Who we are

The Wessels & Wilk Funeral Home is locally owned and operated. We are located in the Southeast corner of Woodward and Woodward Heights and 9 1/2 Mile Road just south of I-696 in Pleasant Ridge (between Ferndale & Royal Oak). We have been serving families inĀ Pleasant Ridge, Royal Oak, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Madison Heights and moreĀ for over 70 years. We believe in flexible, sincere and highly personal service that is available day and night, 365 days a year. A funeral service commemorates a life that was lived. Our staff of caring professionals is qualified to provide funeral services and memorialization to meet the individual needs of any family regardless of race, religion or financial status.


Mr. Wessels, the founder of Wessels & Wilk Funeral Home, originally worked for the Steinbal Funeral Home in Ferndale. He worked at Steinbal Funeral Home until Mr. Steinbal retired. Mr. Wessels decided to build a new funeral home, which is the current location. The funeral home was built in...

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The funeral home is presently run by John Wilk with his son Steve. Together they have over a half of a century of experience in the funeral service. John and his family exemplify the true meaning of family owned and run. They are in residence at the funeral home 24 hours a day, 7 days a week....

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