DEARBORN: Henry Ford Centennial Library (313) 943-2330, 16301 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, Mi 48126.
Has the Detroit News from 1955 and the Detroit Free Press from 1970. To request a look-up for death notice/obituary, send SASE to above address Attention: Adult Services. They will not respond without the self-addressed stamped envelope. You must know the date of death or burial. This is their policy as of December 2008 and, as far as I know, it is still the same.