Meet The Team
Owner | General Manager | LE, LFD
Shane started as an apprentice Funeral Director in 1990. During his career he struggled with the direction funeral service was taking and wanted to offer something different. In 2014 he developed a completely new concept in the death care / funeral industry which has resonated very well with the community in Winnipeg.
Shane is married to Christy Neufeld, since 2001 and they have two lovely children, Ella and Brock.
Information Technology | Funeral Director
Dillon is a key employee at Death Care Services Inc.
He has many roles and responsibilities and excels at all of them.
Dillon is a compassionate and dedicated Funeral Director who brings a wealth of experience to his role. He is committed to providing families with the support and guidance they need during one of life's most difficult moments. Dillon goes above and beyond to ensure that every detail is handled with care and precision. In addition to his work with families, Dillon also manages the website, obituary pages, and (especially) the online forms and the data they produce. He makes sure the data is encrypted, accurate and reliable. Something our organization takes very seriously. He also creates touching photo biographies that capture the essence of each life celebrated. With his passion for helping others and his commitment to excellence, Dillon is an invaluable asset to the team and the families he serves.
Administration | Client Satisfaction
Sandy Gale is a dedicated professional with a career background in Childcare and Daycare Management. For the past 6 years, she has worked with Shane Neufeld to provide comfort and support to grieving families. Sandy’s duties include answering questions families may have, processing urn and jewellery orders, providing administrative support, and coordinating Celebration of Life services.
Despite the drastic change in work environment, Sandy’s exceptional work ethic, empathy, and patience have made her a valuable member of the team.
Christy first started working in funeral service, as a student, at Thomson Funeral Home of Winnipeg in 1996. Shane was a Funeral Director & Embalmer at Thomson's at the time. Soon they began dating and now the two of them parent two children and are highly focused on the business of providing cremation and funeral services to the Winnipeg Community.
Arranger | Admin | Video Production
Amy Braun is a seasoned Death Care Consultant who provides families with exceptional support and guidance during their time of loss. With a background in administration and a focus on personalized attention, Amy is available to answer questions and address concerns, either on the phone or through email. In addition to her excellent communication skills, she also prepares a range of important documents for each family, and handles obituaries for submission to newspapers and for posting on our website. Amy is also skilled in creating photo-biographies that celebrate the life of each loved one. With her attention to detail and her commitment to providing the highest quality of service, Amy is a valuable asset to the team and a true comfort to the families she serves.
Mortuary | Logistics Specialist
Erin is a compassionate individual who has a passion for caring for both people and animals. With a background in both the medical and veterinary fields, she brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to her current role as a logistics coordinator at Ethical Death Care. In her role, Erin plays an important role in ensuring that each deceased individual is treated with the respect and dignity they deserve. From processing paperwork and forms to preparing the deceased for final goodbyes, Erin approaches each task with care and compassion, treating each person as if they were her own loved one. When she's not working, Erin can be found spending time with her beloved cats.
Willem (Bill) Bredewold
Manager - Logistics | Mortuary
Willem (Bill) was born in the Netherlands and grew up on the family farm, and when he was older he enjoyed helping his grandfather at the local funeral home. Bill moved to Canada at the age of 18 and proudly became a Canadian citizen 5 years later. Since arriving in Canada, he has worked in the agriculture industry and then with Brinks Canada. He brings his unique skillset to his current role as a member of the team at Ethical Death Care, where he is in charge of the transportation of your loved ones and assisting with viewings and burials. He also helps keep the company's work vehicles in tip-top shape. Bill is proud to work with a wonderful group of people
to help you through the hardest of times.
Facilities | Mortuary | Logistics
Kim began working as a hostess for our Life Celebrations at the inception of Ethical Death Care. Through the years we have also utilized her services in the maintenance and renovation of our facilities. In addition to these duties Kim has recently joined our logistics team, working together with Erin and Bill to bring your loved ones into our care.
Kim is also a key component relative to our Celebration of Life Events/Services. Her attention to detail and work ethic have contributed significantly to our reputation for being the leading provider of Life Celebration services in Manitoba.