Gorsline-Runciman Co (Lansing Chapel)

900 East Michigan Avenue
Lansing, Michigan 48912
Ingham County
(517) 482-1533

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The Gorsline-Runciman Co (Lansing Chapel) is one of the funeral homes in Lansing, Michigan. Listed below are other funeral homes, memorial chapels, mortuaries, and funeral service providers in Lansing, Michigan and Ingham County.

Lansing, Michigan Obituaries and News
Lorna Ball Dunn, 94 July 11, 2016

and a memorial service will be held on Monday, Aug. 15, at noon at Gorsline Runciman Ball Dunn Chapel ... Springs, MI 49740 in memory of Lorna. The family is being served by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 1730 E. Grand River Ave., East Lansing. (Petoskey News)

Lorna Dunn July 07, 2016

She was preceded in death by her husband, Glen ("Bud") and is survived by her daughter, Deborah (Michael) Harrison of East Lansing ... MI 49740 in memory of Lorna. The family is being served by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes Ball-Dunn Chapel. (Harbor Light)

James Riley Sr., Riley Funeral Home founder, dies at 93 July 01, 2016

But a co-worker at the post ... It took a lot of time to win acceptance." The Lansing community had been going to established funeral homes at that time, which were the same ones that are in the area now - Gorsline Runciman, Estes-Leadley and Palmer ... (Lansing State Journal)

Obituaries 2011 Archive: November 5 - November 18 June 28, 2016

MANISTIQUE, MICHIGAN: Ruby Nell Brawner, 77, died November 11, 2011, at the Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique. Funeral services are 12 p.m., Thursday, November 17, at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Home, 900 E. Michigan Ave, Lansing, Michigan. (Daily Star)

Former LSJ editor Hal Fildey dies June 01, 2016

He was born on Dec. 4, 1929, in St. Johns and moved to Lansing as a child. Fildey graduated from Eastern High School in 1947. He earned a scholarship and attended the University of Michigan ... Thursday at Gorsline Runciman's East Lansing chapel. (Lansing State Journal)


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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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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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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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Sparta, Michigan
Nothing like making a difficult time harder. My friend was buried yesterday and Tom, the owner of this funeral home told the deceased's best friend that he was going to hell and that he, as well as myself and other friends and family members were not welcome at the burial per the request of people that did not pay for the services. Later they apologized and said they didn't realize who had paid them but its too late. My friend is in the ground and we did not get to attend the burial.
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