About Us

Who We Are

Travis J. Weigel, owner/funeral director, is a life-long resident of Swanton. He attended St. Richard Elementary School and is a graduate of Swanton High School. Travis attended Bowling Green State University and graduated from The Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. He is a licensed funeral director and embalmer in the state of Ohio and a mortuary science licensee in the state of Michigan. Travis is the son of Kent and Nancy Weigel, both life long residents of Swanton as well. Travis is the grandson of the late Maurice and Ivah Weigel and Albert and Beulah Gillen. Travis has three children. Eva attends BGSU, majoring in Social Work, Trent will be attending OSU, majoring in Business and Lucy will be entering the 5th grade.

The funeral home staff includes Travis’ mother, Nancy Weigel, his father, Kent Weigel, Bryan Wagner, who is a licensed funeral director and embalmer, Brooks Babcock Funeral Director and Embalmer apprentice as well as the Office Manager, and Director's Assistant, Wayne Nelson.

Our exclusive AfterCare program is conducted by Donna Stutzman, a licensed social worker and licensed pastoral counselor. She is a graduate of Bowling Green State University and Andersonville Theological Seminary. She has worked in several human service agencies, and most recently, as hospice chaplain. We want every family to know that our services continue beyond the day of the funeral. We believe that a well established AfterCare program is an important service to offer our families and the communities we serve. Donna is available for follow up care for the days and months following the service.

Our Pledge

It is our pledge, that every family we come in contact with, be treated as we would want our own family to be treated. We strive to earn each family’s trust by creating a truly caring and compassionate environment. We are looking forward to serving the needs of the community. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Weigel Funeral Home is your locally owned Golden Rule Funeral Home. Service assured, integrity guaranteed.

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