Janeth G. (Holden) Peterseim has been involved in the funeral business since Short and she purchased the home in 1963. A member of the Kalona United Methodist Church and the Lioness Club, Jan also serves as secretary of the board for the Area Chamber of Commerce. Jan has been very active in developing and promoting Kalona attractions, including organizing the Kalona booth at the State Fair for the last 18 years. Jan is a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She enjoys golfing, skiing, and spending time with her grandchildren, Sydney and Warren.
Meg A. Nagel is the daughter of Jan Peterseim and the late Short Peterseim and has been a licensed funeral director and embalmer since 1994. Meg is a member of the Kalona United Methodist Church, The Rotary Club of Kalona, the Area Chamber of Commerce, the Iowa Funeral Director’s Association and the National Funeral Director’s Association. She is married to Gregg Nagel and has three children, Sydney Ann and Warren Harold Scarff and Charlotte "Charlie" Nagel. Her interests include playing the piano, swimming and reading.
Mark A. Beatty is a 1983 graduate of Mount Pleasant High School and graduate of Southeastern Community College and Carl’s Sandburg College of Mortuary Science. He served his internship at the Schultz Funeral Home in DeWitt, Iowa. He is a member of the First United Methodist Church of Washington, Iowa Funeral Director Association, National Funeral Directors Association, and the Kalona Rotary. He enjoys family, exercising, bicycling and antique tractors. He resides in Washington with his wife Susan, the former Susan Zwicki. He has three daughters Ashley Graybill (Calvin) of Goshen, IN, Alaina Beatty of Waukee, IA, and Alijah Beatty of Indianapolis, IN.
Nicholas M. Todd graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in 2017, with a Bachelor of Arts, Music in Performing Arts Management, and from the Des Moines Area Community College School of Mortuary Science. He is a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Washington Municipal Band, and the Southeast Iowa Symphony. In his free time he enjoys playing music, hunting, and fishing.