2023 Annual Meeting Participants

Group 1

Craig S. Beane, Wilkinson-Beane FH/603Cremations.com, Laconia, NH
Douglas R. Bibber, Bibber Memorial Chapel, Kennebunk, ME
Patricia A. Bibber, Bibber Memorial Chapel, Kennebunk, ME
Robin Bibber, Bibber Memorial Chapel, Kennebunk, ME
Matthew Burns, Urquhart-Murphy Funeral Home, Warwick, RI
Frank W. Carmon IV, Carmon Community Funeral Homes, Windsor, CT
Scott B. Davidson, Hendren Funeral Homes, Lakefield, ON , Canada
Arthur I. Erickson, Beecher & Bennett, Inc., Hamden, CT
Robert R. Fournier Jr., Gilman & Valade Funeral Homes and Crematory, Putnam, CT
James C. Friedel, Friedel, Williams & Edmunds Funeral and Cremation Services, New Hartford, NY
Heidie Grant, Cartmell-Davis Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., Plymouth, MA
Richard F. Harris, Paul W. Harris Funeral Home, Rochester, NY
John E. Keohane, Keohane Funeral Home, Quincy, MA
Rebekah Littlejohn-Davidson, Hendren Funeral Homes, Lakefield, ON , Canada
Clarence R. Lyons III, C.R. Lyons & Sons, Inc., Danvers, MA
Steven Mailloux, Needham-Jay Funeral Home, Inc., Petrolia, ON , Canada
G. Ernest Morgan, Morse & Son Funeral Home, Niagara Falls, ON , Canada
Christie Reid, Reid Funeral Home Limited, Leamington, ON , Canada
Kevin Reid, Reid Funeral Home Limited, Leamington, ON , Canada
Erich Schepp, Schepp Family Funeral Homes, Fayetteville, NY


Group 2

Jennifer Bauer Eroh, Bauer Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Inc., Kittanning, PA
Charles M. Billow, The Billow Company, Akron, OH
Nathanael Billow, The Billow Company, Akron, OH
Chris Branson, Carlisle-Branson Funeral Service and Crematory, Mooresville, IN
Kevin D. Brown, Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service, Inc., New Castle, IN
Eric Burton, Burton Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc., Erie, PA
Jenna Burton, Burton Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc., Erie, PA
Peter J. Burton, Burton Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc., Erie, PA
Karen Burton Horstman, Burton Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc., Erie, PA
Becky Busch, Busch Funeral and Crematory Services, Cleveland, OH
James H. Busch, Busch Funeral and Crematory Services, Cleveland, OH
Alison Calhoun PhD, Calhoun Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford Heights, OH
W. Byron Calhoun, Calhoun Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford Heights, OH
David A. Cox, The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Muncie, IN
Ashlee G. Etzweiler, M. Robert Etzweiler Funeral Home, York, PA
Anthony Geisen, Geisen Funeral, Cremation & Reception Centre, Crown Point, IN
Kim Geisen, Geisen Funeral, Cremation & Reception Centre, Crown Point, IN
Larry Geisen, Geisen Funeral, Cremation & Reception Centre, Crown Point, IN
Mackenzie Geisen, Geisen Funeral, Cremation & Reception Centre, Crown Point, IN
Robert J. Gilbert, Bobcean Funeral Home, Flat Rock, MI
Amy Hackman, Hackman Family Funeral Homes, Sturgis, MI
Gregory B. Hackman, Hackman Family Funeral Homes, Sturgis, MI
Sarah Hackman, Hackman Family Funeral Homes, Sturgis, MI
Louis Linnemann, Linnemann Family Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Erlanger, KY
Robert E. Milward Jr., Milward Funeral Directors, Inc., Lexington, KY
C. Michael Newman, Panebaker Funeral Home & Cremation Care Center, Inc., Hanover, PA
Kristin K. Newman, Panebaker Funeral Home & Cremation Care Center, Inc., Hanover, PA
John E. Parker, Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Leonardtown, MD
Kristy B. Parker, Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Leonardtown, MD
Scott C. Pridemore, Hippensteel Funeral Service and Crematory, Lafayette, IN
James Alex Ratterman Jr., Ratterman & Sons Funeral Home, Louisville, KY
Michael Reis Ratterman, Ratterman & Sons Funeral Home, Louisville, KY
Nickolas Siedenstrang, Starks Family Funeral Homes, St. Joseph, MI
Abby Snider-Robinson, Baker-Hazel & Snider Funeral Home & Crematory, Dayton, OH
Kristin St. Pierre, St. Pierre Family Funeral and Cremation Services, Indianapolis, IN
Paul C. St. Pierre CFSP, St. Pierre Family Funeral and Cremation Services, Indianapolis, IN
Ryan St. Pierre, St. Pierre Family Funeral and Cremation Services, Indianapolis, IN
Laura Starks, Starks Family Funeral Homes, St. Joseph, MI
Camilla Taylor, Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory, Owensboro, KY
Glenn P. Taylor Sr., Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory, Owensboro, KY
Glenn P. Taylor Jr., Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory, Owensboro, KY
Christopher Waite, Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina, OH
Cindy Walton, Welch & Cornett Walton Funeral Service, Linton, IN
Garett Todd Walton, Welch & Cornett Walton Funeral Service, Linton, IN
James W. Weldy, Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth, IN
Terri L. Weldy, Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth, IN
Jamie Weldy-Beckwith, Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth, IN
Devin Woodyard, O. R. Woodyard Co., Columbus, OH
Gabriella Zuschak, The Billow Company, Akron, OH


Group 3

Brian Ellington, Lowe Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Burlington, NC
Stacey Gantt, Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Greenwood, SC
Stephen R. Gantt, Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Greenwood, SC
Todd Howell, Woodfin Funeral Chapels, Inc., Murfreesboro, TN
Robert C. Hume CFSP, BIE, A.S. Turner & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory, Decatur, GA
Darrin K. Jones, Jones Funeral Home, Inc., Winchester, VA
Claudia Kepner, Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home, Huntersville, NC
John D. Kepner, Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home, Huntersville, NC
Jonathan Kepner, Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home, Huntersville, NC
Krystal Kepner-Schoepke, Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home, Huntersville, NC
Allison Lee, Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Garner, NC
J. Sheridan Lee, Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Garner, NC
Mary S. Lee, Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Garner, NC
P. Alex Lee, Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Garner, NC
Jimmi Anne Lowe, Lowe Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Burlington, NC
Catherine Mabry, Shives Funeral Home, Columbia, SC
Jay McAfee, Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Greenville, SC
J. Britt McLane, Carson McLane, Inc., Valdosta, GA
Kristin McLane, Carson McLane, Inc., Valdosta, GA
L. McLane, Carson McLane, Inc., Valdosta, GA
James Tolleison Morriss VI, J.T. Morriss & Son, Inc., Petersburg, VA
Kerry Nunnaley, Fry and Prickett Funeral Home, Carthage, NC
Robert D. Nunnaley, Fry and Prickett Funeral Home, Carthage, NC
Betty Pauli, Harden-Pauli Funeral Home, Eustis, FL
Lawrence W. Pauli Jr., Harden-Pauli Funeral Home, Eustis, FL
Deborah M. Sebrell, Sebrell Funeral Home, Ridgeland, MS
Ralph E. Sebrell III, Sebrell Funeral Home, Ridgeland, MS
Catherine L. Stuhr, J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., East Cooper, Mt. Pleasant, SC


Group 4

G. Parker Amos, The Amos Family Funeral Home and Crematory, Shawnee, KS
William Bonacorda, Wolniak Funeral Home, Chicago, IL
Camelia L. Clarke, Paradise Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Milwaukee, WI
Marcel A. Clarke, Paradise Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Milwaukee, WI
Carol Lynn DeFiore, DeFiore Funeral & Cremation Service, Huntley, IL
Matt Gunderson, Gunderson Funeral Home, Madison, WI
Peter J. Gunderson, Gunderson Funeral Home, Madison, WI
Rachel Gunderson, Gunderson Funeral Home, Madison, WI
John W. Haben, Haben Funeral Home & Crematory, Skokie, IL
William D. Haben, Haben Funeral Home & Crematory, Skokie, IL
Mark H. Iles, Iles Funeral Homes, Inc.-Dunn's Funeral Home and Crematory, Des Moines, IA
Robert Justen, Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, McHenry, IL
Alisha Kale, Kale Funeral Home, Osceola, IA
Todd Kale, Kale Funeral Home, Osceola, IA
Jeffrey A. Kilgore, The Amos Family Funeral Home and Crematory, Shawnee, KS
Jeffrey J. Kleczka, Prasser-Kleczka Funeral Homes, Milwaukee, WI
Michael Lensing, Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service, Iowa City, IA
Jack R. Locke, Locke Funeral Services, Inc., Waterloo, IA
Janet Locke, Locke Funeral Services, Inc., Waterloo, IA
Grace Martin, DeFiore Funeral & Cremation Service, Huntley, IL
William W. McReavy, Washburn-McReavy Funeral Chapels, Inc., Minneapolis, MN
Sierra Mello-Miles, Gunderson Funeral Home, Madison, WI
Chris Miles, Gunderson Funeral Home, Madison, WI
Thomas Mintle, Wolniak Funeral Home, Chicago, IL
David H. Moore, Hogan-Bremer-Moore Colonial Chapels, Mason City, IA
Jamey Moore, Hogan-Bremer-Moore Colonial Chapels, Mason City, IA
Michael O'Halloran, O'Halloran & Murphy, St. Paul, MN
Scott F. Olson, Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Ltd., Rockford, IL
Tiffany Pape Hofer, Luce, Luze, & Reck Funeral Homes, Miller, SD
Doug Reinbold, Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home, Sheboygan, WI
Greg Reinbold, Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home, Sheboygan, WI
Barb Schmidt, Luce, Luze, & Reck Funeral Homes, Miller, SD
Isaiah Schott, Schott Funeral Homes, Lake Mills, IA
Natasha Schott, Schott Funeral Homes, Lake Mills, IA
Kelly Smith, Robert J. Smith Funeral Homes (Smith-Corcoran F.H.), Chicago, IL
Robert J. Smith Jr., Robert J. Smith Funeral Homes (Smith-Corcoran F.H.), Chicago, IL
Robert J. Smith III, Robert J. Smith Funeral Homes (Smith-Corcoran F.H.), Chicago, IL
Amy K. Trimble, Trimble Funeral Home & Crematory, Moline, IL
Barbara J. Trimble, Trimble Funeral Home & Crematory, Moline, IL
Eric R. Trimble, Trimble Funeral Home & Crematory, Moline, IL
Jennifer Trimble, Trimble Funeral Home & Crematory, Moline, IL
Kyle W. Trimble, Trimble Funeral Homes, Jefferson City, MO
Reid W. Trimble, Trimble Funeral Home & Crematory, Moline, IL
Jon Urbaitis, Trimble Funeral Home & Crematory, Moline, IL
Allison Walden, Downing & Lahey Mortuary, Wichita, KS
Peggy Wild, Iles Funeral Homes, Inc.-Dunn's Funeral Home and Crematory, Des Moines, IA
Sarah Wolf, DeFiore Funeral & Cremation Service, Huntley, IL


Group 5

Keri Antram, French Funerals & Cremations, Albuquerque, NM
Tom E. Antram, French Funerals & Cremations, Albuquerque, NM
Hatch Bailey, Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home, Waco, TX
Joshua Nathaniel Blake, Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home, Waco, TX
Melanie Hewell, Tres Hewell Mortuary, Seguin, TX
Tres S. Hewell, Tres Hewell Mortuary, Seguin, TX
DeWayne Hughes, Hughes Family Tribute Center, Dallas, TX
Stephanie Hughes, Hughes Family Tribute Center, Dallas, TX
Chris Meredith, Smith Family Funeral Homes, North Little Rock, AR
Nesie Meredith, Smith Family Funeral Homes, North Little Rock, AR
Boyd L. Mothe Jr., Mothe Funeral Homes, LLC, New Orleans, LA
Denise Mothe, Mothe Funeral Homes, LLC, New Orleans, LA
Charles Rader, LeRoy Rader Funeral Home, Inc., Longview, TX
Preston Rader, LeRoy Rader Funeral Home, Inc., Longview, TX
James Y. Rawlings, Broussard's Mortuary, Beaumont, TX
Scott Robinson, Ralph Robinson & Son, Inc., Pine Bluff, AR
Jeff Smith, Smith Family Funeral Homes, North Little Rock, AR
Leslie Smith, Smith Family Funeral Homes, North Little Rock, AR
Jayme Broussard Toeppich, Broussard's Mortuary, Beaumont, TX
Jason C. Winters, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee, OK
Nicole Winters, McClendon-Winters Funeral Home, Okmulgee, OK


Group 6

Al Asta, Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, Phoenix, AZ
Christy Asta, Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, Phoenix, AZ
Matt Asta, Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, Phoenix, AZ
Allen Bisbee, Saddleback Chapel, Tustin, CA
Maria Bisbee, Saddleback Chapel, Tustin, CA
Kendra Briggs, Fairmount Funeral Home, Cemetery & Crematory, Denver, CO
Amy Coffman, Mueller's Funeral Home, Kennewick, WA
Megan Comer, Alhiser-Comer Mortuary, Escondido, CA
Wesley W. Daniels, Daniels Chapel of the Roses Funeral Home & Crematory, Santa Rosa, CA
Will Daniels, Daniels Chapel of the Roses Funeral Home & Crematory, Santa Rosa, CA
Daria Hoegl, McCaw Funeral Service Ltd., Lloydminster, AB , Canada
Crystal Langton, Fairmount Funeral Home, Cemetery & Crematory, Denver, CO
Courtney L. Lynch, C.L. Lynch Mortuary Inc., Torrance, CA
Ava McCaw, McCaw Funeral Service Ltd., Lloydminster, AB , Canada
Brett McCaw, McCaw Funeral Service Ltd., Lloydminster, AB , Canada
Joel A. McCaw, McCaw Funeral Service Ltd., Lloydminster, AB , Canada
Chandler Michelotti, Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary & Crematory, Billings, MT
Seve Michelotti, Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary & Crematory, Billings, MT
Larnique Mickens, Heritage Mortuary, Inc., Las Vegas, NV
Charlene M. Mueller, Mueller's Funeral Home, Kennewick, WA
Jay E. Mueller, Mueller's Funeral Home, Kennewick, WA
Kathleen Pierson, Pierson's Funeral Service, Ltd., Calgary, AB , Canada
Michael J. Pierson, Pierson's Funeral Service, Ltd., Calgary, AB , Canada
Chad Riddell, Mueller's Funeral Home, Kennewick, WA
Barbara Risher Welch, Risher Mortuary & Cremation Service, Montebello, CA
Jason Smith, Lindquist Mortuaries, Ogden, UT
Melanie Smith, Lindquist Mortuaries, Ogden, UT
Evan J. Strong, Evan J. Strong Funeral Services, Calgary, AB , Canada
Greg Welch, Risher Mortuary & Cremation Service, Montebello, CA
Brock Wilks, Wilks Funeral Homes, Chubbuck, ID
Laci Wilks, Wilks Funeral Homes, Chubbuck, ID



Participating Via Virtual Meeting Platform

Melissa L. Anderson, Larkin Mortuary, Salt Lake City, UT
Edward V. Bibber, Bibber Memorial Chapel, Kennebunk, ME
Dale R. Clock, Clock Funeral Home, Muskegon, MI
Kurt M. Edenbach, Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., Newport, RI
Claire G. Forgie , Taylor & Forgie Funeral Directors, Gawler, South Australia Australia
Keshia Lancaster, Harrisburg Funeral & Cremation, Harrisburg, NC
La'Tisha Leach, Harrisburg Funeral & Cremation, Harrisburg, NC
John F. McAfee, Thomas McAfee Funeral Hom, Greenville, SC

Speakers & Invited Guests

Star Bobatoon, Speaker
Cheryl Bonander, The Bulletin
Charlie Cole, Tribute Technology
Jarrah Crotty, Gaskins, Crotty Funeral Home & Cremation
Chris Cruger, The Foresight Companies, Speaker
Susan Decker, Eastland Disaster Historical Society, Speaker
John Glueckert Jr., Glueckert Funeral Home Ltd.
Marguerite Ham, Igniting Success
Rod Hughes, Speaker
Anna Inabinet, The Bulletin
Mark James, Performance Advisors Group, Speaker
Mark Kaminski, Kaminski Family Funeral Homes & Crematorium
Dean and Jill Lambert, Homesteaders
Jeff Lanham, DivJHN, Speaker
Leili McMurrough, Worsham College of Mortuary Science, Speaker
Courtney Gould Miller, MKJ Marketing, Speaker
Ross Morizzo, Morizzo Funeral Home
David Nixon, Nixon Consulting
Reggie Rush, DivJHN, Speaker
Dan Sharp, Tribute Technology
Brad and Mary Kay Speaks, Speaks Chapel
Marty Strohofer, Matthews Aurora Funeral Solutions, Speaker
Bruce Tannahill and Toula Anastasiadis, Tannahill Funeral Home
Andrew Tarvin, Speaker
Ted and Barbara Wachholz, Eastland Disaster Historical Society, Speaker

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