheran Church and the “We Do Feet” program, which provides support to people who need help with minor home repairs and maintenance, painting, auto repair, and transportation.