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Our Staff

Staff members of Kolstad Family Funeral Home are caring and experienced professionals who understand that each family is unique and has personal requests and traditions. These requests and traditions are of utmost importance to our staff of licensed funeral directors.

Thomas J. Kolstad

Thomas J. Kolstad

Funeral Director, Manager and Owner

Thomas J. Kolstad is the Funeral Director, Manager and Owner of this location. Thomas has managed the funeral home for the past 14 years.

Tom is a licensed funeral director in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Tom is a license holder of the National Funeral Directors Board and a member of the Wisconsin Funeral Directors Association.

Tom attended college in Superior, Wisconsin and then graduated from the Milwaukee Area Mortuary College in 1988 with a degree in Mortuary Science. His original roots are from Superior, Wisconsin and his wife from Marshfield, Wisconsin.

Reenie Kolstad assists in the capacity of Funeral Home Associate. She assists on funerals, visitations and office manangement.

Madalyn Kolstad now in 5th grade likes to help mom and dad with moving flowers and helping clean up after funerals and visitations.

Tom and his family came to the area in 1997 from Neillsville, Wisconsin where he managed two funeral homes in that area. He and his wife Reenie and daughter Madalyn make their home in Balsam Lake, Wisconsin and their sons, John in Rice Lake and Ben in Centuria.

Jerry Prokop

Jerry Prokop

Funeral Home Associate

Jerry Prokop is a life long resident of the Centuria ~ Balsam Lake area. He is married to Stella and has two sons and several grandchildren. 

Jerry has assisted the Kolstad Family Funeral Home part time for  ten years and has recently retired from the St. Croix Regional Medical Center where he was the Material Management Director. 

Jerry plans on spending more time working with the Kolstads as a Funeral Home Associate. He will also be spending a little more time enjoying some of his favorite activities, like his photo. 

Please feel free to contact Jerry at the funeral home at anytime. If he is not out on the lake!

Telephone: 1-715-646-2200

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