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Serving Alger County for Five Generations

COVID-19 announcement

Funeral homes across the country deal with crisis and loss every day. We try to make sure each individual family is cared for and have their needs met when they deal with the death of a loved one. That will continue at the Bowerman Funeral Home. Each family has their own needs and although the COVID-19 outbreak has brought unexpected restrictions, we will continue to serve each family while complying with federal, state and local guidance and orders. Along with many funeral homes in Michigan, we have been obtaining our professional guidance through state (Michigan Funeral Directors Association) and national (National Funeral Directors Association) associations who are on top of the quickly changing legislative and scientific environments. Our Alger County families can still choose viewing their deceased loved ones, visitation, funeral ceremonies, memorial services, burial or cremation. Although, we will have limitations and things will be different, we will comply with the rules and we will ask friends and families to also comply. For example, we will monitor numbers and reconfigure seating and standing. We will not have coffee or food allowed in our funeral home during this time. We may be a little bossier and more directive but we will only do that to protect the families we serve and our own families and employees. For five generations, our priority has been to care for the individual needs of grieving families…. that will not change.

Allison Bowerman-Johnson
Rick Bowerman

The loss of a loved one can leave you with a lot of unanswered questions, feelings of stress and anxiety and grief that makes events difficult to handle. The experienced funeral directors and staff at the Bowerman Funeral Home will guide you through all aspects of honoring your loved one through the funeral, cremation options, or memorial service with compassion, dignity and respect. Our staff of dedicated professionals is available to assist you in making the arrangements that will meet the needs of those loved ones left behind while still honoring the one who has died.  We are here to provide individualized services designed to meet the needs of each family.

Our honest service and commitment to excellence have served families well, and you can rest assured that we can assist you in your time of need. Whether you have come to our site for information about an upcoming service or to make arrangements for one, we hope the information you find here will be helpful.

We have changed our website, but we are still able to help you with:  

• Ordering flowers directly from our site• Enhanced obituaries with a guest book• Automatic email subscription when new notices are posted• New ways to send condolences such as food gifts and sympathy cards

Please browse our website to learn more about our services and facilities.

And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.  Love lives on.... 

Featured Services

Send Flowers
View Obituaries

Directly order flowers, view and sign the condolences book, share memories and more to celebrate lives of those dearly missed.

Grief Support
Grief Support

Helpful resources to guide you through the loss of a loved one.


Take a few moments to express your wishes now and help to ease the burden on your loved ones.

Frequent questions
Frequent Questions

A collection of answers to questions that people often have when arranging for a funeral.

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