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Our staff provides excellent funeral planning services

We have years of experience caring for families from all walks of life, cultures and faiths. Our unsurpassed staff and our family provide kind, caring, professional service. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession who are dedicated to excellence in service, adhere to the highest funeral industry standards, and have exceptional integrity. We consistently earn phenomenally high customer satisfaction survey results.

Our licensed, professional staff is here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call 708-747-3700 anytime. We will even come to you to make arrangements in the comfort of your home.

Prompt, compassionate service is always just a phone call away, where and when you need it.

Bridgette Oester

Bridgette Oester

Managing Partner

Bridgette has lived in the Aurora area since 2006. She has been a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer since 2002. She attended Worsham College of Mortuary Science. Bridgette and her husband Chad reside in Sugar Grove with their three children; Ella, Brecken and Nora. They are members of Holy Angels Catholic Church in Aurora. She has been with Dieterle Memorial Home since 2006. 


Lisa DeAngelis

Lisa DeAngelis

Funeral Director

Lisa DeAngelis is a graduate from Richards High School in Oak Lawn, Class of '85, and a Graduate from Worsham College of Mortuary Science, Class of '88. Lisa has been a licensed Funeral Director, Embalmer, Restorative Artist and Cosmetologist for 23 years. Lisa was born and raised in the funeral industry, getting her start by working with her grandfather Nicholas W. Loschetter, a legendary south side Chicago funeral director whose reputation as a perfectionist was rivaled only by his dedication to grieving families at Heinen and Loschetter Funeral Home, and she wanted to follow in his footsteps. Lisa is a member of the FDSA, CCFDA and OMEGA. Lisa takes much pride when it comes to taking care of families and their loved ones. Lisa is a member of St. Stephen Deacon Martyr Church of Tinley Park, where she to resides with her husband Rudy of 25 years and their three children.


Rick Serrano

Rick Serrano

Office Administration

Rick Serrano grew up in Grant City, Illinois next to St. Louis, where he attended high school. Then he went to the Southern University of Illinois in Evanston, Illinois and later served in the Army’s Special Forces for 27 years, where he was given the Legion of Merit Award. He serves his community as a member of the Knights of Columbus, Masons, VFW, American Legion, Am Vets, DAV, and the Eagles.

Married to Sharon, he and his wife share four daughters, two sons and three grandchildren. When he’s not running in marathons, you’ll find him scuba diving, with his stamp or coin collection, or taking a Caribbean Cruise with Sharon.

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Allen Ekstrom

Allen Ekstrom

Ambassador



Carolyn Coles

Carolyn Coles

Ambassador

Carolyn is a lifelong resident of Frankfort, IL. She and her husband of 30 years, George, reside in Frankfort with their youngest son, Justin, who is in the Army National Guard. They also have 2 other sons. Marcus, who is deceased, and Johnny, who resides in Joliet. Carolyn is passionate about helping others. Aside from working at Lain Sullivan since 2019, she also works for Gerardi Funeral Home in Frankfort, since 2016. She also has worked with children, in both Daycare centers, and as a private nanny. 


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Lain-Sullivan Funeral Directors
|
50 Westwood Drive
| Park Forest, IL 60466
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Tel: 708-747-3700

You are welcome to call us any time of the day, any day of the week, for immediate assistance. Or, visit our funeral home in person at your convenience.

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