Justin and Roxanne Herman are pleased to have purchased the former Taylor, Vollert and Jennings Funeral Home on February 1, 2012. Justin is the son of Ronald and Elaine (Knuth) Herman. His family has called the Wisconsin Rapids area home for over five generations.
Justin was born and raised in Wisconsin Rapids. He graduated from Lincoln High School and Worsham College of Mortuary Science in Wheeling, Illinois. Justin has served the Wisconsin Rapids area as a licensed funeral director for over 16 years. He is a Certified Funeral Service Practitioner by the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice, past president of the Wisconsin Valley Funeral Directors Association, and served on the Wisconsin Funeral Directors Association Board of Directors having been elected by his peers to represent the Wisconsin Valley District at the state level. Justin is an active member of the Wisconsin Rapids community and has served in leadership roles with many area service organizations.
Roxanne was born and raised in Fifield, Wisconsin. She graduated from Park Falls High School and moved to Wisconsin Rapids in 1996 and is proud to call Wisconsin Rapids her home. Roxanne earned a degree in Mortuary Science from DMACC in Iowa in 2015. She has been with the funeral home since 2012. Roxanne earned an associates degree in both nursing an paramedic medicine from MSTC in Wisconsin Rapids. Prior to joining the funeral home staff, she worked as an operating room nurse for several years. Roxanne proudly served in the Wisconsin Army National Guard for six years as a military police officer. Roxanne is a member of Elmer Blonien American Legion Post 485 in Rudolph and served as the past adjutant for American Legion Post 9 in Wisconsin Rapids.
Justin and Roxanne live in the town of Grand Rapids with their two children, Makayla and Matthew. They are active members of Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Wisconsin Rapids and the Grand Rapids Lions Club.
In their free time, the Herman's enjoy spending precious time together with family. They love to travel and spend time outdoors hunting, fishing and camping. Justin and Roxanne also enjoy attending their children's activities and an occasional Packer game.