Funeral Director Intern
Originally from New Richland, MN, Amy studied accounting/business
management at Rasmussen College in Mankato, MN, and then changed education
courses, graduating with a Child Care Certificate. Amy worked as a lead teacher
in childcare for five years before operating her own home daycare for nineteen
After the deaths of multiple close family members, Amy felt called
to funeral service, ignited with a passion to give back to families with as
much care and attention to detail as the funeral directors had shown her
family. In August 2020, she returned to college at Des Moines Community College
in Ankeny, IA, and graduated from the mortuary science program in March of 2022.
She enjoys helping families celebrate their loved ones and hearing their
Amy is the third generation living on the family farm in New
Richland, where she and her husband, Mike, raise beef cattle. They have a son,
Jace, and a daughter, Taytum, who is married to Chad. Taytum and Chad have a
son named Nolan. Amy and Mike also have a pet cow named Ruby and two dogs,
Champ and Suzie.
Amy served on the New Richland City Council for ten years,
served on the church council at St Peter's Lutheran Church, was a member of the
Farm & City Days Celebration Committee, was a member of the NRHEG PTO, and served
on the planning committee for the NRHEG after-prom party. She enjoys spending
time with her family and friends, watching her children's sports and
activities, traveling, laughing, and enjoying all life brings.