Learn our story, from the beginning and into the future.
Ever since we opened our doors, we have approached life (and death) differently. While some just see the end of a loved one’s life as a time for grief and mourning, we prefer to think of it as a time for reflection, appreciation and even celebration. This is evident in everything we do, from the way we conduct our services to the amenities we choose to offer. We are not a burial ground. We are a close knit community dedicated to honoring, sharing and preserving the amazing and inspirational stories that are life.
In a nutshell? Experience, professionalism, compassion, and empathy.
We've learned a lot over many years. Like how to present options without overwhelming. And how to meet the needs of many caring parties. People come to us in difficult times, and we respond with kindness, calmness and expertise. Our goal is to create a beautiful occasion and make you feel welcome, always. We spend our days planning with families. We stay up to date with industry developments. And we make hard times a little easier.
Learn the legacy.
Charles Dupont built Dupont-Malcore Funeral Home at 701 N. Willow Street. In the late 1940's Malcore built the current Malcore (East) location, at 701 N. Baird St., which is unique to having one of the area's only oval lobbies, as well as a distinct stone exterior that has been a landmark on the northeast side of Green Bay for decades.
Malcore built the first crematory north of Milwaukee. By investing in this facility Malcore ensured that your loved one was always under our care.
Malcore (West) Funeral Home was established by Dan Malcore, and continues to serve west Green Bay and the surrounding area. Malcore (West) has an oversized lobby and Green Bay's first luncheon area.
Malcore built their new Cremation Care Center, which houses a new crematory, as well as a large temperature-controlled area. The new care center is a beautiful addition to a historic building that families will use for decades to come.
Malcore Funeral Homes & Crematory was established in 1921, and serving families has always been our focus. We take pride in being able to guide people through some of their most difficult days. We take pride in maintaining a setting that allows people to find solace. Celebrating life is our mission. That’s never changed. And with pride, it never will.
Who We Are
Meet our staff. Members of the local community make everything that happens possible.
Together, we make this place amazing.
Matt Malcore was born and raised in Green Bay. Matt has hoped since his childhood that one day he too could serve the community as his father, grandfather, and great grandfather have done. He is now overjoyed with the opportunity to serve as the owner of Malcore Funeral Home.
Matt has a Bachelor of Science degree from UW-Stevens Point in Sociology, as well as an Associates of Applied Sciences degree from Worsham College in Wheeling, Illinois. Matt received a number of awards for leadership, professionalism, and academics upon graduating from Worsham College, and is proud to be part of the fifth generation family business.
Matt has coached for the Green Bay Strikers for years and has also coached for Notre Dame Academy in the past. Matt is active in collecting antiquarian books and is a proud member of the Green Bay and De Pere Antiquarian Society. He enjoys playing in the NWSL adult soccer league for Westchester United. His wife Lisa is the preneed Coordinator at Malcore Funeral Home
Matt and his wife Lisa have one daughter, Violet, one son, Oliver, and one faithful companion named Evie.
Dan, a fourth generation funeral director, is a the son of Gordon and Kathleen Malcore. Dan was born and raised in Green Bay, and has been a funeral director for over 40 years.
Dan is a graduate of St. Bernards Catholic School, Our Lady of Premontre High School, Class of 1967, attended St. Norbert College, and received his licensure through The Wisconsin Institute of Mortuary Science in Milwaukee. Dan is also a notary public and preneed life insurance agent.
Dan has been involved in a wide array of organizations over the years, including one of the founding fathers of the Green Bay Strikers soccer club, member of the Knights of Columbus, Brown County Suicide Task Force, Eagles Club, Elks Club, Lions Club, Northeast Businessmen's Association, Greater Green Bay Funeral Directors Association, Wisconsin Funeral Directors Association, Belgian American Club, Serra Club, Four Seasons Adventure Club, Optimists, Coalition for End-of-Life Care (division of Unity Hospice), former Cub Scout Leader, Youth Advisor, Parish Council and Board of Education at St. Bernards Church, Chairman of the SS. Peter & Paul Family Prayer Night and Financial Trustee of SS. Peter & Paul. Dan has also taught at the University of Wisconsin Green Bay (Learning in Retirement) on end of life care, death education and grief support. He is a board member of St. Vincent de Paul and volunteers at Paul's Pantry. Dan also delivers meals to the Elderly through Aging Resource of Green Bay.
Dan's wife Mary has also been very active on the Board of Education at St. Bernard Parish, the Altar and Rosary Society, and has co-chaired the Luncheon Auction Boutique at St. Bernards Church for many years. She has been an active fund raiser for the YMCA. Mary belongs to the Green Bay Botanical Gardens. She has worked side by side with her husband in funeral service and currently is employed at the funeral home as their courier and part time receptionist.
Dan and Mary are the proud parents of five beautiful children: Ben, Andrew, Joe, Matt, and Laura. They also have nine incredible grandchildren: Alex, Sophie, Evan, Paige, Neela, Henry, Anna, Eli and Violet.
Norv Krug, born in Fond du Lac and raised in Oakfield, WI, has been a director at Malcore Funeral Homes since 1998.
Norv is a graduate of Winnebago Lutheran Academy (WLA) in Fond du Lac and Northwestern College in Watertown, WI. He received his funeral directors licensure through Milwaukee Area Technical College in 1993.
Norv and his family are active members at Messiah Ev. Lutheran Church in Bellevue serving in various volunteer activities. In the past, Norv has served on the church council.
After sharing in the excitement of his two oldest daughters completing the Fox Cities Marathon, Norv completed his first marathon in celebration of his 50th birthday. He has also served as a SAY soccer coach for a number of years.
Norv's wife, Ruth, has taught the primary grades for many years before becoming a full-time stay at home mother. She currently serves as a substitute teacher in both public and Lutheran schools.
Norv and Ruth have four children: Cassandra, a graduate of Martin Lutheran College, New Ulm, MN, and had served as a school teacher for two years at St. John's Lutheran in St. John, Antigua, West Indies before settling into her current teaching position at Lord Of Life Lutheran School in Friendswood, TX; Carissa, a graduate from UW-LaCrosse served as a teacher with "Teach for America" in Clarksdale, MS before staring here career as a co-ordinator of student affairs at Colorado University, Boulder, CO; Jacob, is attending Drake University in Des Moines, IA; and Rebecca is a high school student at Fox Valley Lutheran in Appleton.
No one knows how to act when they lose a loved one. Eric is gifted at helping families feel *normal* no matter where they’re at in the grief process.
When you meet with Eric, the fear and anxiety you brought into the room is replaced with a surprising calm. Whether you respond to humor, sensitivity or an endless supply of baseball stories, Eric has helped thousands of families move forward with grief.
Having served the funeral industry since 1997, Eric is an expert in navigating delicate family dynamics.
Jake is the neighbor we all want in life - the kind of man who will repair your horse fence and change your tire expecting nothing in return. That makes for an excellent funeral director.
When you're in the thick of grief, Jake will walk with you, make sense of the hard stuff, calmly explain your options, and call out anyone who is giving you a hard time. It's trust at first handshake. Jake's calluses tell you everything you need to know about work ethic.
Having joined the funeral service at the age of 19, Jake has served families all over Northeastern Wisconsin. He loves fishing, eating, wood-working, eating, and holding his family's worlds together in their time of darkness.
Apprentice Funeral Director
After 12 years in the advertising industry, Morgan made the leap to funeral service to put her empath heart to work. (Mom and Dad were surprised, but supportive.)
Through her apprenticeship at Malcore, Morgan has experienced beautiful final goodbyes. Being in a funeral home context each day has normalized the idea of dying and provided tremendous comfort as she's able to participate in caring for families.
Morgan loves working with multi-cultural families and making people laugh when they are feeling stressed or overwhelmed.
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