Support Staff

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Peggy George

Aftercare Coordinator

Proko-Wall was fortunate to "Seize the Day" when hiring Peggy George as our aftercare coordinator.  A Green Bay native and graduate of St. Joseph Academy, Peggy worked in the family business, George's Auto Parts, after her marriage to Terry George.  Peggy is the proud mother of four children and grandmother of eight.  She is an active member of St. Matthew Parish.  Many of you will recognize her as a talented corporate event and wedding planner. 


Peggy is in charge of the funeral home newsletter, Tomorrow, organizing the Christmas Program, the Spring Planting Program, and widows and widowers bus trips.  She also delivers important documents to families, assists families with obtaining veteran's benefits, and helps families who need a little extra tender loving care with the grieving process. 

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Peggy George

Aftercare Coordinator

Proko-Wall was fortunate to "Seize the Day" when hiring Peggy George as our aftercare coordinator.  A Green Bay native and graduate of St. Joseph Academy, Peggy worked in the family business, George's Auto Parts, after her marriage to Terry George.  Peggy is the proud mother of four children and grandmother of eight.  She is an active member of St. Matthew Parish.  Many of you will recognize her as a talented corporate event and wedding planner. 


Peggy is in charge of the funeral home newsletter, Tomorrow, organizing the Christmas Program, the Spring Planting Program, and widows and widowers bus trips.  She also delivers important documents to families, assists families with obtaining veteran's benefits, and helps families who need a little extra tender loving care with the grieving process. 

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Barb Holford

Pre-Planning Specialist

Barb brought 20 years of customer service expertise with her when she joined the Proko-Wall team in 2013, as the office manager.  She is also a certified preplanning counselor and has recently taken over the role of Pre-Planning Specialist.


Barb is a lifelong resident of Green Bay and a graduate of East High School.  She and her husband, Tim, along with their daughters, Constance, Haley and Nada, live on the west side of town. Spending time with family is her passion.  She is an active member of St. Jude Parish. 


Barb enjoys teaching youth swimming at the  Greater Green Bay YMCA, camping, fishing, biking, photography and playing with her dog, Ranger. 

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Barb Holford

Pre-Planning Specialist

Barb brought 20 years of customer service expertise with her when she joined the Proko-Wall team in 2013, as the office manager.  She is also a certified preplanning counselor and has recently taken over the role of Pre-Planning Specialist.


Barb is a lifelong resident of Green Bay and a graduate of East High School.  She and her husband, Tim, along with their daughters, Constance, Haley and Nada, live on the west side of town. Spending time with family is her passion.  She is an active member of St. Jude Parish. 


Barb enjoys teaching youth swimming at the  Greater Green Bay YMCA, camping, fishing, biking, photography and playing with her dog, Ranger. 

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Kelly Wiegand

Office Manager

Kelly Wiegand began working with the office staff at Proko-Wall in 2004. She is a graduate of Ashwaubenon High School and brought 21 years of previous office experience with her when she joined the team. Kelly is active throughout the community as a member of Peace United Methodist Church, a board member for the Starlite Neighborhood Association, and a member of Women of the Moose, Chapter 451 in Green Bay Wisconsin. Along with her husband Scott, she is the proud parent of two children, Benjamin and Chelsea, and a Labradoodle named Levi.

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Kelly Wiegand

Office Manager

Kelly Wiegand began working with the office staff at Proko-Wall in 2004. She is a graduate of Ashwaubenon High School and brought 21 years of previous office experience with her when she joined the team. Kelly is active throughout the community as a member of Peace United Methodist Church, a board member for the Starlite Neighborhood Association, and a member of Women of the Moose, Chapter 451 in Green Bay Wisconsin. Along with her husband Scott, she is the proud parent of two children, Benjamin and Chelsea, and a Labradoodle named Levi.

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Amy Naniot

Office Assistant

Amy has been with Proko-Wall over 15 years handling the day to day office work, phone calls, form preparations and billing. Her understanding attitude and attention to detail help make the funeral process as hassle free as possible. Her favorite part of her job is being able to help people during difficult times of difficulty. Amy is a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church and serves with the St. Bernard Social Justice and Human Concerns, a community outreach program for the needy. She enjoys spending time with her family, walking, hiking, canoeing, reading, and her flower garden.

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Amy Naniot

Office Assistant

Amy has been with Proko-Wall over 15 years handling the day to day office work, phone calls, form preparations and billing. Her understanding attitude and attention to detail help make the funeral process as hassle free as possible. Her favorite part of her job is being able to help people during difficult times of difficulty. Amy is a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church and serves with the St. Bernard Social Justice and Human Concerns, a community outreach program for the needy. She enjoys spending time with her family, walking, hiking, canoeing, reading, and her flower garden.

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Bonnie Sabo

Office Assistant

Bonnie retired from AT&T after a 35 year career, 24 of those years in customer service, and joined the Proko-Wall team in 2016. She is a member of Prince of Peace Parish and plays the organ for Sunday services and funeral masses. Bonnie and her husband Bob live on a farm in the Town of Eaton. They have two daughters and three grandchildren.

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Bonnie Sabo

Office Assistant

Bonnie retired from AT&T after a 35 year career, 24 of those years in customer service, and joined the Proko-Wall team in 2016. She is a member of Prince of Peace Parish and plays the organ for Sunday services and funeral masses. Bonnie and her husband Bob live on a farm in the Town of Eaton. They have two daughters and three grandchildren.

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Beanie Dahlke

Housekeeping

Beanie has been with Proko-Wall since 2005, helping to keep the home clean and tidy, as well as anything else that needs doing. She is a Moose Lodge member and belongs to Grace Lutheran Church, where she volunteers by feeding the homeless. In her time off she enjoys spending time with her husband and stepsons.

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Beanie Dahlke

Housekeeping

Beanie has been with Proko-Wall since 2005, helping to keep the home clean and tidy, as well as anything else that needs doing. She is a Moose Lodge member and belongs to Grace Lutheran Church, where she volunteers by feeding the homeless. In her time off she enjoys spending time with her husband and stepsons.

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Jerry Blohowiak

Funeral Director Assistant

Following a career with Eastside Exhaust, and after retiring from Enzymatic Therapy Schwabe North America, Jerry joined the Proko-Wall team as a funeral assistant and grounds keeper.  He especially likes working with familiar families within the community.


He and his wife of over 40 years, Peggy, have two adult children, Scott and Shelly, and five grandsons.  Jerry is a member of St. Bernard Parish and enjoys golfing. 

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Jerry Blohowiak

Funeral Director Assistant

Following a career with Eastside Exhaust, and after retiring from Enzymatic Therapy Schwabe North America, Jerry joined the Proko-Wall team as a funeral assistant and grounds keeper.  He especially likes working with familiar families within the community.


He and his wife of over 40 years, Peggy, have two adult children, Scott and Shelly, and five grandsons.  Jerry is a member of St. Bernard Parish and enjoys golfing. 

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Kathy Castelaz

Funeral Director Assistant

Kathy was born in Norway, Michigan and moved to Green Bay in the 1970's. She retired as the Director of Critical Care in 2012 from St. Vincent Hospital, and began working for Proko-Wall Funeral Home in 2014. She is a lay associate for the Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, a member of St. Matthew Catholic Church, and volunteers for the St. Vincent Auxiliary.

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Kathy Castelaz

Funeral Director Assistant

Kathy was born in Norway, Michigan and moved to Green Bay in the 1970's. She retired as the Director of Critical Care in 2012 from St. Vincent Hospital, and began working for Proko-Wall Funeral Home in 2014. She is a lay associate for the Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, a member of St. Matthew Catholic Church, and volunteers for the St. Vincent Auxiliary.

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Jerry Hruska

Funeral Director Assistant

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Jerry Hruska

Funeral Director Assistant

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John Keehan

Funeral Director Assistant

John followed in his father's footsteps when he joined the Proko-Wall staff. He and his wife, Amy, have two children. John enjoys watching local hockey and spending time up at his cottage. He is also a volunteer firefighter in De Pere.

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John Keehan

Funeral Director Assistant

John followed in his father's footsteps when he joined the Proko-Wall staff. He and his wife, Amy, have two children. John enjoys watching local hockey and spending time up at his cottage. He is also a volunteer firefighter in De Pere.

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Denise Keller

Funeral Director Assistant

Born and raised in Chilton, Denise graduated from Chilton High School where she was active in high school sports.  She continued her passion for athletics as a collegiate basketball and softball player at Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee, earning a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a minor in Sociology.  Denise was inducted into the National Honor Society for Psychology in 1992. 


After college she started her own business, Wisconsin Gasket & Supply Co., which she continues to operate today.  Denise resides in De Pere with her three children, Brooke, Nicole and Ryan.  Her hobbies include spending time with her children,traveling, golfing and excercising at the gym. 

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Denise Keller

Funeral Director Assistant

Born and raised in Chilton, Denise graduated from Chilton High School where she was active in high school sports.  She continued her passion for athletics as a collegiate basketball and softball player at Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee, earning a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a minor in Sociology.  Denise was inducted into the National Honor Society for Psychology in 1992. 


After college she started her own business, Wisconsin Gasket & Supply Co., which she continues to operate today.  Denise resides in De Pere with her three children, Brooke, Nicole and Ryan.  Her hobbies include spending time with her children,traveling, golfing and excercising at the gym. 

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Bill Morgan

Funeral Director Assistant

Bill Morgan is a man of many hats. He joined the Staff at Proko Wall in 2012 after four decades of patrolling the highways and by-ways of Brown County as a Deputy Sheriff. He was acknowledged for his heroism in the book “Why I Jumped.” For countless boys of summer, Bill is a Varsity Baseball Coach for Preble High School and The Green Bay Shockers American Legion Baseball Team. For those who “BELIEVE” in the magic of the season, you can find his Alter Ego, G.B. Santa, on Facebook. As a musician, he rocked many a concert halls and saloons throughout the U.S.A. playing Bass Guitar. As a family man he is husband to Roxann, father to Margaret, Marissa, MacKenzie and Matthew, and a grandfather to Rosalie and Jobie.

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Bill Morgan

Funeral Director Assistant

Bill Morgan is a man of many hats. He joined the Staff at Proko Wall in 2012 after four decades of patrolling the highways and by-ways of Brown County as a Deputy Sheriff. He was acknowledged for his heroism in the book “Why I Jumped.” For countless boys of summer, Bill is a Varsity Baseball Coach for Preble High School and The Green Bay Shockers American Legion Baseball Team. For those who “BELIEVE” in the magic of the season, you can find his Alter Ego, G.B. Santa, on Facebook. As a musician, he rocked many a concert halls and saloons throughout the U.S.A. playing Bass Guitar. As a family man he is husband to Roxann, father to Margaret, Marissa, MacKenzie and Matthew, and a grandfather to Rosalie and Jobie.

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Pete Sponholtz

Funeral Director Assistant

Pete was born in Appleton and raised in Tisch Mills, graduating from Mishicot High School and Fox Valley Technical College. He began a 35 year career in Fire Service as a volunteer with the Tisch Mills Fire Department, and retired from the Green Bay Metro Fire Department in 2014. Well-known to the Proko-Wall staff as a faithful member of the GBFD Honor Guard, Pete was invited to join the team in 2014. He is a member of Holy Cross Parish. A talented and multi-faceted musician, Pete plays the drums, piano, tuba, and trumpet with local bands and orchestras.

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Pete Sponholtz

Funeral Director Assistant

Pete was born in Appleton and raised in Tisch Mills, graduating from Mishicot High School and Fox Valley Technical College. He began a 35 year career in Fire Service as a volunteer with the Tisch Mills Fire Department, and retired from the Green Bay Metro Fire Department in 2014. Well-known to the Proko-Wall staff as a faithful member of the GBFD Honor Guard, Pete was invited to join the team in 2014. He is a member of Holy Cross Parish. A talented and multi-faceted musician, Pete plays the drums, piano, tuba, and trumpet with local bands and orchestras.

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Briana Utrie-Mayer

Funeral Director Assistant

Shortly after her marriage in October of 2017, Briana joined the team at Proko-Wall. Briana has strong local roots, graduating from Notre Dame Academy. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Wisconsin Superior while minoring in Photography. After student teaching and peer mentoring, she worked as an executive assistant in the Valley. Briana's eye for detail and customer service experience make her a valued asset for the funeral home. She is the proud owner of a pet rabbit.

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Briana Utrie-Mayer

Funeral Director Assistant

Shortly after her marriage in October of 2017, Briana joined the team at Proko-Wall. Briana has strong local roots, graduating from Notre Dame Academy. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Wisconsin Superior while minoring in Photography. After student teaching and peer mentoring, she worked as an executive assistant in the Valley. Briana's eye for detail and customer service experience make her a valued asset for the funeral home. She is the proud owner of a pet rabbit.

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Race Van Pay

Intern

Race graduated from Denmark High School in 2017, and is currently a student at NWTC. He will pursue studies at Worsham College in order to become a licensed funeral director and will serve his apprenticeship at Proko-Wall. While attending Denmark High, Race played football for the Vikings. However, he is best known for following in his father's footsteps as an IMCA race car driver, participating in the Modified Division at local tracks.

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Race Van Pay

Intern

Race graduated from Denmark High School in 2017, and is currently a student at NWTC. He will pursue studies at Worsham College in order to become a licensed funeral director and will serve his apprenticeship at Proko-Wall. While attending Denmark High, Race played football for the Vikings. However, he is best known for following in his father's footsteps as an IMCA race car driver, participating in the Modified Division at local tracks.

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Donn Foote

Forever Friends Pet Cremation Services Divisional Manager

Donn joined the Forever Friends team in October of 2014.  Coupled with his love of animals, he brings professional customer service experience from his previous employment as department supervisor with a local landscape company.


Donn was born and raised in De Pere, where he still lives with his wife, Sara and their two sons.  He is a member of Resurrection Catholic Parish and the Knights of Columbus.  Donn is also a member of the advisory committee for the Bellevue Dog Park.  He enjoys spending quaility time with his family, going camping, golfing and playing softball in his free time. 

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Donn Foote

Forever Friends Pet Cremation Services Divisional Manager

Donn joined the Forever Friends team in October of 2014.  Coupled with his love of animals, he brings professional customer service experience from his previous employment as department supervisor with a local landscape company.


Donn was born and raised in De Pere, where he still lives with his wife, Sara and their two sons.  He is a member of Resurrection Catholic Parish and the Knights of Columbus.  Donn is also a member of the advisory committee for the Bellevue Dog Park.  He enjoys spending quaility time with his family, going camping, golfing and playing softball in his free time. 

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David J. Bloomer

Forever Friends Pet Cremation Services Associate

David has been associated with Forever Friends Cremation Services and Proko-Wall Funeral Home since 2002. His easy-going nature helps him bring comfort to those who are dealing with the loss of a beloved pet. David is an active member of the Allouez Kiwanis Club, Vice President of the Birch Creek Home Owner's Association, Vice President of the Wrightstown Sanitary District II and Treasurer of St. James Lutheran Church. In his spare time, David enjoys golf, boating, flower gardening, and snow shoeing.

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David J. Bloomer

Forever Friends Pet Cremation Services Associate

David has been associated with Forever Friends Cremation Services and Proko-Wall Funeral Home since 2002. His easy-going nature helps him bring comfort to those who are dealing with the loss of a beloved pet. David is an active member of the Allouez Kiwanis Club, Vice President of the Birch Creek Home Owner's Association, Vice President of the Wrightstown Sanitary District II and Treasurer of St. James Lutheran Church. In his spare time, David enjoys golf, boating, flower gardening, and snow shoeing.

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Michelle Hock

Office Staff at Valley Apparel & Promotions and Forever Friends

Michelle transitioned from the office at Forever Friends Pet Cremation Services to managing the day to day operations at Valley Apparel & Promotions. She was born and raised in Germany, but graduated from Preble High School in Green Bay. Her family keeps her busy. She has three daughters with her Dale, her husband of 15 years - Madison, Brooke and Breanna. Two dogs, Justice and Shooter, are also members of the family. Michelle stays involved in the community by volunteering in class and the book room at her children's school. In her spare time she enjoys decorating, spending time with family and friends and Harley riding with her husband, Dale.

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Michelle Hock

Office Staff at Valley Apparel & Promotions and Forever Friends

Michelle transitioned from the office at Forever Friends Pet Cremation Services to managing the day to day operations at Valley Apparel & Promotions. She was born and raised in Germany, but graduated from Preble High School in Green Bay. Her family keeps her busy. She has three daughters with her Dale, her husband of 15 years - Madison, Brooke and Breanna. Two dogs, Justice and Shooter, are also members of the family. Michelle stays involved in the community by volunteering in class and the book room at her children's school. In her spare time she enjoys decorating, spending time with family and friends and Harley riding with her husband, Dale.