Berrien County, Michigan
Funeral Homes & Directors

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Funeral homes are an excellent resource to have for finding out information on recent and not so recent loved ones.    Old time Undertakers and Funeral Directors,
along with Funeral Parlors will be added to as we locate additional information. Want to help add to this listing? Contact  us at

Old Time Undertakers & Funeral Homes/Parlors


Name of Funeral Home Profession/Description Location Era (if known)
Baitinger & Kingsley Co. Furniture & Undertaking 403 & 405 State Street, St. Joseph 1918 - city directory
Esalhorst Funeral Parlor
Mr. & Mrs. Harry E. Esalhorst
Embalmers & Directors Benton Harbor 1940's
Oliver W. Dean Undertaker/Embalmer High St., Benton Harbor Circa 1920's to late 1940's'
Frederick H Martinie Funeral Director 192 Pipestone, St. Joseph Circa 1920's thru 1930's
George H. Slaughter Undertaker Parlor/Embalmer 112 Pipestone, St. Joseph 1920 thru1930's
H. B. Connelly Funeral Home
later became the Connelly Noble
Funeral Home Three Oaks MI 1940's
D.W. G. Gaugler Undertaker Berrien Springs  
W. H. Jennings Undertaker State St., St. Joseph 1880's
Louis Kerlikowske Coroner St. Joseph 1940's
F. H Martinie & A. N. Michelson Licensed Embalmers & Funeral Directors
(see Ad below)
Conkley Block, Benton Harbor, Michigan circa 1914
Peter Weckler and his son. Undertakers (see Ad below) St Joseph Travler Herald in 1884 were mainstays in St Joseph, Michigan for many years
J. O. RoweUndertaker116 High, Benton Harbor1910
A. J. YoungUndertaker1910
H. E. PriceUndertaker105 S. 2nd., Niles1910
Paul SkallaUndertaker109 S. 3rd, Niles1910
To be continued..... - - -

Contributed by Brett Hardesty:

                                            NDL,apparently they have been in operation since 1880 and given its a closely regulated industry they may have an archive!
                                            Michigan funeral directors association 517 349 9565


Funeral Parlor And Undertaker Ads  

St Joseph Travler Herald in 1884

1914 Benton Harbor, MI


Modern Day Past & Present Funeral Homes

Name of Funeral Home Legal Address Phone Number
Allred Funeral Home 212 S Main St, Berrien Springs, MI, 49103-1132 616-471-3729
American Cremation Society Benton Harbor, MI, 49022 616-982-1900
Bereavement Resource Center Of
Florin Funeral Service
2506 Niles Ave, Saint Joseph MI 49085, 269-983-1514
Bowerman Funeral Home, 6635 E Main St, Eau Claire, MI, 49111, 616-461-4241
Boyd Funeral Home,
now Boyd-Pike Funeral Home Inc
4331 Lake St, Bridgman, MI, 49106-9510, 616-465-3239
Brown Funeral Home & Cremation, 521 E Main St, Niles MI 49120, Phone: 269-683-1155
Connelly Noble Chapel, now,
Pobocik Funeral Home Connelly-Noble Chapel,
106 Ash St E, Three Oaks, MI, 49128-1202, 616-756-3831
Davidson Funeral Home
249 E Center St, Coloma, MI, 49038-9758 616-468-3181
Dey-Florin Funeral Home 2506 Niles Ave, St Joseph, MI, 49085-1924 616-983-1514
Fairplain Chapel Of Florin Funeral Service Inc 1053 E Napier Ave, Benton Harbor, MI, 49022-3927 616-926-7222
Florin Funeral Service Inc,, 249 E Center St Coloma MI 49038 269-468-3181
Florin Funeral Service Inc,, 2506 Niles Ave Saint Joseph MI 49085 269-983-1514
Firebird Systems 2506 Niles Ave Saint Joseph MI 49085 269-983-1514
Halbritter Funeral Home 615 E Main St, Niles, MI, 49120-2619, 616-683-3000
Hoven Funeral Home 414 E Front St, Buchanan, MI, 49107-1443 616-695-2363
Hutchins Funeral Home 209 S Main St, Watervliet, MI, 49098-9352 616-463-3811
Kerley & Starks Funeral Homes 802 Main St, Saint Joseph, MI, 49085-1425 616-983-5538
Lakeshore Chapel Of Florin, 5767 Red Arrow Hwy, Stevensville, MI, 49127-1117, 616-429-6161
Legacy Family Funeral Services 8747 US 31 N Berrien Springs MI 49103 269-471-2700
Pifer-Smith Funeral Home Inc 521 E Main St, Niles, MI, 49120-2617, 616-683-1155
Robbins Brothers Funeral Home, 204 S Fair Ave, Benton Harbor, MI, 49022-7231, 616-927-3181
Smith-Starks Funeral Home, 15 N Barton St, New Buffalo, MI, 49117-1854, 616-469-2233
Summerfeld Smith Family Funeral Home , 15 N Barton Street, New Buffalo, MI 49117 269- 469-2233
Starks & Menchinger Family Funeral Home, 2650 Niles Rd, St Joseph MI 49035, 269-556-9450
Swem Funeral Home, 301 W Front St, Buchanan, MI, 49107-1212, 616-695-6881


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