Our Staff


Charlie Oliver

Funeral Director

Charlie has been with Krause Funeral Homes and Cremation Services since 2020. As a licensed funeral director, he has been serving families for over 20 years. Charlie also holds a funeral directors license in Michigan. He earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Mortuary Science degree from Wayne State University. Following graduation, Charlie taught in their embalming laboratory, restorative arts lab, and also anatomical dissection laboratory in the mortuary science program from 2004-2008. He completed graduate studies at Central Michigan University and Villanova.

A licensed minister he assists families with weddings, baptisms and funerals. Charlie is an avid supporter of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. In his spare time, Charlie enjoys sports, playing guitar, listening to music and is an animal lover.