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Our Staff

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Our staff is comprised of dedicated and licensed professionals with the experience to answer all your questions regarding our services. Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.

Daniel Duffenbach

Daniel Duffenbach

Funeral Director

A life long resident of the Eau Claire-Chippewa Falls area, Daniel is a licensed funeral director who has been serving families for the past 35 years. Daniel is involved with several community organizations. Daniel is a Charter Member of the Chippewa County Grief Guidance Team, established in 1999. During his spare time Daniel enjoys hunting, fishing, and is a long distance runner. Daniel is married to Karolynne and they have four children and three grandchildren.

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Dana Mae Zwiefelhofer

Dana Mae Zwiefelhofer

Funeral Director

Dana, of Bloomer, joined the Lenmark-Gomsrud-Linn Funeral Home staff in February of 2011, to complete her apprenticeship and later became a licensed funeral director in August 2011. She is a graduate from Worsham College of Mortuary Science in Chicago, IL. Dana is married to Jay Zwiefelhofer and together they have 2 children.

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Brad & Caryn Linn

Brad & Caryn Linn

Funeral Director & Funeral Home Associate

Brad, a former sales representative with Batesville Casket Company, has been a funeral director since 1979. He enjoys bike riding, motorcycle trips and skiing. He and his wife, Caryn, have a daughter that lives in Oregon and a daughter, son-in-law, and grandson that live in Eau Claire.

Caryn, formerly a nurse at Luther Hospital, takes great pride in creating meaningful memorial displays, She enjoys Rug Hooking and other crafts. Caryn and her husband, Brad, are members of Trinity Lutheran Church.


Jerry Whalen

Jerry Whalen

Funeral Director

Jerry, funeral director serving the Eau Claire area since 1965, is a very well-known volunteer in the Chippewa Valley community. Years of experience and community activity has enabled Jerry to give families a personal touch which comforts the families we serve.


Jim Wright

Jim Wright

Funeral Director Associate

Jim was born and raised in Eau Claire. He attended St. Patrick's Grade School and Regis High School. He founded Eau Claire Ski Sprites and had careers in Barbering and Sales. He has been working with the funeral home since 2006. Jim was married Rosemary, together they enjoyed spending time with their children and grandchildren. Rosemary passed away on April 17, 2021.


Elise Ordemann

Elise Ordemann

Funeral Director

Elise graduated from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities and joined Lenmark-Gomsrud-Linn Funeral & Cremation services as a licensed funeral director in 2016. She spends her free time hiking with her dog, Millie, traveling, and spending time with her family. Elise is a member of the Young Professionals of Chippewa Valley.

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Kailee Linton

Kailee Linton

Funeral Director

Kailee Linton graduated from Worsham College of Mortuary Science in Wheeling, IL in March of 2017. She joined our staff as a licensed funeral director in February of 2019.

Kailee is originally from Cumberland, WI. She is married to Aaron Linton, together they adopted a rescue dog, Gryffin. During her free time, Kailee enjoys cycling, camping, hiking and spending time with her friends and family.


Jody Shea

Jody Shea

Pre-need Consultant



Brent Griffeth

Brent Griffeth

Funeral Director

Brent A. Griffeth, of Spooner, graduated from Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa in 1991.  After living in Alaska and working for The National Marine Fisheries Service, he returned to The Lower Forty-Eight and graduated from Worsham College of Mortuary Science in Wheeling, Illinois in 1997.  He has been a licensed funeral director in both Minnesota and Wisconsin since 1997.  He joined the Lenmark-Gomsrud-Linn Funeral Home staff in April of 2021.  Brent is married to Anita Yliniemi and they have two children, Genavieve and Spenser.


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