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Our Staff

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Our staff is comprised of dedicated and licensed professionals with the experience to answer all your questions regarding our services. Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.

Brian Mark

Brian Mark

Owner, Funeral Director

Brian graduated from the Quinlan School of Business, Loyola University with a BS in Marketing & Finance. He has been working in funeral service since 1999, when he graduated with honors from Worsham College of Mortuary Science in Wheeling, IL. Brian lived in Appleton, WI for eight years, managing a multi-location funeral home. In March of 2008, he acquired the Schoenfeld Funeral Homes in Beloit & Clinton, WI. Brian has a dual-state license that allows him to practice Funeral Directing in both Wisconsin & Illinois. He is a licensed agent for Preneed Funeral and Burial Agreements, allowing him to assist families with all aspects of pre-planning. Brian has dedicated his professional life to the planning and orchestration of meaningful, healing and dignified final tributes.

 

Brian is an active member of the Beloit & Clinton communities. He is committed to local civic and fraternal organizations that promote unity, inclusion and fellowship. He has served on the Beloit Memorial Hospital Foundation Board since 2013. Brian is a member of the Beloit Noon Lions, the Elks Club, the Knights of Columbus, the Moose Lodge #191 and Our Lady of Assumption Parish. He belongs to the Greater Beloit Economic Development Corporation, the Beloit & Clinton Chamber of Commerce, the Wisconsin Funeral Directors Association and the National Funeral Directors Association. He can be reached directly on his cell phone at 608-751-9000.

 

Brian and his wife, Diane have been married since 2000 and have three children, Avery, Griffin, and Charlotte. Together they enjoy boating, waterskiing, fishing, high school show choir, basketball, and tennis.

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Kathleen E. Anderson

Kathleen E. Anderson

Office Manager

Kathy was born and raised in Beloit, one of nine children.  She is a graduate of Beloit Memorial High School and Blackhawk Technical College.  She has two step-children, David and Linda.  Kathy worked for 23 years and the Beloit Corporation.  She joined Brian Mark Funeral Home in 2006.  She is the office manager and takes care of all the paperwork, billing, and life appreciation printing involved at the funeral homes.  She enjoys reading, creating all of her own greeting cards, painting, watching the Green Bay Packers play and spending time with family and friends.


Michael D. Meier

Michael D. Meier

Licensed Funeral Director since 1972.

Originally from Milwaukee, Mike graduated from Catholic Memorial High School, the University of Wisconsin, and Worsham College of Mortuary Science in Chicago. He was a manager of a large Milwaukee funeral home from 1972 to 1990. He moved to Beloit in 1991 where he served hundreds of area families. In 2003, Mike purchased Strouf Funeral Home in Racine, WI where he successfully operated the firm and served hundreds more families. Mike retired on January 1, 2016, selling Strouf Funeral Home to a trusted funeral director and longtime friend. He returned to Beloit to live full time and continue his career at the Brian Mark Funeral Home as the lead embalmer. Mike has won numerous awards from his peers for his embalming & restorative art skills and continues to teach embalming technique in area continuing education seminars. He is a lay Associate with the Racine Dominican Order, and enjoys restoring and working on his classic muscle cars. Mike is honored to serve area families once again, in their time of need. He can be reached directly on his cell phone at 262-930-0404.


Anne  Marie Null

Anne Marie Null

Licensed Apprentice, After Care Specialist and Professional Pianist & Organist

Anne has worked in the church environment & funeral industry for many years. She joined Brian Mark Funeral Home in 2022, bringing with her a wealth of knowledge and experience in pre-arranging, arranging and funeral after care. As a Beloit resident, Anne looks forward to getting to know and serve our community while building relationships with the families we serve. She graduated from Northwestern University in St. Paul, Minnesota. Over the years, Anne has been very active singing and playing the piano for choirs and churches. He proudest achievements are her three children, Emma, Heather and Andrew. Anne and her husband, Roger enjoy the many wonderful supper clubs in the region and caring for many cats.

 

Anne can be reached directly at 507-202-8889.


Michael Johnston

Michael Johnston

Licensed Apprentice, Entrepreneur & Professional Guitarist

Mike joined the Brian Mark Funeral Home in 2019. Following in the footsteps of his father as a 2nd generation funeral director, he understands the needs of the community we serve and is committed to providing our families the care and dignity they deserve. As the former owner and operator of Paradise Guitar for the last 35 years, he was always a familiar face in the local and regional music scene. Mike is acutely aware how important music is when planning and directing a meaningful and healing funeral event.

He has been living in the Beloit Community for the majority of his life and is a Turner High School graduate.  Mike and his wife, Kristine enjoy lake life at their vacation home and traveling whenever time allows.

 He can be reached directly at 608-728-1695.

 


Greg Wilson

Greg Wilson

Licensed Apprentice, Retired High School Teacher

Greg Wilson was born in Berryville, Virginia. He earned his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in Teaching degrees from Beloit College. He taught Chemistry and Forensic Science at Beloit Memorial High School for thirty years until his retirement. Greg has two children and currently volunteers at Caritas Food Pantry. He is a longtime and active member of OLA Parish in Beloit.  When Greg received his Wisconsin State Apprenticeship Funeral Directors License in 2022, he joined the Brian Mark Funeral Home. He has been a great addition to an already well seasoned and educated staff.

 

 


Kristin Lake Seaberg

Kristin Lake Seaberg

Advanced Planning Specialist

Kristin has worked in the funeral industry for more than 25 years. She joined Brian Mark Funeral Home in 2019, bringing with her a wealth of knowledge and experience in pre-arranging funerals. Kristin looks forward to getting to know and serve our community while building relationships with the families we serve. She attended Marquette University and graduated from Alverno College with a degree in Art Therapy. Kristin also attended graduate school at UWM Milwaukee for Social Work. She spends the majority of her free time with her family. Kristin and her husband, John, have five kids who keep life interesting. They spend most of the summer on the water and in the winter they enjoy skiing and snowmobiling.  Kristin can be reached directly at 414-334-1794


Hillary Gavan

Hillary Gavan

Funeral Celebrant

Life Celebrant Hillary Gavan offers meaningful life tributes for your loved ones.  Hillary meets with families at a comfortable location of their choosing to learn the memories and fine details that will be woven together to create a moving, interesting and personalized honor. Hillary has a sensitive and versatile approach and welcomes diverse families and unique situations. She is able to serve those who desire a secular tribute, one with unique spiritual aspects or a customized mix.  If desired, she can offer colorful comedy and other creative approaches to best suit a family's personality. Hillary is down-to-earth and eager to listen as a family moves through grief. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Iowa with a minor in International Studies. Hillary has won four first-place awards from the Wisconsin Newspaper Association and one national award from the prestigious Inland Press Association.  She has the Competent Communicator designation from Toastmasters International and is a regular speaker at community events. Hillary can be reached directly at 815-980-3614.


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