Austin Mahanke

Funeral Director Apprentice

Austin Mahanke grew up in Spencer, WI, and graduated from Spencer High School in 2012. Austin moved to River Falls with his high school sweetheart and has worked in several different cheese factories and other manufacturers before joining O’Connell’s in 2019. He is a funeral director apprentice with the State of Wisconsin, and is working towards his Mortuary Science degree. 

Austin is a member of St. Bridget’s Catholic Church, and is an active member in the River Falls Masonic Lodge #109, the St. Croix Valley Shrine Club, Zor and Ozman Shrines, and St. Paul Valley Scottish Rite.

Austin and his wife Brittany own a house and reside in River Falls along with their St. Bernard pup, Melvin. They enjoy working on their home, and spending time with family and friends.