It is been working since the 1800’s!
Midland’s oldest constant business now has a new home, and it is not a restaurant, keep or hotel, it’s a funeral household.
Ellis Resthaven Funeral Dwelling has been all around for now 130 a long time. It opened in 1892.
Though it is been in a variety of places close to Midland, its the oldest functioning ongoing business in the city.
“To me it signifies ended up a staple in the local community and we have a large amount to stay up to,” claims normal supervisor Leila Bradish.
Bradish states the Ellis relatives, which owns the business, has experienced a great popularity in this group.
“We get to carry this into, really the third century, result in it started in 1892, so that is some thing genuinely specific,” states Bradish.
The funeral household moved into it is new site 5 months ago off of Big Spring Street. The new facility is even larger, additional modern-day, and a lot more open up than its prior spots.
It also has a memorial park on the same house.
“Being here on the Resthaven assets is just these types of a convenience for families,” claims Bradish. “They’re able to have their funeral assistance listed here, then go to the graveside company, then it’s possible get a refreshment later on.”
The funeral household is having prepared for a grand opening to the public on July 26th.