Four Generations of Caring for Generations to Come

Our Team


Christie oversees all aspects of The Tribute Companies, which own four cemeteries in Wisconsin as well as Precast concrete manufacturing facilities in Illinois and Indiana and an Architectural firm that specializes in cemetery and funeral home design and development. 

Director of Buildings and Grounds

Clyde oversees all aspects of operations for each company owned cemetery and the buildings for all Tribute locations. His responsibilities include: grounds personnel development, purchasing, and safety compliance at all Tribute locations.

Office Coordinator

Sidney was born and raised in small town Waupaca, WI. She graduated from UW-Milwaukee with a degree in Business Administration in 2015. When she is not outdoors hiking in one of Wisconsin’s many state parks, she’s indoors creating art in all mediums. Sidney is dedicated to providing excellence and a personal experience for families.

Administrative Assistant

Katie joined Pinelawn Memorial Park in June 2021 with a strong background and administrative experience.  Katie moved to Milwaukee from Chicago.  She spends her free time exploring Milwaukee’s local shops and comedy spots.

Administrative Assistant

Stephanie joined Pinelawn Memorial Park in August 2021 after retiring from a twenty-five-year career as a public school teacher.  She enjoys spending her free time visiting with family, gardening, and knitting.

Family Service Counselor

David formerly worked for his father and attended the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations. In his free time, David enjoys being in the company of his friends and family. David is an avid outdoorsman and loves sports, especially basketball and tennis.

Family Service Counselor

Meet Matthew Pagel.  Matthew joined Pinelawn Memorial Park in January, 2021.  Matthew grew up locally in Butler, WI. He believes in hard work, helping others, and that laughter is always the best medicine. During his free time, he enjoys spending time with family and friends and getting away to go camping or hiking. 

General Sales Manager

David oversees Pre-Need sales at our Wausau, Green Bay and Milwaukee cemetery locations as well as ensuring that our Family Service Counselors maintain appropriate follow up with all families who have property at our parks.

Joe Scanlan

Grounds Technician

Joe assists with all aspects of grounds operations. Paying attention to details and respecting each family’s needs for their burial service are Joe’s strengths. From time to time, Joe also shares his adorable furry companion, Larry the Dachshund with his co-workers.

Thomas Jamar

Grounds Technician

Tom has been in the manufacturing and landscaping industry for many years. He enjoys working on a  team and the variety of work. Tom has been married to his wife Amy for almost 30 years.  They have two daughters and one granddaughter. In is free time Tom enjoys fishing and watching football.

Earl Harrison

Grounds Technician

Earl joined the Pinelawn family in September 2021.  His hometown is Milwaukee and for the 10 years prior to joining the Pinelawn team, he worked as a production lead. In his spare time you can find him fishing, swimming, and spending time with his four children – three sons and a daughter.

Our Mission

To be the most respected, responsible and value oriented provider of cemetery products and services in the community.

Our Vision

To be the recognized cemetery leader in our community, to remain family owned and operated, and to provide caring, compassionate service for many generations. We will maintain beautiful and peaceful surroundings for the deceased and their families while continuously honoring the memory of those who have passed away before us by preserving the genealogy and heritage of their lives.