Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services

Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Service is Gaylord’s premier funeral home offering friendly, family oriented services.  We give you peace of mind while caring for your loved one. We have over 50 years of experience in funerals, cremations, and monuments.  It is our honor and privilege to serve you, the families of Northern Michigan.  We promise you quality service, compassionate staff and better value.

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“We consider it a distinct privilege to care for the loved one’s of our community, and we will continue to provide dignified services to all who call upon us in their time of need.”

Chuck Nelson

We are Gaylord’s premier Funeral Home & Cremation Service covering all your funeral needs with dignity and compassion.


Your compassion, professionalism and organization made a stressful situation bearable. There aren’t enough words to describe how much we appreciate all that you did for our family. Even though we had never met any of you prior to our loss, you seem like family. Thank you!

Amie P.

We can never thank you enough for the thoughts and prayers that you provided our family during this difficult time. I know that my Mom is in heaven celebrating with angels! The comfort and peace that your provided for my mom can never be repaid. God bless you and your families.

Mary & Jon. V & Randy C.

On behalf of the family, we want to thank you for all that you did to help make the service as special as it was. Thanks to Kelly, Pat, Jack and all of the work and planning “behind the scenes”. The service was beautiful. We appreciate the challenges you are faced with and we applaud you for making things all come together as you did! We enjoyed working with you and will have good memories of the service, thanks to you.

Gerry & Marry K. & Family

We can not Thank You enough for the kindness, compassion and support you all provided during a terribly difficult time.  Tony, Henry  and Trudy went above and beyond their jobs to help us with ANYTHING we needed.  Thank you for making a very difficult time a little more bearable.


Paige and Susan C.

Thank you so much for all that you did, my family and I thought everything was perfect.

Lucy H.