Meet the Staff


Pastor Marggraf- Pastor/Co-Principal
Pastor Paul Marggraf graduated from Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon, WI, with a Masters Degree in Theology in 1984. Before coming to Mt. Olive in Delano, Pastor Marggraf served churches in Bowdle and Brookings, SD. He also served as the WELS Campus Minister at South Dakota State University (SDSU) in Brookings. He has been serving as the pastor of Mt. Olive since February of 2000. Pastor Marggraf married Meg Spaude in 1982. They have been blessed with three children. 

Mrs. Shannon Schmidt-
 Co-Principal/Office Administrator


Ms. Marah Schneider -
 6th-8th Grade Teacher

    -2018- Graduated from Martin Luther College with Bachelor's degree in Ed
Mrs. Meg Marggraf-
 3rd-5th Grade Teacher, Organist
What a wonderful opportunity I have to continue the formal education of these precious children at Mt. Olive! It's a privilege and responsibility for which I am grateful. As the oldest of eight siblings, I guess I've always been a "teacher" and am glad that God guided me along the path to be able to continue to teach. Working with the rest of our staff and the parents here at Mt. Olive is also a great blessing!

    - 1980- Graduated from Dr. Martin Luther College
    -1980- Assigned to teach grades 3-4 at Centennial Lutheran School in Milwaukee, WI
    - 1982- Resigned from teaching to get married. Substitute taught in many parochial and public schools at the various places we've lived during my husbands pastoral ministry. 
    -2000- Called to teach Kindergarten at Mt. Olive as well as playing Organ.
    -2016- Began working as Mt. Olive Lutheran Preschool Assistant Teacher.
    -2017- Began working as Mt. Olive Lutheran Grades 3-5 Teacher
Mrs. Eileen Wassermann-
 Kindergarten-2nd Grade Teacher



Mrs. Katrina Wascher-
 ECE Director, Preschool Teacher

I graduated from Martin Luther College in New Ulm, MN in May 2013 with a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education. My first call was in May 2013 to open a Preschool in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, where I lived and worked for two years. My husband and I then spent a year living and exploring in California, before settling back down in Minneapolis where I taught at a community preschool for the 2016-2017 school year.

I am delighted to have the privilege of working with the little lambs at Mt. Olive, and partnering with their parents in beginning their lifelong journey in education! I see each child as a competent, capable, unique child of God and do my best to tailor a hands-on curriculum that meets each individual's needs.


My own family consists of myself, my husband Nathan, our very spoiled dog and cat (Izzy and Piper), and our first son whom we are expecting this October--God is good!


Mr. Nathan Wascher- 
Preschool Assistant Teacher; After Care Supervisor


Mrs. Julie Tomfohrde-
 Preschool Assistant Teacher