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Wayne F. Tauber

Wayne F. Tauber

Owner/Licensed Funeral Director

Wayne is from the local area of Appleton and graduated from Appleton East High School. He earned an Associates Degree from Fox Valley Technical College in Criminal Justice and an Associate Degree in Mortuary Science from Milwaukee Area Technical College. 

Wayne came to Valley Funeral Home as a Funeral Director in 1995. Over the years he has dedicated himself to making Valley Funeral Home a place where families can feel comfortable and welcome as they experience one of the most difficult times in their lives. He has built the business on his belief of "Serving as would be Served." 

Wayne has two children, Taylor and Alec and resides in Appleton.

Telephone: 1-920-733-5435

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Stacy L. Olson

Licensed Advance Planner/Administrator

Stacy joined Valley Funeral Home in 2012 and has loved every minute of it! Stacy was born and raised in Appleton; graduated from Appleton North High School and later from Fox Valley Technical College. In 2014 Stacy earned her Wisconsin Life Insurance License and is honored to assist families with advance planning and funding of funeral services.   

Stacy is married to, her loving husband, Chad. Together, they enjoy attending sporting events, going camping and spending time with their family and friends. Stacy and Chad welcomed their first son, Chase in September 2014!

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Don L. Lucas

Licensed Funeral Director


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Mary Vang

Licensed Funeral Director Apprentice


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Susan Gudmanson

Administrative Assistant


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