About

Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel was formerly Berhalter-Hutchins Funeral Home which was established in 1860 and is Kendallville's oldest continuing business.

Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel was formerly Hutchins Funeral Home which was purchased by John Hutchins in 1974 from Roger and Margaret Williams.

Pat and Kathy Young purchased these funeral homes in March, 2006, and changed the name to Young Family Funeral Homes. Pat and Kathy, lifetime area residents, believe that families in grief should be ministered to with loving care. We are proud to carry on the tradition of service of the Berhalter-Hutchins family.

Young Family Funeral Homes.....our family caring for your family.


We are funeral service professionals with a sincere desire to reward each family who has placed their trust and confidence in us by being attentive to every detail, displaying the highest level of courtesy and compassion and providing the greatest measure of respect for your wishes.

We pledge to be a professional resource for the benefit of the entire community and accept this unique responsibility to honor the dignity of life, to aid the family in time of grief and to encourage remembrance with each family within its own traditions, culture and financial means.

We understand that the ritual of ceremony is one that plays a significant role in our lives and that meaningful ceremonies do not just occur, they are events that require guidance and thoughtful planning.

We are expert listeners who can help to transform your thoughts & ideas into a perfectly executed Remembrance Gathering designed expressly for your family. Our goal is to help you find joy in the way you choose to remember, honor and celebrate that wonderful life.