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Director of Administrative Services

Leif Nygaard
Phone: 262-377-1070 Ext.339
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Bio

Serving St. Francis Borgia Parish since 2019

“I am excited to be serving such a welcoming and vibrant parish and contributing to the success of its faith filled mission. I look forward to getting to know the St. Francis Borgia parish family.”

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Master’s Degree in Finance
Prior Experience: 31 years of accounting, sales and operations experience with a focus on building services and the construction industry
Hobbies/Interests: Golf, reading, travel, biking and the stock market
Family: Wife Tracie, one married daughter and four sons.

Parish Accountant

Jennifer Justman
Phone: 262-377-1070 Ext.339
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Bio

Serving St. Francis Borgia Parish since 2017

“I like working at St. Francis Borgia Parish because of the kindness, friendliness, and helpfulness of everyone I have come into contact with. I look forward to serving such a welcoming parish.”

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Psychology
Prior Experience: 20 years of accounting with a focus on manufacturing
Hobbies/Interests: Cooking, reading, camping, and pretending to be a good gardener
Family: Husband Chris, son Vann, and 2 dogs

Assistant to Pastor / Weddings

Yvonne Wolfe
Phone: 262-377-1070 Ext.329
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Bio

Serving St. Francis Borgia Parish since 2021

“I am happy to be a part of St. Francis Borgia, my childhood parish. This is a vibrant and active parish community led by dedicated pastoral and staff members. It is with joy that I meet parishioners, welcome new members and support the pastor to carry out our mission to Share Christ – Celebrate Christ – Live Christ.”

“Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” – Mother Teresa

Education: BS in Communication, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Prior experience: Writer and editor for a local publication; previously a special education paraprofessional and administrative assistant
Hobbies/Interests: Enjoy spending time with family, meeting new people, teaching children the Catholic faith, cooking, gardening, hiking and vacationing in northern Wisconsin.
Family: My husband Joe and I were married at St. Francis Borgia in 1994. We are the proud parents of four sons.

Administrative Assistant Communications / Bulletin Editor

Marie Lukawski
Phone: 262-377-1070 Ext.327
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Bio

Serving St. Francis Borgia Parish since 2021

“I am happy and grateful to be a part of the parish staff where I am also a parish member and active in Christian Formation.”

“She is clothed in strength and dignity and laughs without fear of the future” (Proverbs 31:25)

Education: Bachelor of Science in Women’s Studies – UW-Oshkosh
Prior Experience: Previous roles in administration from an education setting to healthcare
Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with my family, fondness of knitting, sewing, and Downton Abbey. Lover of history, learning about different cultures and enjoying God every day
Family: Married, one of five children, aunt to eight nieces and nephews and counting.

Administrative Assistant HR/Benefits & Safe Environment

Kristin Jacoby
Phone: 262-377-1070 Ext.352
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Bio

Serving St. Francis Borgia Parish since 2017

“My family has thoroughly enjoyed being a part of St. Francis Borgia Parish since 2008. I am grateful for the opportunity to serve our church and school and I look forward to meeting more members of our wonderful parish community.”

Education: Bachelor of Business Administration – UW-Oshkosh
Prior Experience: 10 years human resource management experience including recruitment, retention, occupational safety, and benefit administration
Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with family and friends, camping, and following the Milwaukee Brewers
Family: Husband Trent, one daughter and one son

Christian Formation Staff

Director of Youth Formation (Grades 6-11)

Laura Lindemann
Phone: 262-377-1070 Ext.349
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Bio

Serving St. Francis Borgia Parish since 2020

“I am thrilled to support each young person seeking to know Jesus and to grow in their personal relationship with our Lord. Let’s discover the unrepeatable mission God has placed in our heart to fulfill the unique part we play in our Christian salvation story!”

“The human being is single, unique, and unrepeatable, someone thought of and chosen from eternity, someone called and identified by name” – St. John Paul II

Education: Bachelor of Science in Engineering Marquette University – 2000
Prior Experience: Engineering for five years; 13 years working with Marquette University engineering students to prepare them for their careers, discuss their vocations, and support their initial job search. Worked for a recruiting firm, consulting with businesses on talent acquisition, and with candidates on their professional journey.
Hobbies/Interests: Recognizing the gifts and talents in each person, helping young people to discern their personal vocation, finding God in all things, landscaping, growing flowers, and outdoor recreation with my family
Family: My husband Michael and I have been blessed with three children: Grace, Jacob, and Samson.

Director of Youth Outreach

KC Kranich
Phone: 262-377-1070 Ext.351
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Bio

Serving St. Francis Borgia Parish since 2017

“Youth Ministry is a vital part of any faith community. St. Francis Borgia Parish has vibrant, faith-filled, generous young people. I am excited to be a part of their faith journey and walk with them as they strengthen their relationship with Christ.”

Education: Bachelor of Science in Education – UW-Madison 2002

Prior Experience: Six years as a middle school language arts/social studies teacher for Milwaukee Public Schools; nine years as Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministry at St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Milwaukee.

Hobbies/Interests: Playing and coaching volleyball, reading, hiking, spending time with my family and friends.

Family: Husband Kurt, children Ariel, Sophie, Molly and AJ

Director of Child and Family Formation (3K-Grade 5)

Catie Weasler
Phone: 262-377-1070 Ext.328
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Bio

Serving St. Francis Borgia Parish since 2020

“Totus tuus”

Education: B.A. in Theology: Marquette University. M.A. in Theology and Christian Ministry with an emphasis in Catechetics: Franciscan University of Steubenville. Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Training in Level I (age 3-6) and Level II (age 6-9): National Association of CGS Course
Prior Experience: 9 years in Catholic Schools in various roles and subjects with experience in both traditional religious education, Catechesis of the Good Shepherd and Montessori education; 2 years as Coordinator of Children’s Catechesis
Hobbies/Interests: Amateur art projects, writing, reading, getting outside for exercise, time with friends and family, prayer, Eucharistic Adoration, devotion to Our Lady, spirituality of the Missionaries of Charity (Mother Teresa’s order)
Family: Grew up in a family of 11 (9 kids), 30 nieces and nephews, and a couple great-nieces and great-nephews!

Last Revision Date:10/28/20

Funerals and Cemetery Staff

Initial Funeral Planning

Parish Office
Phone: 262-377-1070
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Cemetery Coordinator

Brian Willbrandt
Phone: 262-377-1070
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Bio

Serving St. Francis Borgia Parish since 2014

“I took jobs at St. Francis Borgia Parish as a way to give back to the faith community that I belong to. The church and school have been a very big part of the lives of my family. We have been parish members since 1987.”

Education: Associate degree in Dental Technology
Prior experience: Owner of a Dental Laboratory for 23 years. Served on the School Committee for three years and chaired the School Fundraising Committee.
Hobbies/interests: Yard work and helping others when needed. Have been a Confirmation mentor for more than 20 years.
Family: Married to Marihelen. We have two daughters and both have attended St. Francis Borgia Parish School.

Liturgical Staff

Director of Liturgical Music

Susan DeMarco
Phone: 262-377-1070 Ext.324
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Bio

Serving St. Francis Borgia Parish since 2019

“My husband and I have been amazed at the incredible warmth and generosity of the St. Francis Borgia Community. I feel blessed to be a part of the staff and to be able to have the opportunity to raise my children in such a Christ-centered community.”

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Music and Spanish from the University of St. Thomas in Houston, TX, where she studied organ under Dr. Robert Bennett. As of February 2019, is finishing a Master’s in Sacred Music at the University of St. Thomas, studying organ with Dr. Jeong-Suk Bae.
Prior Experience: Most recently served as Assistant Music Director at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Sugar Land, Texas, where she directed three choirs, a youth string orchestra, and founded and directed the annual St. Theresa’s String Camp. Performed as an organ recitalist at various churches in the Houston area. Some recitals have included a recital of music entirely from Spain and Latin America and the Dupré Stations of the Cross. With special interest in Chant, she has set Spanish psalms to music, using the church’s psalm tones for the verses, and the Spanish Introits to a simple chant tone, as well as adapting some of the Gregorian antiphons to the corresponding Spanish texts.
Hobbies/Interests: Cooking, reading with her children, reading
Family: Husband Eric and three sons: Eric, David and JohnLuke

Music and Ministry Assistant

Karen Baehler

Bio

Serving St. Francis Borgia Parish since 1988

“The reason why I work for St. Francis Borgia Parish is because I enjoy what I do. The people I work with are what make St. Francis Borgia Parish special.”

Education: High school graduate
Hobbies: Bowling, watching sports on TV
Family: Two dogs, four nieces, two nephews

Liturgical Music Administrative Assistant

Brandon King

Bio

Serving St. Francis Borgia Parish since 2022

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Music 

Prior Experience: Performer and private lessons instructor for 16 years

Hobbies/Interests: Sports, art, travel, language

Family: Father Theodore I. King II, Mother Phyllis King, Brother Theodore I. King III

Building & Grounds

Maintenance Lead

Dorothy Scherer
Phone: 262-377-1070 Ext.333

Bio

Serving St. Francis Borgia Parish since 2015

“I am proud to say I grew up in St. Francis Borgia Parish. I was baptized in the parish and went to grade school here as well as was confirmed here. I feel truly blessed to be serving God through my daily employment. Everyone in the parish is like family to me.”

Education: Graduate of Cedarburg High School. Certification in plumbing, HVAC, and electrical.
Prior Experience: Lead maintenance for large apartment complex, maintenance technician for apartment complexes. Duties included painting, pool maintenance, snow removal, trouble-shooting HVAC systems and electrical repair. Owned a bar and managed all aspects of the business and building.
Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with my large family; spending time up north at my home on a small lake;. fishing, yard work, boating and just kicking back on a summer evening.
Family: I am the oldest of eight children, have a standard poodle named Bella, and several nieces and nephews.

Maintenance

Gary Fatla

Bio

Serving St. Francis Borgia Parish since 2008

“I enjoy working at the school and interacting with the students and staff.”

Education: Graduate of Grafton High School. Certification in IT call center and computer repair.
Prior Experience: Nine years in the Navy and 12 years in the Army National Guard. Store manager at Home Depot and Walmart. IT Help Desk Racine County Court House.
Hobbies/Interests: Tree cutting and trimming; outdoor activities like hiking and kayaking; spending time at the family cabin; Knights of Columbus and volunteering.
Family: I am the third of eight children. I enjoy spending time with my dad.

Maintenance

Tom Kandziora

Bio

Serving St. Francis Borgia Parish since 2017

“I feel truly blessed to be working at St Francis Borgia School. The kids are great. The teachers are very dedicated and I could not ask for better co-workers.”

Prior Experience: Four years U.S. Air Force as security specialist; 26 years as a sausage smoker for a manufacturing plant.
Hobbies/Interests: Reading (Europe WWI and WWII) historical biographies, cooking and farmers markets.
Family: Married to Diane since 1987.

Maintenance

Jim Schreiber

Bio

Serving St. Francis Borgia Parish since 2009

“I enjoy coming to work at the parish where I belong. The staff and parishioners are very friendly.”

Education: High school graduate
Prior Experience: Schreiber’s Cabinet and Woodworking Shop
Hobbies: Restoring old cars
Family: I enjoy spending time with my nieces and nephews

School Office

Saint Francis Borgia School Principal

Jordan Last
Phone: 262-377-2050
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For detailed office contact information, go to the school’s Contact Us page