Welcome to the Nebraska Funeral Directors Association website. This updated site is your source for any information you need concerning your association. You can learn more about the classified ads, scholarship information, legislative news and updates and products and services available to you. Membership in your association gives you many continuing education opportunities allowing you to network with your colleagues and hear nationally known speakers, all at an affordable price. Our profession is changing rapidly and your membership assures you that you will not be left behind. Our committees are working hard to make sure the Nebraska Funeral Directors Association members continue to be leaders in our profession. Please check the website often to keep up-to-date with the latest information so you can better serve your community.
Vaughn Wright, President
Don Peschke, a member of the Homesteaders Life Company Board of Directors, has been recognized as an industry innovator by Folio, a leading magazine industry resource. Peschke is the founder and president of August Home Publishing, a national magazine publishing company with headquarters in Des Moines, Iowa. (more…)
Nebraska and Federal laws require employers to display several mandated posters in a physical location where employees can easily see them. The posters provide safety, wages, benefit, and discrimination related information. There is no cost for the posters. They can be viewed and printed on the appropriate sizes. For a list of posters that should be in your place of business, click on the following link: http://dol.nebraska.gov/center.cfm?PRICAT=2&SUBCAT=5Z0
The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has confirmed that the irrevocable amount’s CPI Index has changed. The new limit for Irrevocable Trusts is $4,834.
Please use this figure in all of your new contracts and make sure that your staff is aware of this change.
The Tri State Golf Tournament was held on Wednesday, September 11, 2013, at Whispering Creek Golf Course in Sioux City, Iowa. We had a beautiful day and there were 83 participants. (more…)
On October 1, the NeFDA held the Fall Workshop where funeral directors across the state of Nebraska could earn up to seven hours of continuing education. (more…)
O’Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral Homes and Cremations were recently awarded the “Pursuit of Excellence” award at the National Funeral Director’s Convention in Charlotte, NC. Pursuit of Excellence is the premiere recognition program for funeral service, setting standards of excellence that motivate funeral home staff, inspire innovation and sustain consumer confidence in the funeral profession. NFDA’s Pursuit of Excellence program recognizes funeral homes that are committed to providing outstanding service to the families and communities they serve and are dedicated to achieving the highest professional and ethical standards. Pursuit of Excellence encourages funeral homes to further the educational and professional development of their staffs, create innovative ideas to better serve families and the community, and consistently strive for excellence.
O’Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral Homes and Cremations have funeral homes in Kearney, Elm Creek and Gibbon.
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The Nebraska Funeral Directors Association represents the funeral service industry across the state of Nebraska. Current membership represents approximately 95% of the funeral homes in the state. The organization has been in existence since 1886.
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