NEW?ULM - Minnesota Valley Funeral Home distributed dividend checks last week to families that had funerals with the association during the past year.
More than $4,000 was paid back in dividends to those families.
According to General Manager Bruce Savoy, the dividends are part of the profits that the association realized this past year. The balance of the profits will be paid back at a time in the future determined by the association's board of directors.
Minnesota Valley Funeral Home operates as a cooperative. It has chapels in New Ulm, Gibbon, and Nicollet. Staff includes Savoy and licensed directors David Goplin and Peter Macho. For more information, call 507-354-2312.