Douglas E. Misiuk
Owner and Licensed Funeral Director
Douglas Misiuk is a 1969 graduate of the Wisconsin Institute of Mortuary Science, Milwaukee. He is a licensed Funeral Director. In 1974, Douglas and his wife Shirley became the owners of the Morse Chapel established in 1939 and renamed it The Misiuk Funeral Home. Douglas Misiuk was the president of the Michigan Funeral Directors Association District #7 in I988-1989.
He had been elected 3 times by his peers at the State Convention. He served for 5 years as the District Director of District #7.
In April of 2016 at the State Convention, Doug was elected Recording Secretary of The Michigan Funeral Directors Association. The Recording Secretary post is the association's entry level officer position and generally ascends to the presidency in three years after serving in the additional offices of vice president-treasurer and president-elect. Doug would be President for 2019.
Doug is also a proud member of the National Funeral Directors Association. Doug has been asked for the 3rd. year in a row to be a student mentor at Wayne State University Mortuary School, Detroit.
He is very active in serving the community where he resides and was the Past President of the Chesaning Rotary Club 1983-1984, a Paul Harris Fellow and is still an active member. He is a Member of the Knights of Columbus, St. Christopher Council #2943. He was the April 2011 Knight of the Month. Douglas Misiuk, was the past vice president of the Chesaning Chamber of Commerce. He was an emcee for the Chesaning Showboat for over 25 years.
For 20 years, he has been a firefighter on the Chesaning Fire Department and is still an active member of the Chesaning Fire Department Third Alarm.
Doug was honored at the Michigan Funeral Directors Convention in the Spring of 2010 for being a licensed funeral director for 40 years.
Doug and his son Christopher coordinated and donated their time to Chesaning Township in the exhumation and re-burial of those whose graves were in jeopardy on the riverbank.
Doug coordinated with Chesaning Township the erection of a Memorial Marker in front of the Wildwood Cemetery Mausoleum naming those inside the mausoleum.
Doug was honored at the Michigan Funeral Directors Convention in 2015 for donating his time and hearse to move unclaimed remains from the Wayne County morgue to a cemetery for a dignified burial for those poor souls. (Over 170 unclaimed people were moved). Many other funeral directors helped. Doug was singled out for coming the farthest distance, and helping many times.