Who We Are - Staff

Who We Are - Staff

Our dedicated staff members are here to provide support, compassion, and information to help you through your journey of grief and the celebration of your loved one’s life.

Verdun Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services is Owned and operated by, Michael J. Verdun, a fourth-generation Funeral Director. Mike works diligently to build upon a legacy started over 80 years ago by his great grandfather, William Watson, and instilled in him by his grandfather, Jarlath M. Watson and uncle, John F. Watson. Mike began his education in Odell, Illinois, earned Bachelor’s Degrees from Western Illinois University and Wayne State University. He is active in many community volunteer organization and keeps busy with his wife Diana and children, Grace and Jack, both of who are currently in high school.

Verdun Family Funeral Home is blessed with a team of dedicated staff members who are committed to caring for every need and wish of the families we serve with professionalism and great care. From the moment the phone rings to notify us of a death till the last thank-you card is mailed and beyond, we endeavor to support you with the information and services you need to pass through the time surrounding the death of a loved one as smoothly as possible.