Justice C. Pfetzing
moved to Havana, Illinois from Hanover, Germany in 1857. He was a
cabinetmaker and undertaker. He had ten children, two of which,
Henry Pfetzing, carried on the funeral
service. Oscar had two daughters. The eldest daughter, Bula, married Grover
Hurley and had two sons. These two sons,
Richard and E. Jay Hurley
purchased the funeral home in Havana. After WWII, in 1946, they purchased
another funeral home in Petersburg.
In 1971, Richard's son, Jerry Hurley, joined the firm. In 1997, the Cain Funeral Home in Mason City was purchased from Don and Lorena Cain. In January of 2000, the Styninger Funeral Homes in Mason City, San Jose and Greenview were acquired. In May of 2000, Michael J. Hurley, the son of Jerry and Janis Hurley, graduated from the University of Minnesota Program of Mortuary Science. He then joined the family firm to to become the fifth generation of funeral directors. In 2006, Lintner Funeral Home in Chandlerville was added, and is now known as Lintner-Hurley Funeral Home. In 2012, the Maas Funeral Home in Manito was purchased from Randy Maas and is now known as Maas-Hurley Funeral Home. In August of 2013, we added a crematory facility to our location in Havana.
8/5/2013 - We have completed the installation of our crematory at our Havana
facility. We are now able to perform cremations on-site and do not have to rely
on the schedule of other funeral homes or crematories for this service.
10/24/2012 - We would like to thank the Manito Chamber of Commerce for the warm welcome at the Maas-Hurley Funeral Home Ribbon Cutting that was held on Friday, October 19.
9/1/2012 - We have recently purchased Maas Funeral Home in Manito, IL. Randy
Maas has owned and operated his funeral home since 1981 and will join our staff
as a licensed funeral director. The Manito funeral home will now be known as
Maas-Hurley Funeral Home.
217 North Plum, Havana, IL 62644