Understanding of what the funeral should accomplish and dedication to the principle that everything possible will be done to help is our goal. Our funeral homes take pride in offering you personal attention and distinctive service. You can count on us to be a source of caring and comfort during a difficult time.

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Ronald M. Spaulding Owner / President Ron@WilsonSchrammSpaulding.com

Ronald M. Spaulding is a native of Cincinnati; he graduated from Western Hills High School and the University of Cincinnati. He was a branch manager at a Cincinnati funeral home, before moving to Middletown in 1986, when he and his wife Judy purchased the Wilson-Schramm Memorial Home. In 1988 the name was changed to Wilson-Schramm-Spaulding Funeral Home. Ron married Judy Holthaus in 1967, they have two children Jennifer & Mark and two granddaughters. Ron is a member of Christ United Methodist Church, Middletown Rotary Club, Salvation Army Advisory Board, National Funeral Directors Association, Ohio Funeral Directors Association, 4th District Funeral Directors Association, Middletown Chamber of Commerce, and the Dial Radio Club, Middletown Sportsman Club. He enjoys Amateur Radio his call sign is N8QF.

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Judith A. Spaulding Owner / Treasurer

Judith A. Spaulding is a native of Cincinnati. She was a 1963 graduate of Oak Hills High School, a 1967 graduate of Miami University with a BS of Education and did post graduate work at the College of Mt. St. Joseph in Cincinnati. After moving to Middletown in 1986, Judy changed from a teaching career to becoming a licensed funeral director in 1989. She is currently the Treasurer for the corporation. She is a member of Christ United Methodist Church, National Funeral Directors Assoc., Ohio Funeral Directors Assoc., 4th District Ohio Funeral Directors Assoc., Soroptimist International of Middletown. Judy enjoys gardening, reading, needlework and crafts. She and her husband, Ron have been married since July of 1967 and have two children, Jenny, who lives in Manhattan and Mark, who works in the family business.

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Mark A. Spaulding Owner / Vice President Mark@WilsonSchrammSpaulding.com

Mark A. Spaulding, born in Cincinnati and moved to Middletown in 1986 when the family purchased the Wilson-Schramm Memorial Home.  After graduating from Middletown High School in 1996, Mark went on study at Ohio University, Miami University and graduated from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science in 2000.  Mark has been working as a funeral director and embalmer in the family business ever since.  In 2001 Mark married Kelley (Duff) Spaulding and they have 2 daughters Kimber and Kennedy.  The Spaulding family is active with their daughter’s horseback riding and their 4-H club (Denim & Dust).  Mark is also a member of the Middletown Sportsman Club, the Middletown Dial Radio Club (N8YLS), the Ohio Funeral Directors Association, the National Funeral Directors Association, 4th District Funeral Directors Association and the family attends University Baptist Church in Middletown.

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Kelley Spaulding Office Administrator Kelley@WilsonSchrammSpaulding.com

Kelley Spaulding was born and raised in Middletown.  She is a 1999 graduate of Madison High School and a 2003 graduate of University of Cincinnati where she studied Dental Hygiene.   After  15 years in the dental field, Kelley joined her husband, Mark Spaulding,  her mother-in-law, Judith Spaulding and her father-in-law Ronald Spaulding in the family business.  Kelley, Mark, and their daughters, Kimber and Kennedy are members of University Baptist Church.  Kelley serves in the children’s department and music ministry.  Kelley enjoys quilting and sewing and supporting her daughters with their equestrian competitions.

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Melodie (Osborne) Rickard Office Manager Melodie@WilsonSchrammSpaulding.com

Melodie has lived in Middletown all of her life, with the exception of a couple years after high school living on the family farm in Germantown.  She graduated from Middletown High School in 1985, having taken Cosmetology through the vocational program.  After receiving her State license that summer, she worked in the salon industry for nearly 11 years.  She has been with us full time at the funeral home since March of 2000.  In 1988 she married her high school sweetheart, Rusty, and they share their home with their four-legged children.  She is a member of Franklin First United Methodist Church, where she did sing with the choir and has served on many committees over the years.  She is also a member of Prosser Chapter #367 Order of Eastern Star and was previously active in Rainbow Girls, Girl Scouts and 4-H.  She is an avid scrapbooker and also enjoys reading, cross-stitching, planning family events and traveling. 

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William (B.J.) Den Herder Funeral Director/Embalmer William@WilsonSchrammSpaulding.com

William (B.J.) Den Herder was born and raised in Northwest Ohio where he grew up in the family funeral business and later worked as a funeral director and an embalmer. B.J. moved to Middletown in 2010 where he took the position of funeral director and embalmer with Wilson-Schramm-Spaulding Funeral Home.  He is a 2002 graduate of Miami University, Oxford, Ohio with a B.A. in Journalism. He is also a 2003 graduate of the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science with an A.A.S. and where he received the Arthur J. Russler Award for applied embalming.  B.J. is a member of the National Funeral Directors Association, Ohio Funeral Directors Association, 4th District Funeral Directors Association, and the Ohio Embalmers Association.

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Evan Dobrozsi Funeral Director/Embalmer Evan@WilsonSchrammSpaulding.com

Evan B. Dobrozsi grew up in Middletown and went to St. John XXIII Catholic School. He graduated from Bishop Fenwick High School in 2006. He attended Miami University and received an Associate’s Degree in Business. Following that he attended Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mortuary Science in 2013. Evan is a member of Holy Family Parish, Dial Radio Club (call sign is KC8TXA), National Funeral Directors Association, Ohio Funeral Directors Association, 4th District Funeral Directors Association, and Ohio Embalmers Association. Evan serves on the Fenwick Festival committee, Holy Family Athletic Board, and the Ohio Balloon Challenge committee. He volunteers at St. John XXIII Catholic School, Bishop Fenwick High School and Light up Middletown. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time outside especially at Norris Lake in Tennessee.

 

Ronald M. Spaulding

Owner / President
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Ronald M. Spaulding is a native of Cincinnati; he graduated from Western Hills High School and the University of Cincinnati. He was a branch manager at a Cincinnati funeral home, before moving to Middletown in 1986, when he and his wife Judy purchased the Wilson-Schramm Memorial Home. In 1988 the name was changed to Wilson-Schramm-Spaulding Funeral Home. Ron married Judy Holthaus in 1967, they have two children Jennifer & Mark and two granddaughters. Ron is a member of Christ United Methodist Church, Middletown Rotary Club, Salvation Army Advisory Board, National Funeral Directors Association, Ohio Funeral Directors Association, 4th District Funeral Directors Association, Middletown Chamber of Commerce, and the Dial Radio Club, Middletown Sportsman Club. He enjoys Amateur Radio his call sign is N8QF.

Judith A. Spaulding

Owner / Treasurer
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Judith A. Spaulding is a native of Cincinnati. She was a 1963 graduate of Oak Hills High School, a 1967 graduate of Miami University with a BS of Education and did post graduate work at the College of Mt. St. Joseph in Cincinnati. After moving to Middletown in 1986, Judy changed from a teaching career to becoming a licensed funeral director in 1989. She is currently the Treasurer for the corporation. She is a member of Christ United Methodist Church, National Funeral Directors Assoc., Ohio Funeral Directors Assoc., 4th District Ohio Funeral Directors Assoc., Soroptimist International of Middletown. Judy enjoys gardening, reading, needlework and crafts. She and her husband, Ron have been married since July of 1967 and have two children, Jenny, who lives in Manhattan and Mark, who works in the family business.

Mark A. Spaulding

Owner / Vice President
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Mark A. Spaulding, born in Cincinnati and moved to Middletown in 1986 when the family purchased the Wilson-Schramm Memorial Home.  After graduating from Middletown High School in 1996, Mark went on study at Ohio University, Miami University and graduated from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science in 2000.  Mark has been working as a funeral director and embalmer in the family business ever since.  In 2001 Mark married Kelley (Duff) Spaulding and they have 2 daughters Kimber and Kennedy.  The Spaulding family is active with their daughter’s horseback riding and their 4-H club (Denim & Dust).  Mark is also a member of the Middletown Sportsman Club, the Middletown Dial Radio Club (N8YLS), the Ohio Funeral Directors Association, the National Funeral Directors Association, 4th District Funeral Directors Association and the family attends University Baptist Church in Middletown.

Kelley Spaulding

Office Administrator
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Kelley Spaulding was born and raised in Middletown.  She is a 1999 graduate of Madison High School and a 2003 graduate of University of Cincinnati where she studied Dental Hygiene.   After  15 years in the dental field, Kelley joined her husband, Mark Spaulding,  her mother-in-law, Judith Spaulding and her father-in-law Ronald Spaulding in the family business.  Kelley, Mark, and their daughters, Kimber and Kennedy are members of University Baptist Church.  Kelley serves in the children’s department and music ministry.  Kelley enjoys quilting and sewing and supporting her daughters with their equestrian competitions.

Melodie (Osborne) Rickard

Office Manager
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Melodie has lived in Middletown all of her life, with the exception of a couple years after high school living on the family farm in Germantown.  She graduated from Middletown High School in 1985, having taken Cosmetology through the vocational program.  After receiving her State license that summer, she worked in the salon industry for nearly 11 years.  She has been with us full time at the funeral home since March of 2000.  In 1988 she married her high school sweetheart, Rusty, and they share their home with their four-legged children.  She is a member of Franklin First United Methodist Church, where she did sing with the choir and has served on many committees over the years.  She is also a member of Prosser Chapter #367 Order of Eastern Star and was previously active in Rainbow Girls, Girl Scouts and 4-H.  She is an avid scrapbooker and also enjoys reading, cross-stitching, planning family events and traveling. 

William (B.J.) Den Herder

Funeral Director/Embalmer
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William (B.J.) Den Herder was born and raised in Northwest Ohio where he grew up in the family funeral business and later worked as a funeral director and an embalmer. B.J. moved to Middletown in 2010 where he took the position of funeral director and embalmer with Wilson-Schramm-Spaulding Funeral Home.  He is a 2002 graduate of Miami University, Oxford, Ohio with a B.A. in Journalism. He is also a 2003 graduate of the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science with an A.A.S. and where he received the Arthur J. Russler Award for applied embalming.  B.J. is a member of the National Funeral Directors Association, Ohio Funeral Directors Association, 4th District Funeral Directors Association, and the Ohio Embalmers Association.

Evan Dobrozsi

Funeral Director/Embalmer
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Evan B. Dobrozsi grew up in Middletown and went to St. John XXIII Catholic School. He graduated from Bishop Fenwick High School in 2006. He attended Miami University and received an Associate’s Degree in Business. Following that he attended Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mortuary Science in 2013. Evan is a member of Holy Family Parish, Dial Radio Club (call sign is KC8TXA), National Funeral Directors Association, Ohio Funeral Directors Association, 4th District Funeral Directors Association, and Ohio Embalmers Association. Evan serves on the Fenwick Festival committee, Holy Family Athletic Board, and the Ohio Balloon Challenge committee. He volunteers at St. John XXIII Catholic School, Bishop Fenwick High School and Light up Middletown. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time outside especially at Norris Lake in Tennessee.