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Our Staff


Our staff is comprised of dedicated and licensed professionals with the experience to answer all your questions regarding our services. Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.

Craig C. Pickelman

Craig C. Pickelman

Owner/Manager/Funeral Director

Craig C. Pickelman, Licensed Funeral Director and Pre Need Advisor, Licensed Insurance Agent representing National Guardian Life. Graduated Worsham College of Mortuary Science in 1990 and was licensed as a funeral director the same year. Came to Wilson MILLER Funeral Home in 1997 and in June of 2016, purchased the funeral home from Kyran J. Miller. Retired member of the Auburn Williams Fire Department.

Telephone: 1-989-839-9966

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Tyler Little

Tyler Little

Resided Trainee/ Apprentice

Tyler began working for Wilson MILLER Funeral Home in Fall of 2014. He is a Midland native and formerly worked at Toni and Trish Hospice House in Auburn. Tyler is a Licensed Insurance Agent representing National Guardian Life. He is currently going to school to become a licensed Funeral Director. Tyler is a member of St. Brigid of Kildare Catholic Church and a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #14056.

Telephone: 1-989-839-9966

Email: 


Kyran J. Miller

Kyran J. Miller

Director Emeritus

Kyran J. Miller, Director Emeritus retiring June 2016. Ky has been Funeral Director since 1971. He graduated from Worsham College of Mortuary Science in 1971 and the came to Midland to work for the Wilson Funeral Home. Ky then purchased the funeral home from Mr. Robert Wilson in 1987 and built the present location on Saginaw Road. He is a member of the Midland Centre Lodge 273 of Free and Accepted Masons, Midland Area Shriners. Ky retired from funeral service in June of 2016.


Nathan Heydens

Nathan Heydens

Funeral Assistant

Nathan has been employed with the Wilson MILLER Funeral Home for over 10 years. Nathan is a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church and enjoys hunting and fishing.


John Berry

John Berry

Funeral Assistant

John joined the Wilson MILLER Funeral Home in 2012. He is a member of the Centre Lodge #273 Free and Accepted Masons of Midland, and the Elf Khurafeh Shriners.


Barry Thurston

Barry Thurston

Funeral Assistant

Barry joined the Wilson MILLER Funeral Home in 2016. He is a Midland native, also the Assistant Fire Chief for Homer Township. He is involved with the Midland Shrine Club, Centre Lodge No. 273 Free and Accepted Masons of Midland.

 


Samantha Pickelman

Samantha Pickelman

Funeral Assistant

Samantha is a 2018 Graduate of Bay City Western High School in Auburn, where she was Editor in Chief of yearbook, served on student council, a member of SADD, Relay for life, and the National Honors Society at Western. She now attends Saginaw Valley State University and is a member of Alpha Sigma Alpha.


Todd W. Norton

Todd W. Norton

Funeral Assistant

Todd has worked in funeral service for over 13 years assisting many families. He was born and raised here in Midland and is a member of the Michigan Highschool Athletic Association. In his free time, Todd enjoys spending time with his family and being up at the lake in Traverse City. 


Bill Bankstahl

Bill Bankstahl

Organist

Bill joined Wilson MILLER Funeral Home in 2017 as a staff organist. He is also a member and organist for Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Sanford and Edenville. Bill also does some private tutoring.


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