entrance1The Pawlak Funeral Home was opened in October of 1998 at 1640 Smith Rd. in Temperance, Michigan. Built on a 2.3 acre site near the Bedford Hills Golf Club, the business is owned and operated by Michael & Deborah Pawlak. The Home's structure, built by Fornwald Fine Homes, is 8,000 square feet in size, and includes a memorial walkway and gazebo. The Michael W. Pawlak Funeral Home is one of two funeral homes located in Bedford Township, MI. The business serves all faiths and offers funerals, pre-need planning, memorial services, cremations, caskets, markers, and monuments.

IMG_9124_MikeMichael 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.

IMG_9164copy_copyDeborah (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.