Carson - Stapp Funeral Homes has two locations, situated in the towns of Dayton & Ogden, Iowa, and serves those as well as many other surrounding communities. The funeral homes are locally owned and operated by the Carson & Stapp families.


 Stapp ,Family Picture -edit Rob Stapp
Owner/Funeral Director
Rob was raised in Webster City, Iowa, and graduated with the Webster City High School class of 1989. His college education began at Iowa Central Community College in Fort Dodge and he went on to recieve a Bachelor's Degree in Mortuary Science from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science in 1993. Prior to joining Carson Funeral Homes Rob worked as a Funeral Director at Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home in Fort Dodge and Christy-Smith & Hockenberry Funeral Home in Sioux City, Iowa. Rob is a member and Past Pesident of the the Dayton Lion's Club and serves on the Dayton Community Grocery Store Board, Dayton Area Community Foundation Board, as well as the Parks & Rec. Board. He belongs to the United Methodist Church in Dayton. Rob's wife Michelle is the Emergency Department Manager at Hamilton Hospital in Webster City. She serves on the Board of Education for the Southeast Webster-Grand Community School District. Rob and Michelle have two sons, Logan and Cael. The Stapp family resides in Dayton.
 Carson ,Family Picture -edit Patrick Carson
Pat is a native of Ogden and graduated with the Ogden High School class of 1992. In his younger years Pat worked with his father, Dave Carson, who owned and operated the funeral homes until passing away in 1994. Pat continues to be active in the family business, assisting with the arrangement, visitation and funeral process. Pat is a member of the Glenwood Cemetery Board. Pat's wife Kerry is employed as Accounting Supervisor at Wells Fargo Home Mortgage in Des Moines. Pat and Kerry are members of Community United Methodist Church in Ogden. They are active supporters of the Ogden community and school district and are members of the Ogden Booster Club. Pat and Kerry have two sons, Cooper and Colson. The Carson family makes their home in Ogden.
Paulsen ,Family Picture -edit  Gary Paulsen
Gary is a native of northwest Iowa, born in Rock Rapids, attended and graduated from Hills High School, Hills, Minnesota. He went on to recieve his BA degree from Westmar College in LeMars, Iowa, and a MA degree from the University of South Dakota in School Administration. Other graduate work was done at Drake University and Iowa State University. Over the years he has officiated high school and college baseball, football, basketball, and track around the state of Iowa and other midwest states. Gary and wife, Carlotte are the parents of three adult children, Kelly (Bruce) Fishbach, Kevin (Jenni) Paulsen, Kendal (Kim) Paulsen, and seven grandchildren. Gary has been associated with Carson - Stapp Funeral Homes since 2004.
  Sue Travis