Undertaking: The Podcast

Undertaking: The Podcast

Indiana Funeral Directors Ryan and Brian discuss all things funeral.

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July 30, 2021 40 min

Brian and Ryan are back by themselves to discuss burials and why Brian wants a pile of dirt near the grave.

To learn more about the show visit: https://www.undertakingthepodcast.com/

Today's show is sponsored by:

Pierce Chemical: https://www.piercechemical.com/

Signet Supply: https://www.signetsupply.com/

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Ben Whitworth, CFSP, of the MazWell Group, joins the show to chat with Brian about funeral service in the United Kingdom. 

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Learn more about the MazWell Group at: https://www.themazwellgroup.com/

Today's show is sponsored by: 

ASD: https://www.myasd.com/

Express Funeral Funding: https://www.expressfuneralfunding.com/

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July 26, 2021 34 min

Ryan Ballard shares his thoughts while taking some time off at the lake. 

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Today's sponsors: 

Investors Heritage Life Insurance: https://investorsheritage.com/

SuperNova: https://supernovaintl.com/

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July 23, 2021 48 min

For years there has been much confusion around Legacy.com and how they operate. Today, John Heald joins the show to talk about how Legacy can help spread the word when a death occurs.

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https://www.undertakingthepodcast.com/

Today's sponsors:

APLazer: https://aplazer.com

Wilbert: https://www.wilbert.com/

Herland Forest is looking for an intern. Learn more at: http://www.herlandforest.org/

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Ebone Dukes, Program Director for Funeral Service Technology at Northwest Mississippi Community College joins the show to discuss education in funeral service.?

To learn more about Northwest Mississippi Community College visit:

https://www.northwestms.edu/programs/healthsciences/funeral-service-technology

Connect with the show at: https://www.undertakingthepodcast.com/

Today's sponsors:

MortuaryMall.com: https://www.mortuaryma...

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Dillon Dickey, funeral director and embalmer with Mid South Mortuary Service of Memphis, Tennessee, joins the show to discuss his journey into funeral service.?

To learn more about Undertaking: The Podcast visit:

https://www.undertakingthepodcast.com/

Today's show is brought to you by:

Forest Lawn: https://forestlawn.com/careers/

Butler Coach: https://www.butlercoach.com/

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Most in funeral service have an origin story, a story that led them into this career. Today, Todd Van Beck shares his story.

To learn more about Undertaking: The Podcast visit: 

https://www.undertakingthepodcast.com/

Today's show is brought to you by: 

Forest Lawn: https://forestlawn.com/careers/

Gather: https://gather.app/

 

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Brent Taylor of Brent Taylor Paul McCarver Funeral Directors joins the show to discuss how they're changing funeral service in Memphis, Tennessee.

To learn more visit: https://www.brenttaylorfuneraldirectors.com/

Check out the podcast at: https://www.undertakingthepodcast.com/

Today's show is brought to you by: 

https://indianadonornetwork.org/

And Hilton Funeral Supply: https://www.hiltonfuneralsupply.com/

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85 years old, 61 years in funeral service, 44 years with Pierce Chemical, Bobby Herring joins the show to chat embalming and a lifetime of funeral service.

To learn more about Undertaking: The Podcast visit: https://www.undertakingthepodcast.com/

Today's show is brought to you by: 

Pierce Chemical: https://www.piercechemical.com/

Signet Supply: https://www.signetsupply.com/

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Stanley May, fellow funeral director and embalmer died on June 11, 2021. Today we take a minute to remember Stan and thank him for the care he gave to so many in his community. 

To read Stan's complete obituary visit: https://www.lcmayfuneralservices.com/obituary/Stanley-May

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Todd Van Beck returns to the show to feature a series called Rest In Peace Mr. President; the death and funeral of President George Washington.

To learn more about the show visit:

https://www.undertakingthepodcast.com/

Today's show is sponsored by:

Gather: https://gather.app/

Indiana Donor Network: https://indianadonornetwork.org/

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Mike Everest from Portals to the Past returns to the show to discuss the bloodiest day in the British Army as we remember the Battle of the Somme. 

To learn more about Portals to the Past visit:

https://www.portalstothepast.co.uk/

Check out Undertaking: The Podcast at:

https://www.undertakingthepodcast.com/

Today's show is sponsored by:

Express Funeral Funding: https://www.expressfuneralfunding.com/

Indiana Donor Network: https...

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At the end of the natural organic reduction tour, Ryan and Brian collapse in their beds and review the previous days discussions. 

To learn more about Undertaking: The Podcast visit: https://www.undertakingthepodcast.com/

Today's show is sponsored by:

Indiana Donor Network: https://indianadonornetwork.org/

Investors Heritage Life Insurance Company: https://investorsheritage.com/

Gather: https://gather.app/

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Return Home is open for business! Terramation or Natural Organic Reduction is now legal in three states and Micah Truman joins the show to discuss how Return Home helpw complete the life cycle. 

To learn more about Return Home visit: https://www.returnhome.com/

Check out Undertaking: The Podcast at: https://www.undertakingthepodcast.com/

Today's show is sponsored by: 

Indian Donor Network: https://indianadonornetwork.org/

Johns...

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Brie Smith, funeral director and embalmer with Return Home, Washington state's largest natural organic reduction facility. 

To learn more about Return Home visit: https://www.returnhome.com/

To learn more about Undertaking: The Podcast visit: https://www.undertakingthepodcast.com/

Today's show is brought to you by: 

ASD: https://www.myasd.com/

Gather: https://gather.app/

 

 

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On our final day in Washington state, we visit with Steve Calson, operations director of Return Home, the state's largest natural organic reduction facility. 

To learn more about Return Home visit:

https://www.returnhome.com/

Learn more about the show at:  https://www.undertakingthepodcast.com/

Today's show is brought to you by:

SuperNova: http://supernovaintl.com/

Johnston and Williams Funeral Home: http://ellensburgfunera...

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Last time Henry was an employee. Since our last episode with Henry, he has become an owner. In this show, we chat about the process of purchasing a funeral home and how Henry's adapting to the new laws in Washington state. 

To learn more about Undertaking: The Podcast visit:

https://www.undertakingthepodcast.com/

Today's show is brought to you by:

Butler Coach: https://www.butlercoach.com/

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Indian Donor Network: https:/...

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While on the road in Washington state, we met Logan Woody, a funeral director and embalmer intern at Johnston and Williams Funeral Home. We jumped at the chance to get a new perspective. 

Check out the podcast at: https://www.undertakingthepodcast.com/

Today's episode is brought to you by:

Indiana Donor Network: https://indianadonornetwork.org/

Johnston and Williams Funeral Home: http://ellensburgfunerals.com/

Wilbert Burial Va...

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While touring natural organic reduction facilities in Washington state, the guys sit down with Kittitas County Coroner, Nick Henderson.

Check out Kittitas County Washington at:

https://www.co.kittitas.wa.us/

Learn more about Undertaking: The Podcast at:

https://www.undertakingthepodcast.com/

This episode of Undertaking: The Podcast is brought to you by Johnston and Williams Funeral Home. Find them at:

http://ellensburgfunerals.com/

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We visited Herland Forest in Washington state to discuss Natural Organic Reduction. On this episode we visit with Walt Patrick and The Green Reaper, Elizabeth Fournier.

For more information about Herland Forest visit:

http://www.herlandforest.org/

Learn more about Elizabeth Fournier, The Green Reaper at:

https://www.thegreenreaper.org/

Also, check out Undertaking: The Podcast at:

https://www.undertakingthepodcast.com/

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