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Judge Won’t Dismiss Discrimination Case Over Transgender Embalmer’s Firing

An embalmer and funeral director was fired after disclosing that she was transitioning from male to female.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2015

Funeral Home Drive-Thru (Credit/ Paradise Funeral Home in Saginaw)

Not Many Taking Offer At ‘Drive-Thru Funeral Home’

Only a couple of families have taken advantage of a new service available at a Saginaw funeral home: Drive-thru viewings.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/18/2014

Funeral Home Drive-Thru (Credit/ Paradise Funeral Home in Saginaw)

Saginaw Funeral Home To Offer ‘Drive-Thru’ Viewings Of Loved Ones

Paradise Funeral Chapel Director Ivan Phillips said that the concept started when an elderly woman was unable to attend her husband’s funeral.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/15/2014

Funeral Home Drive-Thru (Credit/ Paradise Funeral Home in Saginaw)

Funeral Home Offering Drive-Thru Viewing Window

The drive-through allows people who might not otherwise visit the funeral home to honor the deceased notes the funeral director.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/15/2014

The suspect is seen at an ATM. (Photo courtesy of Michigan State Police)

Police: Serial Burglar Targeting Homes Of The Recently Deceased

Authorities are searching for a man who appears to be targeting the homes of people who have recently died or were at a funeral for a relative.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/20/2014


‘Rent A Mourner’ Firm Supplies Professional Grievers For A Price

Ever worry that there won’t be enough sad faces at your funeral? Consider hiring some extra help.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2013

Marti Schrauben (Booking Photo)

Ex-Funeral Home Employee Pleads In Embezzlement

A former Michigan funeral home employee who authorities say embezzled nearly $500,000 from 2008 through 2010 has reached a plea deal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/09/2013

Woman Gets Jail Time In Funeral Embezzlement Case

A Michigan woman will be spending the next seven to 20 years behind bars for embezzling more than $400,000 from customers of her Bay County funeral home business.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/01/2012


Funeral Director Blames Ex For Burial Fund Foul-Up

An ex-Michigan funeral director, who received probation for mishandling $13,000 received for prepaid burials, is blaming his ex-wife for failing to put the cash into escrow.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/10/2012

$80,000 Settlement Reached Over Dropped Casket

An $80,000 settlement has been reached with a West Michigan funeral home following a claim that a woman’s casket was dropped, sending her body tumbling onto the ground.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2012