In accordance with current regulations a Private Funeral Service for Alistair Shanks will be held on WEDNESDAY (August 12) at 11 am. If you would like to view the service live go to: www.williamfarmer.com.au Password will be: 0075
Welcome to William Farmer
Established in 1873, we have had the honour of serving the Bendigo and surrounding communities for over 140 years. Our continued commitment to funeral care will ensure; our support to families and our service is personal, professional and dignified to help celebrate a 'life well lived'.
Available 24 hours a day, every day, our experienced team of funeral directors are here to guide and support you every step of the way. We are dedicated to the needs of every family and can provide advice on all aspects of funeral services, pre-planning and bereavement care.
When you call on us, we will be here to assist you.
Planning ahead with a pre-paid or pre-arranged funeral makes good sense and can be a very simple process. This thoughtful consideration allows you to choose the service you want and can be as detailed or as simple as you would like. It can also save family members from unnecessary stress, decision-making and cost concerns.
Support & Resources
Our website has been designed because we know arranging a funeral can be can be a difficult, emotional and sometimes unexpected task, therefor we hope that you find extensive information on our services, care and support we offer our families. It also contains information regarding current funerals in our care and a virtual tour.
Start the conversation with 'Your Story'
Our ‘Your Story’ booklet can be completed by you or your family with stories and memories. These can be retold or kept as a memoir.
This booklet allows an insight into a person's life and what shaped them. Download our 'Your Story' booklet to help with your goodbye.
Funerals In Our Care
Peacefully at Swan Hill on August 5, 2020. In her 104th year Loved daughter of the late Caroline and Carl Dohnt. Cherished sister of the late Ollie and Max. Fondly remembered by her extended family. In accordance with current regulations a Private Funeral Service will be held.
10.03.1940 – 06.08.2020 Sudden passing On Thursday morning we lost our beautiful husband, dad, and Poppy. Much loved husband of Lesley, adored father of Angie & Paula, Colin & Greg, cherished Poppy of Mitchell, Emma, Garth, Clara and Lucy and friend of Tony. Alan will be remembered as a generous, loving, gentleman,…
Passed away suddenly on July 30, 2020 with his parents by his side. Aged 21 years Loved and loving son of Mark and Keryn. Adored grandson of Joan (dec.) and Barry, Bette and Alan (both dec.), and dear nephew of Megan and Rob, Ralph and Marie, Janne, Roz and Trevor, Dianne and Victor. Beloved nephew…
In accordance with current regulations a Private Funeral Service for Elaine Dawn Matthews will be held on THURSDAY (August 6) at 11 am. If you would like to view the service live go to: www.williamfarmer.com.au/elainematthews
01/03/1928 – 02/08/2020 Passed away peacefully at Bendigo. Much loved husband to Margaret (dec.) for 60 years. Loved father of Graeme and Ian (dec.), father-in-law of Vicki and Louise. Much loved Pop of Stuart (dec.), Tegan, Corinna and Heath, Steven, Sherie and Jase. A wonderful “Old Pop” to Nikyah, Charlize, Taylin, Jaymz and Broden. …
Dear Andrew, I would like to express my great appreciation for the manner in which you assisted me and my family in farewelling and celebrating my Grandmother. Your patience, kindness, gentleness and understanding was just what was needed. There is something sweet about coming across someone who is just right for their vocation. Many Thanks. P.S. I was touched to receive the grief booklet before receiving the invoice. Very thoughtful also.