Current Donors to the Trust

The Selected Educational Trust would like to extend our deepest appreciation to those donors who have made gifts in the past 12 months, enabling us to continue to provide lifelong learning opportunities for all who work within and support the independent funeral service profession.

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Pyramid Builders ($15,000 - up)

The Baue Family, Baue Funeral Homes, Crematory and Cemetery, St. Charles, MO
Charles M. Billow, The Billows Funeral Homes and Crematory, Akron, OH
Kimberly Farris-Luke, Farris Funeral Service, Inc., Abingdon, VA
Mark T. Higgins, Durham, NC
James M. Shure, Robert E. Shure & Son Funeral Home, New Haven, CT
Paul C. St. Pierre, Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory, Indianapolis, IN
Eric and Barbara Trimble, Trimble Funeral Home & Crematory, Moline, IL

Trust Sentinels ($2,500 - 14,999)


Answering Service for Directors (ASD)

Dan Eckhoff

Michael and Brenda Gardiner

Hippensteel Funeral Service and Crematory, Scott Pridemore

Iles Funeral Homes, Inc.- Dunn’s Funeral Home and Crematory, John Wild

Jake Johnson

Dean Lambert, Homesteaders Life Company

Live Oak Bank, Tim Bridgers

O’Connor Mortuary, Neil O’Connor

TRUST GUARDIANS ($1,000 - 2,499)

Constance Adams, Voss & Sons, Inc.

Beecher & Bennett, Inc., Arthur Erickson

Jonathan Dear, Porter Loring Mortuaries

The Dodge Company

Downing & Lahey Mortuary

Stephen Kellaway, H.N. Olsen Funerals Pty. Ltd.

McComb Family Foundation

Selected Study Group F-Troop

Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, Al Asta

Trust Champions ($500 - 999)

Baue Funeral Home,Crematory and Cemetery

Charles Chambers, Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home, Inc.

The Estzwiler Family Funeral Service, Ashlee Etzweiler

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home, Robert Nunnaley 

Bob Hoaglund, Messenger, LLC

Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service

Carson McLane, Inc

Beatrice Pedersen

Robert A. Pumphrey Funeral Home Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Inc.

Speaks Family Legacy Chapels, Inc.

Trust Patrons ($100 - 499)

Ballard-Durand Funeral & Cremation Services

Becker Funeral Homes

Behm Funeral Home

Bellows Funeral Chapel

Brown Funeral Home, Inc.

Kevin Brown, Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service

The Busch Family, Busch Funeral and Crematory Service

Carlisle-Branson Funeral Service and Crematory

Alicia Carr

Peggy Cirocco, Beinhauer Family Services

Ernie Mills, Beth & David Lydick, and the Doan & Mills Staff

Dopkins Funeral Chapel

Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home

Arthur Erickson, Beecher & Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home

Matthew Fiorillo, Ballard-Durand Funeral& Cremation Services

Fisher Funeral Home

French Funerals & Cremations

Gent Funeral Home

Clarence Gerke, Memorial Oaks Chapel, Inc.

Glenn and Camilla Taylor, Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.

Hackman Family Funeral Homes

Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes and Crematories

Jason Harrell, Harrell Funeral Homes

Tres Hewell Mortuary

Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service, Inc.

Tiffany Hofer, Reck Funeral Home

Hurley Funeral Homes, Inc.

Jacoby Funeral Home

Johnson Consulting Group

Keohane Funeral Home

Eric and Luke Keyser, Keyser Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc.

Dean Lambert, Homesteaders Life Company

Norm and Bonnie Langeland

Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service

Clarence R. Lyons, C. R. Lyons & Sons, Inc.

Mack Funeral Home, Inc.

Steven Mailloux, Needham-Jay Funeral Home, Inc.

Thomas McAfee Funeral Home

O’Halloran & Murphy

Panebaker Funeral Home & Cremation Care Center, Inc.

Steve and Nicole Pierce, Muehlebach Funeral Home

Pierson’s Funeral Service, Ltd.

John Radzieta, Radzieta Funeral Home

T.M. Ralph Plantation Funeral Home

Glenn Rosenbaum, French Funerals & Cremations

Stephen & Lynne Ryan, Ryan Mortuary, Inc.

Sauls Funeral Home

Lawrence & Carol Schildmeyer, Tufts Schildmeyer Family Funeral Home

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Selected Group 2

Selected Group 3

Selected Group 4

Selected Independent Funeral Homes

Selected Study Group Sea

Thomas Starks, Starks Family Funeral Homes

J. Henry Stuhr, Inc.

Mark Taylor, Harden-Pauli Funeral Home

Richard and Norma Tetrick, Heritage Family funeral Service, Inc.

Tufts Schildmeyer Family Funeral Home

Turner & Porter Funeral Directors-Yorke Chapel

Jeffrey Wages, Wages and Sons Funeral Home, Inc.

Welch & Cornett Funeral Home/Walton Funeral Service, Inc.

Westgor Funeral Home, Inc.

Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, Al Asta

Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Homes

Wise Funeral Service

Steve Wright, Wright Funeral Home

Trust Friends (Up to $99)

Bart Miller

Selected Past Officers

Selected Study Group Sea

In-Kind Contributors


The Billow Funeral Homes and Crematory

Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home

Capital Genealogy

Federated Insurance

Halsted N. Gray-Carew & English, Inc.

Johnson Consulting Group

Karen’s Hair Design

Matthews Memorialization

Memory Glass, LLC

Messenger LLC

Morton’s Steakhouse

Mothe Funeral Homes, Inc.


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Wilkirson-Hatch Bailey Funeral Home