Ryan Funeral Home | Madison WI funeral home and cremation

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NOTICE!

Due to the current health crisis:


*The Memorial Service for Ruth Ebert has been postponed and will be rescheduled for a later date.


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As a third generation, family owned and operated funeral home with four convenient locations, our experienced and caring staff will treat your family with the compassion, dignity and professionalism you deserve in your time of need. Since 1938, It has been our privilege to guide families of all faiths through the process of grieving with neighborly concern and professional care..

Through three generations of Ryans; Paul, Connie, and Roman, Ryan Funeral Home has grown to meet the needs of Dane and surrounding counties.

In 2000, the Ryan family acquired the Joyce Funeral Home in Verona, and on Odana Road in Madison, in order to assist our family’s needs on the growing west side of Madison. The Joyce-Ryan Funeral Home had been established in 1921 by Mr. Joyce, Winifred O’Rourke’s father. In 1954, William O’Rourke took the reins. William served the Madison and Verona areas for over 30 years before his passing.

In 2006, the Ryan family built a new funeral home in DeForest to better serve the families of Windsor and DeForest.


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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Ryan Funeral Home

 
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During This Difficult Time, Ryan Funeral Home will continue to serve all of our families with their end of life celebrations.

We would like to assure you that Ryan Funeral Home is taking every precaution to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Ryan Funeral Home is following all guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention along with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and other local agencies regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

At this time, Gov. Tony Evers and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services has limited all public gatherings to a maximum of 10 individuals. Ryan Funeral Home will continue to care for our families during this difficult time. We can be reached to answer any of your questions by PHONE or EMAIL and if any individual still wishes to meet with a funeral director, we ask that you first make an APPOINTMENT. It is our policy during this time that families choosing to have a service, hold a private service. We understand this may not be the end of life celebration families may have envisioned, so with that in mind we will work with any of our families who are affected by this policy to hold a public celebration at our funeral home in the future if they choose to do so. 

We are also taking the following steps to make sure our families and employees remain safe.

  • Additional hand sanitizer dispensers have been placed throughout each funeral home location.
  • Employees who exhibit cold or flu-like symptoms have been instructed to stay home from work.
  • In an effort to minimize direct contact, we ask that you consider avoiding shaking hands or other physical contact with members of the family, guests, or staff.
  • We request that family or guests who are experiencing any cold or flu-like symptoms including fever, cough, and shortness of breath or have been in contact with or have recently traveled to any of the affected countries refrain from visiting the funeral home at this time.

We would also like to remind everyone who is unable to attend services that they may send an online condolence to the family by going to the individual's obituary on our website at www.ryanfuneralservice.com.

Thank you for your understanding and please, everyone, stay well,

Roman Ryan, Connie Ryan, and Staff.


Our Locations

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Ryan Funeral Home – West Side Chapel – Madison
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5701 Odana Road
| Madison, WI 53719
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Tel: 1-608-274-1000
| Fax: 1-608-274-3703

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Ryan Funeral Home - DeForest Windsor Chapel
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6924 Lake Road
| DeForest, WI 53532
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Tel: 1-608-846-4250
| Fax: 1-608-244-0782

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Ryan Funeral Home – North Side Chapel – Madison
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2418 N. Sherman Avenue
| Madison, WI 53704
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Tel: 1-608-249-8257
| Fax: 1-608-244-0782

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Ryan Funeral Home – Verona Chapel
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220 S. Enterprise Drive
| Verona, WI 53593
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Tel: 1-608-845-6625
| Fax: 1-608-274-3703

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Our Associations

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National Funeral Directors Association

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Trust 100

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Better Business Bereau

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Wisconsin Funeral Directors
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