Our knowledgeable staff are passionate about providing families guidance and support during the funeral planning process and well after the funeral. Together, we can honor your loved one’s life while beginning your grief journey.

 

 

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Harold (Howie) Rediske II, CPC Owner, Funeral Director hrediskeii@uhtfuneralhome.com

Howie graduated from Wayne State University School of Mortuary Science in 1997. He has worked at the family funeral home, Uht Funeral Home, off and on for most of his life. Upon completing one enlistment with the U.S. Army, and being deployed to Bosnia, Howie returned to the family business in 1996 to complete his schooling and receive his license.  In 2004 Howie became a manager of the funeral home working with his father, Harold Rediske Jr.

Howie has gone through the chairs of Michigan Funeral Directors Association (MFDA) District #2 twice, was MFDA District #2 Director from 2009 to 2011, and has served on the MFDA Grievance and Ethics Committee. He is currently serving on the MFDA Convention Committee.  He belongs to the Wayne Rotary Club where he has served on many committees and projects. Howie is also a proud life member of the VFW serving as a trustee for two terms at his local post.

Howie is married to Gayle Rediske and is blessed with a daughter, Mackenzie who is currently attending Wayne State University in pursuit of her Mortuary Science degree, and will be the fourth-generation funeral director from the family. They now live in Brownstown, Michigan after living in Wayne for 18 years.

Howie enjoys traveling and riding motorcycles.  In his spare time, he also enjoys fixing things and learning how different objects work.

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Thomas (Tom) Loewe Jr., CPC Manager, Funeral Director tloewe@uhtfuneralhome.com

Tom has been a member of the Uht Funeral Home staff since 2011.  He was raised in Dearborn, Michigan and attended Dearborn High School.  He graduated from the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science in 2003.  Prior to working in the funeral industry, he was employed by the city of Melvindale within the water department.  He is a proud member of Michigan Funeral Director Association (MFDA) and National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA).  He served as the MFDA District 2 President in 2012. 

Tom is married to his wife, Donna Loewe.  They reside in Southgate, Michigan.  He has three children, Kori, Christopher, and Brianne.  He is also blessed with his first grandson, Ryker.  In his free time, he likes to golf, travel, hunt.  He also enjoys watching the Detroit Red Wings.

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Jessica Guina Funeral Director jguina@uhtfuneralhome.com

Jessica grew up in Canton, Michigan, where she graduated from Starkweather Academy.  After high school, she attended Ms. Katie’s College of Beauty and received her cosmetology license.  After a few years, she decided to pursue a degree in nursing, specifically hospice.  While going to school, she looked into becoming a funeral director after being introduced by someone who worked in the profession.  She attended Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science and received her associate degree in Specialized Technology.  She is the first person in her family to become a funeral director.  She feels honored to be able to help families through the most difficult moments of their lives.  Currently, Jessica serves as the secretary for Michigan Funeral Directors Association District 2.  She is also a Certified Crematory Operator. 

When not working, Jessica enjoys spending time with her family and playing trivia.  She has a beautiful 8-year-old daughter whom she adores and they reside together in Plymouth, Michigan. 

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Cindy Adams Office Manager cadams@uhtfuneralhome.com

Cindy has been a long-time resident of the Wayne-Westland area. She graduated from Wayne Memorial High School and attended Eastern Michigan University.

Cindy joined the funeral home in 2002 as our office manager, and currently sits on the City of Wayne Cemetery Board.

She is “Mom” to her 4-legged fur babies at home as well as the birds in our aviary.  She enjoys creating artwork in her free time, and participates in many of our local fundraising events.

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Mackenzie Rediske Funeral Service Associate mrediske@uhtfuneralhome.com

Mackenzie is currently attending Wayne State University working towards her bachelor’s degree in Mortuary Science.  She plans to graduate in August 2020.  She grew up within the funeral home setting, however never had aspirations to follow in the family footsteps.  After attending the University of Alabama her freshman year studying nursing, she returned home.  After re-evaluating and shadowing at the funeral home, she decided this was her passion.  She is looking forward to a rewarding career and continuing her family’s legacy as a successful businesswoman. 

In her free time, Mackenzie enjoys playing with her vizsla, Ryder.  She also likes to go to the gym and attend concerts.

Harold (Howie) Rediske II, CPC

Owner, Funeral Director
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Howie graduated from Wayne State University School of Mortuary Science in 1997. He has worked at the family funeral home, Uht Funeral Home, off and on for most of his life. Upon completing one enlistment with the U.S. Army, and being deployed to Bosnia, Howie returned to the family business in 1996 to complete his schooling and receive his license.  In 2004 Howie became a manager of the funeral home working with his father, Harold Rediske Jr.

Howie has gone through the chairs of Michigan Funeral Directors Association (MFDA) District #2 twice, was MFDA District #2 Director from 2009 to 2011, and has served on the MFDA Grievance and Ethics Committee. He is currently serving on the MFDA Convention Committee.  He belongs to the Wayne Rotary Club where he has served on many committees and projects. Howie is also a proud life member of the VFW serving as a trustee for two terms at his local post.

Howie is married to Gayle Rediske and is blessed with a daughter, Mackenzie who is currently attending Wayne State University in pursuit of her Mortuary Science degree, and will be the fourth-generation funeral director from the family. They now live in Brownstown, Michigan after living in Wayne for 18 years.

Howie enjoys traveling and riding motorcycles.  In his spare time, he also enjoys fixing things and learning how different objects work.

Thomas (Tom) Loewe Jr., CPC

Manager, Funeral Director
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Tom has been a member of the Uht Funeral Home staff since 2011.  He was raised in Dearborn, Michigan and attended Dearborn High School.  He graduated from the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science in 2003.  Prior to working in the funeral industry, he was employed by the city of Melvindale within the water department.  He is a proud member of Michigan Funeral Director Association (MFDA) and National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA).  He served as the MFDA District 2 President in 2012. 

Tom is married to his wife, Donna Loewe.  They reside in Southgate, Michigan.  He has three children, Kori, Christopher, and Brianne.  He is also blessed with his first grandson, Ryker.  In his free time, he likes to golf, travel, hunt.  He also enjoys watching the Detroit Red Wings.

Jessica Guina

Funeral Director
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Jessica grew up in Canton, Michigan, where she graduated from Starkweather Academy.  After high school, she attended Ms. Katie’s College of Beauty and received her cosmetology license.  After a few years, she decided to pursue a degree in nursing, specifically hospice.  While going to school, she looked into becoming a funeral director after being introduced by someone who worked in the profession.  She attended Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science and received her associate degree in Specialized Technology.  She is the first person in her family to become a funeral director.  She feels honored to be able to help families through the most difficult moments of their lives.  Currently, Jessica serves as the secretary for Michigan Funeral Directors Association District 2.  She is also a Certified Crematory Operator. 

When not working, Jessica enjoys spending time with her family and playing trivia.  She has a beautiful 8-year-old daughter whom she adores and they reside together in Plymouth, Michigan. 

Cindy Adams

Office Manager
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Cindy has been a long-time resident of the Wayne-Westland area. She graduated from Wayne Memorial High School and attended Eastern Michigan University.

Cindy joined the funeral home in 2002 as our office manager, and currently sits on the City of Wayne Cemetery Board.

She is “Mom” to her 4-legged fur babies at home as well as the birds in our aviary.  She enjoys creating artwork in her free time, and participates in many of our local fundraising events.

Mackenzie Rediske

Funeral Service Associate
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Mackenzie is currently attending Wayne State University working towards her bachelor’s degree in Mortuary Science.  She plans to graduate in August 2020.  She grew up within the funeral home setting, however never had aspirations to follow in the family footsteps.  After attending the University of Alabama her freshman year studying nursing, she returned home.  After re-evaluating and shadowing at the funeral home, she decided this was her passion.  She is looking forward to a rewarding career and continuing her family’s legacy as a successful businesswoman. 

In her free time, Mackenzie enjoys playing with her vizsla, Ryder.  She also likes to go to the gym and attend concerts.