Licensed Funeral Director / Embalmer
Dave was born in Norfolk, Nebraska and educated in the Norfolk Public Schools. After graduating from Norfolk Senior High School, Class of 1987, he spent a short time living in Texas and Missouri primarily working in retail and grocery stores before returning to Nebraska.
In 1999, he met Dr. Monica Casey and at that time he was employed by the City of Norfolk as the water meter reader. In October 2000, the couple married and lived in Wisconsin. They later divorced in 2018. Drawn by the desire to help people in their time of need, he started working at a funeral home in Kenosha, Wisconsin as a funeral director apprentice and attending college courses at Gateway Technical College. In 2005 he entered the mortuary science program at Milwaukee Area Technical College in West
Allis, Wisconsin. In 2006, Dave earned an Associate’s Degree in Mortuary Science and became a licensed funeral director and embalmer. After living and working in Wisconsin for nearly 20 years, he returned to Norfolk to be closer to family and in May 2020 he joined the staff of Home for Funerals.
He enjoys listening to music, traveling to new places, and taking care of his senior cats. He attends First Christian Church in Norfolk.
Dave is an authentic person and genuinely cares for the families he assists during their bereavement.