Our Funeral and Office Staff

 Orv Neufeldt, Rita Lemay, Kelly Ginter, Leonard Enns, Marlene Froese,

Marty Cummins,  Aime Laventure, Pius Lang, Charlie Carter, Wendy Petrisor,

David Schurr, Isabel Carter, Paul Caves, Carol Wiebe, Peter Schaan, Herb Hamlin

Steve Menshenfriend, Don Piper, Cindy Schachtel, John Schachtel,

Elaine Presnell, Mel Zimmer, David Polzen, Blair Cummins, Amy Ruten, Kimmi Thiessen

Meet the Leadership Team

 The Leadership Team along with the entire Mourning Glory staff will do their very best to assist you at your time of need. 

John Schachtel

John Schachtel

John Schachtel has worked in the funeral profession for 30 years.  He is originally from Humboldt and after apprenticing with Scharf's Funeral Home went on to work in or manage funeral homes in Foam Lake, North Battleford, Prince Albert, Spiritwood and  Saskatoon, opening Mourning Glory Funeral Services on November 1, 2002. John has been dedicated to serving families for the last 25 years in Saskatoon.  He is loved and appreciated because of his personal touch, his professionalism, and his genuine compassion.

David Schurr

David Schurr

David Schurr joined Mourning Glory in November 2010.  He brought 29 years of experience as a licensed Funeral Director Embalmer in Saskatoon.  David is a member of the Saskatoon Nutana Lions Club and Mystic Tie Lodge #213.   Families appreciate his friendliness and his care and attention to detail.

Mourning Glory Funeral Services is an independently owned funeral home and has ‘returned to the basics’ with the intention of having families become more personally involved in the funeral of their loved ones.

Mourning Glory is able to offer funeral services at a lower cost because its overhead is low.  For instance, the facility is not a large fancy funeral home; rather it is 2100 square feet.  Services are held out of churches, halls or other suitable facilities which are meaningful to the family.  Another cost saving factor is that Mourning Glory does not lease or own a fleet of limousines, as only 5% of the families they have served have requested this service.  However, limousines can be rented in cases where they are desired.  Instead of limousines, Mourning Glory has options for the use of a shuttle bus for family and or pallbearers, or the rental of city buses which makes travel to and from the cemetery much easier, especially in cold weather.  Mourning Glory operates with white coaches and a white lead car.

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