Mike and Judy Sutherland are busy people. The phone never seems to stop ringing, and it's usually sad news. But when your business revolves around one of the two guarantees in life -- death, not taxes -- that's how it goes.
Photo by Steve Truesdell Mike Sutherland in front of his Harley hearse at Monster Mass at Gateway Motorsports Park.
Mike and Judy own and operate Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home and Hillcrest Funeral Home, Cemetery and Cremation Center in Centralia, Illinois, about 60 miles east of St. Louis. Last year they added one more reason for their phone to keep buzzing -- a Harley-Davidson Heritage trike and motorcycle hearse.More »