Many families reach out after the conclusion of the services to let us know how much our support and guidance meant to them in their time of need, and we’re honored to receive such heartfelt praise. We feel that these messages speak for themselves and we’d like to share them with you.

If you feel we’ve gone above and beyond in supporting you through this difficult time, or would simply like to reach out and say thanks, contact us to share your thoughts or submit a testimonial below. It means the world to us to hear from you and know that we’ve made a difference.

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I was very impressed with John and his son, both of whom were very professional and caring and patient. One thing in particular that I appreciate was the care, and the full attention that the Kaatz family gave to me and my family in our loss, when they had also just love their loved one, John’s father. So impressed with the Kaatz family! Good people, caring people, not pushing anything on us, wanted to know how we wanted things. Five stars.

Ken Kemble

August 11, 2020

Dick & John were amaizng with every little detail. It is too bad I live so far away, otherwise, I would never consider anyone but them .

Michele Colombo

May 14, 2020

The cost was a little more than expected, but I was able to choose a beautiful wood casket which I always thought would be much more expensive. The website was very helpful in walking me through the process and allowing me to view many options in private before coming to meet with you.

Donna Wingle

April 29, 2020

Dick and John exceptionally talented and very professional. The feeling of comfort and that someone is taking care of you. They have the ability, experience in guiding you through this time of shock and grief. They have the forethought and knowledge of answering questions that you have not even thought about.

Virginia Fulmer

April 26, 2020

The funeral home is very clean and the cage is perfect for families to gather. The funeral assistant did a great job keeping the area clean and coffee going. It was a very busy day when we were there to make arrangements for my mom, our prayer cards should have been taken care of that day instead we called back to the funeral home.

David Goodwin

April 13, 2020

My husband, Jim passed away unexpectedly on October 30, 2019. John handled all arrangements with as much compassion as anyone could ask for. Just this past Monday, February 10, 2020 I received an envelope from the funeral home. My first 5 second reaction was confusion as to why I would be getting something from them several months after Jim's passing. When I opened the envelope there was a birthday card to remember Jim's birthday today, the 12th of February. Along with the card was a 4 page booklet entitled "Remembering that Love Lives On". What a special and thoughtful idea! The booklet includes discussions on grief, closure and ideas on how to honor your loved one. I have to admit that I shed a few tears upon reading this but was so thankful to receive it. I have shared it with my family and friends, who have also shed a tear or two. I want to thank the Kaatz Funeral Home family for the thought. And you are right, Love does live on!

Sharen Silvis

February 12, 2020

The Kaatz family made sure everything was perfect on that day. They made sure to let us know that if there was anything we did not understand about this process that we could call anytime for them to explain. They were just wonderful.

Lisa Osentoski

February 04, 2020

Losing my husband has been very painful. The people at Kaatz Funeral Home have been so caring even after the funeral, I couldn’t give them more credit. They made sure we had everything we asked for. The service was beautiful with their help.

Naomi R. Laskowski

January 27, 2020

Everyone is so kind & loving! Very pleased with year services. You have always done a fantastic job with all my family members.

Loriann Withun

January 24, 2020

Not rushed. Care was given to clearly understand everything selected. Respect given on just general items by making contact and asking the questions (at anytime). Thank you for help and care.

Thomas Garant

January 14, 2020

Every need we had was met. The director was caring and patient. The person at the front desk was professional and also comforting.

Stephanie K.

December 31, 2019

Dick Kaatz really made mother’s funeral personal.

Carolyn Desjardins

December 23, 2019

Through every step, conversation at open house, then my father’s funeral arrangements form beginning to end (including the luncheon) the Kaatz family became your family, they made us feel comfortable, never rushed, over accommodating. Even the guest at the visitation were very impressed. Without any hesitation they are my number one pick for any future services. I can’t thank you enough for your outstanding thoughtfulness and accommodations.

Lois Horwood

December 18, 2019

Both our parents funeral services were with your funeral home, both my brothers and I felt like you treated us like family. Thank you.

Sue and Mark Jakubowski

December 10, 2019

Kyle was very helpful and anticipated our every need. He helped with everything we asked of him. We really liked the kitchen/lounge, it was very large and accommodating.

Joyce Townsend

December 05, 2019

The family was very satisfied with the service we received from John and we greatly appreciate it. Thank you from Helen Preston and family.

The Prestons

November 27, 2019

Keep up the good work-God Bless you

Katherine Behnke

November 11, 2019

Your funeral home is so inviting, classy, clean and comfortable. Dick was the kindest, caring man I ever met! He took his time explaining all details to myself and my sister. I would never use any other funeral home for my family besides Kaatz.

Carey Bartosiewicz

November 11, 2019

“Excellent” John is an amazing person and adapts to all situations when dealing with families.

Jacqueline Bettcher

October 17, 2019

Top-Notch with everything that was needed, John went above and beyond to make sure everything was to our liking and made sure everything went perfect !! Very well done. ( I will be getting back in touch with John to see about head stone here soon )

Martin Daley

September 09, 2019

My son passed away recently. It was unexpected & we were in shock, didn't know what to do. Dick Kaatz was very comforting & helped us with everything. He was the most compasionate man I have ever met. Their funeral home on Crocker in Mount Clemens was beautiful. Just bright and cherry, like my son. We will be forever grateful for their kindness & sincerity. We think of Kaatz as family & we were treated as family.

Jack & Jean Carrow

July 29, 2019

My mother in law spent the spent the last 11 winters with us in Georgia. Years ago, I asked Kaatz funeral directors what I should do if she passed while living with us. They said, call us and we will handle everything for you. She passed away in May while here in Georgia. I placed one call to them and they handled everything. We came to Michigan for final arrangements and they made a difficult situation easy. They handled everything in a professional and dignified manner. I could not have asked for more. I would highly recommend them in any ones time of need.

Bob & Gerry

June 18, 2015



January 22, 2014

Kaatz handled the services when my mom died and they did an absolute beautiful job. They made it almost effortless to go through all of the paperwork and arrangements and the way they handled everything is exactly what my family needed. It was a beautiful service and the people working it were the nicest people I have ever encountered. I would most definitely recommend this funeral home to others and when more of my family dies I'll use them again, no question.

Deborah R.

January 19, 2013

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