Welcome.

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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.

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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