Nancy Piasecki
Nancy PiaseckiPresident
Nancy has been managing the funeral home business office since 1955, when she married Michael Piasecki, Sr. and moved to Kenosha. Her community involvement includes service on the boards of Hospice Alliance Inc., St. Catherine’s Hospital Auxiliary, and St. Catherine’s Hospital. She is a member of the Kenosha County Girl Scout Council and the P.L.A.V. Auxiliary. Nancy has been a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church for over 40 years and is former chair of St. Peter’s Finance Committee. She has four children and six grandchildren and loves to spend time with her family and friends.

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Matt Martin
Matt MartinPartner/ Apprentice Funeral Director
Matt was born and raised in Racine and has resided in southeast Wisconsin since graduation from Lake Superior State University in 1996. He served the citizens of Kenosha as a firefighter/paramedic for 23 years before joining the leadership of Piasecki Funeral Home in 2020. Matt and his daughter Gabby are members of Journey Church and are advocates for the Racine County Opportunity Center and Kenosha Achievement Center. As pipe major of the Kenosha Area Pipes & Drums he has provided countless bagpipe tributes to families in their time of need. Currently a student at Worsham College of Mortuary Science, Matt is honored to continue the legacy of the funeral home and lead the Piasecki team in service to others.

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Tom Bain
Tom BainLicensed Funeral Director
Tom has been a licensed funeral director and embalmer since 1973. A lifelong resident of Kenosha, he is a graduate of St. Joseph High School and holds a Bachelor of Science in business management from UW Parkside. After a part-time job sparked his interest in funeral service, Tom attended Worsham College of Mortuary Science and graduated salutatorian. After a 30-year career in collection management and cemetery administration, he started working at Piasecki Funeral Home in 2007. Tom and his wife, Nita, are the proud owners of a 1964 AMC Rambler Classic

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Rich Jorgensen
Rich JorgensenLicensed Funeral Director
Rich is a lifelong resident of Racine; graduating from Horlick High School. After 30 years in manufacturing Rich began his career in 2011 as an apprentice and completed his schooling in the Funeral Service Program at the Milwaukee Area Technical College in 2012. He and his wife Connie have two children, Trista and Steve and 3 granddaughters. When not working at the funeral home Rich enjoys working in his yard, spending time with friends and family (he’s 1 of 9 siblings), and traveling to see his granddaughters. He is a member of St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church and the Racine Moose Lodge # 437. Rich appreciates that each family has different needs; he readily adjusts to meet those needs and is honored to help families through the entire funeral process.

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Carly Gaytan-Kiser
Carly Gaytan-KiserLicensed Funeral Director
Born and raised in central Minnesota, Carly graduated from the University of Minnesota’s Mortuary Science Program in 2015. For the past 5 years, she’s enjoyed working in the rural areas of MN. She takes pride in creating the little details that make a funeral service stand out. Carly and her husband Ryan were wed on Friday the 13th and have three black cats. She loves to volunteer as well as serves on the board of directors for Children’s Grief Connection. She savors naps, books, and all the sweet and salty snacks she can get her hands on.

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Jim Landgraf
Jim LandgrafApprentice Funeral Director
Jim has a compassion for helping others, especially in a time of need. He has been working at Piasecki Funeral Home since 2001 and became an Apprentice in July of 2019. Jim’s been married for almost 30 years and a proud father of 4 sons. He has been a teacher with the Kenosha Unified for over 32 years, currently in the middle school setting. He’s an active member of St. Mary Catholic Church and enjoys golf, travel, refinishing furniture, and surrounding himself with family and friends. Jim recently authored a book, “Pillow Thoughts” which is a journal designed to help parents and their children better communicate with each other.

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Kelly Yoder
Kelly YoderApprentice Funeral Director
Kelly joins the Piasecki Funeral Home as a Funeral Director Assistant in March of 2021. Born and raised in the suburbs of Northern Illinois, Kelly is a graduate of Grayslake Central High School. As a current student at Worsham College of Mortuary Science, she is excited to be working towards becoming a licensed funeral director. Having previously worked as a CNA, Kelly enjoys caring for others as they navigate challenging times in life, and she looks forward to extending her passion for helping people to the profession of funeral service. Outside of work and her studies, Kelly loves to cook, tend to her many plants and animals, and spend time outdoors.

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Ron Nelson
Ron NelsonLicensed Intermediary/Advanced Planning
A resident of Kenosha County, Ron has served as Piasecki Funeral Home’s director of family services since 2004. In this role, he supports families in pre-planning for the future to reduce the sudden emotional and financial stress of losing a loved one. Ron is also a licensed intermediary and agent for burial trust agreements. He is a member of CrossWay Community Church and is a past president of the Kenosha Rotary Club. Ron and his wife, Beverly, have two married daughters and three beautiful grandchildren.

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Patty Santiago
Patty SantiagoOffice Manager
She’s the one you may first talk to when you call or visit us. She brings a wealth of interpersonal and office experience as a manager from her 30-year tenure in pharmacy. In 2019 Patty changed her career path and joined the Piasecki team. She was born and raised in Kenosha, where she earned an Associate degree from Gateway Technical College. She enjoys working in the yard, tending to her flowers, gardening, baking, remolding projects and being creative with crafts. She always finds time to spend with her family and friends.

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Keri Lemke
Keri LemkeAdministrative Assistant
Born and raised in Kenosha, Keri earned her Associate Degree in Science-Dental Hygiene at M.A.T.C. in Milwaukee. After 25 years in the dental field, she transitioned her tremendous care for others into her position with us. Keri may be one of the first contacts you’ll have when calling or visiting Piasecki Funeral Home. She loves breakfast dates with her husband, Kevin and daughter, Olivia at their favorite local diner. She also has a love of movies and music and enjoys flower design classes.

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Anne Wasilevich
Anne WasilevichMarketing Specialist
Born and raised in Kenosha, Anne currently lives in Kenosha County. She graduated from St. Joseph High School and continued her education at UW Parkside and Gateway Technical College. Anne demonstrates an incredible commitment to her community, church and is a friendly visitor for Kenosha Area Family and Aging Services, Inc. Her compassion and understanding make her an asset to the GriefShare program, which she leads alongside Pastor Charlie Hansen and Roger Rodriguez. She obtained her Grief Support Specialist Certificate through UW Madison.

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Everything was very nice. We appreciated everyone’s willingness to work with us to make mom’s funeral as special as it could be. You all do an amazing job. Thank you very much. Mom loved you all and we respect the job you do.
Ellen P.