About Us


Four generations of serving Illinois.

Ahlgrim Funeral Home is the oldest family and locally owned funeral home in Elmhurst and the surrounding area. Started in 1892 by Scott Ahlgrim’s great grandfather, Ahlgrim was originally located in Chicago before settling in Elmhurst.

Four generations of family dedication.

In order to be available to you at all times, Scott Ahlgrim lives at the funeral home. Our staff is like family, each employee averaging 23 years as a licensed funeral director and 16 years at Ahlgrim.

Forever invested in you.

Our company name is Ahlgrim Funeral Home LTD, Cremation and Alternative Services. We included alternative to highlight our focus on every service to be unique. At Ahlgrim each life has a special story to tell; it is our privilege to help tell yours.