Mike Bolger, Funeral Director
Mike Bolger was born and raised in Minocqua. He attended MHLT Elementary School and Lakeland Union High School (Class of 1979). He holds a Bachelor of Science in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Bachelor of Science in Mortuary Science from the University of Minnesota. Mike is married to Sandy Bolger. They have four children, Hannah, Conor (Tiril), Kevin and Erin and a grandson Malte. Mike is a member of the Father Dodge Knights of Columbus Council, Holy Family Catholic Church/Ascension Lutheran Church and the Fence Lake Property Assoc. He enjoys being active and outdoors when not working. Other activities include water/snow skiing, sailing, triathalons/marathons, biking, spending time with family and his sons dog "Saga".
Jill Yelton, Owner/Funeral Director
Jill Yelton was born and raised in Rothschild, Wisconsin and graduated from D.C. Everest High School in 2003. She is also a 2008 graduate from the University of Minnesota earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Mortuary Science. Upon graduation, Jill moved to the Lakeland area when the opportunity arose to serve as a funeral director along side Mike Bolger. Her passion for funeral service came from curiosity that has surrounded her through a large exposure to death. Jill is married to Lucas Yelton, who works for his long-time family owned business, HT Glass & Mirror. Jill and Luke live in Minocqua with their two daughters, Sophia and Vivian and their dog, Grizz. Jill is a member at Ascension Lutheran Church in Minocqua and a member of the Minocqua Gun Club. She enjoys spending time with family and friends. Jill is an avid Green Bay Packer fan, enjoys trap shooting, fishing, yoga and pretty much everything the Northwoods has to offer.
Jill became the owner on January 1, 2020.
Dennis Turner, Funeral Director Assistant
Dennis likes helping and meeting people. He is active at the Lakeland Food Pantry and his church, Peace Lutheran. He and his wife Nanci live in Arbor vitae.
Bob Hille, Funeral Director Assistant
Bob is one of Bolger Funeral Home's funeral director assistants. He recently retired as a Crime Lab Director in Colorado and has been living in the northwoods for the last three years. Bob and his wife, Peg, have three sons and four grandchildren. They are active members of Peace Lutheran Church in Arbor Vitae.