Our Staff

The staff of Retz 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 morticians.

Chris Holt – Director

Chris Holt - Director

Chris was born in Helena, Montana and graduated high school in Oregon. He had worked in property management/ maintenance for all his life. He began working part time as a funeral assistant in Great Falls, Montana in 2000 and decided to serve families full time in funeral service and enrolled at the Mount Hood Community College in Portland, Oregon where he graduated from Funeral Service in 2007.

Chris moved his family to Helena and has been serving the Helena community and surrounding areas since 2007. He is married to his wife Kelly and they have five children, Justine, Joey, Tristen, Armanie, and Madison; and they are active in all their sports.

Chris is a member of the Helena Lions Club, a member of Helena Lodge #3, member of the Montana Funeral Directors Association, the National Funeral Directors Association, Helena Babe Ruth Baseball Club, and Helena Youth Soccer Association. He and his family enjoy the outdoors and the activities around Helena and surrounding areas. Chris serves families with utmost compassion, professionalism and sincerity.

Alan “Fats” Gullickson – Part-Time Assistant
Alan has been a lifelong resident of Helena, and has worked with the Retz Funeral Home for the past 20 years. Fats has a 33 year career with the Ft. Harrison Veterans Affairs Fire Department, and will soon retire from the Fire Chief position. He loves the great outdoors of Montana, and relishes spending free time with his family and grandchildren.

Roger Campbell – Part-Time Assistant
Complete biography and photo coming soon.

Chance Demarais – Part-Time Assistant
Complete biography and photo coming soon.