Every person is unique and special in their own way. While the task of selecting a casket or urn can be a difficult one, we offer a wide selection to ensure that you can select a piece that suits your needs. We also offer a wide range of keepsakes and stationary items to help you commemorate the memory of your loved one.
Rapid City's local florists can arrange a beautiful bought to honor your loved one.
Edstrom & Rooks Funeral Services at Serenity Springs
Owned & Operated by
Charlie and Rose Rooks
Dwight and JoAnn Edstrom
Our Rapid City funeral home is committed to creating a personalized memorial service to celebrate the life of a loved one.Our Facility
The stunning architecture of our funeral home provides the ideal setting to honor a loved one. From private family areas to a room featuring a state-of-the-art digital screen, our tranquil chapel provides family and friends with a peaceful, inviting space in which to say goodbye.
At Edstrom & Rooks Funeral Services at Serenity Springs, we are dedicated to creating a meaningful and personalized tribute to commemorate the life of your loved one. We have a tradition of providing compassion, personal attention and professionalism throughout the Black Hills community.
As a family-owned and operated funeral home, our commitment is to help families through their bereavement and provide a peaceful and tranquil environment. We work with family and friends to create a personal and unique memorial that celebrates and honors the life of their loved one.
We are also a proud member of the South Dakota Funeral Directors Association and the National Funeral Directors Association.
For more than two decades, Charlie Rooks has been providing high quality and compassionate memorial services to the Black Hills and Pine Ridge communities. He has also been involved with the development and acquisitions of various funeral homes since 1987.
Charlie received a bachelors of arts in criminal justice from Chadron State College in 1980 and a bachelor of science degree in mortuary science from the University of Minnesota in 1987. He married New Jersey native Rose Szathmary in August 1979 and they have six children: Ryan, Eugene, Sean, Natalie, John-Paul and Gracie.
Rose (Szathmary) Rooks
Rose received her bachelor of science in physical education from the University of Kansas in 1977. She has spent the last 30 years being a dedicated homemaker and partner in the development and acquisitions of the various funeral home service projects in which the Rooks' have been involved.
Dwight and JoAnn Edstrom
Manager / Co-owner
Serving Rapid City and Black Hills families for more than 30 years, Dwight Edstrom has an extensive background in the compassion and dedication that is needed for the funeral home business. Having previously worked for Osheim and Schmidt, Dwight is now a co-owner and the manager of Edstrom and Rooks Funeral Services at Serenity Springs.
Dwight's wife, JoAnn, retired as the Raw Materials Manager with Black Hills Gold after 27 years of employment. Well known for their generosity and talent to assist others, Dwight and JoAnn have been involved in a variety of civic organizations throughout the years. Together they have six children, fifteen grandchildren and two great grandsons.