Our Mission is to continue, after 87 years of Christian Service, to be the leading funeral home and cremation specialists, providing the highest quality service, dignity and professionalism that our families deserve and expect, regardless of financial backgrounds.

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Remember... A Funeral is not a Day in a Lifetime, but a Lifetime in a Day. Let us help share your story. 

My name is Michael R. Goodlander. I am the owner and caregiver of Otto Redanz Funeral Home. Welcome to our website. We take great pride in the way we serve our families. It has been stated by clergy and the community that we serve in that our personal, “family feel,” stands out above all along with our unique guidance, professionalism and service that only we can provide. When I am called and entrusted to walk with you on your grief journey, YOU are my ONLY focus. “Your family is guided every step of the way in honoring the life and legacy of the person who has passed on before us....know I am here for you and that when you call upon me, I am here to give you the guidance, comfort, compassion and professionalism you and your loved one deserves. I am here to serve and am honored when you entrust me to do so. My true concern is YOU, YOUR family, YOUR WELL-BEING, YOUR journey of grief and YOUR healing......whatever it takes. This is my sincere promise to you....May the God who loves you, bless you and console you always.” 

My wife, Laura and I would love to meet you and give you an opportunity to meet us, see our spacious, meticulous groomed and “home-like feel” facility, discuss your needs and to answer any questions you may have. When you are in the midst of a loss, no matter how prepared you think you are or if the death is unexpected, your world is “turned upside down.” You need a guide and a friend to walk with you through your brokenness. “You will be given the quality, attention and service that your family needs all within your budget......guaranteed!!" 

If you are visiting our website thinking of the future, know that pre-planning for your end of life or for a loved ones is one of the most important tasks you could ever do to take the burden off of the survivors. Whether you want to make an appointment to gather your wishes or choose to prepay to protect your assets, know we are here and will advise you every step of the way. You can even begin the process on this website.

Our Services Include:

(for all faiths, denominations, traditions, beliefs and race)

*Please take a moment to read our About Us page, to learn more about what we have to offer and about Michael R. Goodlander. 

  • Pre-planning (We are experts in funded, non-funded and medicaid pre-arrangements)
  • Funeral Ceremonies; simple or elaborate, traditional or unique...All within your budget...GUARANTEED
  • Traditional Funerals with Burial or Entombment
  • Funerals with Cremation (with cremation taking place before services or after services with a viewing)
  • Immediate Cremation
  • Memorial Services
  • Honorable Veterans Services
  • Out of Town Arrangements
  • Grief Counseling Resources
  • Assists with Insurance, Social Service and Veterans Benefits (Veterans Discounts available)
  • All services may take place at the funeral home, your home, church or cemetery

Please feel free to call upon us at any time. We are always available, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to discuss any of your current or future needs, over the phone, at your home or ours.  

***Please read what others have said about our services below and on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Goodlandercares

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.

~2 Corinthians 1:3-4

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Otto Redanz Funeral Home
2215 Military Road
| Niagara Falls, NY 14304
Tel: 1-716-297-9007

Virtual Tour of Our Facility

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Our Life Journey Candles 

Our Life Journey candles are a beautiful and unique way to honor the memory of loved ones as a keepsake for yourself or as a gift. 

Please contact us for information 716-297-9007.

Michael R. Goodlander
Owner ~ Licensed Funeral Director ~ Caregiver

I was very pleased and grateful for the service and care I received from Otto Redanz Funeral Home during the most trying time of my life. They treated the loss of my dear wife with caring, thoughtfulness and respect. They arrived at the house in a timely fashion and honored their promises. I highly recommend these people who exhibited extreme sensitivity during my time of crisis.

William Angus


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Better Business Bureau

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Cooperative Funeral Fund

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Pre-Plan by NYSFDA

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Patriot Guard Riders 

Featured Services

Send Flowers

Directly order flowers, view and sign the condolences book, share memories and more to celebrate lives of those dearly missed.

Grief Support

Helpful resources to guide you through the loss of a loved one.


Take a few moments to express your wishes now and help to ease the burden on your loved ones.

Frequent questions

A collection of answers to questions that people often have when arranging for a funeral.

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