Licensed Funeral Director, Manager
Susan is a licensed funeral director in Michigan and Wisconsin. She graduated from Wayne State University, School of Mortuary Science. While at Wayne she was the recipient of the Beaver Edwards Restorative Art Award, the schools highest honor.
Susan is a native of the Upper Peninsula, growing up in Iron Mountain where she began her funeral career owning funeral homes in Iron Mountain, Florence, and Niagara. In 1999 she sold those funeral homes and came to L'Anse to purchased Jacobson Funeral Home in L'Anse and the Sirard Funeral Home in Baraga.
She is a member of NFDA, National Funeral Director's Association. Susan serves on the Michigan Mortuary Response Team, one of three funeral directors in the upper peninsula. Jacobson Funeral Home was awarded the contract with the County of Baraga to assist with all medical examiner cases.
Susan has served on the board of director's for the Baraga County Community Foundation, Baraga County Chamber of Commerce, Memorial Hospice, and the Sacred Heart School Board. She was formerly named "Young Careerist" for the Upper Peninsula by Business and Professional Women.