Michelle is a 1980 graduate of Newton Senior High school. She graduated from Central College with a degree in Political Science and later received an advanced diploma in Mortuary Science from DMACC in 2010. She has three grown children, Meegan, Ryan and Ross, and four grandchildren, Tristin, Blake Gaige and Reese. The grandchildren make 5 generations of her family to live in the Newton or Jasper County area, and 4 generations attending Newton public schools. In her spare time she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family and friends.
Jill is a 1985 graduate of Dallas Center Grimes High School. She graduated from Iowa State University with a BA in Communications and in 2007 received an advance diploma in Mortuary Science from DMACC. She and her husband Mike enjoy traveling, especially their winter vacations to the Caribbean. Jill also substitute teaches in the Newton School system as well as help out at the Funeral Home. Jill is a member of the Newton City Band playing percussion instruments as well as piano. She is also an ordained pastor. Jill is a great asset to the funeral home.