History & Staff

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

Our History

Our History

Brown Funeral Home is locally owned and operated and has proudly served the Manteno area since 1904.We offer traditional and alternative services for burial and cremation. Every funeral we provide is personalized to meet your individual needs.

With over 65 years of combined experience, we are able to provide the compassionate support that families deserve in their time of need. Our facility is spacious, comfortable, and provided to only one family at a time - ensuring that our home becomes their home when they need it most. At Brown Funeral Home, our commitment to families and community reaches far beyond our doors. We are proud of this commitment, and our involvement in the community is a reflection of our dedication to service.  

Our Valued Staff

  • Russ Jensen

    Russ Jensen, Owner/Funeral Director

  • Lindsay Hill

    Lindsay Hill, Funeral Director

  • Michael Waterman

    Michael Waterman, Funeral Associate