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Stay up to date on the latest Michigan Memorial Funeral Home and Park news and updates.

Donations for Children
November 20 , 2018

This Holiday Season, help us make a difference in the lives of local children

We are collecting gloves, hats, and scarves for children in local schools.  We've teamed up with the Rotary Club of Huron Township to collect and distribute these items.Please bring all items by DECEMBER 14, 2018 to:

Michigan Memorial Funeral Home

Where Do The Swans Go in the Winter?
October 30 , 2018

“Where do the swans go in the winter?”
Would you believe this is the most frequently asked question at Michigan Memorial Park? "Read more" for the answer to this question and other fun swan facts!

Annual Fishing Derby hosted by Rotary Club
July 06 , 2017

The annual Fishing Derby was held at Michigan memorial Park for 24 special-needs kids from Southgate Community School District.


Michigan Memorial Park receives Recognition as Monarch Waystation
March 22 , 2017

Monarch Watch awards Michigan Memorial Park certification acknowledging that Michigan Memorial will be an official Monarch Waystation by creating and maintaining a Waystation that contributes to Monach conservation and migration in North America, by providing milkweeds, nectar plants and shelter for Monarchs throughout their annual cycle of reproduction and migration.

Michigan Memorial Funeral Home and Park Featured in Downriver Profile Magazine
November 08 , 2016

Michigan Memorial Funeral Home and Michigan Memorial Park are proud to have been featured in this Summer's edition of The Downriver Profile magazine. Read the article here.

Michigan Memorial Park introduces "Free Little Library"
October 31 , 2016

Michigan Memorial Park is proud to introduce our "Free Little Library" which allows visitors to borrow books with the hope that they will leave a different book in return.  The goal of the library is to promote literacy.

The library works on the honor system and Michigan Memorial hopes that those who come to visit the Park will enjoy this added benefit.

October 31 , 2016

Michigan Memorial Park (MMP) recently celebrated its 90th anniversary by dedicating a new feature honoring founder Judge William (Willie) M. Heston who established the over 300 acre park-like cemetery in 1926. Today, MMP is one of Michigan's largest independent cemeteries and is still owned and operated by the Heston family, with six generations represented at the ceremony.

Michigan Memorial Funeral Home Plans to Expand
June 14 , 2016

Michigan Memorial Funeral Home is planning an 11,000 square foot addition to the funeral home later this year.