Large and Small Animal Care
Stacey R Funderburk
Dr. Stacey Funderburk graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 2006. After graduation, she partnered with Dr. Marion Bliler to form Countryside Veterinary Service. Dr. Stacey enjoys the excitement and challenges of mixed animal practice. She resides on the farm in Morrisonville with her husband Keith, daughter Reagan, and son Hayden. When she is not in the office, Stacey enjoys spending time with her family and hosting dinner parties.
Dr. Meghan Ward graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 2014. Before attending veterinary school, she attended St. Ambrose University where she majored in biology. Meghan has a strong interest in large animal reproduction, herd health, small animal preventative medicine, and surgery. Dr. Meghan Ward grew up on a farm in Prophetstown. Illinois where she raised beef cattle and hogs. In her spare time, she enjoys playing golf, riding bikes, and spending time with her family and friends
Dr. Chad O’Connor graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. Prior to veterinary school, he received his bachelor’s degree in animal science from the University of Illinois. Dr. O’Connor is looking forward to the variety of challenges that mixed animal practice presents.
His strongest interests lie in large animal production and medicine, reproduction, and surgery. Dr. O’Connor grew up in Herscher, IL where he raised show pigs, feeder cattle, and a variety of other species typical of small family farm. In his spare time, he enjoys watching and playing sports, spending time with his family and friends, and hanging out with his pets.
Amy went to Lincoln Land Community College for the Veterinary Assistant program after she graduated from Nokomis High School in 2015. She lives in Nokomis with her family and her new puppy Dixie.
Barb began working at the clinic in 2011 as a vet assistant/receptionist. After working in the banking profession for 26 years she decided she wanted a change. She loves animals and treats them all as if they were her own. She was born and raised in this area and has lived here her entire life. Barb resides in Nokomis with her husband Mike and spoiled cocker spaniel, Teddy. She enjoys spending time with her son Michael and grandson Asher.
900 E Union St. Nokomis, IL 62075
Nokomis Veterinary Service