Our Staff

Meet Our Incomparable Staff

Seals Funeral Home has developed a strong reputation for providing Fortville families with the most considerate, compassionate funeral services. The reason we have earned that reputation is owed to our exceptional staff. Our professional staff members take time to guide grieving families through every step of the funeral process. The expert Seals Funeral Home team strives to provide nothing short of extraordinary customer service and keen attention to detail.

Michael V. Staton

Licensed Funeral Director/ Owner

Michael V. Staton, Licensed Funeral Director/Owner, is a second generation funeral director who grew up in funeral service assisting his father with funerals at a young age. He graduated from Butler University in 1991 and from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science in 1992. Mike served his apprenticeship at Hummel Funeral Homes in Akron, Ohio and was licensed in Ohio in 1993. He obtained his Indiana Funeral Directors license in 1995. In addition to his funeral service work, Mike served as an officer in several local organizations. He is Past President and Past Secretary of the Fortville Lions Club, Past President and Past Treasurer of the Mt. Vernon Optimist Club, Past Chairman and current Secretary/Treasurer of the Fortville Christian Laymen Organization. Mike has three children, Jeremy , Dallas and Natalie. The boys graduated from Mt. Vernon High School and Natalie is currently at Mt. Vernon High School.  Mike, his girlfriend Angie (Hileman) Grinstead and Angie's daughter Kooper currently reside in Middletown.


Steve Stanley

Funeral Assistant

Steve Stanley is a lifelong resident of Fortville, who began his career with Seals Funeral Home & Ambulance Service in 1992. Steve is also a career firefighter/paramedic with the Indianapolis Fire Department, having served since 1991.  Previously, he served as a volunteer with the Fortville Fire Department.  Steve is a member of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Firefighters Union Local 416. Steve resides in Fortville with his wife, De Anna also a Fortville native. They have three children that graduated from Mt. Vernon High School, Nathan, Olivia and Luke.  In their spare time, Steve and De Anna love to travel and spend time with their grandsons Grayson, Lincoln and Ryker. Steve enjoys working with and providing comfort to the families we serve in their time of need.


Leanne van de Bossche-Roberts

Licensed Funeral Director


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