History & Staff

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.  As a family owned company with a long legacy of helping and supporting family and friends experiencing bereavement, we understand that a family needs someone to turn to in a moment's notice.  Someone who truly cares and has the ability and resources to offer exemplary services.  Many things have changed since our beginning in 1865, but what hasn't changed is our commitment to being here every step of the way for the bereaved in our communities when they need us most.

Our Mission Statement


Our mission is to provide exceptional and meaningful funeral service experiences for the families we serve through teamwork, dedication, and professionalism; and to provide our community with comprehensive death, dying, and bereavement resources.

Welcome to Holly Funeral Home!

Serving Waupaca and the surrounding area
since 1865

Holly Funeral Home has provided quality funeral service in the communities they serve since 1865.  Holly's orchestrates compassionate, individualized, full service funeral services through their five funeral homes conveniently located throughout Waupaca, Waushara and Portage Counties.

We are devoted to providing quality, full service funeral planning, always with an attitude of service and caring.  As a family of Holly Funeral Home you will receive:

A high degree of professional funeral understanding
A year long professional aftercare program
Funeral pre-need planning services
Licensed funeral directors available seven days a week, 24 hours a day to answer questions and to assist in determining your needs.
Consistently affordable, fair pricing.

Throughout the history of Holly Funeral Home, the firm has been "Known for Service" and it is with great pride that we continue to provide the finest service to families in their time of need.

Our Valued Staff

Stephen H. Johnson

Stephen H. Johnson, Funeral Director - Owner

Steve was born and raised in Waupaca. He graduated from Waupaca High School in 1972. He attended UW-Oshkosh before graduating with a degree in Mortuary Science from Milwaukee Area Technical College in 1977. He has been with Holly's for over 40 years and is currently President of the firm. Steve has been an active member of many community organizations including founding member and past Treasurer of Waupaca Rotary Club, past board member of Bethany Home, past board member of the Waupaca Area Chamber of Commerce, past board member of Bethany Home Foundation and lifetime member of Trinity Lutheran Church. Steve is married to Jacki (Neely) Johnson and has three daughters, Erica (Ken) Danielson, Cassie (Jon) Pasholk & Chloe Johnson and four grandchildren. Steve loves to travel, fish, play golf and watch high school athletics.

R. Michael Jungers, III

R. Michael Jungers, III, Funeral Director - Owner

Mike was born and raised in Waupaca. He graduated from Waupaca High School in 1984. He then attended UW Oshkosh and earned a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration. Mike then attended Milwaukee Area Technical College and earned an Associate Degree in Mortuary Science. He has been involved in funeral service since 1988, becoming a licensed funeral director in 1991. Mike has been serving the community as a member of the Waupaca Volunteer Fire Department since 1991. He is also a member of the Waupaca Conservation League and the Waupaca Area Chamber of Commerce. Mike lives in Waupaca with his wife, Lori, daughters, Kimberly and Courtney. He enjoys hunting, fishing, camping and most other outdoor activities.

Erica M. Danielson

Erica M. Danielson, Funeral Director

Erica has been a licensed funeral director since 2001. She was born and raised in Waupaca where she currently resides with her husband, Kenneth and their two sons, Braxton & Nolan. She is a 1997 graduate of Waupaca High School and attended the University of La Crosse before graduating in 2001 from Milwaukee Area Technical College with a degree in mortuary science. Erica holds membership in the National Funeral Director's Association and the Wisconsin Funeral Director's Association. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, and also playing volleyball. Erica and family are members of Trinity Lutheran Church in Waupaca.

Matthew Ehrenberg

Matthew Ehrenberg, Funeral Director

Matt was born and raised in Waupaca. He graduated from the Waupaca High School in 1993. He attended UWSP before he graduated form Milwaukee Area Technical College with a degree in Mortuary Science in 1999. Matt is married to Mandy (Johnson) Ehrenberg and has two sons, Trevor and Austin. He enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family.

Derek E. Reser

Derek E. Reser, Funeral Director

Derek was born and raised in the Berlin area. He graduated from Berlin High School in 2003. After graduating, he joined the United States Navy. Derek attended Mid-America College of Funeral Service in Jefferson, IN and has been a licensed funeral director since 2008. He resides in Waupaca with his significant other, Ashley and their four children, Bryce, Haley, Genevieve and Dax. He enjoys camping, canoeing, hunting, fishing and spending time with family and friends.

Amanda Ehrenberg

Amanda Ehrenberg, Funeral Director

Mandy has been a licensed funeral director since 2001. She attended Southwest Technical College in Fennimore and received her degree from Milwaukee Area Technical College in Mortuary Science. Mandy married Matt Ehrenberg and have two sons, Trevor and Austin. They resided in Amherst. Mandy is active in Tomorrow River School PTO and volunteering in coaching her sons sports. She also enjoys the outdoors and spending time with family and friends.

Alice D. Voss

Alice D. Voss, Office Manager - Monument Representative - Preneed Agent

Alice began her career at Holly Funeral Home March 1976. Over these 40 years, she was responsible for performing the accounting and as office manager. She earned her Life Insurance License in 1987, which allows her to assist with Preneed Life Insurance. In 1989, Alice was designated representative for selling cemetery memorial markers. To further her professional growth and commitment to Holly Funeral Home, in 1998 she was certified as a State of Wisconsin Preneed Agent for Burial Agreements. She administers the Holly Funeral Home Continuing Care Program. Alice believes personal and caring service is her most important responsibility. When not at work, Alice takes pleasure in baking, gardening, dancing, and being outdoors, and communicating with her daughter, who lives in Baltimore.

Brent Feltheim

Brent Feltheim, Funeral Director Assistant

Brent Feltheim was raised in Appleton and graduated from Appleton East High School in 1969. He attended FVTI for a Police Science/Law Enforcement Degree. He retired as Assistant Chief from the Waupaca Police Department after 30 years. Brent was past Board Member of the Waupaca Area Chamber of Commerce, past President of the Council at Trinity Lutheran Church in Waupaca, past member of the Chief's of Police Association, past Chairman of the District Attorneys Commission on Criminal Justice and past Chairman of the Waupaca United Way. Brent is married to Diane (Dunham-Schiefer) and has six children: Tina (Jim) Grenlie, Theresa Heger, Tony (Mel) Feltheim, Andy (Julia) Feltheim, Shane Feltheim, and Amanda (Keith) Bosell. Brent has been with Holly's for two years as a Funeral Assistant. Brent enjoys traveling, golfing and time with his 14 grandchildren.

Holly Funeral Home was again voted the "Best Funeral Home" for the 8th year in a row.  We wish to Thank everyone for their continued support and trust thoughout the years.