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Thank you for visiting our blog where we share helpful information pertaining to funeral service. Please visit this page often to find our latest posts.

Cooking for One …The Perfect Egg

The Wednesday before Thanksgiving, standing in the checkout line at the local market, a woman looked up and saw a man gazing longingly at her cart which was full of food. As he looked at the food, he said, “I should learn to cook.” As the conversation progressed, he shared that his wife had died awhile back, and he wa...READ MORE

Grief

Choosing Music for a Funeral

Should we play music at the funeral? What music can we play at the funeral?...READ MORE

Funerals

Who Becomes a Funeral Director?

The funeral director is often the son or daughter of a funeral director. They grew up understanding the contribution the job brings to the community. Funeral directors are helpers. It’s more than just being understanding and compassionate. Funeral directors know what to do. They can guide a family that is in disarray d...READ MORE

Funerals

What Does the Embalming Room Look Like?

Embalming takes place in a designated area of the funeral home. This space is off-limits to all but the professional staff members. Similar to a surgical suite in a hospital, the embalming room is built and furnished with hard surfaces, like tile, stainless steel, or concrete. These materials are easily cleaned and no...READ MORE

Funerals

Three Things to Include in Your Funeral Plan

Many people plan their own funeral in advance. They keep their plan on file at the funeral home of their choice so that everyone in their family knows exactly what to do when they die. Others choose a more informal route and just tell their kids what they would like to have done. In either case, there are three things...READ MORE

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Hitesman-Holdship Funeral Home
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620 N. Mitchell St.
| Cadillac, MI 49601
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Tel: 1-231-775-3433
Fosnaught-Holdship Funeral Home
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406 E. Main St. PO Box G
| Marion, MI 49665
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Tel: 1-231-743-2411
Hall-Holdship Funeral Home
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309 West Main Street, PO Box A
| Manton, MI 49663
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Tel: 1-231-824-3433
Christler Funeral Home: Prudenville Chapel
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1471 West Houghton Lake Drive
| Prudenville, MI 48651
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Tel: 1-989-366-7212
Christler Funeral Home: Houghton Lake Chapel
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6651 West Houghton Lake Drive
| Houghton Lake, MI 48629
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Tel: 1-989-422-5711
Young-Holdship Funeral Home
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403 S Pine St, PO Box 706
| Lake City, MI 49651
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Tel: 1-231-839-4334
Holdship Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services McBain
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212 E. Maple Street, PO Box 67
| McBain, MI 49657
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Tel: 1-231-825-2361

You are welcome to call us any time of the day, any day of the week, for immediate assistance. Or, visit our funeral home in person at your convenience.

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