Funeral Service Apprentice
Austin Mahanke grew up in Spencer, WI, and graduated from Spencer High School in 2012. Austin moved to River Falls with his high school sweetheart and has worked in several different cheese factories and other manufacturers before joining O’Connell-Benedict in 2019. He is a funeral director apprentice with the State of Wisconsin, and is working towards his Mortuary Science degree.
Austin is a member of St. Bridget’s Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus, and is an active member of both the River Falls Masonic Lodge and the St. Croix Valley Shrine Club.
Austin and his fiancée Brittany own a house and reside in River Falls along with their St. Bernard pup, Melvin. They enjoy working on their home, and spending time with family and friends.