Lynn E. Saunders
Retired - Owner & Director
Born and raised in Harvard, Illinois, Lynn E. Saunders graduated from the University of Illinois College of Pharmacy in 1971. That same year, he married his wife Carol and began working as a Registered Pharmacist for Richardson Pharmacy in Harvard. In 1981, Lynn decided to enter the funeral profession and enrolled in mortuary school. He graduated in 1983 from Worsham College of Mortuary Science, and after a year of internship, became a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer in 1984. Along with his father L. Ben Saunders and Kevin B. McFarlin, the firm of Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home, Ltd. was formed. Lynn continues to operate the funeral home today.
Besides his wife Carol, Lynn has a daughter Christine, a son Michael, and his first grandchild born April 3, 2006: Adelynn; Michael is currently working as a licensed funeral director and embalmer at the funeral home.
Lynn is active in the Harvard Rotary Club, Trinity Lutheran Church, the Illinois and National Funeral Directors Association, and is on the board of directors of Mt. Auburn Cemetery. He is past president of the McHenry County Funeral Directors Association, and he enjoys golf, bowling, and traveling.