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Murdoch Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Linwood Cemetery and the Legacy Center at Murdoch-Linwood welcome you. We have been serving families for five generations and are the longest continuing operating business in Linn County. We have funeral homes in Linn and Delaware County, Iowa, a cemetery and a full service reception center. We are proud to own and operate our own crematory….your loved one will never leave our care.

Our locations.

See where we are and find the place that best meets your needs.

Tours & Groups

Throughout the year we host many events. These range from managing grief to handing the holidays when you've lost a loved one. Many families today like to pre-plan their own services so we host monthly seminars to help explain all the options. If you have a organization, school or church group that would like to schedule a tour or have our staff come talk to your group or organization, please do not hesitate to contact us. 


  1. Tue
    Lunch & Learn

    In honor of Memorial Day, join us with your family for a free lunch and seminar and discover your veteran funeral benefits. Honor your services while protecting your loved ones. The benefits of pre-planning your services will also be shared.

    Murdoch Funeral Homes & Cremation Service
    3855 Katz Drive
    Marion, Iowa 52302

    RSVP at (319) 536-1040


  1. Mon
    Funeral Pre-Planning & Trappist Casket Tour

    Join us at Bohnenkamp-Murdoch in Manchester for a brief presentation of options for funeral pre-planning. We will then travel by motor coach to the New Melleray Abbey/Trappist Casket in Peosta. We will join them for mid-day prayer, have lunch in the guesthouse and tour the Trappist Casket production facility. There is no charge for this event. Space is limited.

    Bohnenkamp-Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service
    925 West Main Street
    Manchester, Iowa 52057

    RSVP today at 563-927-2315

Events & Ceremonies

Thoughout the year we host many informational meetings and luncheons on cremation options, funeral planning and other helpful topics. We also have varied holiday specific support and aftercare events. We would welcome you to join us. 

More Resources

Cemetery FAQs

Everything you need to know about funeral and cemeteries.

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Grief Support

How to truly support yourself and others at a time of grief.

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Cemetery Etiquette

Let us guide you through the ins and outs of your cemetery experience.

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Reception Center

Murdoch Funeral Homes can assist you and your family in creating a personalized gathering, including a meal selected from a large range of wonderful foods and beverages appropriate for any budget.

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