Advisors 2020-04-06T13:49:45-05:00

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Jennifer Coleman : Family Service Director

Jennifer Coleman

Family Service Director

Jennifer Coleman has been a Family Service Director for Baue Funeral Homes since June, 2018.

She grew up in Jefferson City, MO, moved to St. Charles with her husband William and our four children, and have been St. Charles residents for over 14 years. She is a long-time member of Sts. Joachim and Ann Church and enjoys volunteering at her children’s school and church. Jennifer’s free time includes spending time with her family, gardening, and home improvement projects with William.

Jennifer has always wanted to help people in a substantial way. She has witnessed the tremendous benefits of being pre-arranged vs. the burden of having nothing prepared when a loved one dies. Jennifer enjoys educating families on all their options and answering their numerous questions. Helping people pre-arrange their funeral is such a privilege! What a thoughtful gift for you to give to your loved ones.

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Jamie Fann : Family Service Director

Jamie Fann

Family Service Director

Jamie Fann has been a Funeral Service Director for Baue Funeral Homes since May 2010. She grew up in Waynesville, Missouri , and attended St. Charles Community College, University of Missouri St. Louis, and St. Louis Community College, Mortuary School.

Jamie finds it rewarding to help families in their darkest hour. She is able to take away a portion of their pain and worries by genuinely caring about the family and their needs.

In her spare time, Jamie enjoys spending time with her husband, their son, Dalton, and their two dogs, Pepper and Gus. Jamie also enjoys crafting and cooking at her home in St. Charles, Missouri.

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Lila Rose Farnese : Family Service Director

Lila Rose Farnese

Family Service Director

 

Lila Rose Farnese started in funeral service in 2004 working as a cemetery director. In 2012 she received her funeral director licenses and has been with Baue Funeral Homes since 2016.

She grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. After living in Creve Coeur for 28 years she moved to St. Peters, Missouri in 2012. She has two sons, a Jack Russell named Sadie, and a Cat named Sammie. Lila is also a member of the Missouri Funeral Directors Association. In her spare time, she enjoys yoga, aerobics, reading, cooking and going to estate sales.

Lila feels that working in the funeral service has always been a natural fit for her. She feels that she is “their guardian angel” and that it is her “responsibility to provide the family with comfort, guidance and peace of mind before during and after this very difficult time.”

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Mike Knopfel : Family Service Director

Mike Knopfel

Family Service Director

Mike grew up in St. Louis near the Hill and currently lives in Kirkwood. He attended Missouri State University in Springfield where he received a B. S. in Organizational Communications. He and his wife, Patty, have three children, Olivia, Isabella, and Julia. They have a four year old Golden Retriever named Holly. He is a member of St. Peters Parish in Kirkwood and is on the Executive Committee and is the Social Media Coordinator for the St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame. In his spare time, he enjoys working out, sporting events, and spending time with his family outdoors. He is looking forward to being able to help others through an extremely tough time in their lives, because he has experienced first hand the pain of loss when his brother, Scott was tragically killed in 2015 six months after the death of their mother. They have honored Scott's life with the creation of the Scott Knopfel Memorial Dine Out which benefits hospitality workers.

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Alexis Mason : Family Service Director

Alexis Mason

Family Service Director

Alexis Mason has been a Licensed Funeral Director for Baue Funeral Homes since June, 2016. She began her journey in funeral service through a funeral home in her hometown of Hannibal, MO at the age of 16. Alexis attended Kansas City Kansas Community College and graduated from the Mortuary Science Program in 2013. She is the proud mother of two girls, Ellie and Harper. In her free time, Alexis enjoys hiking and crafts, particularly painting.

For Alexis, guiding families through the difficult journey of grieving is something that has always come naturally. “It is a true privilege to have the ability to walk along side of grieving families and provide them comfort, support and a more positive memory during such a difficult time in their life. I take great pride in arranging meaningful celebrations of life for families who have experienced a loss and have made it my priority to make sure they are taken care of and know they don’t have to face grief alone.”

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Sara Ruemker : Family Service Director

Sara Ruemker

Family Service Director

Sara Ruemker has been a Family Service Director with Baue Funeral Homes since July 2019. Sara graduated from Lindenwood University for both her Bachelor's and Master's degrees. She felt a calling to serve families and provide them with a service that is not only a gift to them, but also to their children.

Sara grew up and currently lives in St. Ann, MO with her husband Lawrence and two daughters, Brielle and Cecilia. She enjoys spending time with her family kayaking, traveling, coaching youth sports, hiking, and cheering on the St. Louis sports teams.

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Alexis Mast : Family Service Director

Alexis Mast

Family Service Director

Alexis Mast has been a Family Service Director with Baue Funeral Homes since October 2019. Alexis graduated from Lindenwood University for both her Bachelor's and Master's degrees. She is grateful to be able to help those in our community when they need it most.

Alexis grew up and lives in O'Fallon, MO with her husband. She loves being outside, enjoys finding new hiking trails and parks to explore, enjoys cooking, and trying new restaurants.

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