Klassen realized his passion for the funeral service at a family funeral. He observed the care of the funeral director
and decided then and there to pursue a career in funeral service.
well as being a licenced Funeral Director and Embalmer in both Manitoba and
Saskatchewan, David holds a degree in music and counselling.David worked with and was mentored by Perry
Bulbuck for more than 27 years, before Perry’s unexpected death.
David is a member of the Funeral Board of Manitoba. He enjoys volunteering on various committees and community events. He and his wife Melissa are members of the Russell Alliance Church.
They have 4 children and 6 grandchildren.He has many other interests revolving around
music and sports.David enjoys spending time
with his family and friends.
was born and raised in Hamiota, Manitoba.
Bryce found his calling in his teen years to commit his life to serving
families during their grief. Bryce serves his families with care and
compassion. Bryce has been fortunate to
serve families with a great team of professionals since he began with The 110
group in 1998. Bryce is a certified Funeral Director and Embalmer in both
Manitoba and Saskatchewan. He began his
training in 2004 through the Western School of Funeral Service and graduated with
honours. During their spare time, Bryce & Michelle enjoy spending time with
their daughters Michaela and Évangéline, as well as having quality time with family
As a young
man, Rick Thom was impacted by the death of his mother and wanted to be able to
assist others as they went through the grief process. The memories he carries
on how his family was assisted when his mother passed away still gives him
reason to minister into the lives of the families he serves.Rick has heart for the people he serves and
listens to the families as they share their stories.He strives to assist them in planning a
funeral that will honour the life of their loved one.
working with Braendle-Bruce Funeral Service in 1977, is a licensed Funeral
Director and Embalmer, having graduated from the Western School of Mortuary
Practice.Rick has also completed
numerous continuing education courses to better support the families he serves.
his wife Wendy, who is the pastor of the Shoal Lake Baptist Church, have
resided in Shoal Lake since 1988 and have two married sons and have three grandchildren whom they love to spend time with.
Lori Gallant was born in
Russell, MB and currently lives in her hometown of Angusville, MB. She
graduated from Major Pratt Collegiate in Russell with a business diploma.
Lori began working as the Office Administrator for Braendle-Bruce Funeral Service in March 2001. Lori
enjoys working with the families she serves.
After experiencing the loss
of her husband at an early age, she believes the importance of giving special
attention and personalization adds so much to funeral service. Lori and her late
husband Lorne have 2 sons; Kyle and his wife Kim who live in Winnipeg and Colin
who lives in Calgary. Lori is an active member and serves on the parish
council for St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church in Russell, MB. Lori also volunteers for the care and
maintenance of St. Anthony’s Roman Catholic Cemetery in the RM of Riding
Devona was raised on a farm near Churchbridge, Saskatchewan. She has her Bachelor of Education from the University of Saskatchewan and her Master of Educational Administration from the University of Regina. Devona is also an End of Life Doula. She has worked and taught in Mongolia and India through the Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation, as well as in Saskatchewan, most recently in Moosomin.
Devona joined the 110 Team in April 2019. In her spare time she enjoys to travel, garden, golf and bake. She is a Rough Rider season ticket holder and wears green proudly!
Devona serves on the provincial Superannuated Teachers' of Saskatchewan Executive as a member at larger, as well as serving as president of the Moosomin Chapter.