Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home

Our beautiful funeral home offers comfort, convenience, and attractive surroundings.

Everything has been designed with you in mind, including a beautiful chapel, a variety of tastefully appointed rooms for family and visitors to gather, and a large, well-lit parking area.

Recent Reviews

Exceptional service, patience and understanding was shown from each and every staff member we had contact with. We were treated kindly form the moment of first contact. 
~ Tina   A. - 10/1/2018
Not only were we clueless about this situation, Deb and Sam guided us, gave us their professional opinion when e asked questions, and let us make the final decision for our loved one. 
~ Willie   S. - 9/18/2018
During one of the hardest times of our lives they were very kind and respectful. Extremely happy with the quality of service and the staff! Thank you for the kindness you all shared and most of all the respect. 
~ Martha   C. - 8/27/2018
I just went to say that the entire staff was extremely helpfu. Barb Wunder went above and beyond . I wish there were more words to say the extend Barb Wunder went to help. Making sure that everything was set properly. Can’t forget Mr Sam. His concern of making sure everything was going smoothly . My son and I extend our most grateful thanks for all of your help. Thank you so much
~ Helga   C. - 7/12/2018

Junction City Chapel

For more than a century, providing compassionate funeral care has been the Penwell-Gabel tradition, and we have been proudly serving Junction City families since 1990.

Over the years, our professional staff has served generations of Junction City families with compassion and care, and we are committed to the well-being of our community.

(785) 762-3131
203 N Washington St.
Junction City, KS 66441

Reception Rooms

Reception Rooms Junction City

Our reception rooms offer a beautiful, convenient place to gather before or after a funeral or memorial service. Just a few steps down the hall from our main chapel, your family and guests will appreciate the time to share memories and spend time together, without the need to travel to another venue.

You can bring in your own refreshments or select one of our catering packages. Custom menus are also available. Please give us a call for more information, or download our information flyer.

Our Staff

Managing Funeral Director
Sam Steiner

When we promise to provide you with quality funeral and cremation services at a fair price, the cornerstone of that promise is our caring, professional staff.

Managing Funeral Director Sam Steiner has been a proud member of the Penwell-Gabel family for more than fifteen years. Sam has three sons ranging in ages from 10-18, and is very involved with their schools and activities. Sam is active in the Noon Rotary Club and his church and is a member of the Elks Lodge #1037 in Junction City and the Washburn University Alumni Association. He is also a district director for the Kansas Funeral Directors Association and a board member for the Geary Community Health Care Foundation.