Our staff's commitment to you

Our staff is committed to providing support, compassion, information, and direction as needed to all members of our community, their families, and friends who are dealing with loss and grief.

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Jay R. Schultz Funeral Director/Owner JayRSchultz@konrad-behlman.com

Jay was born and raised in Clintonville and graduated from Clintonville High School in 1991. He attended UW-Stevens Point and Milwaukee Area Technical College where he earned an Associates Degree in Mortuary Science in 1994. After completing his degree he completed his apprenticeship with Konrad-Behlman. He became a fully licensed funeral director in March of 1995 and has been with the funeral home since.

In May 2011 he became a partner in the business with the retirement of Gary Konrad. He is married to Kristi Kearn Schultz and together they have two children Ella and Charles. He is a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran church where he has served as an usher and on the board of Elders. He has served as treasurer of Walleyes for Tomorrow-Oshkosh Chapter and is a member of the Oshkosh YMCA. Professionally he is a member of National Funeral Directors Association, and Wisconsin Funeral Directors Association. In his free time he enjoys fishing, deer hunting, turkey hunting, and watching Badger football and basketball.

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Mark Frierdich, CPC Certified Pre-Planning Consultant/Operations Manager MarkJFrierdich@konrad-behlman.com

Mark grew up in the Wausau area and after high school attended the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with a minor in Sociology. Mark has continued his education and works independently in the insurance industry and is an aid to Dreyer Wealth Management of Appleton, Harbour Investments, Inc of Madison and local Elder Law Attorneys from Oshkosh and Neenah to help individuals and families prepare for what their future may bring. Mark has been an integral part of the Konrad-Behlman staff since 1994 where he is involved with all aspects of pre-need planning, assists the current Funeral Directors at the Konrad-Behlman Funeral Homes of Oshkosh with the at-need side of funeral planning and has a major role in the day to day operations of the funeral home.  Mark is married to Kimberley who is an elementary school teacher and soccer coach. They have two daughters, Taylor and Kaitlyn and are members of St. Mary Catholic Church in Winneconne. Mark loves spending time with family and friends and is known for always wanting to lend a hand.

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Matthew "Matt" Thomas Licensed Funeral Director MattThomas@konrad-behlman.com

Matthew was born and raised in Oshkosh. After graduation from Oshkosh Lourdes High School in 2012 Matt moved to Milwaukee to continue his education at Milwaukee Area Technical College. He began his apprenticeship at Konrad-Behlman Funeral Homes in the summer of 2014, graduated from MATC in the spring of 2015 and became a licensed funeral director in fall of 2015. In 2018, Matt became an active board member with the Winnebago County Community for Hope.

Matt and his wife Megan are blessed with a beautiful daughter, Lilahann, and a new puppy, Theo. He is a member of the St. Raphael the Archangel Catholic Parish in Oshkosh. Matt enjoys working out and practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Appleton where he currently holds a blue belt.

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Karisa Sievers Licensed Funeral Director KarisaSievers@konrad-behlman.com

Karisa was born and raised in Oshkosh. After graduating from Oshkosh North High School in 2014 she attended Fox Valley Technical College. She began her apprenticeship through Konrad-Behlman Funeral Homes in January of 2016. Karisa completed her mortuary science degree through Des Moines Area Community College August of 2019.

Karisa is a member of Most Blessed Sacrament Parish in Oshkosh. She loves spending time with her family, friends and her beloved dog, Sofie. She's a motorcyle enthusiast and takes great pride in her Harley. In her free time, she enjoys riding her motorcycle, being outdoors, cooking and working out.

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Katie Raymond Licensed Funeral Director

Katie was born and raised in Oshkosh. After graduating from Winnebago Lutheran Academy she graduated from Advanced College of Cosmetology and Fox Valley Technical College. Katie completed the Mortuary Science program through Des Moines Area Community College December of 2018.

Katie is member at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church in Neenah. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, baking, crocheting, raising monarch butterflies, and most of all, spending time with her children and numerous pets. 

Jay R. Schultz

Funeral Director/Owner
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Jay was born and raised in Clintonville and graduated from Clintonville High School in 1991. He attended UW-Stevens Point and Milwaukee Area Technical College where he earned an Associates Degree in Mortuary Science in 1994. After completing his degree he completed his apprenticeship with Konrad-Behlman. He became a fully licensed funeral director in March of 1995 and has been with the funeral home since.

In May 2011 he became a partner in the business with the retirement of Gary Konrad. He is married to Kristi Kearn Schultz and together they have two children Ella and Charles. He is a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran church where he has served as an usher and on the board of Elders. He has served as treasurer of Walleyes for Tomorrow-Oshkosh Chapter and is a member of the Oshkosh YMCA. Professionally he is a member of National Funeral Directors Association, and Wisconsin Funeral Directors Association. In his free time he enjoys fishing, deer hunting, turkey hunting, and watching Badger football and basketball.

Mark Frierdich, CPC

Certified Pre-Planning Consultant/Operations Manager
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Mark grew up in the Wausau area and after high school attended the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with a minor in Sociology. Mark has continued his education and works independently in the insurance industry and is an aid to Dreyer Wealth Management of Appleton, Harbour Investments, Inc of Madison and local Elder Law Attorneys from Oshkosh and Neenah to help individuals and families prepare for what their future may bring. Mark has been an integral part of the Konrad-Behlman staff since 1994 where he is involved with all aspects of pre-need planning, assists the current Funeral Directors at the Konrad-Behlman Funeral Homes of Oshkosh with the at-need side of funeral planning and has a major role in the day to day operations of the funeral home.  Mark is married to Kimberley who is an elementary school teacher and soccer coach. They have two daughters, Taylor and Kaitlyn and are members of St. Mary Catholic Church in Winneconne. Mark loves spending time with family and friends and is known for always wanting to lend a hand.

Matthew "Matt" Thomas

Licensed Funeral Director
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Matthew was born and raised in Oshkosh. After graduation from Oshkosh Lourdes High School in 2012 Matt moved to Milwaukee to continue his education at Milwaukee Area Technical College. He began his apprenticeship at Konrad-Behlman Funeral Homes in the summer of 2014, graduated from MATC in the spring of 2015 and became a licensed funeral director in fall of 2015. In 2018, Matt became an active board member with the Winnebago County Community for Hope.

Matt and his wife Megan are blessed with a beautiful daughter, Lilahann, and a new puppy, Theo. He is a member of the St. Raphael the Archangel Catholic Parish in Oshkosh. Matt enjoys working out and practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Appleton where he currently holds a blue belt.

Karisa Sievers

Licensed Funeral Director
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Karisa was born and raised in Oshkosh. After graduating from Oshkosh North High School in 2014 she attended Fox Valley Technical College. She began her apprenticeship through Konrad-Behlman Funeral Homes in January of 2016. Karisa completed her mortuary science degree through Des Moines Area Community College August of 2019.

Karisa is a member of Most Blessed Sacrament Parish in Oshkosh. She loves spending time with her family, friends and her beloved dog, Sofie. She's a motorcyle enthusiast and takes great pride in her Harley. In her free time, she enjoys riding her motorcycle, being outdoors, cooking and working out.

Katie Raymond

Licensed Funeral Director
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Katie was born and raised in Oshkosh. After graduating from Winnebago Lutheran Academy she graduated from Advanced College of Cosmetology and Fox Valley Technical College. Katie completed the Mortuary Science program through Des Moines Area Community College December of 2018.

Katie is member at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church in Neenah. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, baking, crocheting, raising monarch butterflies, and most of all, spending time with her children and numerous pets.