Michael McCollum, CFSP
Michael McCollum graduated from the University of Minnesota. Originally from northern Minnesota, Michael joined the firm in 1976 and raised his family here. He is a Marine Corps veteran who served in Vietnam. Michael has been involved with many organizations over the years including past president of the Sidney Chamber and a 20 year member of the Sidney Volunteer Fire Department. Michael is also past president of the Montana Funeral Directors Association.
Al McGahan, CFSP
Al was born in Ohio and raised in Missouri. He graduated from high school in Brookfield, Missouri in 1976. Following graduation from high school, Al attended Northeast Missouri State University (now Truman University) where he graduated with a B.S. degree in Accounting and a minor in computers. After graduating from college Al attended the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science in Cincinnati, Ohio graduating with his degree in 1982. In October of 1982, Al moved to Billings, Montana where he did his apprenticeship at Dahl Funeral Chapels. In May of 1984, he accepted a position with the Fulkerson Funeral Home in Sidney.
Al is the father of three adult children, Lisa, Josh, and Keely. He is a member of the St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, 4th degree Knights of Columbus, Sidney Volunteer Fire Department, Elks Lodge, and the Moose Lodge. He is a past president and current member of the Sidney Lions Club and the Montana Funeral Directors Association. Currently, Al is Montana’s Representative on the National Funeral Directors Association Policy Board.
He enjoys riding his Harley Davidson, driving his Brother’s Jeep, golfing, and just hanging out with friends.
Karen Sivertson - Sidney's Office Manager
Sidney’s Office Manager, Karen Sivertson, is our newest addition. She began working for us January 2, 2007. Karen was born and raised in Williston, ND. She graduated from Williston High School in 1986 and attended UND Williston. She remained in Williston until 1993 when she and her husband, Terry Sivertson moved to Sidney, MT.
Terry and Karen have three children Taya, Taryn, and Tegan.They enjoy camping and fishing at Van Hook each summer. They spend every available minute at the lake. Karen and her husband are very involved in their children’s activities. Prior to her employment with Fulkersons Karen worked at the Lonsdale United Methodist Church as the church secretary. She has been active in Richland Youth Hockey, Sidney Woman of Today, The Sidney Jaycees, Sidney Gymnastics, and the Lonsdale United Methodist Church.
Rick Clemes, CFSP - Director
Rick Clemes is a Culbertson, Montana native. He has been involved with funeral service for 40 years, 34 of those practicing his profession in the Williston area. He attended Montana State University in Bozeman and is a graduate of San Francisco College of Mortuary Science.
He is married to Linda and they have three daughters; Kendra (Justin) Routh, Heidi Jeanotte and Allyson (Shawn) Helde. They have 6 grandchildren. Rick has served as Past-President of the North Dakota Funeral Directors Association, was a Past Master of Mount Moriah Lodge #51, A.F. & A.M. He also is a member of the Dickenson York Rite and Kem Temple of the Shrine and the Korner Lions Club. He enjoys golfing, walking and spending time with family, especially his grandchildren.
Timothy Myers, CMSP - Director
Timothy was born and raised in North Carolina; he graduated with a degree in Mortuary Science from Arapahoe Community College in Littleton, Colorado and is a Nationally Accredited Funeral Director and Embalmer.
In 2012, he began working toward his certification as a Mortuary Science Practitioner. After working at a Cremation Society and Mortuary in Denver and Boulder Colorado; Timothy relocated to Havre, Montana, obtaining his Funeral Director’s License in 2014. He continued his journey on the Hi-Line, when he moved to Williston, North Dakota to serve the families and communities across the Northland.
Timothy contributes to the community by volunteering for Habitat for Humanity and March of Dimes. He traveled to Mobile, Alabama helping with the recovery efforts after Hurricane Katrina. Also, Timothy reached out to communities within Colorado affected by grief and loss.
He enjoys hiking and fishing, and he loves spending time researching genealogy. Timothy is a proud contributor of findagrave.com
. "Fulkerson Stevenson Funeral Home continues to allow me to fulfill my calling to serve, helping families and loved ones during their time of need".
Billie Burkhalter-Lockie - Office Manager
Billie joined our Williston/Watford City/Tioga branch in August of 2015. She was born in Wiesbaden, Germany and was raised in Washington, Alaska and Montana. She graduated from Manhattan, MT in 1995. She had a 17 year career with the City of Miles City, Mt as a Human Resource/Payroll Officer.
In July 2015, Billie married Shaun Lockie and joined him in Williston. Together they have four adventurous children, Alexis, Hayden, Austyn and Britton. They love spending time with their family; especially zip lining and going to the Williston Arc.
Billie enjoys her job and feels it is very rewarding.
Gary Skarphol - Funeral Assistant
Gary attended school in McGregor ND, graduating in 1968 he enlisted in the US Army, serving in Vietnam from 1970-71. He is retired from the ND Dept. of Transportation in Williston after 42 years (1973-2015).
Gary is married to Shirley they have one daughter, Stephanie; 3 grandchildren - Brittany, Dalton & Dawson; and 2 great grandsons, Hudson & Fletcher. They are members of Gloria Dei Church.
Gary is Chairman of the Governing Board of the ND Veterans Home, and serves on the Williston State Park Board. He is active in the American Legion, also being a member of the VFW, DAV, AmVets, Vietnam Veterans of America, the Moose, the Shrine, the Masons and the Elks.
Mark Wrolson - Funeral Assistant
Mark was born and raised in Williston, ND. He graduated from Williston High School School and attended Williston State College and NDSSS - Wahpeton N.D.
He retired after 37 years of being a UPS Driver which he spent mostly delivering in Williston, Ray and Tioga, and had a lot of wonderful customers and developed a lot of lifelong friendships in his UPS career.
He is married to Laurie and between the two of them they have four children; Michael (Danielle), Christina (Alex), Christine (Jeff) and Samantha (Kelly) and six grandchildren. They enjoy spending time with family in Arizona and California and they also love spoiling their four legged kids.
Mark enjoys the outdoors, hunting, fishing and photography and is an avid sports fan for the Broncos, Celtics, Twins and Viking Teams.
Mark and Laurie also attend St. Joseph Catholic church in Williston, ND.
Jeri Martinez-Kueffler - Family Service Counselor & Preneed Arrangements
Jeri Martinez-Kueffler was born in Great Falls, MT and raised in Williston, ND. She graduated Cum Laude from the University of North Dakota in 1996 with a major in Sociology and Criminal Justice. She has worked in the legal field and in sales most of her life. Jeri joined Fulkerson Stevenson Funeral Home as a Family Service Counselor and helps families in our community to effectively pre-plan their services.
She is the mother of three grown children, Alexandra, Anthony and Samantha and has three grandchildren. In her spare time, Jeri likes to scrapbook, sing and play softball.