Michael W. Pawlak, a licensed mortician, was raised in Bedford Township and is a 1979 graduate of Bedford High School. He received his certificate in mortuary science from Wayne State University in 1986.
Mr. Pawlak worked for Czopek Funeral Home in Wyandotte while attending college. Upon completion, he worked for 15 years at a local funeral home in Temperance, Michigan. He has also been associated with the Earle Little Funeral Home in Monroe, MI.
Deborah (Nichols) Pawlak, a Blissfield native and 1983 Blissfield High graduate, worked as a sales representative for Medical Value Plan (MVP), a former Toledo area HMO, and recently worked as an interior decorator. Deborah also decorated the funeral home.
The Pawlak's opened the funeral home in response to the continued population growth in the greater Bedford Township area.