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Hall Funeral Chapel
707 15th Street
Auburn, Nebraska 68305
Tel: (402) 274-3131

Hall Funeral Home
2403 Harlan Street
Falls City, Nebraska 68355
Tel: (402) 245-3131

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Todd S. Dierberger
Owner/Funeral Director/Embalmer

Todd Samuel Dierberger is a 1995 graduate of Beatrice High School. After attending Peru State College where he played baseball for two years, he graduated from Dallas Institute of Funeral Service in 1999 with a Funeral Directing and Embalmer’s License.

Todd began his funeral service career by working for Jon Reichmuth at Reichmuth Funeral Homes outside of Omaha, Nebraska. In 2003, he became the manager of the Wherry Mortuary in Humboldt, Nebraska and later in 2005 partnered with Vaughn Wright and Joseph Davis in owning the Wherry Mortuaries and Monument Company. In 2016 Todd and Zachary Coffin purchased Harman-Wright Mortuary in Beatrice and Plymouth, Hall Funeral Chapels in Auburn, Falls City and Johnson and Southeast Nebraska Crematory from Vaughn and Tina Wright.

Todd was born in York, Nebraska but grew up in Beatrice after age two. He was united in marriage to Samantha Becerra of Nebraska City, Nebraska on March 13, 2002. They have one son, Ethan, and a daughter Avery Jane.

Todd is a member of The Christian Church in Humboldt and serves as deacon. He is the current Assistant Governor of Area 4 for Rotary District 5650 and is Past-President of the Humboldt Club. Todd served as President of the Humboldt Chamber of Commerce in 2007 and is a current board member of the Colonial Acres Nursing Home in Humboldt. Todd also is an assistant den leader for Troop #387 in Humboldt.

In his spare time, he enjoys coaching his kids activities, fishing, hunting, golfing, vacationing with family, playing basketball, and following any of the Husker teams.

Tel: (402) 274-3131

Email: wherryhum@windstream.net

Zachary J. Coffin

Zachary J. Coffin
Owner/Funeral Director/Embalmer

Zach grew up mostly in Lincoln, Nebraska and graduated from Lincoln High School in 2003. He earned his Associates of Applied Science Degree in Land Surveying/Civil Engineering from Southeast Community College in Milford, Nebraska in December of 2004.

Zach then went on to earn an Associates of Applied Science Degree in Mortuary Science from Kansas City Kansas Community College in Kansas City, Kansas in December of 2007. He completed his National Board Certification from The International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards that same month.  Zach completed his Nebraska State Board Certification in the spring of 2008 and was licensed as a Funeral Director/Embalmer in July of 2008.

He married Brandy Jurgens of Beatrice, Nebraska on November 15, 2008 in Beatrice. Zach completed his Kansas State Board Certification and was licensed as a Kansas Funeral Director and Embalmer in January of 2011. He is also a licensed preneed insurance seller and custom monument designer.

In 2016 Zach and Todd Dierberger purchased Harman-Wright Mortuary in Beatrice and Plymouth, Hall Funeral Chapels in Auburn, Falls City and Johnson and Southeast Nebraska Crematory from Vaughn and Tina Wright.

Zach's professional involvements include the National Funeral Directors Association and the Nebraska Funeral Directors Association where he serves as District 2 President. His civic involvements include the Beatrice Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Osceola Masonic Lodge, Sesostris Shrine and Beatrice Rotary Club. Zach is also a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Beatrice.

Zach enjoys hunting, golfing, and spending time with his wife Brandy and sons Brixton and Brooks.

Tel: (402) 274-3131

Email: zachcoffin@att.net

Benjamin Hall

Benjamin Hall
Funeral Director

Ben grew up in Falls City, Nebraska and graduated from Auburn High School in 1994.  He served his country for four years in the United States Marine Corps.  After being honorably discharged in 1998, he attended Peru State College and later went on to Kansas City Kansas Community College where he received an associate degree in Mortuary Science.  Ben served his apprenticeship at Casey-Witzenburg in Auburn, which he then had the opportunity to purchase in April of 2001.

In addition to his funeral service work, Ben is the former president of the Auburn Rotary Club, is a member of Knights of Columbus, the Auburn American Legion Post #23, the Falls City Lions Club and is on the board of the Auburn Avenue of Flags.  He enjoys spending time golfing, hunting, camping,  and being with his family and friends.

Ben and Amanda were married in 1996 and have three sons, Hayden, Bradley and Owen.

Tel: (402) 274-3131

Email: hallfc@alltel.net

Virginia Gerdes

Virginia Gerdes

Virginia joined the Hall Funeral Chapel staff in 2005. She is a lifelong resident of Nemaha County and was married to the late Milbern Gerdes. Together they raised 3 children. Virginia enjoys quilting, reading and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

David Ramsey

David Ramsey
Funeral Assistant

Dave joined the Funeral Home in 2010. He helps with funerals and daily operations.

Alice Hahn

Alice Hahn

Tel: (402) 274-3131

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