Immediate Need

When a death occurs

We are so sorry for your loss. If you have not already called and scheduled a meeting with us, please contact us anytime, day or night, at 1-507-289-3600. Thank you for calling upon Ranfranz and Vine during this difficult time. We consider it an honor and privilege to care for you and your family.


To better prepare yourself, we have provided you with some helpful information regarding the immediate need process.

Let us take a moment to say we are so sorry for your loss. We hope that you will find this section of our website helpful in this difficult time. If you are looking for information on what to do now that a death has occurred, this section of our site is a good place to start. It includes valuable insights on many important issues.  As always, if you would prefer to speak to someone directly, please call us.


Without a doubt, this is a difficult time for you and your loved ones. Yet, it’s comforting to know every member of the funeral home staff will be there to do their utmost to make this difficult time a little bit easier. The Funeral Director will guide you in making all the necessary decisions. It’s good to know you are not alone.

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