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.

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Roy W Langolf Owner / Manager, Licensed Funeral Director roy@villagefh.com

Roy W. Langolf, a 1977 graduate of Marysville High School, received his Mortuary Science degree from Wayne State University and became a licensed Funeral Director in 1981.  Roy has been involved with funeral service since 1978 spending the last 38 years in Oakland County.  Having purchased the former Sherman-Wilk Funeral along with Heather Coats in 2008, he completed the acquisition in 2016 on his own and renamed the funeral home, Village Funeral Home.   His career has led him to be involved in the Michigan Funeral Directors Association in several capacities both locally and state wide as President of District 6 and currently serves on the Executive Board for the association as President.  He is a member of the Ortonville Lions Club having served on the board of directors in a number of different capacities.  He and his wife Lisa reside in Ortonville and have a combined family of one daughter, three sons and their families.

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Michele Baxter Administrative Assistant

Michele R. Baxter joined the Village Funeral Home staff after a 40 year career at Willow Pointe Flowers and Gifts as Manager and Wedding Consultant. Michele is a 1977 graduate of Brandon High School. She was a resident of Ortonville most of her life, until she and her husband, Hank, moved to Goodrich in 1992 to raise their two sons, Blake and Tyler. She hopes to continue to impact the community and our families with care and assistance. 

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Elaine Kalinin Funeral Service Assistant

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Chris Maniaci Funeral Service Assistant

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Ronald Schwartz Funeral Service Assistant

Roy W Langolf

Owner / Manager, Licensed Funeral Director
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Roy W. Langolf, a 1977 graduate of Marysville High School, received his Mortuary Science degree from Wayne State University and became a licensed Funeral Director in 1981.  Roy has been involved with funeral service since 1978 spending the last 38 years in Oakland County.  Having purchased the former Sherman-Wilk Funeral along with Heather Coats in 2008, he completed the acquisition in 2016 on his own and renamed the funeral home, Village Funeral Home.   His career has led him to be involved in the Michigan Funeral Directors Association in several capacities both locally and state wide as President of District 6 and currently serves on the Executive Board for the association as President.  He is a member of the Ortonville Lions Club having served on the board of directors in a number of different capacities.  He and his wife Lisa reside in Ortonville and have a combined family of one daughter, three sons and their families.

Michele Baxter

Administrative Assistant
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Michele R. Baxter joined the Village Funeral Home staff after a 40 year career at Willow Pointe Flowers and Gifts as Manager and Wedding Consultant. Michele is a 1977 graduate of Brandon High School. She was a resident of Ortonville most of her life, until she and her husband, Hank, moved to Goodrich in 1992 to raise their two sons, Blake and Tyler. She hopes to continue to impact the community and our families with care and assistance. 

Elaine Kalinin

Funeral Service Assistant
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Chris Maniaci

Funeral Service Assistant
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Ronald Schwartz

Funeral Service Assistant
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