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Bill Greenway

Bill Greenway

Bill Greenway was born in Grand Island, NE, and is a 2nd generation funeral director from Palmer, NE. He attended Kearney State College and graduated from the Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science in 1976. He and his wife Darby moved to St. Paul in August 1989.He became a partner of Jacobsen-Greenway Funeral Home in 2000, becoming sole owner in 2005. Bill and Darby purchased Greenway Funeral Home in Palmer in 2009. He and his wife Darby reside in St. Paul and have three grown children; Ashley, Alex and Austin. Bill is a member of the United Methodist Church of St. Paul, St. Paul Rotary Club, St. Paul Chamber of Commerce, Nebraska Funeral Directors Association, and National Funeral Directors Association.


Bonnie Beed

Bonnie Beed

Bonnie Beed was born and raised in Palmer, NE. She graduated from Palmer High School in 1968. She also earned a CMS certification and worked at the Coolidge Center in Palmer and for Midland Aging for a total of 32 years. She also worked at Palmer High School in the resource program as a paraprofessional. Bonnie and her husband Carl reside in Palmer and have two grown children and four grandchildren.Bonnie is a member of First Church of Christ and serves as assistant treasurer and vice president of the Ladies Willing Workers and the Burton Beyer American Legion Auxiliary Unit #120 of Palmer. She currently serves on the Palmer Village Board.

Bonnie began working as a funeral assistant in 2010.


Teresa Pedersen

Teresa Pedersen

Teresa Pedersen was born in Grand Island, NE. She graduated from Elba Public School in 1983 and attended classes at Spencer School of Business.

Teresa works at Brehm Drug in St. Paul. Teresa and her husband Chris reside in Elba. They have two daughters and sons-in-law, Tracy and Austin Greenway and Breann and Matt Jonak. Teresa and Chris have two grandsons. Teresa participates in the Race for Grace and the Relay for Life.

Teresa works as an assistant for visitations and funerals. 


Reverend Delano Cunningham

Reverend Delano Cunningham

Reverend Delano Cunningham has been a funeral assistant with the funeral home since 2013. Delano and his wife, Ardis, live in Central City. He currently is the pastor at the Elba United Methodist Church.


Bob Petersen

Bob Petersen

            Bob is a lifelong resident of Dannebrog.  He has been married to his wife Zonna for 46 years.

            They have two children, Dave and his wife, Shawna of Peoria, AZ and Dana and her husband, David of Laramie, WY and five grandchildren.

            He is a member of First Baptist Church in Dannebrog where he has served as an Elder and Jr. High Sunday School teacher.  Spending time with his grandchildren, riding his Harley, bending a fishing pole and enjoying the state recreation areas in his camper are his favorite activities.

            Bob works as a funeral assistant.


Brian Busse

Brian is originally from Leigh, Nebraska but grew up in Fremont.  He is a graduate of Fremont High School and Midland Lutheran College, with a B.A. degree in Biological Science and Physical Education. 

            Brian works full time for the Nebraska State Fire Marshal Training Division.  He is responsible for providing training for firefighters in twenty one counties in South Central Nebraska, but also travels state wide assisting Emergency Response organizations. 

Brian was a high school teacher before going to work for the fire marshal as a Training Specialist. 

He and his wife Janet moved to St. Paul in 2005 and have become actively involved in the community through their children Holly, Valaree, and Nicklaus. 

Brian enjoys hunting and fishing, dancing with Janet and doing things with his children that they enjoy.  Their family loves to camp when they have the opportunity.

Brian assists on funeral services.


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