In 1960 William "Bill" Burdan graduated from Worsham College of Mortuary Science. He, and his family settled into the Cedar Lake community in the late 70's where he founded Burdan Funeral Home. Since then, the Burdan name has been a standard fixture in the community. Bill was a member of Holy Name Catholic Church and a member of the Knights of Columbus Marion Council 3840. Prior to graduating from Worsham, Bill served in the United States Navy aboard the U.S.S. Dalgren.
Scott Burdan is a 2006 graduate of Ivy Tech School of Mortuary Science, and a 2002 graduate of Purdue University. He and his family reside in Cedar Lake where Scott is a member of Holy Name Catholic Church, a member of the Knights of Columbus Marion Council 3840, has served on the Hanover School Board, and coaches Cedar Lake Little League. While at Ivy Tech, Scott was the recipient of the following Scholastic Achievement Awards: Funeral Management, Mortuary Law, Restorative Art, and Embalming.
Gretchen Burdan is a highly involved contributor at both the funeral home and within the Cedar Lake community. She is a tenured teacher at Hanover Central Middle School, mother of four boys, serves of the Hanover Education Foundation, and fulfills administrative and management duties at Burdan Funeral Home.
Ken Puent is a graduate of Ivy Tech School of Mortuary Science. He is also a graduate of Anderson University and United Theological Seminary. In addition to being a Funeral Director, Ken is presently the Pastor of Cedar Lake United Methodist Church. Ken is a veteran of the Marine Corps and Army National Guard. As a licensed insurance agent and notary, Ken can assist with pre-planning funerals and filing claims.