Licensed Funeral Director, Manager
Susan is a licensed funeral director in Michigan and Wisconsin. She graduated from Wayne State University, Department 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, and started a funeral home there; and in 1999 she came to L'Anse, purchasing the Jacobson Funeral Home in L'Anse and the Sirard Funeral Home in Baraga. Susan is a former vice president and secretary/treasurer for Michigan Funeral Director's Association, District 10, and was on the grievance and ethics committee and the legislative committee for MFDA. 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. She has been involved with BPW, Zonta, and Kiwanis. Susan has three children, Sophia, Olivia, and Cecilia.