Staff

Our dedicated staff members are here to provide support, compassion, and information to help you through your journey of grief and the celebration of your loved one’s life.

The Dickinson Family and staff of our homes bring over 60 years of serving the La Crosse area families with final arrangements for their loved ones. We are conveniently located in 4 homes in La Crosse and always available to answer your questions, by email below or phone, and to assist you in funeral planning and arrangements. You will have peace of mind knowing your loved ones are well cared for within our homes.

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Andrew Dickinson Current Owner / Licensed Funeral Director
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Darrell Dickinson Former Owner
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Brian Dickinson Current Owner / Licensed Funeral Director
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Gary J. Picha Licensed Funeral Director
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Alan Yanacheck Licensed Funeral Director
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Ryan Clements Licensed Funeral Director

Andrew Dickinson

Current Owner / Licensed Funeral Director
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Darrell Dickinson

Former Owner
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Brian Dickinson

Current Owner / Licensed Funeral Director
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Gary J. Picha

Licensed Funeral Director
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Gary grew up on the Northside of La Crosse, Wisconsin.  Now lives in Holmen, Wisconsin with his wife Stacy and three children; Elianna, Madilyn and Charlie.  Following graduation from Logan High School.  He went on to graduate from the Univeristy of Wisconsin - Baraboo (now Platteville campus) in Ethnic Studies, and from Worsham College of Mortuary Science in Chicago, class of 2002.  Curently licensed as a Funeral Director in both Wisconsin and Minnesota, Life Insurance Intermediary in Wisconsin and also as a Cosmetology Practitioner in Wisconsin. 

Alan Yanacheck

Licensed Funeral Director
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Alan W. Yanacheck has served as a Funeral Director at Dickinson Family Funeral Home and Crematory since 2012. Al is a native of West Allis, Wisconsin and graduated with a degree of Mortuary Science from Milwaukee Area Technical College. He has worked at funeral homes in Richland Center, Wisconsin and Brookfield, Wisconsin before relocating to the La Crosse area. Al lives in Trempealeau with his wife Kara and his three sons, Elijah, Caleb and Maxwell. He is a member of Holmen Lutheran Church and is proud to serve the families of the Coulee Region.

Ryan Clements

Licensed Funeral Director
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Ryan entered the funeral profession in 2009. He grew up in Mauston. Upon graduation he joined the USAF, servicing in Operational Resource Management Specialist for the Alaskan Air Command. As a civilian he obtained a degree in Visual Communication at Madison Tech College. He met his future wife in Milwaukee and switched careers from art to funeral. They and their children are now happily settled in La Crosse. Ryan is a member of the Knights of Columbus and attends St. James the Less Catholic Church.