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Sid Ko

Sid Ko

Funeral Director/Cemetery Representative

In the funeral profession for over 20 years, Sid has been General Manager of several large funeral homes in Seattle. Sid is our cemetery representative & licensed funeral director. He strives to make a difference serving families in our community. Sid also feels very blessed to be working with the great staff at Lake View Cemetery. He is continuously learning and trying to improve his communications with everyone he meets. When not working he enjoys listening to music and playing golf. 

Telephone: 1-206-923-2050

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Michael K. Emmick

Michael K. Emmick

Funeral Director/Embalmer/Owner

Michael is Craig's youngest son and has been working with his father in the funeral profession since he was in high school. Michael is a lifelong resident of Seattle and a graduate of West Seattle High School. Michael served his two year funeral director/embalmer apprenticeship at the former Howden-Kennedy, Columbia and Beck's Funeral Homes.  Recently, Michael earned his Associates Degree in Mortuary Science and has been a Washington State licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer since 2014. Shortly after receiving his licenses, Michael, along side his father, decided to open their own funeral home in order to serve our community better. Michael is a member of the Teamsters Local #763, past Vice-President of the West Seattle Hi Yu Festival, a board member of the West Seattle Lions Club, Danish Brotherhood Lodge #29, and is also is very active with the West Seattle Chamber of Commerce. You will see Michael every summer in the West Seattle Grand Parade with the WS Lions Club. Michael, Craig, and Desirée love giving back to the community in which they live and serve.

Telephone: 1-206-923-2050


Desirée Joan Emmick

Desirée Joan Emmick

Manager/Owner

In early 2018, Desirée, who was a Funeral Director at another trusted funeral establishment at the time, joined the Emmick Family. Desirée was a welcomed addition to the family funeral home, as she has since provided the families we have the honor of serving with a wealth of creative insight, compassion, technical knowledge, and experience from her years in the funeral profession, and the similar call from an early age to help others in her heart.

Telephone: 1-206-923-2050


Craig A. Emmick

Craig A. Emmick

Funeral Director/Embalmer/Owner

Craig started helping families deal with the death of their loved ones in 1975. He has been a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer in Washington State since 1982. Craig has worked for Seattle's finest family-owned funeral homes (Bleitz, Butterworth, Bonney-Watson, Columbia), all of which are now corporately owned. Craig is a past-president of the King County Funeral Directors Association, a member of the Danish Brotherhood in America Lodge #29, and the Lions Club of West Seattle. Craig was also a proud member of  the Teamsters Local #763 for many years. He is also a Notary for the State of Washington. Craig earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education with a minor in Biology from Washington State University, and an Associate of Arts degree in Funeral Service Education from Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, OR. He has completed post-graduate work to obtain a teaching certificate, and is a lifetime substitute for the State of Washington. Craig formerly was an Embalming Instructor for the Funeral Service Education program at Lake Washington Institute of Technology in Kirkland. Craig is married and has two sons. His wife is an RN at Harborview Medical Center. His oldest son is a lawyer in the DC area, and his youngest son is a licensed funeral director and embalmer.

Telephone: 1-206-923-2050


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