Elizabeth Wagner Findlay
Elizabeth Wagner Findlay, is the
middle child of Eugene and Lois Wagner.
Always “Elizabeth” to her parents, “Ellie” to her husband, Michael,
sometimes “Beth,” but never, ever “Liz,” and, of course, “Mom” to her children. She was born in Milwaukee, grew up in Indiana and Alabama (with a brief stay
with her older sister in Italy during junior high), back to Indiana, and now
she and her family have joined her parents in Michigan.
Elizabeth knew early on that she
wanted to pursue a career in funeral service.
She and her brother, Kevin, also a licensed funeral director and owner
of his own funeral home in Roscommon, Michigan, are the third generation of the
Wagner Family to serve as funeral directors.
grandfather, Loren A. Wagner, at the time the youngest man in Michigan to receive
both funeral director and embalmer licenses, began his career in his native
Detroit, Michigan. Displaying the same independence as her grandfather, Elizabeth is already beginning to
assume the duties of chief operating officer of the family’s two funeral homes.
both Michigan and Indiana, she brings with her a strong sense of service and a
keen awareness of meeting the needs of families in our care. Her ability to organize almost anything
(including her father) helps keep our focus where it belongs – on serving each