Our Staff

Our staff's commitment to you 

Our staff is committed to providing support, compassion, information, and direction as needed to all members of our community, their families, and friends who are dealing with loss and grief.

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Brittney Voss Rapp Manager/Funeral Director brittney@duganchapel.com

Brittney is a 2010 graduate of Arlington High School. She attended Fort Scott Community College where she earned a degree in business. While at Fort Scott she competed in college rodeo in barrel racing, and breakaway roping. Brittney earned her degree in mortuary science in 2014, from Des Moines College of Mortuary Science. Brittney currently serves as the Nebraska Funeral Director Association, President, she previously served as the NeFDA District 1 President.  She is a member of the Arlington Community Church and resides in Blair with husband Darin and their daughter Adaline Jo.

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William F. Dugan Funeral Director, Consultant wfd@duganchapel.com

Bill was raised in Fremont and graduated from Fremont High School, the University of Nebraska and the San Francisco College of Mortuary Science. In 1974, he purchased Lattin-Dugan-Chambers Funeral Chapel and returned to Fremont. He has served on numerous boards in the funeral service profession and is a member of St. James Episcopal Church. Bill has served as board member and president of numerous civic organizations. Bill and his wife Jane have two sons, Bill C. and Patrick.

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Marshelle Dymek Office Manager/Funeral Director marshelle@duganchapel.com

Marshelle was born and raised in Omaha, NE.  She graduated with honors from Metropolitan Community College with a degree in Applied Science.  Marshelle earned her degree in Mortuary Science from Des Moines Area Community college.  She has four children, Matthew (Andrea), Rachel (Dan), April (Shane), Gage and six grandchildren.

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Tom Vogt Advanced Planning Consultant tvogt@duganchapel.com

Tom grew up in Arlington, Nebraska, attended St. Paul's Lutheran School and Arlington Public Schools. He graduated with a Technical degree in agricultural business from University of Nebraska School of Technical Agriculture and received a Bachelor of Science degree in general agriculture from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Tom brings a wealth of experience in the public relations and marketing fields through ConAgra and Snap-On Tools. He is an advanced planning consultant for Dugan Funeral Chapel, and works with families through aftercare services and monument sales. Tom and his wife Gina live in Arlington and have one son, Christian.

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Jane Dugan Bereavement Specialist jane.dugan@gmail.com

LMHP-LICENSED MENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER

NCC-NATIONAL CERTIFIED COUNSELOR

CT-CERTIFIED THANATOLOGIST AND BEREAVEMENT SPECIALIST

 Jane is a graduate of the University of Nebraska at Lincoln with an education major.  Jane graduated from UNO with a Masters of Science in Community Counseling.  She did her internships at the YWCA in Omaha, while working with abused women and a men's batterers group.  Jane has studied with Dr. Alan Wolfelt at the Center for Loss and Transition in Ft. Collins taking several classes on grief, mourning, complicated mourning, delayed grief, and children's  and teen grief. Jane has taken classes from Dr. Harold Ivan Smith of Kansas City, a bereavement specialist.

 Jane is a member of ADEC-the Association of Death Education and Counseling, APPT-Association of Private Practice Therapists- of the Omaha area and CHADD-Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder.

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Vern C. Gibson Funeral Director

Vern was born and raised in California. He worked with Pan American and Delta Airlines for 31 years. He moved to Fremont in 1983. Vern attended Mortuary Science School in Kansas City and became a licensed funeral director in 2000. He serves on several boards and is very active in Kiwanis Club and the Fremont Shrine Club. He is a member of St. James Episcopal Church. Vern and his wife Jane have a son and daughter, and four grandchildren.

Brittney Voss Rapp

Manager/Funeral Director
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Brittney is a 2010 graduate of Arlington High School. She attended Fort Scott Community College where she earned a degree in business. While at Fort Scott she competed in college rodeo in barrel racing, and breakaway roping. Brittney earned her degree in mortuary science in 2014, from Des Moines College of Mortuary Science. Brittney currently serves as the Nebraska Funeral Director Association, President, she previously served as the NeFDA District 1 President.  She is a member of the Arlington Community Church and resides in Blair with husband Darin and their daughter Adaline Jo.

William F. Dugan

Funeral Director, Consultant
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Bill was raised in Fremont and graduated from Fremont High School, the University of Nebraska and the San Francisco College of Mortuary Science. In 1974, he purchased Lattin-Dugan-Chambers Funeral Chapel and returned to Fremont. He has served on numerous boards in the funeral service profession and is a member of St. James Episcopal Church. Bill has served as board member and president of numerous civic organizations. Bill and his wife Jane have two sons, Bill C. and Patrick.

Marshelle Dymek

Office Manager/Funeral Director
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Marshelle was born and raised in Omaha, NE.  She graduated with honors from Metropolitan Community College with a degree in Applied Science.  Marshelle earned her degree in Mortuary Science from Des Moines Area Community college.  She has four children, Matthew (Andrea), Rachel (Dan), April (Shane), Gage and six grandchildren.

Tom Vogt

Advanced Planning Consultant
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Tom grew up in Arlington, Nebraska, attended St. Paul's Lutheran School and Arlington Public Schools. He graduated with a Technical degree in agricultural business from University of Nebraska School of Technical Agriculture and received a Bachelor of Science degree in general agriculture from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Tom brings a wealth of experience in the public relations and marketing fields through ConAgra and Snap-On Tools. He is an advanced planning consultant for Dugan Funeral Chapel, and works with families through aftercare services and monument sales. Tom and his wife Gina live in Arlington and have one son, Christian.

Jane Dugan

Bereavement Specialist
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LMHP-LICENSED MENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER

NCC-NATIONAL CERTIFIED COUNSELOR

CT-CERTIFIED THANATOLOGIST AND BEREAVEMENT SPECIALIST

 Jane is a graduate of the University of Nebraska at Lincoln with an education major.  Jane graduated from UNO with a Masters of Science in Community Counseling.  She did her internships at the YWCA in Omaha, while working with abused women and a men's batterers group.  Jane has studied with Dr. Alan Wolfelt at the Center for Loss and Transition in Ft. Collins taking several classes on grief, mourning, complicated mourning, delayed grief, and children's  and teen grief. Jane has taken classes from Dr. Harold Ivan Smith of Kansas City, a bereavement specialist.

 Jane is a member of ADEC-the Association of Death Education and Counseling, APPT-Association of Private Practice Therapists- of the Omaha area and CHADD-Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder.

Vern C. Gibson

Funeral Director
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Vern was born and raised in California. He worked with Pan American and Delta Airlines for 31 years. He moved to Fremont in 1983. Vern attended Mortuary Science School in Kansas City and became a licensed funeral director in 2000. He serves on several boards and is very active in Kiwanis Club and the Fremont Shrine Club. He is a member of St. James Episcopal Church. Vern and his wife Jane have a son and daughter, and four grandchildren.