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SI Funeral Services Announces Three New Management Hires

10/16/2006

(Overland Park, Kan.)… SI Funeral Services® announces the following recent management promotions:

Greg Kelsey has been promoted to Regional Vice President for the New York/Pennsylvania division of SI Funeral Services.  Greg will oversee the operations for the five locations in New York and Pennsylvania and focus on marketing and sales development for growing the company's funeral service and precast business in this region.  Greg joined SI in 2003.  A 25-year veteran of the funeral industry, Greg previously worked for Wilbert Services and Doric Burial Vaults.

Dan Welzenbach has assumed the Regional Vice President position for the Missouri SI Funeral Services division.  Dan oversees the operations of the 12 Missouri and two Arkansas locations that distribute funeral, wastewater and agricultural products and services.  Prior to joining SI, Dan was National Merchandising Manager for the supply and tool division of Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation and held various management positions with Payless Cashways Building Materials.

 Dennis Brokaw has joined the Oregon SI Funeral Services division as Regional Manager.  The division is located in Clackamas, Oregon with warehousing operations in Salem and Eugene.  Dennis is responsible for production operations in the Vault and Casket Divisions, as well as regional Marketing and Sales Development.   Prior to joining SI in August, 2006, this Oregon native spent 20 years in distribution, operations and general management with a national manufacturer/distributor of material handling equipment. SI Funeral Services is a division of Suhor Industries Inc., a well-respected service provider to the funeral industry, building trades and agricultural markets.  For more information please visit www.suhor.com

Article appeared in the YB News (12/1/06)