- About Us
Staff members of Cavallin Funeral Home are caring and experienced professionals who understand that each family is unique and has personal requests and traditions. These requests and traditions are of utmost importance to our staff of licensed funeral directors.
Jerry Cavallin, owner of
As a community member Jerry has been active at the
Jerry appreciates the opportunity to serve the families of
Licensed Funeral Director
Alex grew up in Two Harbors, where he graduated from high school in 2005. He went on to attend the College of St. Scholastica, where he graduated in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics and History. During this time Alex also was licensed to sell life insurance. In 2010 he graduated from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, and returned to Two Harbors, to serve the families of his hometown.
Alex and his wife, Karen live in rural Two Harbors with their German Shepherd, Shelby and are expecting their first child in December of 2015.
In his spare time Alex enjoys watching the Vikings, Gophers, and Twins, Crossfit, lifting weights, running, and walking their dog.
Licensed Funeral Director
Nik was born and raised in Two Harbors and graduated from Two Harbors High School in 1999. He attended UWS for two years, and then earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Mortuary Science from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science in 2002.
He returned to Two Harbors after graduation, and began his internship at Cavallin Funeral Home in 2003. Later that year, Nik earned his funeral director’s license and has worked as a director at Cavallin Funeral Home ever since. He also runs North Shore Memorials out of the funeral home, where he sells grave markers, monuments, and arrangse for engraving of final dates on existing markers.
Nik lives in Two Harbors with his wife, Sarah (Falk) who works as a special-ed teacher at the Minnehaha Middle School. Hehas three kids; Kaden (14), Hattie (12), and Landon (8), and a dog named Gibby. He's a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church and coaches pony football. In his spare time Nik likes to hunt, fish, watch movies, and golf. He is a big Minnesota Vikings fan and loves playing fantasy football. He also writes articles for draftseason.com which is a website that focuses on college football players who are entering the NFL Draft.
Lou was born in Little Falls, Minnesota, grew up on a farm in the Royalton area. He graduated from Royalton High School in 1963. In 1966 Lou began flight lessons at the Brainerd Airport, and continued on to obtain various pilot’s licenses including, private, commercial, and instructor’s licenses for airplanes and instruments, and later multi engine ratings and certificates to fly on floats and skis.
He graduated from Brainerd Junior College in 1968. Lou served in the National Guards
from 1963 to 1969. He worked as a flight instructor and charter pilot in Brainerd, Bismarck, North Dakota, and later St. Cloud. He attended Northwestern College of Chiropractic and the College of St. Thomas graduating as a Doctor of Chiropractic in 1975. Lou worked as a chiropractor in Thief River Falls and moved to Duluth in 1980.
He went back to school at the University of Minnesota, obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Mortuary Science. He was employed by Crawford Funeral Service in Duluth for 23 years, before accepting employment with Cavallin Funeral Home in 2003.
In his free time, Lou enjoys hunting, fishing, and flying.