HISTORY | STAFF | LOCATION & DRIVING DIRECTIONS
Staff members of Lauer Family Funeral Homes are caring, experienced professionals who understand that each family is unique and has personal requests and traditions. These requests and traditions are of utmost importance to our staff of licensed funeral directors.
Below is a listing of our full-time and part-time staff:
Steven Lauer - Owner/Director
Phone: (517) 524-8224
Steve attended Henry Ford Community College in Dearborn, Michigan where he received his Associate in Science Degree transferring to Wayne State University where he completed his studies in Mortuary Science in June 1977. He became a Licensed Funeral Director in 1978 and work at several large Detroit area funeral homes before purchasing his first in Jackson, Michigan in June of 1981 and second in Concord, Michigan in November 1984.
He married Candy Thurlow in 1978, moved first to Jackson, and then settling in Concord and together they had 3 children. Stephanie 30, who married Drew Johnson of Concord in 2004 and is employed at Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor and together they moved to Manchester, MI, Kevin 27, living in Concord and is a Paramedic with Jackson Community Ambulance and Brian 24, currently attending Pittsburg Institute of Mortuary Science, is a graduate of Western Michigan University and planning to become a Licensed Funeral Director and joining the family business.
Steve belongs to the National Funeral Directors Association, Michigan Funeral Directors Association and is a certified firefighter and Medical First Responder, retiring as Fire Chief for the community of Concord in 2008.