Michael "Kelly" Martin
Kelly is a third generation funeral director, following in the footsteps of his grandparents, Miles and Mildred Martin, his father Patrick J. Martin, and his uncle Miles "Tom" Martin. He joined his father in North Branch in 1996, working with him until Pat's death in 1998.
Kelly served in the U.S. Navy from 1973 to 1978. He earned his Associate of Arts Degree from Mott Community College, a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Michigan-Flint, and Bachelor of Science Degree from Wayne State University. Kelly has also studied at the Fountain National Academy of Professional Embalming Skills, in Springfield, MO, gaining valuable skills in massive trauma reconstruction surgical techniques. He also served as President of the Thumb Funeral Directors Association form 2007 to 2009.