Cress Funeral & Cremation

Humbly, we believe Cress has a unique responsibility to honor the dignity of the deceased, to aid and counsel the family in time of grief, to encourage remembrance with each family within its own traditions, culture and financial means.

As a family owned company with a long legacy of helping and supporting family and friends experiencing bereavement, we understand that a family needs someone to turn to in a moment’s notice. Someone who truly cares and has the ability and resources to offer exemplary services. Many things have changed since our beginning in 1869, but what hasn’t changed is our commitment to being here every step of the way for the bereaved in our communities when they need us most.

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Our Lady Queen of Peace is Making Breakfast

January 28, 2016

On Sunday, Feb. 7th, our friends at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church will be having a pancake breakfast. Enjoy some good food and conversation.

Sunday, February 7, 8:00 am – 12:30 pm

QP Auditorium, 401 South Owen Drive, MadisonPancake

Please join us for a delicious morning of food and fellowship.

All you can eat pancakes, sausage and more, plus games for

the kids! Tickets – $5 adults & kids age 7 and older;

$4 for kids under 7 and seniors. Tickets available at the door,

or in the school office or from a QP student.

We hope to see you there!



David’s passing was a shock to all of us. In a state of confusion you helped us bring peace, honor and respect to David.

We are having difficulty expressing our gratitude but please know we are so overwhelmed with the service you provided us in this time of need.

Thank you for all your idea’s and making our wants come true for George’s memorial service. I will be sure and let others know of the kindness of you & Cress Funeral Home.

Thank you so much for the excellent care you took in handling the funeral arrangements for Earl. Your attention to every detail was so personal to us.

From the moment you extended your hand and lovely smile to our grieving mom and sister until the final hug after Jeff’s funeral we knew you were special.

You made our time somehow manageable, with efficiency, professionalism, and a deep sense of ethics. I keep telling people that I have a funeral director to recommend.