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Four Generations of Caring for Generations to Come

Our Team

Christine Toson, CCE

Christine Toson, CCE

President/CEO

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.

Annette Peters

Annette Peters

Administrative Assistant

Annette was born and raised in the Green Bay area and has worked with the local community for many years. She is married and has twin sons. Annette enjoys spending time with her family, especially her granddaughter. In the summer, she loves to be outside gardening and biking. In the wintertime she likes to visit her parents in Florida and go snow-shoeing when she is at home.

William Karl

William Karl

Sales Fulfillment Coordinator

Will is a Marine Corps Veteran with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. With experience in Sales, Operations, Teaching, Public Relations, and Networking across different industries, he brings a diverse skill set to our team. He spends most of his time with his wife, children and his cat. They all love to eat new foods, travel and enjoy the beach.

Jim Zuelke

Jim Zuelke

Grounds Technician

Meet Jim Zuelke. Jim assists with all aspects of grounds operations and is always there to lend a helping hand and will always assist families when needed.

Rob Grzelak

Rob Grzelak

Cemetery Operations Manager

Rob 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.

Cheryl Pennenberg

Cheryl Pennenberg

Administrative Assistant

Meet Cheryl, a Kaukauna native now living on 40 acres of her husband's family farm. With three children, two grandchildren, and a chocolate lab named Zola, family is her cornerstone. As devoted Green Bay Packer season ticket holders, sports are a big part of their lives. Cheryl used to coach soccer and basketball but now enjoys being a spectator at her grandkids' activities. Cheryl and her family love traveling to warmer climates in the winter and spending summer camping and embracing the outdoors.

Tim Chmielewski

Tim Chmielewski

Family Service Counselor

Paul Denissen

Paul Denissen

Grounds Technician

Paul plays a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth operation of all grounds-related tasks, readily offering his assistance whenever families require support.

Amanda Heidtman

Amanda Heidtman

Regional Administrator

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. 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.

Cody Sinkula

Cody Sinkula

Sales Manager

Cody was born and raised in Green Bay, Wisconsin. He graduated from UW-Oshkosh with his bachelor’s degree with a double major in Journalism & Geography. His back ground consists of sales, multimedia, and hospitality. He actively volunteers using his photography and video skills at ATCNEW (Adult & Teen Challenge North East Wisconsin). Cody and his wife welcomed their first child this April. Cody’s passions include his dogs, board games, cooking, and anything outdoors.

Lo Strangfeld

Lo Strangfeld

Family Service Counselor

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