Meet Derek


Derek is a lifelong resident of Little Chute and is the owner of Verkuilen-Van Deurzen Family Funeral Home in Little Chute and Freedom.  Derek started working at Forrest Run in 2014 and subsequently purchased the business from Pat Fahrenkrug in January of 2016.  As he continues to serve families at the funeral home he is very excited to now own Forrest Run where his compassionate nature allows him to also assist families when they experience the loss of their beloved pets. In his free time Derek enjoys many different sporting events and spending time with his family and friends.