Our Funeral Home

Just Cremation Service is located in Wyoming, Michigan, and is the direct service arm of Matthysse Kuiper DeGraaf, providing affordable and expedient care to families in the Grand Rapids and surrounding areas.

The long and honorable history of Matthysse Kuiper DeGraaf Funeral Directors began in 1854. Today, four generations of respected family tradition continues with owners Jeff Matthysse and John Kuiper III, creating distinctive services at the greatest value possible throughout West Michigan. Our Grand Rapids funeral directors are dedicated to providing the best cremation and funeral services possible for their community and its members.

Our Staff

Jeff Matthysse

Owner/Funeral Director

Jeff is proud to be a second-generation funeral director and Owner with John Kuiper.  He graduated from Calvin Christian High School and Worsham College of Mortuary Science in 2000. He and his wife Tara live in Grand Rapids with their children, Max and Ellie. They attend Ada Bible Church (East Paris Campus).  Jeff is proud to be associated with a family firm that goes beyond expectations to every family they serve.

John Kuiper III

Owner/Funeral Director

John is a third generation funeral director and co-owner with Jeff Matthysse, who began working in the family business with his father in 1986. He is a graduate of Worsham College of Mortuary Science. He now works with his son, Matthew, who is the fourth generation funeral director. He lives in Grandville with his wife, Cheri, and they enjoy spending time with their children and grandchildren.

Craig Hall

Funeral Pre-Planning Specialist

Craig Hall graduated from Cornerstone University and has been a West Michigan resident all his life. He enjoys meeting with families and making sure their needs are taken care of for themselves and their loved ones. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and children.

Skyler Herendeen

Funeral Pre-Planning Specialist

Skyler serves our MKD families by helping them pre-plan for all of their future funeral needs.