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    MIKE LALE   Fort Smith, Arkansas

    MIKE LALE of Fort Smith, AR died January 9, 2022 at the age of 72. He was a retired funeral direc-tor and embalmer for the Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home.

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    WM. ROWEN GRANT, JR   Mebane, North Carolina

    WM. ROWEN GRANT JR of Mebane, NC former-ly of Southampton, PA died January 6, 2022 at the age of 89. A fourth-generation funeral director, he worked at the Wm. Rowen Grant Funeral Home, which his grandfather established in the 1870's. Up-on his retirement, Grant Jr moved to North Carolina with his family and worked for the McClure Funeral Service in Graham and Mebane for many years as a funeral director and lay minister. He graduated from the...

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    RAYMOND JOSEPH HARTMAN , JR   Taneytown, Maryland

    RAYMOND JOSEPH HARTMAN JR of Taney-town, MD died January 6, 2022 at the age of 83. A licensed funeral director and embalmer, he began employment with Hubbard Funeral Home in 1956 and in 1975 he was named manager and president of Hubbard's. In 1998, Hartman became a full-time consultant to this business founded by his father-in-law, Howard H. Hubbard. He continued to work for the company until his retirement in 2003, serving almost forty-seven...

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    THOMAS REDMOND "TOM" SHEPHERD   Henderson, North Carolina

    THOMAS REDMOND "TOM" SHEPHERD of Henderson, NC died December 30, 2021. He was a third-generation funeral director at his family's busi-ness, Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors from 1965 until his health issues prevented his active in-volvement.

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    DEAN FLETCHER LADUSAU   Enid, Oklahoma

    DEAN FLETCHER LADUSAU of Enid, OK died December 29, 2021 at the age of 96. He worked for Henninger-Allen Funeral Home for twenty-three years as a licensed funeral director and ambulance driver. Upon leaving employment with Henninger-Allen, Ladusau partnered with Jack Evans, and in 1970 built and operated Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home, where he worked until the age of eighty-eight when his health forced him to retire. A graduate of the Cincinnati...

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    LAFAYETTE GATLING , SR   Chicago, Illinois

    LAFAYETTE GATLING SR of Chicago, IL died December 28, 2021 at the age of 81. A South Side funeral director, he built Gatling's Chapels in 1986. In 2007, Gatling opened a second location in South Holland, which he owned and operated. He impacted the funeral home business across the country by be-coming one of the first to hold drive-thru viewing.

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    WAYNE ARTHUR SCHEWE , JR   Joliet, Illinois

    WAYNE ARTHUR SCHEWE JR of Joliet, IL died December 27, 2021 at the age of 51. A funeral direc-tor and embalmer for twenty-eight years, he worked for multiple funeral homes in the area before owning his own funeral and cremation service. Schewe re-ceived his Bachelors degree in mortuary science from the Worsham College of Mortuary Science.

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    BRIAN EDWARD LAURENT , SR   Naples, Florida

    BRIAN EDWARD LAURENT SR of Naples, FL died December 22, 2021 at the age of 52. A licensed funeral director, he began his career in Bedford, MA before relocating to southwestern Florida to work at Fuller Funeral Home and Cremation Center. Laurent graduated from the New England institute of Mortuary Science in Boston.

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    JOHN DANIEL TERRY   Hindman, Kentucky

    JOHN DANIEL TERRY of Hindman, KY died De-cember 21, 2021 at the age of 73. He served the people of Eastern Kentucky as funeral director and owner of Hindman Funeral Services for over fifty years. Terry was also a longtime insurance agent with Investors Heritage Life Insurance Company. A founder of Mountain Memory Gardens, Bethel Me-morial Mausoleum and Terry Memorials, he served the Knott County Coroner's office for forty years as coroner and...

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    GERALD D. "JERRY" LUCIA   Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania

    GERALD D. "JERRY" LUCIA of Mt. Pleasant, PA died December 17, 2021 at the age of 76. A member of the Allegheny County Funeral Directors Association, he was employed by the Klocek Burial Vault Company in Mt. Pleasant. Lucia was currently working at the Mt. Pleasant Removal Service.

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    JOE WHITE BAILEY   Greenville, Ohio

    JOE WHITE BAILEY of Greenville, OH formerly of Arcanum and Versailles, OH died December 16, 2021 at the age of 84. A licensed funeral director and embalmer, he was first employed by the Rutherford Funeral Homes of Columbus and Worthington. From 1965 to 1979, Bailey was employed by the C.J. Miller & Sons Funeral Home in Greenville as a licensed mortician. In October of 1979 Bailey and his wife purchased the Miller-Hill Funeral Home in Ver-sailles...

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    JEAN LOUISE LEWANDOWSKI POLAND   Conway, Pennsylvania

    JEAN LOUISE LEWANDOWSKI POLAND of Conway, PA died December 16, 2021 at the age of 71. A 1984 graduate of the Pittsburgh Institute of Mor-tuary Science, she worked alongside her husband, the late James Walter "J.W." Poland at the Poland Fu-neral Home, Inc in Conway for thirty-five years. After his death in 2014, she continued as owner, funeral director and supervisor until 2019.

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    JOHN ARTHUR CHARLES DAHLKE   Weyauwega, Wisconsin

    JOHN ARTHUR CHARLES DAHLKE of Weyau-wega, WI died December 14, 2021 at the age of 82. A licensed funeral director, he started his professional career in 1965 when he joined the Bauer Funeral Home in Weyauwega. Two years later, Dahlke part-nered with Wes Fenske and Dave Rusch to purchase the Bauer Funeral Home and form Cline-Hanson-Dahlke Funeral Home with locations in Weyauwega and Manawa. He also operated the Cline-Hanson-Dahlke Furniture Store...

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    GEORGE W DAVIS   Danville, Virginia

    GEORGE W. DAVIS of Danville, VA died Decem-ber 11, 2021 at the age of 92. He began his career in the funeral industry working for his aunt at McKee Funeral Home and then went on to work at Colbert Funeral Home in Gretna for a short time. After re-ceiving his funeral directors' licenses in 1964, he be-gan working for Swicegood Funeral Home as a funer-al director and vice president. Davis continued to work for Swicegood-Baker Funeral Home until...

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    JUDY LOVE JOYCE   Dalton, Georgia

    JUDY LOVE JOYCE of Dalton, GA died December 8, 2021 at the age of 77. She was the owner and op-erator of Love Funeral Home, which was founded by her father Jack, grandfather Maddox and uncle Har-old in 1935.

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    ANDREW N BOUCHER   Gardner, Massachusetts

    ANDREW N. BOUCHER of Gardner, MA died December 6, 2021 at the age of 50. A licensed funer-al director and embalmer, he was the owner and op-erator of Boucher Funeral Home, Inc for more than thirty years, working alongside his father, Normand, and more recently, his nephew Jacob.

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    ROBERT S HARPER, JR   Kalamazoo, Michigan

    ROBERT S. HARPER JR of Kalamazoo, MI died December 6, 2021 at the age of 85. He became the youngest licensed funeral director with House of Diggs at the age of twenty-five. Harper worked for the firm for two years before joining the staff at Charles T. Cole Funeral Home in Detroit. He relo-cated to Kalamazoo in 1969 to open Harper Funeral Home, which he owned and operated. A graduate of the Eckels College of Mortuary Science, he was a mem-ber of...

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    WILLIAM ANDREW WHITE   Knoxville, Tennessee

    WILLIAM ANDREW WHITE of Knoxville, TN died December 2, 2021 at the age of 71. He was a photographer for the National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association Inc for over thirty years. White also served as an media/editor and photographer for Jarnigan & Sons Mortuary.

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    MARY LOUISE WINSTON   Los Angeles, California

    MARY LOUISE WINSTON of Los Angeles, CA died November 27, 2021 at the age of 90. A licensed funeral director, she served as president and CEO of the House of Winston Mortuary until she retired and sold the funeral home. Winston was a member of the National Funeral Directors and Morticians Associa-tion, and was past president of the 100 Black Women of Funeral Service Inc and the National Ladies Auxilia-ry. She served as Mother of the Nu Chapter of...

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    SUZANNE MARIE "SUE" GEBEL   Urbandale, Iowa

    SUZANNE MARIE "SUE" GEBEL of Urbandale, IA died November 25, 2021 at the age of 55. For the past seventeen years, she dedicated her life to promot-ing and supporting funeral service excellence. In 2004, Gebel became the executive director for the Iowa Funeral Directors Association, having served on its board of governors and funeral services of Iowa. Board. She was a member of the National Funeral Directors Association and was elected by her...

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