We are pleased to serve your family and guests and share in celebrating your loved one's legacy. In addition to working intimately with you to make your services especially meaningful and memorable, we enjoy working with one another and have found that our specific interests and talents are complementary. We are proud to introduce you to some of our team!
|Nancy graduated from Waukegan Township High School in 1951 and came to Kenosha when she married Michael Piasecki, Sr. in July of 1955. She has been managing the funeral home business office ever since and is president of Piasecki-Althaus Funeral home. A member of St. Peter's Catholic Church for over forty years, she is also chairman of the St. Peter's Finance Committee. Her inspiring record of community leadership includes serving as past president and long time member of the Board of Directors for Hospice Alliance, Inc., past president and board member of the former St. Catherine's Hospital Auxiliary, member of the St. Catherine's Hospital Board of Directors, lifetime member of the Kenosha County Girl Scout Council and member of the P.L.A.V. Auxiliary. Nancy's greatest joy is found spending time with her four children and six grandchildren. In her time away from the funeral home, she enjoys traveling and spending time at her lake house.|
|Bill began working for Piasecki Funeral Home in 1984 and partnered with Nancy Piasecki to form Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home in 1986. A passionate community steward, Bill has an extensive history of being in service to Kenosha, his home town. A life-long member of St. Mary Catholic Church, he serves his parish as a cantor/song leader and is a former catechism instructor. Since 1984, he has been a member of the Rotary Club of Kenosha - West and served on the board in various capacities since 1986. In addition, he has served on the board of directors with Kenosha Voluntary Action Council, Kenosha Area Family and Aging Services, Inc., Kenosha Achievement Center and Every Child's Place. He has also lent his time and resources to the St. Catherine's Hospital Development Council, Knights of Columbus, Polish Legion of American Veterans - George Washington Post 34 (honorary member), Kenosha Achievement Center Development Committee Member, Kenosha Library Foundation, Kenosha Public Museum Foundation and supports St. Joseph High School in numerous fundraising endeavors and as a guest speaker for various classes and assemblies. Effortlessly charismatic, Bill enjoys emceeing community events and sharing his gift of voice. He enjoys reading and spending time at his cabin "up north."
|A life-long resident of Kenosha, Tom is a graduate of St. Joseph High School and graduated with honors from University of Wisconsin - Parkside with a Bachelor of Science degree in business management. A part-time job at a local funeral home sparked his interest in funeral service, and Tom went on to graduate as class salutatorian of Worsham College of Mortuary Science. He has been licensed as a Wisconsin funeral director/embalmer since 1973. After a thirty year career in credit and collection management and cemetery administration, Tom joined the Piasecki-Althaus team in 2007. In their down time, Tom and his wife, Nita, enjoy classic cars - including their 1964 AMC Rambler Classic, going to car shows, flea markets and antique malls. Tom's motivation to come to work each day is "helping families through the death of a loved one, which is often the most difficult and trying time of their lives."
Jeffery A. Conforti
|After working as a local Independent funeral director, the Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home welcomed Jeff in August of 2013 to the team. A life-long resident of Kenosha, he attended the University of Wisconsin Parkside and graduated with honors from the Milwaukee Area Technical College Mortuary Program in 2005. Since becoming licensed as a funeral director, Jeff has been working hard providing high standards of service to those in need both in front and behind the scenes. Jeffery is a member of both the National Funeral Directors Association and Wisconsin Funeral Directors Association. In his spare time, he can be found swimming or biking area trails. Jeff believes having the privilege to provide grieving families with thoughtful compassionate care is rewarding.
|A Milwaukee native, Cori relocated to Kenosha and joined the Piasecki-Althaus team in June of 2001. She graduated from Milwaukee Area Technical College in 1997 and is licensed in both Wisconsin and Illinois. Cori and her husband, Matt, a City of Kenosha firefighter and paramedic, are members of Mount Pleasant Lutheran Church in Racine. Their daughter, Gabriella Josephine, was baptized there, after her birth in January of 2008. Together, they are members of the Wisconsin Upside Down Foundation. Cori enjoys spending her free time shopping, playing competitive indoor/outdoor soccer with the Women's Soccer Club and finds "meeting families to be the most rewarding part" of her job.|
|Laura moved to Kenosha County and joined the Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home team in April of 2004. She attended University of Wisconsin-Parkside and graduated from Milwaukee Area Technical College in 2001. Laura is a proud member of the American Society of Embalmers.|
We welcome Kathleen Theis to our staff. Kathleen has been a licensed Funeral Director since 2010. At the age of 11, during the illness and loss of her grandmother, she knew she wanted to help others. She was a 2004 graduate from Indian Trail Academy. She went on to receive her B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and her Associate Degree in Funeral Service from Milwaukee Area Technical College. Kathleen served her apprenticeship and became a licensed funeral director while working at Wilson Funeral Home, Racine. She is a member of both the National Funeral Directors Association and Wisconsin Funeral Directors Association. Currently residing in Kenosha, Kathleen is anticipating her marriage next year to her fiancé, Kevin DeFord.
Julie loves helping people. In 2001, she changed her career path and joined the Piasecki-Althaus team. For over 30 years, she has been a licensed property, casualty, life and health insurance agent. Julie has been an invaluable resource in supporting our families who have questions about their life insurance and helps in filing claims. She is especially proud that throughout her career, many of her professional relationships have turned into lifelong friendships. Always dedicated to her family, Julie enjoys spending time with her precious great nieces and is the sole caregiver for her parents who still live in their home in Pleasant Prairie. She treasures all the time she spends with them.
Anne was born and raised in Kenosha and resides in Salem. Her education achievement includes graduating from St. Joseph's High School and continuing at both Parkside and Gateway to gain outstanding skills in working with people from all backgrounds and walks of life. She has tested those skills professionally in various settings, and she shares her deep understanding and commitment to improving the human condition by working with us here at Piasecki - Althaus. Anne has raised three children and continues to encourage each of them to give all they can through her own example of giving time at her parish and to many outstanding causes including St. Joseph Catholic Academy, and most specially the Leukemia & Lymphoma Foundation and Make-a-Wish. Anne has picked herself up from setbacks both personally and professionally, and she is the kind of professional who will gladly share with those who require it her best and finest coping skills.