Roger became interested in being a funeral director as a teenager. He has always been incredibly attentive to the needs and emotions of others. His compassionate nature drew him to this work. After high school graduation, he began working in a funeral home. After his experiences, he quickly knew that becoming a Funeral Director was a good fit for him. He decided to pursue a degree in this field. Since 1972, Roger and Luanne have managed two family-owned funeral homes in De Smet nd Bryant, S.D.
Their son, Doug, earned his degree as a Director and then joined the family business in 2005. Both father and son have a reputation in the community for being attentive and compassionate Directors. Their goal is to gently guide families through the process of planning a funeral.
The Osthus Funeral home is friendly, clean and well staffed. Details and personal attention to funeral planning, pre-needs and monuments are all part of the services in this family business. They strive to go above and beyond standard expectations. Osthus Funeral Home was purchased by Chad & Kristi Osthus in 2021. Chad and his staff work hand in hand with Roger and continue the same professional service you have always come to expect.