Welcome to Sassmann's Chapel

"Here when you need us most."

We have proudly served the families of the Belle and Bland Communities since 1920.
Our experienced and compassionate staff of funeral directors help families celebrate life with dignity and respect.

We provide a variety of service offerings designed to meet your family's customs and traditions, including:
*Traditional funerals*
*Memorial services*  
*Graveside ceremonies*  
*Basic and full service cremation options*

We own and operate our own crematory, so your loved one never leaves our care
*Collaboration with out of town funeral homes*  
*Grief support*  

We understand that the passing of a loved one is a difficult time.

If you have any questions while viewing this site, or are in immediate need of our services,
please contact our Belle Chapel at (573) 859-3712 or our Bland Chapel at (573) 646-3377.

FEMA Covid Funeral Expense Reimbursement Information

Who is Eligible?
  • To be eligible for funeral assistance, the following conditions must be met:

  • The death must have occurred in the United States, including the U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia.

  • The death certificate must indicate the death was attributed to COVID-19.

  • The applicant must be a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national, or qualified alien who incurred funeral expenses after January 20, 2020.

  • There is no requirement for the deceased person to have been a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national, or qualified alien.

How to Apply?

COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Line Number
Applications begin on April 12, 2021
844-684-6333 | TTY: 800-462-7585
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Central Time

If you had COVID-19 funeral expenses, we encourage you to keep and gather documentation. Types of information should include:

  • An official death certificate that attributes the death directly or indirectly to COVID-19 and shows that the death occurred in the United States, including the U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia. If a death certificate needs to be amended, please contact the signing physician or coroner – the funeral home cannot assist with this amendment. A copy of a death certificate may be obtained by visiting any county health department in Missouri.

  • Funeral expenses documents(receipts, funeral home contract, etc.) that includes the applicant’s name, the deceased person’s name, the amount of funeral expenses, and the dates the funeral expenses happened.

  • Proof of funds received from other sourcesspecifically for use toward funeral costs. FEMA is unable to duplicate benefits received from burial or funeral insurance (this does not include term or whole life insurance policies), financial assistance received from voluntary agencies, government agencies, or other sources.

How Funds are Received?

If you are eligible for funeral assistance you will receive a check by mail, or funds by direct deposit, depending on which option you choose when you apply for assistance

What Families Are Saying About Us

I would like to thank Kenny Dishman and the support staff for helping our family through this difficult time. Everything was handled very professionally and completely. Kenny helped us through the process and didn't miss a step. Thank you, thank you.
Jeff Becker April 2, 2020
To the entire staff of SASSMANS FUNERAL Chapel I would like to sent a BIG THANK YOU,during the lose of my Mom, Deloris Heck...Kenny you were Super during all right from the beginning deal with my Sister, my Brother and Myself. The paperwork, our choices and the assistance from you and Dakota in the middle of the night to everyone's satisfaction of service to my assistance at the wet graveside. To All of You a Heartfelt Thank You Again. It will never be forgotten. (Sis) Elaine. And the Entire Deloris (Luecke) Heck family!!!! SHE'S ONLY GONE UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN IN HEAVEN!!!
Elaine Buchka July 1, 2018
Our family’s experience working with Sassman’s Funeralhome was excellent. We were treated with respect and compassion and guided to what resulted in a dignified and meaningful tribute to our beloved family member. A special “thanks” goes out to Mr. Kenny Dishman, Mr. Dakota Rehmert, and Mr. Kevin Runge
Naumann January 21, 2018

locations we serve

Sassmann's Chapel

belle Location »

207 Linn Avenue
Belle, MO 65013

bland Location »

107 Ray St,
Bland, MO 65014