History & Staff

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

Our History

Our funeral home is a family owned and operated business. We are large enough to give our families the same service as the largest funeral homes around, yet we are small enough that each family gets the level of attention and care they deserve.


Our Valued Staff

Jim Poklasny

Jim Poklasny, Owner/Funeral Director


John Hueller

John Hueller, Funeral Director


Thomas William Goddard V

Thomas William Goddard V, Funeral Director

Tom has been a licensed funeral director since 1986 and is currently the city's longest tenured licensed funeral director. Tom has served on the Big Brother's Big Sister's Board of Directors, has served and was a member and former President of Oshkosh Noon Kiwanis and was a member of Oshkosh Southwest Rotary for a time. Tom grew up in Brillion, WI and graduated from Brillion High School, then attended Fox Valley Technical College and then Milwaukee Area Technical College where he received an Associates Degree in Mortuary Science. Tom has worked for a number of funeral homes during his career, to include Apprenticeship at Harder Funeral Home in Brookfield, and Molthen Bell and Sons in South Milwaukee. Licensed work from 1988 until 1995 at Wichmann Funeral Home in Appleton and has been in Oshkosh since 1997. Tom helped form the United Veterans Honor Guard in Oshkosh and is an ongoing contributor and Honorary Member. Tom is part of and has participated for years in the annual Memorial Day Procession to Riverside Cemetery. Having been raised in a small town and having small town values Tom honors every family that he serves as if his own, highly personalized life remembering services is his desire. Whether it be a prized deer mount, a motorcycle, a prized sports car, sporting memorabilia, etc. there is nothing that Tom won't try to help you incorporate into your funeral or memorial service. Everyone is unique and your funeral, memorial service or celebration of life should be the same. In his spare time Tom greatly enjoys the outdoors, that of hunting and fishing and time spent with his beloved hunting dogs over the years, currently his four year old English Springer Spaniel named Lilly.


Alex J. Leinweber

Alex J. Leinweber, Funeral Director

Alex was born and raised in Oshkosh Wisconsin and graduated from Oshkosh West High School in 2005. Alex has been with Fiss & Bills-Poklasny Funeral Home since 2011, working as an apprentice while attending college classes. Alex graduated from Des Moines Area Community College's Mortuary program in the fall of 2020 and received his Wisconsin Funeral Director's license in April 2021. He enjoys watching and reading about the Milwaukee Brewers and the Green Bay Packers, golfing and a good movie. More than anything, Alex enjoys being a husband and being a dad to his daughter and son.
Alex is proud to be a licensed funeral director and share the same profession that his grandfather, Joseph A. Poklasny Sr., had, and work at the funeral home he once owned and operated.


David Poeschl

David Poeschl, Funeral Home Assistant