Selecting Merchandise is difficult. Our mission is to make it as comfortable as possible.

During the arrangements for funeral planning or even Pre-Planning, the experience of selecting merchandise can be a very difficult one for families. Glueckert Funeral Home make it as comfortable as we possibly can. We have a very welcoming selection room where families can view full size displays of what they are choosing. We are there to serve our families by answering their questions and providing the information they need to make whatever selections they desire. Whether choosing caskets, vault enclosures, urns or any other merchandise, those decisions reside solely with the family. We even have a section devoted to Eco-Friendly options for families to view.

This portion of the arrangements is often a very difficult one. When the family of a loved one is ready, that’s when we proceed. But not until that time. Our family and our dedicated staff are committed to providing compassionate and professional service throughout the entire arrangement process, whether it is working with a family who have experienced a very painful recent loss, or pre-planning with an individual or a family. There are many choices that families need to make. It is our mission to make that process as comfortable as possible.

Contact Glueckert Funeral Home for any information or questions you may have about our, at-need,  or pre-planning call 847-253-0168 or visit www.glueckertfuneralhome.com

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Glueckert FH Holiday Remembrance 2016

 

“It’s our opportunity to let our families know how much they mean to us” says Jackie Glueckert of the Holiday Remembrance Ceremony that is an annual event at Glueckert Funeral Home the first Saturday of each December.

“People tell us how much it means to them. It means every bit as much to us here” confirms John Glueckert, Jr.

“To see everyone again comforting one another is special. We look forward to this all year” adds Marcie Glueckert Heidkamp.

Every family who entrusts their loved one to the Glueckert Family and the professional staff there is special to us. This ceremony gives us another opportunity to celebrate the lives of our loved ones and the families we serve. It is such a privilege and an honor for us to assist families at difficult times. Our Holiday Remembrance is meant to offer some strength to families coping with loss, and we know the most difficult steps many people take are the ones back into a funeral home after a loss. When people leave this ceremony with a sense of a burden being lifted, even a little bit, we realize that the journey is continuing and the occasions to celebrate loved ones are special. So, join us every time. We love having your loved one’s ornament on our tree through the holidays. We love seeing all of you again. We’re honored by you! Thank you.

 

Save the date for 2017. December 2, 2017.

 

Call 847-253-0168 or visit: www.glueckertfh.com

Holiday Remembrance 2016 – View the Full Service

“It’s our opportunity to let our families know how much they mean to us” says Jackie Glueckert of the Holiday Remembrance Ceremony that is an annual event at Glueckert Funeral Home the first Saturday of each December.

“People tell us how much it means to them. It means every bit as much to us here” confirms John Glueckert, Jr.

“To see everyone again comforting one another is special. We look forward to this all year” adds Marcie Glueckert Heidkamp.

Every family who entrusts their loved one to the Glueckert Family and the professional staff there is special to us. This ceremony gives us another opportunity to celebrate the lives of our loved ones and the families we serve. It is such a privilege and an honor for us to assist families at difficult times. Our Holiday Remembrance is meant to offer some strength to families coping with loss, and we know the most difficult steps many people take are the ones back into a funeral home after a loss. When people leave this ceremony with a sense of a burden being lifted, even a little bit, we realize that the journey is continuing and the occasions to celebrate loved ones are special. So, join us every time. We love having your loved one’s ornament on our tree through the holidays. We love seeing all of you again. We’re honored by you! Thank you.

Save the date for 2017. December 2, 2017.

Call 847-253-0168 or visit: www.glueckertfh.com

GLUECKERT FAMILY THANKS PARTICIPANTS AND SPECTATORS FOR HUGE TURNOUT AT ARLINGTON HEIGHTS MEMORIAL DAY PARADE.

 

2016 Flag procession 6.1.16 2016 Honor Flag Banner 6.1.16Balmy temperatures and a slight breeze greeted parade participants and spectators in the Annual Arlington Heights Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony on Monday. The Glueckert Family wishes to thank the people and organizations who participated in their entry in the parade. it was a record turnout for the entry, which included the organizations; Salute, Inc., Cub Scout Pack 132, Hersey High School SOS, LCC – Kare -9 Comfort Dogs, Boy Scout Troop 159 of Arlington Heights, Boy Scout Troop 37 out of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church and Webelos Pack 130 out of Westgate Elementary School. In addition, families and friends of many veterans and active duty service members joined even more volunteers who wore sashes and carrying US flags honoring particular veterans. The sashes were custom made displaying the name and branch of service of the honorees, and donated by the Glueckert family for participants to wear in the parade. Approximately 150 veteran’s sashes were created for the families and volunteers.

“Our whole family was praying for nice weather after storms canceled the parade and chased us inside last year” said a relieved and excited Jackie Glueckert. Last year, threatening weather and lightening caused parade officials to move the ceremony inside Christian Liberty High School. Jackie added “there really was a sense of anxiousness this year for our marchers and volunteers. We had many more people marching with us than honor banners this year. So many volunteers who were honored to wear the name of a veteran and carry the flag turned out. It was a combination of beautiful weather and beautiful volunteerism! You could feel it all along the parade route with people several rows deep, clapping, saluting holding their hands to their hearts; really an emotionally uplifting display of patriotism and love”.

The crowd was estimated to be in excess of 10,000 people viewing, with approximately 3000 participants in all. The parade ended at Memorial Park at 110 W. Fremont St., where 1,000 residents attended an 11 a.m. ceremony, that honored the 58 fallen military heroes from the village, 37 of whom died in service during World War II.

“This has become a wonderful tradition for our family and the community of Arlington Heights and our neighbors. To see the organizations get so involved in honoring our living, deceased and active duty men and women in uniform just re-enforces the motto of Arlington Heights that we are indeed the City of Good Neighbors. Days like this one make you feel it even more so. We’re grateful to everyone who marched with us. It’s time to get ready for next year. Pray for good weather again”, added Jackie Glueckert with her fingers crossed.

About Glueckert Funeral Home, Glueckert Funeral Home has served Arlington Heights and the northwest suburban Chicago communities since 1970. In their second generation of family ownership and operation, the funeral home offers a full range of funeral, cremation and memorial services. We maintain 4 spacious memorial chapels, 2 comfortable lounges and abundant parking. For information about pre-planning, imminent need or immediate need, contact us at 847-253-0168, or www.glueckertfh.com

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Glueckert Funeral Home, Arlington Heights, Cremation Options.

 

CREMATION OFFERS AS MANY OPTIONS AS TRADITIONAL SERVICES

Many people believe that choosing Cremation they are limited in terms of services that are available. In fact, choosing Cremation as the final disposition doesn’t limit any other services a family might prefer when saying a final good bye to a loved one. A full wake service is available, a memorial service and as Sam Resch, one of our Funeral Directors reminds us, we have a specially designed “Bennett”, an urn carrying device that accommodates 4 pall bearers, to give a more traditional feel to a service that concludes with Cremation.

Sam proudly states “The Glueckert Family takes care of their client families like their own family. No matter what choices are made, we’ll carry out your wishes to our fullest and best capabilities”.

To discuss any questions you may have on Cremation; Direct Cremation, Memorials or any of our services, please call 847-253-0168 or Click Here.

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Glueckert Funeral Home is honored to be chosen as a recipient for the 2016 Business Leadership Hearts of Gold Award. Details below…

http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20151217/news/151218965/

Arlington Heights has named its 2016 Hearts of Gold honorees, the village’s highest award for citizens who contribute to the community.

Steve Daday, a trustee for two decades, will be honored with the Community Spirit Heart of Gold for founding the Sounds of Summer concert series and his other efforts to help Arlington Heights through the years. Daday also recently was appointed the new president of the board at Metropolis Centre for the Performing Arts.

Live4Lali, a nonprofit led by Chelsea Laliberte and Genevieve Przybylo, is being honored with the Heroic Heart of Gold for training first responders on the use of naloxone, a drug that helped police save a young woman from a heroin overdose earlier this year. Live4Lali opened the suburbs’ first walk-in clinic for overdose awareness in Arlington Heights in 2015.

Carol Golemo, a physical education teacher at Thomas Middle School and former member of the U.S. Army for 25 years, will be recognized with the Volunteer Heart of Gold. Golemo has been involved with Veterans Day activities, Adopt-a-Family and several other charities over the years and was recognized with a special assembly at Thomas this week.

Glueckert Funeral Home will be honored with the Business Leadership Heart of Gold for their continued involvement in Arlington Heights, including participation in the Memorial Day parade, fundraising in the community and for offering a free annual trip that takes area veterans on a tour of the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery to teach them about their burial rights.

Other honorees are: Paul Bergman of the Arlington Stallions Rugby Club for Mentor Heart of Gold; Greg and Sue Lynk for Best Neighbor Heart of Gold; Hersey High School teacher Jackie Ballarini for Educator Heart of Gold; Buffalo Grove High School junior Danielle Allaire for Young Champion Heart of Gold; Peggy Vaughn and Rita Moody for the Young at Heart award; William Kruser for the Kenneth Bonder Beautification Heart of Gold and Melinda Camardella for the Pam Stocking Heart of Gold award.

All the winners will be honored at the Hearts of Gold Awards dinner at 5:30 p.m. on Feb 20 at Rolling Green Country Club in Arlington Heights. Tickets are $60 and available by emailing Nancy Kluz at nkluz@vah.com.

Glueckert Funeral Home Announces Upcoming Holiday Remembrance Service

Holiday Remembrance Ornament

Reserve a personalized photo ornament.

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On December 5, 2015 at 3:30 pm, Glueckert Funeral Home will host a Holiday Remembrance Service for all those who have lost a loved one this year or in years past.

The holidays can be a particularly difficult time to cope with the loss of a loved one.  It is Glueckert Funeral Home’s hope that its Holiday Remembrance Service will provide a comforting forum in which families can come together to express their grief and to find peace during this challenging season.  The Service will include special music, memorial readings and lighting of candles in remembrance of those who have passed on.

Families in attendance at the Holiday Remembrance Service will also be presented with a complimentary snowflake photo ornament of their loved one, along with a glass luminary.

The Service is open to all members of the community who have lost loved ones; not just those who have been served by Glueckert Funeral Home.  For more information or to RSVP and reserve a personalized photo ornament, please visit  www.GlueckertFH.com or call Jackie at (847)253-0168.