Stephanie Deiters - Funeral Director and Owner
Growing up in Washington, lIlinois, Stephanie is a graduate of Washington Community High School and Southern Illinois University. After working as a funeral director/embalmer in East Peoria and Peoria for several years, and teaching at the Carl Sandburg Mortuary Science Program in Galesburg, IL, Stephanie was blessed with the opportunity to build her own funeral home in 1999.
With additions of a second location and a facility dedicated to cremation, the business was expanded. Deiters Pet Services and Pet Crematory was also added in 2008, where hundred of families continue to entrust their non-human family members to her care each year.
In 2017, Stephanie decided to focus on the needs of her core business and values, by selling the East Peoria funeral home facility. Today, she is focused on providing the best funeral service care in the central Illinois area.
Stephanie is a member of several organizations, both professional and personal. She is most proud of her recent accomplishments on the Illinois Funeral Directors Association Board, where she served for 6 years, including serving as the President in 2015-16. She is also a member of the National Funeral Directors Association and the Carl Sandburg Mortuary Science Program Advisory Board. She attends both St. Patrick Church in Washington and Sacred Heart Church in Peoria.
A mom of 5 amazing children, ranging in age from 11-22, she also enjoys travel, golf, baking, gardening, cheering on the Green Bay Packers, reading, and spending time with friends.
What Matters to You, Matters to Her!