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Four Generations of Caring for Generations to Come

Our Team

Christine Toson Hentges, CCE
Christine Toson Hentges, CCE
President

Email: christieh@tributeinc.com

Christie oversees all aspects of The Tribute Companies, which own four cemeteries in Wisconsin as well as Precast concrete manufacturing facilities in Illinois and Indiana and an Architectural firm that specializes in cemetery and funeral home design and development. Christine currently serves as President-Elect for the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Home Association (ICCFA) and has served extensively on Board of Directors and in Officer positions for other state, regional and national associations.

Clyde Rupnow
Clyde Rupnow
Director of Buildings and Grounds

Email: clyder@tributeinc.com

Clyde oversees all aspects of operations for each company owned cemetery and the buildings for all Tribute locations. His responsibilities include: grounds personnel development, purchasing, and safety compliance at all Tribute locations. He has owned and managed operations for cemeteries for over 25 years and has been active with the Wisconsin Cemetery Association and served as Cemetery Chairperson for the Wisconsin Cemetery Board under the direction of the State’s Department of Safety and Professional Services.

Amanda Heidtman
Amanda Heidtman
Regional Administrator

Email: amandah@forthoward.net

Amanda was born and raised in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. She graduated from Northern Michigan University in 2007 with her Bachelors of Science, Public Relations/Communication Studies degree. Amanda and her husband Michael moved to Madison in 2011 and relocated to the Green Bay area in 2015 with their 2-year-old daughter. Amanda loves to redo furniture, travel and spend time with her family.  She loves working with the community and hopes to help each family in need at Fort Howard Memorial Park plan their final resting place.

Yuki Stuhr
Yuki Stuhr
Family Service Counselor

Email: familyservice@forthoward.net

Yuki comes to Fort Howard Memorial Park from Appleton and is quickly learning the importance of cemetery and funeral planning.  Yuki can help with learning more about pre-planning and is also excellent at coordinating burial services that are personalized and meaningful.

Danny Dolota
Danny Dolota
Grounds Technician

Billy is Fort Howard’s grounds manager and is responsible for all staff, building and ground’s functions. Billy takes great pride in the way the cemetery looks in its entirety; from first impressions at the entrances to the meticulous details of each grave and memorial.

Vickie Antepenko
Vickie Antepenko
Administrative Assistant

Email: vickia@forthward.net

Vickie was born and raised in Green Bay and now lives in Sobieski with her husband, John.  Vickie has five grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.  She has worked at Fort Howard since 2006 and is very happy at the desk talking to clients as they walk in. She likes boxing, wrestling, watching, of course, all animals and children.  In her spare time, she cooks, bakes and crafts.

Billy Gibson
Billy Gibson
Grounds Foreman

Danny is diligent with all operational facets of Fort Howard, from services, to mechanics and he does it all with a smile. Danny will assure your family that their site is properly cared for now and in the future.

Our Mission

to be the most respected, responsible and value oriented provider of cemetery products and services in the community.

Our Vision

to be the recognized cemetery leader in our community, to remain family owned and operated, and to provide caring, compassionate service for many generations. We will maintain beautiful and peaceful surroundings for the deceased and their families while continuously honoring the memory of those who have passed away before us by preserving the genealogy and heritage of their lives.