JOHN F. PERSON
An Antigo native, John has been a licensed funeral director since 1976. While attending mortuary school in Milwaukee, he was employed at a large funeral home. In 1976, he began employment at a funeral home in Green Bay until 1978 when he and his family moved to Marshfield where he began employment at Rembs / Kundinger Funeral Home. In 1998, a partnership was formed and currently John and Greg Jackan operate funeral homes in Marshfield, Stratford and Junction City with the help of a dedicated staff. John and his wife Shirley, who also assists at the funeral home have been married since 1972, have 2 married daughters and 5 grandchildren. John enjoys sport clay shooting, hunting out West, in Alaska and Canada and has been involved in offices in the local chapter of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.
A native of Wisconsin Rapids, Greg has been a licensed funeral director since 1983 when he came to Marshfield and began employment at Rembs / Kundinger Funeral Home. In 1998 a partnership was formed in the business and currently Greg and John Person operate funeral homes in Marshfield, Stratford, and Junction City with the help of a capable, caring staff. Greg and his wife Tami, who also assists at the funeral home, have been married since 1983 and have four children and two grandchildren. A fitness enthusiast, he enjoys, running, walking, weight training, participating in triathlons and is involved in community theater.
SHIRLEY A. PERSON
Shirley, was born and raised in Antigo and came to Marshfield in 1978 with her husband, John and their 2 daughters. She became a licensed real estate broker and worked in the real estate industry for 14 years serving Marshfield and the surrounding area. In 1998, she began working at the funeral home. She volunteers her time downtown planting flowers and baking. Her passions are her family, horses, gardening, nature and cooking.
Tami, a native of Wisconsin Rapids, came to Marshfield in 1983. She is a graduate of Dr. Martin Luther College in New Ulm, Minnesota and began teaching Christian Day School in Marshfield and later became a substitute teacher for Marshfield area schools. In 1998 she began assisting at the funeral home. She and her husband, Greg, have four children and two grandchildren. Tami volunteers in various local and national civic, church and school organizations. She enjoys sewing and quilting.
Formerly of Medford, Wisconsin, Jim graduated from Medford Senior High School in 1978. He attended the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, and Milwaukee Area Technical College where he graduated with an Associate's Degree in Mortuary Science. Jim received his Funeral Director license in 1983 and worked in Madison, Wisconsin as a director for 23 years until September of 2006. He joined the staff at Remb's in June of 2007.
Adam, a Wausau native, is a 2005 graduate of Wausau West High School and a 2009 graduate of Milwaukee Area Technical College, earning an Associate of Science Degree in Funeral Service. In May of 2009 Adam moved to Marshfield to Join the Staff at Rembs Funeral Home where he received his Funeral Directing license later in that year. Adam and his wife Becky have one daughter Kahlan. In his free time Adam is an avid musician playing clarinet in both the Marshfield Civic Band and the UW Marshfield / Wood County Symphonic Band. Adam also enjoys camping throughout Wisconsin.
Mike Gonering has lived in Marshfield his entire life. He worked for the Marshfield Clinic for 32 years. Mike joined Remb's staff in March of 2008. Mike and his wife Elaine have two daughters. Mike is an active member of Our Lady of Peace parish. He is a Past Grand Knight and Former District Deputy of the Knights of Columbus. Mike's interests include family, hunting, and fishing.
Jerry has been employed at Rembs Funeral Home for 7 years. Since 1959, Jerry and his wife Jean, have been residents of the City of Marshfield. They have 3 children, Michael, Patrick, and Sara Jean. They have 6 grandchildren. He is a retired salesman from Felker Bros. Corp. Jerry and Jean are active members of St. John Catholic Church. Jerry is also a past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus.
Bruce was born in Wausau. He currently teaches fourth grade at Madison School. He is the Music Director and organist at Christ Lutheran Church where he and his wife are members. Bruce and his wife Sharon have two grown daughters and one grandson. His interest includes reading, gardening, walking and traveling.
Don is a native of Marshfield. He graduated from Columbus High School. He and his wife Jane have three children, Greg, Kris and Kara, 10 grandchildren & one great granddaughter. Don is member of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, fourth degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Marshfield Elks Lodge and the American Legion Post 54 of Marshfield.
Don retired from American Family Insurance Company after 41 years. He enjoyed boating, gardening hunting and volunteering. He joined Rembs Funeral Home staff in 2007.
Larry Shortess has lived in Marshfield since 1960. Larry was an accountant and partner with Data flow for 25 years. Larry and his wife Yvonne have been married for 20 years after both losing spouses to cancer in 1989. They each have 2 children. Larry is a former board member of Saint Joseph's Hospital, Hope Lodge, House of the Dove and Marshfield Area Respite Care Center. Larry enjoys golfing and traveling. He joined Rembs staff in 2011.