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Thank Yous

The Educational Trust relies completely on funding from its supporters to achieve its stated goals. For their generous donations and support, the Educational Trust thanks the following companies, families and individuals:

Named Trust

The highest level of gifting to the Educational Trust, these donations are used to help underwrite targeted or general efforts of the Educational Trust as designated by the benefactor.

 

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Named Grant

Named Grants are given to aid specific educational activities, research grants, scholarships or organized events.

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Pyramid Builder

The Pyramid Builder is a name of historic significance to Selected Independent Funeral Homes and signifies a commitment to the stability and strength of the organization.

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Patrons

Patrons are companies, families or individuals giving for various reasons at various levels.

Platinum Contributors

Porter Loring

Gold Contributors

Bass-Mollett Publishers, Greenville, IL
C&J Financial, Rainbow City, AL
Federated Funeral Directors of America, Springfield, IL
National Guardian Life Insurance Company, Madison, WI
Nomis Publications, Youngstown, OH
Past President’s and Past Secretary-Treasurer’s Councils (sent by Porter Loring III), San Antonio, TX
Ralph Robinson & Son, Pine Bluff, AR
Thomas R. Morris, Downing & Lahey Mortuary, Wichita, KS
Thompson-Miller Funeral Home, Inc., Butler, PA

Silver Contributors

Answering Service for Directors, Media, PA
Baue Funeral Homes, Crematory & Cemetery, St. Charles, MO
Bradshaw-Carter Memorial & Funeral Services, Houston, TX
Conley Funeral and Cremation Service, Brockton, MA
Dare's Funeral Cremation Services, Elk River, MN
Downing & Lahey Mortuaries, Wichita, KS
Federated Funeral Directors, Springfield, IL
Foster Funeral Home, Fulton, NY
J. Edward Dery, Inc. Funeral Directors, Pittsfield, MA
J Henry Stuhr, Inc. East Cooper, Mt. Pleasant, SC
JT Morriss & Son, Inc., Petersburg, VA
Nelsen Funeral Home, Richmond, VA
Messenger Fine Funeral Stationary, Auburn, IN
Nixon Consulting, Chatham, IL
Past Officer’s Wives of Selected Independent Funeral Homes (sent by Mrs. Lynn Loring)
Paul Foster, Foster Funeral Home, Inc., Fulton, NY
Ralph Robinson & Son, Inc., Pine Bluff, AR
Robert A. Pumphrey Funeral Home Bethesda-Chevy-Chase, Inc., Bethesda, MD
Ryan Funeral Home, Inc., DePere, WI
Ryan Mortuary, Inc., Salina, KS
Selected Study Group: Benchmark

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Donald W Tetrick, Second Career Scholarship Award,
Heritage Family Funeral Service, Elizabethton, TN

Sustaining And Under Contributors

American Funeral Consultants
Andrews Mortuary, Inc., Wilmington, NC
Bachmann Hebble Funeral Service, Battle Creek, MI
Bailey's Funeral Home, Yorkton, SK
Baker-Hazel & Snider Funeral Home & Crematory, Dayton, OH
Bauer Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Inc., Kittanning, PA
Behm Family Funeral Homes, Madison, OH
Bibber Memorial Chapel, Kennebunk, ME
Billow Funeral Home, Akron, OH
Breitenbach-McCoy-Leffler Funeral Home, Inc., Middletown, OH
Buz Buzogany, Selected Independent Funeral Home
Carlisle-Branson Funeral Service and Crematory, Mooresville, IN
Carmichael Funeral Homes, Inc., Smyrna, GA
Carson-Wall Funeral Home, Parsons, KS
Cicholski-Zidek Funeral Home, Natrona Heights, PA
Custom Air Trays, High Point, NC
Dolan Funeral Homes, Boston, MA
D. S. Temrowski & Sons, Funeral Home, Warren, MI
E. E. Pickle Funeral Home, Amory, MS
Egan Funeral Home, Bolton, ON, Canada
Etzweiler Family Funeral Home, York, PA
Fenner Funeral Home, Inc., Herkimer, NY
Forest Meadows Funeral Home, Gainesville, FL
Frank E. Smith Funeral Home and Crematory, Lancaster, OH
Fry & Prickett Funeral Home, Carthage, NC
Hackman Family Funeral Homes, Sturgis, MI
Haisley Funeral and Cremation Service, Fort Pierce, FL
Heritage Family Funeral Services, Elizabethton, TN
International Mortuary Shipping, LLC, Union, SC
Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, Inc., Methuen, MA
J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Mt. Pleasant, SC
Madison Wealth Management, Cincinnati, OH\
McFarland & Son Funeral Service, Warren, OH
McSwain-Evans Funeral Home, Newberry, SC
Milward Funeral Directors, Inc., Lexington, KY
Pierson's Funeral Service, Ltd., Calgary, AB
Platt's Funeral Home, Inc., Augusta, GA
Robert A. Pumphrey Funeral Home, Bethesda, MD
Robert J. Smith Funeral Homes (Smith-Corcoran F.H.), Chicago, IL
Sandifer Funeral Home, Westminster, SC
Tufts Schildmeyer Family Funeral Home, Loveland, OH
Vander Plaat-Vermeulen, Inc., Franklin Lakes, NJ
Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Austin, TX

In Memorium Contributors

Andrews Mortuary, Wilmington, NC
Lisa Baue, The Baue Family and Staff, Baue Funeral homes, St. Charles, MO
Bauer Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Kittanning, PA
Trevor Behm, The Behm Family Funeral Homes, Madison, OH
Thomas M. Belford, Omaha, NE
Bradford R. Bellows & Family, Bellows Funeral Chapel, Lincoln, RI
Bibber Memorial Chapel, Kennebunk, ME
Joseph W. Bliley Company, Richmond, VA
Brashears Funeral Home, Huntsville, AR
Mrs. Alex Broussard, Broussard’s Mortuary, Beaumont, TX
Randy Bunker, Bunker Family Garden Chapel, Mesa, AZ
Burton Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc., Erie, PA
John M., James H. and J. Mark Busch, Busch Funeral and Crematory Services, Cleveland, OH
Carlisle-Branson Funeral Service and Crematory, Mooresville, IN
Ann Ciccarelli & Family, Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Service, Saugus, MA
Daniel P. Densow, Wichmann-Fargo Funeral Homes & Crematories, Appleton, WI
Paul & Debbie Foster, Foster Funeral Home, Fulton, NY
Richard E. Geib, Linn Hert Geib Funeral Home & Crematory, New Philadelphia, OH
Glenn Funeral Home, Owensboro, KY
Brian J. Hanner, Geib Funeral Homes, Crematories & Remembrance Centers, New Philadelphia, OH
Heritage Family Funeral Service, Elizabethton, TN
John & Andrea Horan, Horan & McConaty Funerals, Aurora, CO
Amy Hunt, Selected Independent Funeral Homes
Keohane Funeral Home, Quincy, MA
James B. Kepner, Kepner Funeral Homes, Wheeling, WV
Porter Loring, III, Porter Loring Mortuary, San Antonio, TX
Memorial Oaks Chapel, Brenham, TX
Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, GA
O’Connor Mortuary, Laguna Hills, CA
Alice Ordeman, The Ordeman Family, Fisher Funeral Home, Albany, OR
Robert A. Pumphrey Funeral Home, Bethesda, MD
Ralph Robinson & Son, Pine Bluff, AR
Ryan Funeral Home, DePere, WI
Ryan Mortuary, Salina, KS
Selected Discovery Study Group
Selected Group 3
Selected Group 5
Selected Past Officer’s Spouses Council
Selected Past Presidents Council
Selected Past Secretary-Treasurers
Smith-Cocoran Funeral Homes, Chicago, IL
Paul St. Pierre, Ellers Mortuary, Kokomo, IN
Starks Family Funeral Homes, St. Joseph, MI
J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Mt. Pleasant, SC
Richard & Norma Tetrick, Heritage Family Funeral Service, Elizabethton, TN
The Billow Funeral Home, Akron, OH
Tufts Schildmeyer Family Funeral Home, Loveland, OH
Wilson-St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory, Indianapolis, IN
Denise Zoephel, Selected’s Director of Member Programs


Planned Giving and Memorial Gifts

These donors have chosen to create annual giving programs spanning at least five years, or have given a memorial gift to honor a loved one or colleague.

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Living Trust or Endowments

Living Trust or Endowment givers are companies, families or individuals who have established permanent funding to ensure continuity and support of the goals and mission of the Trust.

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