Vermeulen Funeral Homes

980 N Newburgh Rd
Westland, Michigan 48185
Wayne County
(734) 326-1300

Check with Vermeulen Funeral Homes about which type of funeral services and products the funeral home, mortuary or memorial chapel provide at their Westland, Michigan location.

Contact the Vermeulen Funeral Homes Funeral Director to ensure the services they provide match your personal needs. Call the Funeral Director at (734) 326-1300.

If there is a religious preference, make sure that Vermeulen Funeral Homes can accommodate your religious practices before, during and after the funeral ceremony and at any graveside service.



The Vermeulen Funeral Homes is one of the funeral homes in Westland, Michigan. Listed below are other funeral homes, memorial chapels, mortuaries, and funeral service providers in Westland, Michigan and Wayne County.

Westland, Michigan Obituaries and News
Widely-respected sports official Joe Kavulich passes away December 31, 2014

“He was talking about retiring, and I knew I was going to be missing more games to watch Kayla [Mike’s daughter, who is a standout distance runner at Michigan State ... from 2-8 p.m. at the Vermeulen-Sajewski Funeral Home, 46401 W. (usatodayhss.com)

Irving Russell Johns December 30, 2014

He attended Negaunee Public Schools and Northern State Teachers College, which is now Northern Michigan University from ... The family has entrusted funeral arrangements with Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center. Get all the news. (Ludington Daily News)

Detroit LGBTQ community mourns passing of transgender man December 25, 2014

There will be a showing on December 29 at the LJ Griffin Funeral Home located at 8809 Wayne Road in Livonia, Michigan. Ralko's funeral will be held at 7707 Middlebelt Rd Westland, Michigan 48185 on December 30 at 10:30 am. According to Niedzwiecki ... (Windy City Media Group)

Westland security guard robbed at gunpoint December 22, 2014

Reward raised to $100,000 for info on who killed Paige Stalker Reward raised to $100,000 for info on who killed Paige Stalker With Crime Stoppers of Michigan already offering ... as a family is trapped in their home on Woodbine Street after a tree falls ... (MyFox Philadelphia)

Fundraiser set to pay for Westland boy’s funeral December 19, 2014

A fundraiser is being organized to help cover funeral costs for a Westland youth ... Will Funeral Home in Wayne at cost. “This family is in such a bad place, they have lost their son,” Shuh said. Head of the Michigan Tears Foundation Chapter, which ... (Observer & Eccentric Newspapers)


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Funeral Home Reviews
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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Niles, Michigan
Couldn't have been cared for better
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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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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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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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