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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Joe Schmidt

Joe is a native of Redwood Falls, Minnesota, and has been with the McNearney Funeral Home since 1995. Joe attended Mankato State University and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mortuary Science from the University of Minnesota. He is a past president of the Shakopee Rotary Club and enjoys being on the International Youth Exchange Committee. Joe was recently a board member of the Shakopee Crime Prevention, Inc. He enjoys helping as an usher at his local church. A Minnesota outdoorsman, when not attending kids' events, Joe enjoys fishing, hunting and golfing with his friends.

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Amy Schmidt

Amy Schmidt is a graduate of Arizona State University with a Business Management degree. Amy has worked in commercial real estate in Arizona and as an Account Executive in the technology field. She has been the Pre-Need consultant for the funeral home since 2003. She is active in her church, serving as a committee member and Sunday School Teacher. Amy serves as an Ambassador for the Shakopee Chamber of Commerce. When not busy with kids' activities, Amy enjoys golfing, biking, and outdoor activities.

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Jim McNearney

Jim McNearney is a native of Burnsville, MN, a graduate of the University of St. Thomas and the University of Minnesota Department of Mortuary Science. Jim is a member of the Knights of Columbus, the Shakopee Lions Club, and has served on the board of St. Francis Regional Medical Center and St. Gertrude's Health Center. He and his wife, Julie, are members of the Shakopee Catholic Community and have resided in Shakopee for 36 years. They have 2 adult children. At the top of Jim's bucket list is a wish to visit every major league baseball stadium in the US.

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Julie McNearney

Julie McNearney is a graduate of the University of St. Catherine with a teaching degree. She taught in the Shakopee Public Schools and the Minneapolis Public Schools. Her volunteer interests are with the American Cancer Society’s Reach to Recovery Program, Relay for Life, Catholic Charities and the Friends of the Library. Julie is a recent graduate of the Institute of Integrative Nutrition with certification from Columbia University as a Holistic Health Coach. She wants everyone to be as healthy as possible.

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Megan Chmielewski

Megan Chmielewski joined the McNearney - Schmidt staff in January of 2016. She attended the University of South Dakota and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences and then graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Science in Mortuary Science. Megan grew up in Shakopee and graduated from Shakopee High School. She enjoys the outdoors and likes to run, bike and snowshoe.

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Joe Schmidt

Joe is a native of Redwood Falls, Minnesota, and has been with the McNearney Funeral Home since 1995. Joe attended Mankato State University and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mortuary Science from the University of Minnesota. He is a past president of the Shakopee Rotary Club and enjoys being on the International Youth Exchange Committee. Joe was recently a board member of the Shakopee Crime Prevention, Inc. He enjoys helping as an usher at his local church. A Minnesota outdoorsman, when not attending kids' events, Joe enjoys fishing, hunting and golfing with his friends.

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Amy Schmidt

Amy Schmidt is a graduate of Arizona State University with a Business Management degree. Amy has worked in commercial real estate in Arizona and as an Account Executive in the technology field. She has been the Pre-Need consultant for the funeral home since 2003. She is active in her church, serving as a committee member and Sunday School Teacher. Amy serves as an Ambassador for the Shakopee Chamber of Commerce. When not busy with kids' activities, Amy enjoys golfing, biking, and outdoor activities.

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Jim McNearney

Jim McNearney is a native of Burnsville, MN, a graduate of the University of St. Thomas and the University of Minnesota Department of Mortuary Science. Jim is a member of the Knights of Columbus, the Shakopee Lions Club, and has served on the board of St. Francis Regional Medical Center and St. Gertrude's Health Center. He and his wife, Julie, are members of the Shakopee Catholic Community and have resided in Shakopee for 36 years. They have 2 adult children. At the top of Jim's bucket list is a wish to visit every major league baseball stadium in the US.

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Julie McNearney

Julie McNearney is a graduate of the University of St. Catherine with a teaching degree. She taught in the Shakopee Public Schools and the Minneapolis Public Schools. Her volunteer interests are with the American Cancer Society’s Reach to Recovery Program, Relay for Life, Catholic Charities and the Friends of the Library. Julie is a recent graduate of the Institute of Integrative Nutrition with certification from Columbia University as a Holistic Health Coach. She wants everyone to be as healthy as possible.

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Megan Chmielewski

Megan Chmielewski joined the McNearney - Schmidt staff in January of 2016. She attended the University of South Dakota and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences and then graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Science in Mortuary Science. Megan grew up in Shakopee and graduated from Shakopee High School. She enjoys the outdoors and likes to run, bike and snowshoe.