About

Gorsline Runciman has been synonymous with excellence and integrity in the Lansing area for four generations. Gorsline Runciman Funeral Home is a member of the Dignity Memorial® family of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers.

When you choose a Gorsline Runciman Funeral Home, you get not only the compassionate care you expect from a DeWitt business, but also the value you deserve. We understand losing a loved one is an emotional and difficult experience, and we are committed to helping our client families with compassionate, professional and personal service.

This commitment is deeply rooted in the work ethic of our founders.

Personalized funerals

We pride ourselves on personalized funeral and memorial options that truly celebrate you or your loved one. Whether you are seeking a basic cremation, a full traditional funeral service with a cemetery burial and a catered reception, or a creative outdoor celebration complete with live music, favorite foods, and funeral favors, we take care of every detail. We are here to help you and your family celebrate a life like no other.

WHV 2020 - Level 4We honor veterans

At Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 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.

Lean on us

Gorsline Runciman continues to provide thoughtful, quality service that addresses the needs and desires of a family. We are proud of our heritage and feel privileged to serve you. Please contact us if you need immediate assistance or if you would like more information about our services.

History

Floyd A. Gorsline began the business as a combination furniture store and undertaking operation in Williamston in 1903. Insistence upon the highest standards of quality and professionalism was the hallmark of F.A. Gorsline and Sons.

With the merging of the Gorsline Runciman Company and the Ball Dunn Funeral Home of Mason in 1972, Ball Dunn’s prestigious tradition was enthusiastically embraced. Angus MacDonald founded the Mason firm in 1868 as a carpentry and undertaking business. Again, the artisan’s sensibilities and craftsman’s meticulous attention to quality formed an exceptional approach to funeral service.

Today, we continue to adhere to the values and principles of our fathers, grandfathers, and great-grandfathers. Though funeral service has experienced many changes and has evolved over the years, we have found these tenets to still be wonderfully suited to providing compassionate care to Lansing-area families.

Amenities

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Express your sympathy with flowers & gifts

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Remember the one you love

Honor the memory of your loved one with cemetery flower placement. You choose the flowers. You choose the months. We do the rest.

Learn More
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Express your sympathy with flowers & gifts

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Unable to find an obituary?

Not finding what you are looking for? Search for your loved one's obituary across any of our Washelli locations.

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Bouquet of flowers on a cemetery

Remember the one you love

Honor the memory of your loved one with cemetery flower placement. You choose the flowers. You choose the months. We do the rest.

Learn More
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Unable to find an obituary?

Not finding what you are looking for? Search for your loved one's obituary across any of our other locations.

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Ratings & Reviews

Verified Customer Reviews

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.

"Staff was very friendly and caring. They went above and beyond to make us comfortable with the whole process."

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April 2021

"Very knowledgeable about having a military burial."

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March 2021

"In every aspect of my father's funeral, my needs were met and exceeded by Rachel Krish and her staff. Even with a number of attendees limited to 25, we had all of my dad's most important and dear friends and family present. In fact, it was more pleasant and intimate because of the limits. The only delay has been with the death certificates, but the delays were expected due to post office delivery issues since the COVID-19 crisis. This is not something that Rachel could control, just a side effect of the pandemic. Thank you for making such a sad occasion a warm, friendly and loving experience. Kind regards, Karen Kron"

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March 2021

"Really liked the DeWitt, Michigan location."

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February 2021

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