Our staff is what makes us truly unique. You know when you call us that you’ll get helpful, friendly service
no matter what the need may be.
Jim grew up in the family vault business in Newton, Kansas. The small burial vault company that his parents Norman and LaWanda purchased in 1954 has expanded into a full service funeral supply company over the years. Jim attended school at KSU, WSU and graduated from KU. He and wife Sharon have been married since 1978. They have 2 daughters: Kristin, of Nashville, and Jennifer, of San Francisco. Jim is the former president of the National Concrete Burial Vault Association (NCBVA) as well as the Kansas Funeral Supply Sales Club. He is currently Vice-President at Doric Products, Inc. and has been a member of that board since 1994. Jim can be reached at 1-800-362-1318 or 316-772-3660 or Jim.Wiens@concrete-vaults.com.
An Occupational Therapist by trade, Sharon was hornswoggled into helping Jim out in the office in 1995. She’s been here ever since. Sharon can be reached at 1-800-362-1318 or 316-772-3772 or Sharon.Wiens@concrete-vaults.com
WIchita, KS Sales Manager
Terry lives in Wichita, Kansas with his wife Pat. He is a licensed funeral director and has worked in the funeral industry for over 40 years. He can be reached at 316-734-8458 or
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Kurt Torkelson, CFSP
Kansas City, MO Sales Manager
Kurt lives in the Kansas City area with his wife Amy and their 3 children. He is a licensed funeral director and has worked in the funeral industry for over 20 years. He can be reached at 913-634-5052 or Kurt.Torkelson@concrete-vaults.com.
Newton, KS Regional Sales Manager/
Monument Plant Manager
Dale has been with the company for over 20 years. He is very dedicated to the funeral director and their mission. He can be reached at 316-772-3850 or DaleG@concrete-vaults.com.
Amarillo, TX Sales Manager
Bob has been with the company for over 40 years. He lives in Newton, Kansas with his wife Marla. He can be reached at 316-772-3933 or
Lisa has been a part of our team since 2002 and helps keep an eye on our checkbook. Lisa lives in Newton, Kansas with her husband Dan and their two daughters. She can be reached at 800.362.1318, 316.283.3790 or
Osage City, KS Plant Manager
Dale can be reached at 316-772-6152 or
Great Bend, KS Plant Manager
Tony has been with our company for 14 years. He lives in Great Bend, Kansas with his two children. He can be reached at 316-772-1358 or Tony.Shives@concrete-vaults.com.
Limon, CO Market Manager
Erik can be reached at 719-740-0258 or
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