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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Michele Grajczyk Funeral/Office Assistant fiksdalf@itctel.com

Michele Grajczyk grew up in South Sioux City, Nebraska. She spent her summers as a child in the Grenville area with her grandparents Charlotte and Edwin Paszek family.  She and her husband Scott, have two children, Brooke and Shawn. They live on a farm near Webster and attend Christ The King Catholic Church in Webster. Michele and her family enjoy time at Pickerel Lake as well as spending time outdoors.

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Shauna Kjos Miotke Licensed Funeral Director

Shauna grew up on a farm near Roslyn. She attended school in Roslyn and graduated from RHS in 2002. She continued her education at NSU and Presentation College in Aberdeen. She graduated from Mid-America College of Funeral Service in 2005. After graduation, she began her career at Fiksdal Funeral Service, honorably serving the people of Day County. Shauna married her best friend, and Grenville native, Jamie MIotke in 2005. They have been blessed with two children, Gage and Bentley. They live on a small farm near Webster and attend Fron Lutheran Church. Shauna enjoys attending sporting events, concerts, and time with her family and friends.

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Shenia Steinocker Funeral Service Student

Shenia Steinocker grew up in the Summit area. She attended school in Summit and graduated in 2014. She is currentley enrolled at DMACC studying mortuary science. Shenia has worked at Fiksdal Funeral Service since graduating from high school, assisting with funerals and visitations. She attends Hope Lutheran Church in Summit. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

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.

Michele Grajczyk

Funeral/Office Assistant
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Michele Grajczyk grew up in South Sioux City, Nebraska. She spent her summers as a child in the Grenville area with her grandparents Charlotte and Edwin Paszek family.  She and her husband Scott, have two children, Brooke and Shawn. They live on a farm near Webster and attend Christ The King Catholic Church in Webster. Michele and her family enjoy time at Pickerel Lake as well as spending time outdoors.

Shauna Kjos Miotke

Licensed Funeral Director
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Shauna grew up on a farm near Roslyn. She attended school in Roslyn and graduated from RHS in 2002. She continued her education at NSU and Presentation College in Aberdeen. She graduated from Mid-America College of Funeral Service in 2005. After graduation, she began her career at Fiksdal Funeral Service, honorably serving the people of Day County. Shauna married her best friend, and Grenville native, Jamie MIotke in 2005. They have been blessed with two children, Gage and Bentley. They live on a small farm near Webster and attend Fron Lutheran Church. Shauna enjoys attending sporting events, concerts, and time with her family and friends.

Shenia Steinocker

Funeral Service Student
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Shenia Steinocker grew up in the Summit area. She attended school in Summit and graduated in 2014. She is currentley enrolled at DMACC studying mortuary science. Shenia has worked at Fiksdal Funeral Service since graduating from high school, assisting with funerals and visitations. She attends Hope Lutheran Church in Summit. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends.