Our Generous Donors

2022 Honor Roll of Donors 

The Selected Educational Trust is pleased to recognize those individuals and organizations whose support during 2022 has helped make our educational and workforce development programs successful. Thank you!

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2023 Donors
Updated July 31, 2023

General Support Donors

ASD, Kevin Czachor, Media, PA
Baker-Hazel & Snider Funeral Home & Crematory, Richard Snider,
Dayton, OH (In memory of Jeanne Hazel)
Busch Funeral and Crematory Services, James H. Busch,
Cleveland, OH(In memory of John Root)
Baue Family Charitable Fund, Lisa Baue,
Saint Charles, MO (In memory of Richard Bibber)
Jennifer Bauer Eroh, Bauer Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Inc, Kittanning, PA (In memory of W. Allen Bailey)
Busch Funeral and Crematory Services, James H. Busch, Cleveland, OH (In memory of Jeanne K. Hazel)
Carmon Community Funeral Homes, John C. Carmon, Windsor, CT (In memory of Richard Bibber)
Downing & Lahey Mortuary, Thomas R. Morris,
Wichita, KS
Flanner Buchanan, Bruce Buchanan,
Indianapolis, IN
Flanner Buchanan, Tony Lloyd
, Indianapolis, IN
The Foresight Companies, Chris Cruger, Phoenix, AZ
Hackman Family Funeral Homes, Gregory B. Hackman, Sturgis, MI (In memory of Barbara Broussard)
Haisley Funeral and Cremation Service, Richard F. Haisley, Fort Pierce, FL
Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service, Inc., Kevin D. Brown, New Castle, IN (In honor of Amy Hunt)
Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service, Inc., Kevin D. Brown, New Castle, IN (In honor of Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home)
Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service, Inc., Kevin D. Brown, New Castle, IN (In honor of McComas Funeral Homes)
Hogan-Bremer-Moore Colonial Chapels, David Moore, Mason City, IA (In honor of Funeral Director Daily)
Kelco, Alicia Carr
, Big Lake, MN
Keohane Funeral Home, John E. Keohane, Quincy, MA (In honor of 2023 Ambassador of the Year Award Recipients)
Keohane Funeral Home, John E. Keohane, Quincy, MA (In memory of Richard Bibber)
Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service, Michael Lensing, Iowa City, IA
O’Connor Mortuary, Joseph G. Fitzgerald, Laguna Hills, CA
Pierson’s Funeral Service, Ltd., Michael J. Pierson, Calgary, AB, Canada (In memory of W. Allen Bailey)
Pines Funerals, Robert Nunnaley, Carthage, NC
Robert A. Pumphrey Funeral Home, William A. Pumphrey,
  Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Inc.
Selected Study Groups – Group Sea (In memory of Bonita Thomas)
Selected Group 1 Fund (In memory of Richard Bibber)
Selected Group 1 Fund (In memory of Michael Rhoney)
Selected Group 4 Fund (In memory of Bruce Olson)
Trimble Funeral Home & Crematory, Eric and Barb Trimble, Moline, IL
Washburn-McReavy Funeral Chapels, Inc., William McReavy, Minneapolis, MN
Wise Funeral Service, David E. Wise, Bucyrus, OH


Program Sponsors

Homesteaders Life Company, West Des Moines, IA (2023 Selected Leadership Academy Scholarship sponsor)

Gunderson Funeral Home, Madison, WI (Spring 2023 Second-Career Scholarship Program sponsor)

Physicians Mutual, Omaha, NE (2023 Ambassador of the Year Awards Program sponsor)

Institute for Exceptional Funeral Service Sponsors

Baue Family Charitable Fund, Lisa Baue, Saint Charles, MO
Kimberly Farris-Luke, Farris Funeral Service, Inc., Abingdon, VA

Pyramid Builders Society

Tom Antram, French Funerals & Cremations, Albuquerque, NM
Kevin D. Brown, Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service, Inc., New Castle, IN
Arthur I. Erickson, Beecher & Bennett, Inc., Hamden, CT
Kimberly Farris-Luke, Farris Funeral Service, Inc., Abingdon, VA
William Hawkins, Founder Angeleno Mortuaries, Northridge, CA (In honor of Tom Johnson)
John and Claudia Kepner, Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home, Huntersville, NC
Tony Lloyd, Flanner Buchanan, Indianapolis, IN
David H. Moore, Hogan-Bremer-Moore Colonial Chapels, Mason City, IA
Robert D. Nunnaley, Pines Funerals, Carthage, NC
Kevin Schoedinger, Schoedinger & Company, Columbus, OH
Sean and Cynthia Thompson, Thompson Funeral Chapel, Goodyear, AZ

Memorial Scholarships

A.S. Turner & Sons, Inc., Robert “Cy” Hume, Decatur, GA (In support of the Ralph S. Turner Memorial Scholarship)
French Funerals & Cremations, Tom Antram, Albuquerque, NM (In support of the Chester T. French Memorial Scholarship)
Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, Robert Justen and Nancy Justen, McHenry, IL (In support of the Mark L. Justen Memorial Scholarship)
Betty and Paul C. St. Pierre, CFSP, Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory, 
Greenwood, IN (In support of the Michael R. St. Pierre Memorial Scholarship)

Silent Auction Donors & Winning Bidders



2023 Welcome Celebration and Trust Reception Sponsors
Silver Sponsor

Bronze Sponsors
C&J Financial, LLC
Cremation Recycling
Flanner Buchanan
Funeral Directors Life
The Whitt Group
Your Funeral Coach

Copper Sponsors
Facultatieve Technologies (FT)
Federated Insurance
The Foresight Companies
FrontRunner Professional
Full-Circle Aftercare
Funeral Innovations
Granville Urns
Graystone Associates
Homesteaders Life Company
International Mortuary Shipping (IMS)
Live Oak Bank
Tribute Technology