Rich traditions, proud history

Families have been placing their trust in us for generations. We have always made outstanding service our #1 priority and are honored to serve you since 1879.



Since 1879, Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes have been committed to serving Rochester and the surrounding communities with excellence and pride. In the fine tradition of our predecessors, we will continue to adhere to the highest standards of our profession – providing services, counseling, and care to all families, regardless of financial position, religion, or race.


  • 1879 – Vine Funeral Home was founded by Earl A. Vine and located on South Broadway in downtown Rochester
  • 1929 – Founded by R.C. Ranfranz and Mr. Schuman in the dearly termed “The Old Crowl Hat Building”
  • 1979 – The old Assembly of God Church located on Elton Hills Drive became the new home of Ranfranz Funeral Home
  • 2003 – Ranfranz Funeral Home and Vine Funeral Home consolidated and became Ranfranz and Vine located to where its home is today

We pledge to continually grow as individuals and professionals through education, community service, and hard work. You will find that our staff is dedicated to helping our families & friends as they deal with the loss of a loved one. We also stand ready to help those who would like to prepare their wishes for the future benefit of their families.

Ranfranz and Vine has been, is, and always will be focused on the needs of those we serve. If we can be of assistance to you, please contact us or stop by any of our locations to speak with one of our caring staff.

Care, Commitment, and Compassion. Our funeral directors are here for you 24/7.