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Staff

Jana Wassilak
Church Secretary

Jana Wassilak is the pleasant voice you hear when you call Immanuel. Jana, who has been with us since August 1992, keeps everything running smoothly.

Her hours in the office are Monday – Friday from 8:00 AM until 2:30 PM. You can telephone her at (573)364-4525 or email her here.

Suzan VanDeMark
Bookkeeper | Church & School

Mrs. Van De Mark joined our staff January 2001 and is a graduate of Colorado State University with a degree in Psychology and an emphasis in Child Development/Family Relations.

She also has MBA from the University of Miami. In addition, Suzan works as the church bookkeeper. She is married and has two children.

Brook Boen
Director | REACH

Brook Boen graduated from MS&T with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and also has a Child Development Associate Degree. She attended this Lutheran School and has been a member of the Lutheran Church her entire life.

Brook is married and has two toddler daughters. Before she had children, she worked in the pre-school as well as the after school care program. She had over 10 years experience working with children. Brook had a love for this school and a passion for helping children grown and learn in a Christian environment.

Berniece Strandberg
Director of Music

Mrs. Strandberg graduated from Concordia Teachers College, Seward, Nebraska in 1964 with a B.S. degree in Elementary Education. Her major was in Social Studies (emphasis in History) and her minor was in Music (emphasis in Organ). She has completed ten hours of graduate course work in the areas of reading and classroom music.

Mrs. Strandberg teaches music at Immanuel Lutheran School and also serves as Director of Music, Choir Director and Head Organist at the church.

Susan Burgdorf
Teacher | Kindergarten & 1st Grade

Ms. Burgdorf graduated from Concordia College, Seward, Nebraska with a BS in Elementary Education and Early Childhood Development.

She started teaching at Immanuel Lutheran School, Fall 2007 with over 25 years experience teaching in Lutheran schools in Missouri, Pennsylvania, Colorado and Dapong, Togo.