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I felt my mother was treated with dignity and respect even in her death. They have everything ready for you to address. You don't have to remember anything. The video was wonderful, all obituaries and thank you's were custom done and beautiful, they had a list of who to send thank you's to, held the reception luncheon right at funeral home, and all personnel were so nice to work with. Jacob did an excellent job, handled all details respectfully and completely. My relatives were so impressed with him for being so young. I could go on and on and still not say enough good things about them.

Deb
June 23, 2021

We have known the Kohl family for many years. They have accommodated our family well and so professional. Also, if you have special requests that weren't usual, they accomplished it and saw your needs were met. 5 Stars Business

C.P.
June 10, 2021

The Parker Kohl Staff took care of every detail the day of the services, so that we could be fully present and connect with our family and friends. During the funeral planning, they were patient and helpful. We were able to customize the aspects that were special to us, yet leave some other decisions to their experience where we wanted.

Betty R.
June 4, 2021

The staff at Parker Kohl provided great service and empathy during a very difficult time for our family,

Fred Kath
May 21, 2021

We were so pleased with all you did for us. You were very compassionate, helpful, and readily answered any questions we had.

Barbara Edstrom
May 21, 2021

Everyone was helpful with all the arrangements. We did like the fact that our children were consulted about the arrangements also. I thought the wake went very well. We are looking forward to the Fort Snelling ceremony and closure this summer. The kind care at Koda was also appreciated.

Mary Anderson
May 21, 2021

Seamless coordination between P.K. Funeral Home and the VA and Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Effortless on our Family's part. Jacob and the entire staff were most professional. (We worked most closely w/Jacob.)

Mark Paukert
May 10, 2021

Unplanned and the service was excellent. Picked up our loved one within 1 hour. Guided us through the rest of the needs. Previous service's and reputation was our main information in deciding to use Parker Kohl.

Roberta Allen Family
May 6, 2021

Thank you for making one the hardest days a bit better for us. Your kindness and information was extremely helpful. God Bless!

Pexa Family
May 6, 2021

Jacob went above and beyond to make the arrangements for my husband's arrangements comforting and peaceful. He was compassionate, caring, dependable and knowledgeable of what my needs were. The Kohl family has an amazing reputation. I live in a neighboring town and went to them because of their caring reputation.

Cindy Keogh
April 29, 2021

Kohls offers wonderful personal and caring service. The staff is patient, kind and organized with the arrangements. They are well known within my family and community and can be trusted to guide in the hardest of times.

Selly Family
April 28, 2021

Overall it was real nice all the way around. My mom would have really liked everything.

Bob Beske
April 23, 2021

The death of my husband was the worst time of my life. Steve and John Kohl led me and my family on this sad journey, taking care of every detail - from prompt, compassionate, respectful and professional transport of the body - to planning of the services in the funeral home, church and cemetery plus the luncheon. In following weeks, they were ever available for more thank you's, military benefit questions and life insurance assistance. I will be eternally grateful for Parker Kohl Funeral Home and staff at our greatest time of need.

Sandy Archambault
April 15, 2021

They went a extra mile for things we wanted to have. Very comforting, professional, and reliable. A true class act.

Perron Family
April 9, 2021

The whole experience was better than I expected. Helpful in making common sense decisions. Pricing was thoroughly explained. Definitely recommend your funeral home to other people. Thanks so much.

Vosejpka Family
April 8, 2021

I would highly recommend the services of Parker Kohl. You made our preplanning very easy. Jerry felt you had answered all our questions. I really appreciated your providing so much patient help and information.

MJA
April 5, 2021

Parker Kohl went above and beyond our expectations. They were so helpful. With their experience they gave us information and advice we didn't know we needed at the time.

BE
March 31, 2021

Thank you for being there for our family. We so appreciate your family, thoughtfulness. We couldn't have gotten through this difficult time without you!

The Reineke Family
March 1, 2021

Parker Kohl funeral home managing all details in a caring, complete and detailed manner. They coordinated all events and activities for the funeral, taking care to make sure the details were all as we requested. In such a hard time, especially with COVID, they made this easy and cared for our family.

Mindy Reeder
January 7, 2021

The Kohl family has been in Faribo as long as I can remember. My entire family back to my grandparents have known the Kohls for years for their excellent services and as being very cordial during the event everyone dreads. "A death in the family." Katie and I new some of the Kohl family a little better. Kate graduated from B.A. in 1958 as did Jim and Kay. I graduated with Ann Kohl (Griffin) in 1955. I also worked with Jim on building construction the summer of 1960. Jim was going to college and I just got out of the service....Now all of the Kohls reputation is in the hands of Steve, John and all of their amazing staff...."So far so good you guys".

Wayne Smisek
January 5, 2021

Our family was so impressed on how professional, organized, and kind Parker Kohl was in helping us with our mom's funeral. Steve is extremely professional and very organized and we loved the attention that was given to every little detail. We couldn't have asked for a more pleasant experience in such a sad time for our family.

Malecha Family
November 4, 2020

From start to finish, the staff at Parker Kohl were professional, helpful, informative and sympathetic. Our service was perfect given the unexpected death of my father. Thank you so much for caring for my dad as if he were your own family.

Christina Vargo
November 4, 2020

Just like to take the time to Thank John, Steve and Staff. They took a difficult situation for my Family and made it a whole lot easier to get through. Their professionalism that put forth is outstanding.

Erickson Family
October 29, 2020

I will remember everything about the service. Steve was awesome and all details were done perfect. Our dad had his service through Parker Kohl in 2016 and we dealt with John for his service and it was just as great of service. John and Steve are very genuine and show everyone the utmost respect. Thank you!

R.S.
October 12, 2020

Honestly you made the hardest day a very easy process. Your thoughtfulness, care, and concern for all involved was amazing. Your attention to detail on every aspect from start to finish made the process simple. Communication was spot on. We can't thank you enough from the bottom of our hearts. The day was an absolutely beautiful tribute to my mother. Thank you Steve & Staff.

Marcelle Babcock Family
September 24, 2020

We needed your patience in helping us through the whole process! Your guidance was much appreciated. Mom looked beautiful and at peace. Thank you so much!

Pam Miller
September 2, 2020

Each experience we have had with the Parker Kohl Staff has been very efficient, supportive and comforting. We would not hesitate to recommend Parker Kohl to our family and friends.

Connie Clark
June 22, 2020

Kohl's treated us with respect and helped us hold everything together. They thought of everything. Thank you so very much.

Pumper Family
January 16, 2020

Steve treated us like family. I can't say enough about how wonderful he was. He went ABOVE and BEYOND anything we could have imagined. Thank you so much.

Elsie Elzen (Dan's Family)
January 15, 2020

What a wonderful experience to do business with such a caring, and professional funeral home, such as Parker Kohl. They did an outstanding job on making the wishes of (Leonard), and the Sorbel Family complete. God Bless.

Sorbel Family
January 3, 2020

Your services were amazing and really brought our family comfort. You took care of everything and put our minds at ease through this very difficult time. Thank you so much for your compassion and kindness. Dad is smiling from heaven. God Bless.

Shelly A. Weber
December 31, 2019

John and Steve Kohl and their staff exceeded our expectations. They respected and honored my loved one and made us feel like we were their most important client. They went over and beyond to transform their funeral home into our own personal family space. It was intimate and felt like we were inviting our friends into our home.

Ronayne Family
July 16, 2019

The Kohl family makes you feel welcomed and part of their family. We felt they were not going to drop the ball, it was all under control, as it definitely was.

Duane Hoven
July 3, 2019

The services provided were professional, caring and above and beyond what we would have ever expected. The afternoon was beautiful and allowed us to celebrate our loved one's life without any added stress. We are so grateful.

Kate Wolf Family
June 24, 2019

Steve and John were so very helpful when we started to plan the funeral with mom. Pre-Planning allowed mom to pick how her funeral would go. It made for a much easier time on our family to have it already set during our grieving process.

Arpin Family
June 3, 2019

Parker Kohl did an excellent job. They were so kind, gentle, compassionate. So glad we did a little pre-planning so that all we had to do was make a phone call even though we were out of state at our winter home.

Jim F.
May 28, 2019

We would recommend your business to everyone. For us, not knowing the process and having minimal time for preparation, we greatly appreciated how you made yourselves available and everything organized so that we had few decisions to make. Not to mention the time you took to put everything together was impressive.

NG
May 28, 2019

To say that we are blessed to have Steve and John Kohl serving our Community is an understatement. They are there for you at every moment helping you through this difficult time in your life in a most caring way. We are so appreciative to them for all they have done.

B.K. and J.K.
April 19, 2019

From our first initial meeting with John we were treated with kindness, respect, and understanding. On such a hard day for me everything was perfect, I couldn't have asked for more. The staff went above and beyond on every detail!

Victoria Sitters
April 15, 2019

So helpful on every aspect. Took care of things not thought of by family automatically. Guest commented on the beautiful building. Friendly caring from all. Thank you so very much!

L. Martin
March 18, 2019

Excellent counseling in presenting the options available. As a result, I was able to decide what was appropriate for me and my family. All personnel were very professional and helpful. Very caring folks to work with.

MEF
March 13, 2019

You are truly experts in the field. We appreciated your thoroughness. We were treated with such kindness and compassion. We had the confidence of knowing it would be done right - as Dad would have wanted. We had a touching and memorable service that went off seamlessly. We were completely satisfied with our experience.

The Family of Larry Orr
March 4, 2019

Definitely recommend Parker Kohl to everyone!
Great job!
Courteous and professional services.

Elaine Degen Family
February 25, 2019

Loss of a loved one is very stressful for family and can become complicated. Choosing Parker Kohl funeral home's help and advice made our entire service seem smooth, with no details missed!

Marlene Ernste Reineke
February 4, 2019

There is No Way I could have made this transition without you wonderful people! The kindness in your voices as well as your faces made this sad day a very pleasant one.

Herbie Fossen
January 17, 2019

We would like to extend our sincere gratitude to Steve and John and their staff for the exceptional service we received during this difficult time.They truly went above and beyond even with the smallest details. Our family and friends were very impressed with the professionalism, courtesy, and kindness shown at this time of loss. Our family highly recommends Parker Kohl for any and all your family needs. Sincerely Steven Thraen’s family

Bob and Teresa Ozmun
August 16, 2018

You were a big help and support to us who aren't used to doing this very often. We very much appreciate your services.

Truman Family
August 13, 2018

I couldn't thank John and Steve enough for the compassion and easy funeral planning they have provided our family. Parker Kohl has been there for all of our funeral planning needs for over 45 years! They are truly amazing and there is no one else I would trust to take such good care of my family. They go above and beyond with everything they do!

Jennifer "Esenrich" Jones
August 7, 2018

We wanted to Celebrate our Mother's life and Parker Kohl helped us to make that happen. If we were in need of these services in the future...We would choose Parker Kohl again.

Bischoff's
July 25, 2018

We are completely satisfied with your services. Everyone was so kind, compassionate, and courteous. Especially giving us extra time, we never felt rushed. We felt supported and assisted throughout the whole experience.

Schlossin Family
June 20, 2018

From the moment when the hospice (Brighton) contacted Parker-Kohl Funeral Home, Steve Kohl handled every arrangement for and with our family in a very professional and caring way. We never felt any pressure to make a decision - only patient explanations and respect for our decisions. Every staff member was polite and efficient. We would recommend Parker-Kohl.

Beth Wolf Family
May 16, 2018

Going through a difficult process was very stress free. Very professional and courteous service. They took care of all our needs

Ron LaCanne / Rebecca LaCanne
April 9, 2018

The family of Leatrice Malecha would like to thank John, Steve, Jerry, Nick and Deanne and all the staff at Parker Kohl Funeral Home for their extreme kindness, respect and dignity shown to Mom and all of us during this difficult time. We knew, from past experience, that we didn't have to worry about any of the details as they have always done a phenomenal job for our family and Mom was no exception. Parker Kohl has always gone above and beyond anything we could ask or dream for. We the family, as well as our guests, found the new funeral home to be beautiful, warm and comforting. Parker Kohl is the only funeral home we have used and intend to use for these reasons. We would highly recommend Parker Kohl Funeral Home to anyone that is looking for these attributes in your loved ones end of life services.

The Family of Leatrice Malecha
March 13, 2018

The facility is beautiful. The care and compassion shown by the Kohl's and their staff was exceptional. The dining room where the luncheon was held was comfortable and the servers did a great job. We would highly recommend using this funeral home to anyone that asks.

Van Zuilen Family
March 5, 2018

You tended to every detail including ordering extra food as more people came than we expected. We didn't have to worry about anything. Your professionalism, caring and concern for us was exemplary.

Anne Johnson
December 4, 2017

The personal service given to our family by your entire staff was second to none. We especially like the video tribute.

Jim Rech and Family
November 21, 2017

It is so wonderful to have a family-owned funeral home that has been a long standing part of the Faribault community! Your beautiful new facility reflects your kind and gentle care of every family you serve! May God bless us in this important ministry!

JoAnne E. Knuttila
November 20, 2017

No words can describe the kindness, thoughtfulness, the caring, the compassion, the comfortableness that Parker-Kohl created at the time of my loss. The Kohl Brothers are professionals that made a difficult time in my life easy to get thru

Elizabeth A. Terwee
November 13, 2017

Our family had 2 deaths within one month of each other and Parker Kohl took care of everything. The compassion, support, gentle kindness during this time made the entire planning process so much easier & smoother. I can't say enough about how wonderful their services are - very personal, yet professional. Thank you to Steve, John, and Deanna

NB
November 13, 2017

Based on our experience with the recent death of our mother, Lori Holstad, we would give Parker Kohl the highest accolades - and many people who attended her visitation and service made similar comments! From the beginning, John and Steve effortlessly guided us through the process, paying attention to every detail and then respectfully and smoothly executed her final farewell with loving care. At a time when we had other concerns, Parker Kohl handled many necessary actions that left us worry-free and undistracted. The DVD Parker Kohl produced was an added benefit that has everlasting memories captured for us and several family members have requested their own copy. When you are in need of professionals to handle your loved one's final moments, this 4th generation business is a firm you can trust and rely on to carry out all aspects of your wishes. We extend our deepest thanks to John, Steve, and all the staff at Parker Kohl for their kind and gentle manner as they managed our mother's services and for the beautiful memories that will be etched in our minds forever.

The Family of Lori Holstad (Nancy, Cindy, Cathy)
October 29, 2017

Steve and those at Parker Kohl give caring, respectful and very helpful services. They pay attention to detail which makes the planning process free of stress. They were professional and guided us along the way. They also did extras that were helpful. The video was excellent and will be cherished forever!

Family of Lorraine Quinlan
September 14, 2017

John, Steve and team at Parker Kohl go above and beyond which is why they are the best at what they do. During this difficult time they are very professional, organized, helpful and genuinely care about you and your family. This is something that really shows with the services they provide at Parker Kohl! You can trust that they will take care of all your families needs every step of the way.

David Rech Family
August 23, 2017

Steve, John and their entire team did a fantastic job for us. Professional, thoroughly organized and above all else, incredibly caring/sensitive to the situation. Many people mentioned how impressed they were with how everything was handled. At a time when you want and need to put your trust in someone, they are clearly worthy of that trust.

The Kennedy Family
August 10, 2017

In a time of grief the compassion, advice, assistance and outstanding staff at Parker Kohl helped us with planning, organizing and facilitating everything to perfection. The assistance with the picture video creation, scanning and uploading of pictures with ease will be cherished forever! Thanks for providing and leaving our family with a sense of comfort!

The Nawrocki Family
July 13, 2017

We were so impressed with you and would absolutely recommend The Parker Kohl Funeral Home and Crematory to anyone who is beside themselves with grief. You took care of me as if I were family. Thank you so much for all that you did to make the funeral arrangements easier to bear. Sincerely, Peg Stella and the Don Stella Family

The Don Stella Family
May 12, 2017

Steve and John are true professionals. Kind, caring and extremely helpful thru the entire process. They make a very difficult time as painless as possible. Parker Kohl Funeral Home is a first class company that has served our family twice. I would recommend them to all.

Family of Frederick Rost
May 10, 2017

You made everything easy all details are taken care of when you walk out of that 1st meeting, so you can go take care of the family. You just have to show up everything else is done. Thank you all for what you do so well.

Kathy Caron
April 21, 2017

How kind and warm all the staff is. I always know everything will be done perfectly from start to finish, and I always can feel the genuine caring you have for grieving families. Thank you to all for what you do. It takes special people to be in this kind of business. My family has used your services for 25+ years. My parents, my grandparents and many extended family and friends. I have never been disappointed or know of anyone who has been. You are all awesome! God bless!

Koutavas Family
March 6, 2017

We were very happy with services you provided.

Benzick Family
February 21, 2017

The passing of a loved one is never an easy time. Parker Kohl - especially Steve - helped my family thru the process with such care and professionalism. They treated my father with dignity and care as if he was part of their family. Steve gently guided my mother thru the funeral process with a kind hand and word making her feel at ease during the most difficult time.

Children of Dave Schweisthal
February 14, 2017

Parker Kohl thinks of everything so that you don't have to. All the details of the funeral service are taken care of and family can concentrate on other pertinent issues. Always professional, they went over and above expectations.

Cheri Albright & Vikki Hildebrandt
February 8, 2017

I appreciated the kindness and caring of the staff, you people thought of everything!

Ron Salaba
February 7, 2017

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