Karla Cole (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Businessmen Pick Up Funeral Tab For Detroit Murder Victim

It’s a problem in Michigan and across the country: people having a hard time paying for a loved one’s funeral.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/02/2013


‘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


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

Michigan Funeral Director Charged In Fraud Case

Authorities say a Michigan funeral director collected money for prepaid funerals but didn’t put the money into escrow accounts as required by law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/05/2012


Technology Brings New Funeral Services

There is a new generation managing Gramer Funeral Home locations in Clawson and Shelby Township — and they are bringing a whole new generation of products and services to the community and their clients, including incorporating social media into the funeral process.


Protesters At Military Funerals Test Free Speech (Video)

The Supreme Court takes up Wednesday a landmark case on the outer limits of free speech. The question is whether a church group has the right to protest at military funerals, even if many Americans […]