Help on the Path Ahead

We truly appreciate the opportunity to serve the families in our community. As you begin your healing journey, please let us know if we can be of any further assistance. The Nelson Funeral Home’s professional staff is available for continued after funeral care and consultation for all of the families we serve.  Please contact us at any time Monday-Friday from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm to arrange an appointment or give us a call at 989-732-1770. Click the button at the bottom of the page to get our full contact information, or to send us an email directly.

Helpful book titles for our youth during difficult times:

Juvenile Fiction

  • Grandma’s Scrapbook

  • Grannys Cozy Quilt of Memories

  • Grandpa Loved

  • Remembering Grandpa

  • Where is Grandpa?

  • The Grandpa Tree

  • Finding Grandpa Everywhere

  • Stacy Had a Little Sister

  • Tear Soup

  • What’s Heaven

  • The Purple Balloon

  • When Dinosaurs Die

  • Lifetimes

  • The Next Place

  • The Fall of Freddie the Leaf

Juvenile Non-Fiction

  • Sad Isn’t Bad

  • I Miss You: A First Look at Death

  • What on Earth Do You Do When Someone Dies?

  • Let’s Talk about Going to a Funeral


  • Healing Your Grieving Heart for Kids

  • Healing a Child’s Grieving Heart

  • Healing Your Grieving Heart for Teens

  • Healing a Teen’s Grieving Heart

  • Straight Talk about Death for Teenagers

  • Everything You Need to Know About Teen Suicide

  • Everything You Need to Know When Someone You Love Has Been Killed

  • You Are Not Alone: Teens Talk About Life After the Loss of a Parent

  • How It Feels When A Parent Dies

  • The Grieving Teen