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Auburn, Michigan Funeral Homes
312 West Midland Road
Auburn, Michigan 48611
(989) 662-4711
Auburn, Michigan Obituaries and News
Williams, Hazel Croft February 16, 2017

Survivors include: seven children, Elbert Gary of Cleveland, OH, Gloria Duncan Kidd-Sutton of Detroit, MI, Billie Gary of New York, Lucius (Annett) Williams, Jr. of Cleveland, OH, Sarah Buchanan of Auburn, AL, Hazel Gale (James) Albright of Cleveland ... (Opelika-Auburn News)

Unusually warm winter has snowbirds flocking to South MS February 13, 2017

For these golfers, including Jim Kovanda, of Michigan, the deals don't stop there ... or talk suggestively to Carolyn Bryant Donham on that day 61 years ago. The obituary describes a series of unsavory acts and even derides his military service saying ... (WLOX 13)

Detroit Tigers, Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch dies at age 87 February 11, 2017

Ilitch is survived by his wife, seven adult children, 22 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be private, but plans are being made for the public to pay respects. Trister reported from Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Lincoln Journal Star)

James F. Zolinski January 30, 2017

He worked at Tupes of Saginaw until he moved to Auburn in 1980. He retired from Chase Design in Skaneateles, N.Y. He was inducted into the Army on Dec. 2, 1954 and discharged on Nov. 30, 1956 and was stationed at Fort Gordon, Ga. Jim was a Michigan State ... (Auburnpub)

Auburn not interested in practicing overseas like Michigan January 27, 2017

Don't expect Auburn to be making any trips overseas for spring practice, as Michigan has scheduled in Italy this April. Auburn coach Gus Malzahn said he's "not at all" considering conducting practices abroad and has personally never been to Italy. (Al.com)


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Funeral Home Reviews
Walled Lake, Michigan
what wonderful people i can't say enough about the wonderful service and care they provided our family at the passing of our wonderful Leah
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Saginaw, Michigan
Good experience, better than expected from what I have been through with other places. Cost less than expected too. Wish we had gone there with previous deaths in family.
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Iron Mountain, Michigan
Thank you for caring for my brother Dwight Henley I will miss him, he was far away from alabama. Nancy Henley is a nice wife to Dwight, Peace be to Nancy & Dwight. Happy holidays to eveyone. thank you
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Battle Creek, Michigan
My father passed in July. When the funeral home directors came to collect his remains, I informed them that I – as next of kin – should be consulted regarding the arrangements, as opposed to my stepsister. The following day my husband and I went to the funeral home to finalize arrangements for my father’s services. The director assigned to us, Andrew Emerson, told us that my stepsister had the authority, through legal documents, to make all the decisions regarding my father’s services. After having been asked to produce those papers, he consulted with his supervisor and returned with a Durable Power of Attorney appointing my stepsister as my father’s agent. He told us that his supervisor reviewed the document, and the document did NOT apply to the funeral arrangements. (The document includes “However, the POA ceases at the moment of the death of the principal.”) All through the discussion regarding the arrangements, Mr. Emerson kept referring to my stepsister. I told him very clearly that what my stepsister had proposed had no bearing on the matter, and further, that my stepsister’s family should make arrangements for a separate memorial service, because the funeral was to be a quiet remembrance for my father’s biological family and friends. Mr. Emerson offered to contact my stepsister regarding my wishes, and I accepted. The following day I spoke with Mr. Emerson. He told me he had contacted my stepsister and that she understood the arrangements were out of her hands, and that my stepsister said her family would be attending the funeral. I informed Mr. Emerson that attendance was unacceptable, and that I would inform my stepsister personally so that the information would be accurately conveyed. I left a very clear message on my stepsister’s voicemail that the funeral was for my father’s biological family and friends, and suggested that my stepsister’s family conduct a separate memorial service. In that way, she could have total control over the arrangements at her services, and there would not be any drama at my father’s funeral. I know my stepsister received the information, because her niece commented on the matter to my son via Facebook. When the pastor I selected as officiate came to visit, he told me he had visited with my stepsister regarding the services. Why my stepsister was informed of my choice of officiate is beyond my understanding. Throughout our conversation, it became clear that my stepsister had given him information regarding the relationship between her and me that was irrelevant to the situation. In the end, the eulogy revolved around my stepsister’s family, and the pastor stumbled awkwardly over the information I provided to give comfort to my aunts and uncles. This would not have happened had the funeral home not provided information to my stepsister. When my family and I arrived at the funeral home the day of the services, I found the chapel full of items brought by my stepsister. I informed Mr. Emerson that most of those items were to be removed. At that point, Mr. Emerson informed me that my stepsister’s family would be attending the services. Another employee of the funeral home inserted herself into the conversation and told me I could not pick and choose who could attend the funeral, because I didn’t specify that the services were to be private. At no point during the planning stage did anyone at the funeral home advise me of the possibility of making the services private! Next, Mr. Emerson told me three persons would be delivering tributes to my father. This was the first time I had been informed of this decision. At the end of the services, I had planned to announce that friends and family were welcome to attend a dinner in my father’s honor at a local restaurant. Because of all the last minute surprises, I was at a loss for how to make the announcement, and there was confusion on the part of the pastor and Mr. Emerson as to who was to make the announcement. As a result, there were twelve people attending an affair arranged for 40 people. Due to the circumstances, it was necessary for me to pay as though all 40 were in attendance. (The restaurant did give me a slight discount due to the lack of attendees.) The appreciation cards provided for mailing after the services referenced only “friends” – nothing about family. I was not consulted on the selection of sentiments in the card. I believe funeral home put my stepsister’s wishes above mine because the president of the company (although now deceased?) used to be a neighbor of my stepsister, and his daughter, who also works at the company, was a playmate of my stepsister when she was young.
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Baldwin, Michigan
Avoid this place if you can. My sister-in-law used this place and wow, they don t know what they are doing. She went in to make arrangements and they took her into the embalming room to look for something!!! Unprofessional. As the funeral ended at the cemetery, the funeral director handed her the bill and went over the charges!! This should have waited. Come on, right after she buried her dad. UNPROFESSIONAL!. Then to top it off, the death certificate was filled out incorrectly. Copies had been made and distributed to several agencies. Then it was discovered the SS number had been her mothers!! WOW talk about incompetence. They need to take a course on dealing with customers and how to run a funeral home. Go to Reed City instead.
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