Our Staff

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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Matthew Brewer Funeral Director/Manager matt@bethanyfuneralhome.com

Matthew was born and raised in Nebraska, graduating from the University of Nebraska-Omaha with a degree in Marketing. He later followed his calling to service and obtained his mortuary science degree from Des Moines College of Mortuary Science. He is a member of St. Columbkille Catholic Church and the Ancient Order of Hibernians. Matthew has two sons who attend St. Columbkille Catholic School, Liam and Padraig.

 

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Judson Dannehl Funeral Director judson@bethanyfuneralhome.com

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Hannah Wesselmann Funeral Director hannah@bethanyfuneralhome.com

Hannah was born in Omaha and was raised there for a number of years before her family moved to Walnut, Iowa. She attended Walnut Community School for five years before moving back to Omaha for her senior year. She graduated from Westside High School in 2008. Hannah earned an Associate’s Degree in Science from Metropolitan Community College and a Diploma in Mortuary Science from Des Moines Area Community College in 2017. Hannah and her fiancé live in Ralston, where she cares for their growing number of houseplants.

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Robert Wzorek Funeral Director robert@bethanyfuneralhome.com

Robert was raised in Omaha and graduated from Westside High School. He earned an Associate’s Degree in Science from Metropolitan Community College and a Diploma in Mortuary Science from Des Moines Area Community College. Robert is a member of Our Lady of Lourdes – St. Adalbert Catholic Church. Robert takes pride in his Polish heritage. Outside of funeral service, he is a member of the Omaha Ravens: Armored Combat League and participates in full contact steel fighting, as well as LARPing. 

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Jim Staroski Family Services Advisor

Jim is a life-long resident of South Omaha. He went to high school at Paul VI. He graduated from Creighton with a degree in psychology. Jim is a life-long member of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church. He was ordained a Catholic Deacon in 1993 and became a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 3019. A life of service and ministry led him to Bethany Funeral Home in 2007. He still resides in South Omaha with his wife Mary Ann. They are blessed with two children Amy and Dan, and two granddaughters Alexis and Bella.

Matthew Brewer

Funeral Director/Manager
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Matthew was born and raised in Nebraska, graduating from the University of Nebraska-Omaha with a degree in Marketing. He later followed his calling to service and obtained his mortuary science degree from Des Moines College of Mortuary Science. He is a member of St. Columbkille Catholic Church and the Ancient Order of Hibernians. Matthew has two sons who attend St. Columbkille Catholic School, Liam and Padraig.

 

Judson Dannehl

Funeral Director
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Hannah Wesselmann

Funeral Director
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Hannah was born in Omaha and was raised there for a number of years before her family moved to Walnut, Iowa. She attended Walnut Community School for five years before moving back to Omaha for her senior year. She graduated from Westside High School in 2008. Hannah earned an Associate’s Degree in Science from Metropolitan Community College and a Diploma in Mortuary Science from Des Moines Area Community College in 2017. Hannah and her fiancé live in Ralston, where she cares for their growing number of houseplants.

Robert Wzorek

Funeral Director
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Robert was raised in Omaha and graduated from Westside High School. He earned an Associate’s Degree in Science from Metropolitan Community College and a Diploma in Mortuary Science from Des Moines Area Community College. Robert is a member of Our Lady of Lourdes – St. Adalbert Catholic Church. Robert takes pride in his Polish heritage. Outside of funeral service, he is a member of the Omaha Ravens: Armored Combat League and participates in full contact steel fighting, as well as LARPing. 

Jim Staroski

Family Services Advisor
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Jim is a life-long resident of South Omaha. He went to high school at Paul VI. He graduated from Creighton with a degree in psychology. Jim is a life-long member of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church. He was ordained a Catholic Deacon in 1993 and became a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 3019. A life of service and ministry led him to Bethany Funeral Home in 2007. He still resides in South Omaha with his wife Mary Ann. They are blessed with two children Amy and Dan, and two granddaughters Alexis and Bella.