A gift to your family, sparing them hard decisions at an emotional time.
It is not always possible to pay respects in person, so we hope that this small token will help.
Offer a gift of comfort and beauty to a family suffering from loss.
Our Experienced Staff
Each of the staff members at Fossum Funeral and Cremation Service is committed to providing your family with the finest in personal end-of-life care. In fact, for years, it’s been comforting for area families to know that we are available to help at any time of the day or night.
When a loved one dies, all you need to do is make one phone call. From that moment on, we’ll take on the responsibilities of the physical care of your loved one, and the emotional care of those left behind.
Please take a few minutes to get to know our funeral home staff. We’re sure you’ll find each of us to be all that you would hope for in a trusted funeral professional.
|Michael Schieber, Managing Director|
Office Phone: 608.783.9777
Mobile Phone: 608-792-1141
Mike Schieber, a forth generation funeral director, was born in Minneapolis, MN, into a military family and spent his early childhood years moving across the country. When his father received orders to travel, his family resided next to his grand-parents funeral home.
His family eventually settled down in Portage, WI. His family later moved to Montello, WI where he graduated High School. After attending the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh, and transferring to the U of M. Mike graduated in 1983 from the University of Minnesota with a BS in Mortuary Science. Mike received both his Minnesota and Wisconsin Funeral Director's Licenses in 1983. He moved to La Crosse in 1986 and began working for a local funeral home. In 2000 Mike started working for Elaine Fossum, the then owner of the Fossum Funeral Home.
Mike has been active in the La Crosse community, a former and life member of the La Crosse Jaycees, and the Wisconsin Jaycees where he served in both local and state capacities. River City Lions Club, and serving for over 20 years on the board of directors for Riverfest, Inc. where he has been President and Treasurer for multiple times.
Mike is currently Secretary/ Treasurer of the Western Wisconsin Funeral Driectors and a member of the Wisconsin Funeral Directors Assoc.