Manistee, Michigan Funeral Homes

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Manistee, Michigan Funeral Homes
706 Kosciusko Street
Manistee, Michigan 49660
(231) 723-3557
480 Water Street
Manistee, Michigan 49660
(231) 723-2602
85 Cypress Street
Manistee, Michigan 49660
(231) 723-1117
Manistee, Michigan Obituaries and News
Gerald O'Brien February 21, 2017

O'Brien, Gerald 8/7/1952 - 2/22/2017 Manistee, MI (formerly Grand Rapids) Gerald (Jerry) Joseph O'Brien Jr., 64, passed away surrounded by his family on February 22. Born in Detroit and attended Aquinas College where he met his wife, Patty, of 42 years. (MLive)

Jennifer Frances (Skura) Osmolski February 21, 2017

Jennifer Frances (Skura) Osmolski of Manistee, Michigan, died peacefully on Feb. 20, 2017 after a long fight with Alzheimer’s disease. She was 68 years old. Jennifer married Robert Osmolski on Aug. 16, 1969 at St. Casmir Church in Hammond, Indiana. (Ludington Daily News)

AAA Michigan: Statewide average gas prices fall 5 cents February 20, 2017

MANISTEE, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area drug dealer who has been in prison for 29 years for crimes when he was a teen has talked by video with the chairman of the Michigan parole board ... heroin overdose has created an obituary that openly discusses ... (Cadillac News)

Philip Wittlieff January 21, 2017

Those wishing to sign Phil’s Memory Book online may do so at www.starks-menchinger.com. Phil was born September 9, 1940, in Manistee, Michigan, to John & Victoria (Gorecki) Wittlieff. He married Mary Ann Franckowiak at St. Joseph Church in Manistee. (harborcountrynews.com)

Proposed Manistee weir collects concerns January 11, 2017

The river section is a designated Wild and Scenic River, stretches 25 miles between Tippy Dam near Wellston to Manistee Lake where it flows into Lake Michigan. The official public comment period ends Jan. 20, 2017. Comments should be sent to District ... (Traverse City Record-Eagle)


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Funeral Home Reviews
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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Detroit, Michigan
DIRECTOR AND STAFF ARE PERSONABLE, KNOWLEDGEABLE AND CONCERNED FOR YOUR NEEDS AND SPIRITUAL COMFORT. EXCELLENT SERVICES PROVIDED.
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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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Saginaw, Michigan
We have been to many funeral in the past few years in Saginaw and this place has the most caring people I have ever met. The place was clean and comfortable, no steps or stairs, pleasant rooms.
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Hesperia, Michigan
Not very Happy with Raymond Funeral Home. Was subcontracted to do Date Cuttings for him . He still owes our Company $110.00 He will not return our phone calls, ignores us. You took the money for these date cuts and now cant pay us for the work we did. Shame on you. It's really sad that you up charge these grieving people for date cuts & then cant pay people for real work they do. You could at least return phone calls.... & state why you cant pay. I hope many people read this review and Don't Use Your Services. Beware ...........
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