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Portland Chapel:
210 E. Bridge Street
Portland, MI 48875
(517) 647-7995
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Ionia Chapel:
220 Rich Street
Ionia, MI 48846
(616) 527-2250
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Michael A. Lehman, Owner, Funeral Director
Email: lehmanfuneral@att.net
Office Phone: (517) 647-7995
Mobile Phone: (517) 526-0782

Michael serves as president and owner of Lehman Funeral Homes and has been a resident of Ionia county his entire life. He graduated from St. Patrick Catholic School in 1986 and from Wayne State University in 1993. Michael was a licensed funeral director with the Tiffany Funeral Home and Manager of Estes-Leadley Funeral Home, both in Lansing, before starting the Schrauben-Lehman Funeral Homes in Portland and Ionia. He is a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Portland, a member of the Knights of Columbus #2168, past president of the Michigan Funeral Directors Association District #5, and served as a Board of Director on the Portland Chamber of Commerce and is currently serving on the Board of Directors at Sparrow Ionia Hospital and the Hospital Foundation. He is married to Lisa (Schrauben) Lehman and together they have two children, a daughter Ellesse (20), and a son, Brayton (18).

Keith E. Neller, Funeral Director
Email: lehmanfuneral@att.net
Office Phone: (517) 647-7995

Keith has been a resident of Portland his entire life. He graduated from Portland High School, attended Central Michigan University, and graduated from Wisconsin Institute of Mortuary Science in 1960. Following military service, Keith joined his father Harvey Neller as a third generation owner of the Neller Funeral Home. He is a member of the Portland United Methodist Church, a member of the Portland Foundation for Public Education, Portland Downtown Development Authority, Portland Civic Club, Past President of Michigan Funeral Directors Association District #5, serving on the Board of Directors from 1984-1986, and is a member of the National Funeral Directors Association. He is married to Rosemary (Whiting) Neller and together they have two children and one granddaughter.

Proudly Serving the Communities of Ionia, Portland, Westphalia, and Pewamo

(517) 647-7995 210 E. Bridge Street | Portland, MI 48875 | Fax: (517) 647-6009 | Email: lehmanfuneral@att.net
220 Rich Street | Ionia, MI 48846 | Fax: (616) 527-3440 | Email: lehmanfuneral@att.net