Funeral Home Happenings May 1, 2017

 

Written by Samantha Ward

 

Funeral directors and funeral home owners constantly strive to improve themselves for their community and the families they serve.

 

Unfortunately, they don’t often get the recognition they deserve. That’s why Frazer Consultants regularly features the accomplishments of funeral directors and funeral homes in our Funeral Home Happenings blog. See what your peers and colleagues have been up to lately!

 

Ascension Funeral Home Receives Customer Service Award

Johnson Consulting Group has awarded Ascension Funeral Home in Gonzalez, Louisiana, the 2016 Excellence in Customer Service Award. It is the second year in a row that they have received this award.

 

Read more at Weekly Citizen.

 

Conboy-Westchester Funeral Home Hosts A-Listers

Conboy-Westchester Funeral Home in Westchester, Illinois, hosted the cast of “What They Had,” including Blythe Danner, Hilary Swank, and Michael Shannon.

 

Read more at mySuburbanLife.com.

 

Donahue Funeral Home Gets New Owners

After nearly three decades under the same ownership, Donahue Funeral Home in Lodi, California, is now owned by Mike Collins, who has 35 years of experience in the area.

 

Read more at Lodi News-Sentinel.

 

Winchester Funeral Home Gets New Owners

The Mortensen family is continuing its tradition of family-run funeral home hospitality with the purchase of Winchester Funeral Home in Charlevoix, Michigan.

 

Read more at The Review.

 

Paul Filter Retires from Bank Board of Directors

Paul Filter, namesake of Filter-Devries Funeral Home in Dillsboro, Indiana, has retired from the Friendship State Bank Board of Directors after 28 years of service.

 

Read more at Eagle Country.

 

Gunderson Funeral Home Makes Appearance at Careers on Wheels

During Careers on Wheels Day, students from a local middle school got to talk to different community members about potential careers, including Gunderson Funeral Home in Fort Dodge, Iowa.

 

Read more at The Messenger.

 

Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home Hosts Successful Food Drive

Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home in Scituate, Massachusetts, held a successful food drive for their local food pantry.

 

Read more at Wicked Local.

 

Corley Funeral Home Hosts Shred Day

Corley Funeral Home in Corsicana, Texas, held its fourth annual shred day to teach the community about identity theft and environmental awareness.

 

Read more at Corsicana Daily Sun.

 

Jim Bredman Discusses his Passion for the Funeral Profession

Jim Bredman, a funeral director of Stenshoel-Houske Funeral Home in Crookston, Minnesota, is featured in an article.

 

Read more at Crookston Times.

 

Weddle Funeral Services Turns 100

Weddle Funeral Services in Stayton, Oregon, is celebrating 100 years in the community.

 

Read more at Statesman Journal.

 

If you or someone you know deserves recognition, email us at samantha@frazerconsultants.com. We’d love to feature you or them in our next installment of Funeral Home Happenings!

 

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