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Exceptional individuals deserve equally special memorial tributes. As one of the oldest funeral homes in Michigan, Muehlig Funeral Chapel in Ann Arbor continues more than a century of creating lasting memories for those we serve.

Personalized funeral services

We start by listening to you. Tell us about a distinctive personality trait—a lifelong hobby, passion for a vocation or a favorite genre of music—and we will work to incorporate memorable aspects of a personality into a service to be treasured by all who attend. Imagine a red-carpet premiere held in honor of your family’s biggest cinema buff, with a video tribute and buttered popcorn. Envision a gallery of greenery grown by the neighborhood’s favorite gardener, with imprinted packets of seeds for guests to take home and plant in remembrance. Your imagination inspires us—and we always do our professional best to fulfill almost any final wish.

Whether you choose a traditional religious service, military funeral honors or a contemporary celebration of life, trust us to present your options without pressure. Our flexible reception space adapts to guest lists large and small. Our interfaith chapel warmly welcomes celebrants of all faith traditions. We also offer cremation services and maintain close relationships with local cemeteries.

WHV 2020 - Level 4We honor veterans

At Muehlig Funeral Chapel, we understand the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families. As a Level Four Founding Community Partner with We Honor Veterans, we are honored to serve our nation’s heroes and take this responsibility seriously. We have taken steps to ensure our staff is knowledgeable of all the benefits available to military veterans and their families.

In addition, we host community events annually in honor of our veterans and work closely with local veterans organizations. With respect, integrity and dignity, we will walk you through the steps of creating a veteran’s memorial service that truly honors the life and sacrifice of your loved one.

Convenient Ann Arbor location

Our location in Ann Arbor provides convenient access to Detroit Metropolitan Airport, just minutes away from our neighboring communities of Ypsilanti and Dexter. We have called Ann Arbor home since 1840, when we opened as one of Michigan’s first funeral homes. Today, we strive to contribute to our community by serving families with the highest standard of care.

Contact us

Please contact us, day or night, if we may assist with immediate funeral arrangements in Ann Arbor. We welcome you and your family to take a guided tour of our chapel and look forward to answering any questions you may have.

History

Florian C. Muehlig, a German cabinetmaker, founded Muehlig Funeral Chapel to create a funeral home in Ann Arbor. Born in 1810 in Rossbach, Bavaria, Muehlig came to Ann Arbor in 1840. Muehlig Funeral Chapel enjoys the distinct honor of being one of the oldest funeral homes in the state of Michigan, steeped in a tradition of community service and compassionate care.

We continue this tradition today as part of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers. We’re committed to exceeding expectations and delivering a standard of service that is 100-percent guaranteed.

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Since 2005, many of our customers have taken the time to tell us how we did each year via our Voice of the Customer program. Our star ratings and comments from families come directly from these surveys.

"Kelsey, the funeral director was excellent in her explanations, review of options, and demeanor. Also, your minister Kevin was exceptional"

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July 2022

"If you need to make funeral arrangements, Muehlig Funeral Chapel will do their very best to meet and even surpass your expectations. They care so much to make things easier for family members of the deceased that you would think they are family too."

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May 2022

"Our experience with Muehlig made my husband's passing so much easier to deal with. We're grateful for their care, kindness and support."

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May 2022

"Rev Kev not only spent the afternoon with me both shopping for perishable materials required for my mother's service and driving to the graveside so I would be able to get there on my own the next day if needed, he also fielded many long phone conversations with my bereaved family members before, during, and after. He was knowledgeable of basic Chi

nese funerary traditions but also enthusiastic about learning what the regional requirements were for my mother's service, and was incredibly accommodating despite the large number of joss (incense) sticks we needed to burn inside, the table of food for offering in front of the coffin, and the need to transport so many of those materials to the graveside (portrait, food, joss sticks). He was generous with his time, as our funeral lunch ran quite long, and was very thoughtful and helpful with the burnt offerings we needed to make after the service. His continued kindness and generosity was so supportive and comforting during a time the was incredibly challenging for so many of us."

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