Richard H. Hexdall (Owner) - llinois Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer
Education - Graduate of Joliet Junior College, Illinois State University and Worsham College of
Organizations - Member of the National Funeral Directors Association, Illinois Funeral
Directors Association and Morris Chamber of Commerce.
J. LeRoy Claypool - Funeral Director's Assistant
Education - Graduate of Morris High School
Lifelong Resident of Morris
Organizations - Former Volunteer Fireman with the Morris Fire Department, Active in his
church, The First United Methodist Church and many community affairs.
Kenneth M. Gauthier (Retired) - Illinois Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer, Previously
Licensed in Michigan
Education - Graduate of Lansing Community College, University of Michigan, Illinois Valley
Organizations - Member of the National Funeral Directors Association and Illinois Funeral
Paul W. Jung - Funeral Director's Assistant
Education - Graduate of Illinois State University, B.M.Ed., M.M.Ed., C.A.S. in Educational
Organizations - Retired Choral Music Director at Morris Community High School, Active
Member of Immaculate Conception Church, Morris, IL and Past President of the Rotary Club
Stephen D. Keech – Funeral Director’s Assistant
Education: - Graduate of Morris Community High School and Luther College
Organizations - Active member of First Christian Church
Savannah L. Strange- Funeral Director Apprentice.
Education- Graduate of Morris Community High School, attended Joliet Junior College and
graduate of Worsham College of Mortuary Science. I started serving my apprentice with the
Fruland Funeral Home on October 1, 2017.
Organizations- Member of the National Funeral Directors Association and the Illinois Funeral