Our staff's commitment to you

Our staff is committed to providing support, compassion, information, and direction as needed to all members of our community, their families, and friends who are dealing with loss and grief.

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David L Ninke Licensed Funeral Director, Owner

David L. Ninke grew up in the Webster area and graduated from Webster High School in 1972. Then attended and graduated from Northern State College in Aberdeen with an Associate Degree in 1974. He graduated from Kentucky School of Mortuary Science in Louisville, Kentucky in 1975.

He served is apprenticeship with Gates-Vik Funeral Home in Aberdeen, Welter Funeral Home in Huron and worked as a licensed funeral director at McColley Funeral Home in Chamberlain. He returned to Webster in 1978 and worked on the staff of Fiksdal Funeral Service. After J. R. Fiksdal's death in 1984 he managed the business until purchasing it in 1985.

Dave was united in marriage to Margaret "Peggy" Kludt of Alpena, South Dakota in 1978. After their marriage the couple moved to Webster. Peggy is Vice President of CorTrust Bank and has worked there since 1978. They have two children, Michael and Brian.

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Shauna Kjos Miotke Licensed Funeral Director

Shauna Kjos grew up at Roslyn, South Dakota and graduated from RHS in 2002. She then attended Northern State University and Presentation College in Aberdeen to obtain her generals before mortuary school. She graduated from Mid-America College of Funeral Service at Jeffersonville, Indiana in September 2005. She moved to Webster where she served her apprenticeship at Fiksdal Funeral Service. She received her License as Funeral Director/Embalmer in January 2007.

In 2005 she married Jamie Miotke of Pickerel Lake near Grenville, South Dakota. The couple have a son Gage and a daugther Bentley. They attend Fron Lutheran Church where Shauna serves on the church council. The Miotke's reside in Webster.

David L Ninke

Licensed Funeral Director, Owner
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David L. Ninke grew up in the Webster area and graduated from Webster High School in 1972. Then attended and graduated from Northern State College in Aberdeen with an Associate Degree in 1974. He graduated from Kentucky School of Mortuary Science in Louisville, Kentucky in 1975.

He served is apprenticeship with Gates-Vik Funeral Home in Aberdeen, Welter Funeral Home in Huron and worked as a licensed funeral director at McColley Funeral Home in Chamberlain. He returned to Webster in 1978 and worked on the staff of Fiksdal Funeral Service. After J. R. Fiksdal's death in 1984 he managed the business until purchasing it in 1985.

Dave was united in marriage to Margaret "Peggy" Kludt of Alpena, South Dakota in 1978. After their marriage the couple moved to Webster. Peggy is Vice President of CorTrust Bank and has worked there since 1978. They have two children, Michael and Brian.

Shauna Kjos Miotke

Licensed Funeral Director
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Shauna Kjos grew up at Roslyn, South Dakota and graduated from RHS in 2002. She then attended Northern State University and Presentation College in Aberdeen to obtain her generals before mortuary school. She graduated from Mid-America College of Funeral Service at Jeffersonville, Indiana in September 2005. She moved to Webster where she served her apprenticeship at Fiksdal Funeral Service. She received her License as Funeral Director/Embalmer in January 2007.

In 2005 she married Jamie Miotke of Pickerel Lake near Grenville, South Dakota. The couple have a son Gage and a daugther Bentley. They attend Fron Lutheran Church where Shauna serves on the church council. The Miotke's reside in Webster.