Our Staff

St. Stephen is blessed with a faculty that is progressive and innovative.

They are creative in their teaching methods and attentive to reaching each student’s individual needs.

Daniel J. Seehafer

Administrative Pastor

Daniel J Seehafer was born in Merrill, Wisconsin. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Concordia University Wisconsin in 1993, and his Master of Divinity Degree from Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1997. As part of Concordia’s global education program, he had the opportunity to travel and visit the Holy Land. He also studied in Tallinn, Estonia. His two years of field work were at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Decatur, Indiana. He served his vicarage year at St. John Lutheran Church in Plymouth, Wisconsin. Daniel started as Assistant Pastor of St. Stephen Lutheran Church, Horicon, Wisconsin, in August 1997. On October 22, 2000, Pastor Seehafer was installed as the Administrative Pastor.

danseehafer@gmail.com

Amy was born and raised in Crown, Minnesota. She attended Concordia College, Minnesota where she earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education in 1997. She taught Kindergarten for one year in Duluth, Minnesota before moving to Horicon to teach 2nd Grade at St. Stephen. In 2005 Amy earned her Master’s of Education from Concordia University, Wisconsin. When she is not busy at school Amy enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, crocheting, working logic puzzles, and learning how to do all sorts of farm chores. Amy began teaching at St. Stephen in 1997 and teaches 2nd Grade and 1st and 2nd Grade Social Studies. In addition to teaching Amy is the interim principal, LJHA Advisor and the school librarian. Amy and her husband, Keith, live in Oak Grove on his family farm.

arupnow@ststephen-lcms.org

Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go. ~ Joshua 1:9

Lisa Janus

Preschool/2nd Grade

Lisa was born and raised in Milwaukee. She graduated from Concordia University – Wisconsin in 1986 with a Bachelor Arts degree in Elementary Education, minoring in Early Childhood Education. Prior to joining the faculty at St. Stephen, Lisa was responsible for the start-up, directing, and teaching of several early childhood program in the South Wisconsin and English Districts of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. Lisa and her husband, Peter, live in Slinger and have been married for 32 years. They have been blessed with 2 children, Sarah and Andrew, a son-in-law, Wade, and 2 grandchildren, Arianna and Brayden. Lisa cherishes time spent with her family, especially at their cottage on Beaver Dam Lake. She also enjoys sewing, arts and crafts, and watching her children ski with the Beaverland Must-skis Waterski Show Team.

ljanus@ststephen-lcms.org

Stacey has taught for a number of years at St. Stephen Lutheran School. Prior to teaching kindergarten, she has taught preschool and 7th grade. “I am so grateful that I have the opportunity to teach with such wonderful colleagues and students.” Stacey graduated from UW Oshkosh with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education. She also has a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in early childhood. Stacey has 2 children, Madelynn and Lukkas, who attend St. Stephen. In her free time she loves attending Brewer games, reading, running, traveling, and spending time with her family.

smeinders@ststephen-lcms.org

lmeyer@ststephen-lcms.org

Amy was born and raised in Crown, Minnesota. She attended Concordia College, Minnesota where she earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education in 1997. She taught Kindergarten for one year in Duluth, Minnesota before moving to Horicon to teach 2nd Grade at St. Stephen. In 2005 Amy earned her Master’s of Education from Concordia University, Wisconsin. When she is not busy at school Amy enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, crocheting, working logic puzzles, and learning how to do all sorts of farm chores. Amy began teaching at St. Stephen in 1997 and teaches 2nd Grade and 1st and 2nd Grade Social Studies. In addition to teaching Amy is the interim principal, LJHA Advisor and the school librarian. Amy and her husband, Keith, live in Oak Grove on his family farm.

arupnow@ststephen-lcms.org

Nichol Kreger

Third & Fourth Grades

nkreger@ststephen-lcms.org

School Board Members

Mark Gregor 
Lori Marschke
Marilu Marquardt 
Ryan Wittnebel 
Ashley Bobholz
Jennifer Franz 
Dawn Wipperman

*Please contact any school board member with questions and concerns after you have spoken with your child’s teacher.