Serving Families since 1864 and in St. Matthews for over 70 years.

Funeral Home Louisville, KY Gatterman Funeral Home

In 1938 John B. Gatterman decides to open a second funeral home in Louisville's emerging east end community of St. Matthews. He ask two sons, Carl and John Jr. to operate the new facility and it opened in 1939.

This new business grew along with St. Matthews and Carl and John added on and remodeled the original building several times over the years. Now under the direction of Carl's sons and grandsons, Ratterman Bros. has just completed its latest update to make the spacious surroundings even more comfortable for the families it serves.

The Gatterman family, now in its fifth generation of service, has taken care of thousands of families with compassionate care for nearly 150 years The Gattermans know that families need to have confidence in experienced professionals in a comfortable and dignified settings at this most difficult time.

The newly decorated Lexington Road home now offers spacious and elegant visitation rooms for their families.The Gattermans serve families of all faiths and provide a full range of funeral services from cremation with ceremony to
the more traditional funeral and pre-need arrangements.


Some Important Things You Should Know

Gattermans is not part of a regional or national funeral conglomerate headquartered outside the Commonwealth of Kentucky. We are family owned and operated funeral homes that have been faithfully serving needs of Louisville area families since 1864. We serve families of all faiths. We are committed to honoring the traditions unique customs of all individuals with professionalism, respect, integrity and compassion.

We provide worldwide service; modern and tasteful appointed facilities; customized funeral, burial, cremation and memorial service options;
pre-planning arrangement options; Continuing Care Services; headstone and grave markers; grief and bereavement lending library of books and videotapes; Memorial Video Tribute Service; monthly support group meetings - free to everyone; and we sponsor a Community Service of Remembrance program. 

Please contact us with any questions you may have. Answers and advice are always free.

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