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Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, located in Lansing, Michigan, have proudly helped residents with their funeral and cremation needs for 4 generations. Our company was built on a foundation of integrity and quality service more than 115 years ago.

Funeral services with personal touches

Today, we are honored to offer funeral and cremation services to families in the greater Lansing area. At Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, we believe that each service should both celebrate and honor the life of your loved one.

Our dedicated team understands that losing a loved one is an emotional experience and welcomes the opportunity to serve you. We'll walk you through the funeral planning process—from creating an obituary to selecting flowers, seating, catering and visitation hours. Our Lansing-based team will ease the process while providing the comfort and care you expect from a locally operated funeral home.

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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.

Your trusted provider

In addition, as a Dignity Memorial® provider, we offer our families exclusive benefits. All of our services are designed to our families through one of the most personal and challenging stages of life.

Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes considers it a privilege to serve you. Although much has changed over the years, we remain committed to providing you compassion and personal attention. Please contact us if you need immediate assistance or would like to learn more about our funeral and cremation services in Lansing.


Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes helps residents in the greater Lansing community with their funeral and cremation services. Each Gorsline Runciman funeral home strives for service excellence, and our reputation has been built upon 4 generations of our commitment to the communities we serve.

Funeral home founders

This commitment is deeply rooted in the work ethic of our founders. Floyd A. Gorsline began the business as a combination furniture store and undertaking operation at our Williamston location in 1903. The highest standards of quality and professionalism were 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 embraced. Angus MacDonald founded the Mason firm in 1868 as a carpentry and undertaking business. Again, their sensibilities and meticulous attention to detail formed an exceptional approach to funeral service.

Continuing our legacy

Today, we continue to adhere to the values and principles of our fathers, grandfathers and great-grandfathers. While the funeral service industry has evolved over the years, we have found these tenets to still be suited to providing compassionate care to our families.

Gorsline Runciman continues to provide thoughtful burial and cremation services in Lansing, which cater to the needs and desires of our families. We remain committed to providing excellence in service to every family we serve.

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At Dignity Memorial, we take our promises seriously. That’s why we offer a 100% service guarantee. We strive to get every detail right the first time, every time. If for some reason we don’t and you’re dissatisfied with any aspect of your service, we will remedy it quickly and fully.

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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.

"Caring, very thoughtful, so much to offer, through it the entire ordeal. After, the fact. Grief groups and activities, services to honor our loved ones. Awesome consideration."

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February 2021

"Echo the above."

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January 2021

"My Mother was treated with the upmost respect. I was able to control the situation beginning to end. Was able to give peace to my family knowing her care was excellent."

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December 2020

"Very caring respectful staff. You just know that your Loved One is being treated with the utmost diginity"

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November 2020

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