Nancy Melgaard Hitchcock was born
and raised in Thief River Falls,
MN. She holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from ConcordiaCollege
in Moorhead, MN, and is also a licensed
attorney, having graduated from the University of North Dakota School of
Law in 1992. Nancy practiced law in Cold Spring, MN,
for 14 years before purchasing the funeral homes in Glenwood and
Brooten in 2006. While she is no longer actively engaged in the practice of law, she remains licensed and serves as legal counsel for the funeral home when the need arises. As the owner/manager of Hoplin-Hitchcock Funeral Home, Nancy oversees the day to day operation of the funeral home and meets with clients to pre-plan funeral and memorial services. She is also a cemetery marker sales representative for Little Falls Granite Company, Murphy Granite, as well as Coldspring. Nancy is a member of Restoration Church in Glenwood.
Dawn Jenson is a native of the Glenwood area. She was born and raised just a short distance away in Lowry and is a graduate of Minnewaska
Area High School. She continued her education at the University of Minnesota, graduating with a bachelor’s
degree in Mortuary Science in 2003. Prior to
coming to work at Hoplin-Hitchcock Funeral Home, Dawn worked as a funeral
director in Hutchinson, MN, for three years. She and her husband, David, live in Glenwood
with their two children. Dawn is active
in the Minnewaska PTA and the Pope County ASAP Coalition. She is a
member of GlenwoodLutheranChurch, where she currently serves on the board of deacons. Along with being a funeral director Dawn also is a cemetery marker sales representative for Little Falls Granite, Murphy Granite and Coldspring.