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Funeral Directors, Ryan Ballard and Brian Waters discuss life, death and the story of funeral service.

Funeral Directors, Ryan Ballard and Brian Waters discuss life, death and the story of funeral service.

Location:

United States

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Funeral Directors, Ryan Ballard and Brian Waters discuss life, death and the story of funeral service.

Language:

English

Contact:

765-499-1236


Episodes

#410 The FNA Roundtable: with Michelle Johnston

9/30/2022
Episode 410 finds the guys still in Springfield, Missouri as they interview entrepreneur, funeral director and embalmer, Michelle Johnston. Have a story and want to be on the show? Connect with the guys here: On The Web Facebook Twitter Instagram Today's sponsors: AP Lazer Indiana Donor Network

Duration:00:42:06

#409 The FNA Roundtable 2: DMORT with Randy Emmert

9/28/2022
More roundtable recordings at the Fountain National Academy features a DMORT discussion with Randy Emmert from Pierce Chemical and a special announcement from CCMS. Have a story and want to be on the show? Connect with the guys here: On The Web Facebook Twitter Instagram Today's sponsors: Memory Share Indiana Donor Network

Duration:00:33:00

#408 Cremation Then And Now: Cremation Societies and Memorialization

9/27/2022
Barbara Kemmis and Jason Engler are back to share another episode in their series, Cremation Then and Now. Today they discuss Cremation Societies and how memorialization has changed. For more information about CANA visit: CANA Connect with Undertaking: The Podcast here: On The Net Facebook Twitter Instagram Today's sponsors: Family Estate Manager Indiana Donor Network

Duration:00:53:46

#407 The FNA Roundtable

9/22/2022
At Fountain National Academy's International Conference, Ryan and Brian kickoff a long night of interviews. For more information on Fountain National Academy visit: Fountain National Academy Connect with Brian and Ryan here: On The Web Facebook Twitter Instagram Today's sponsors: Hilton Funeral Supply Indiana Donor Network

Duration:00:51:34

#406 Organizing Organ Recovery with Sherry Quire

9/20/2022
Sherry Quire, Director of Organ Services with the Indiana Donor Network joins the show to discuss all the ways they are innovating to save lives. Connect with Undertaking: The Podcast here: On The Web Facebook Twitter Instagram Today's sponsors: The Love Always Project Indiana Donor Network

Duration:00:46:00

#405 Family Estate Manager

9/16/2022
Handling an estate and need help? The folks from Family Estate Manager are on the show to talk about how they help families with estate work. Check out Family Estate Manager at: FamilyEstateManager.com Connect with Undertaking: The Podcast https://www.undertakingthepodcast.com/ Facebook Twitter Instagram Today's sponsors: Indiana Donor Network The Love Always Project

Duration:00:42:23

#404 Reporting From the CANA Convention

9/13/2022
In Atlanta, at the Cremation Association of North America's convention, Brian sits down to record and gets questioned about his keynote speech. For more information about CANA visit: https://www.cremationassociation.org/ Connect with Undertaking: The Podcast at: The Web Facebook Twitter Instagram Today's sponsors: Memory Share Indiana Donor Network

Duration:00:55:45

#403 Introducing the Dechoker

9/9/2022
Dr. Chris Rumana from the Dechoker company joins the show the tell us about this new life-saving device. Learn more about the Dechoker here: https://www.dechoker.com/ or follow them on Facebook Connect with Undertaking: The Podcast at: https://www.undertakingthepodcast.com/ Facebook Twitter Instagram Today's sponsors: SuperNova International Indiana Donor Network

Duration:00:49:06

#402 Starting From Scratch with Jason Duvall

9/6/2022
From Kentucky, funeral director, embalmer and owner, Jason Duvall shares his story of starting his funeral home against difficult odds. Connect with the show at: Facebook Twitter Instagram On the web: https://www.undertakingthepodcast.com/ Today's sponsors: Family Estate Manager Indiana Donor Network

Duration:00:51:14

#401 Rest In Peace Mr. President; The Death and Funeral of President James Buchanan

9/2/2022
Todd Van Beck kicks off September with his series Rest In Peace Mr. President. Today's show features the death and funeral of James Buchanan. Connect with the show at: https://www.undertakingthepodcast.com/ Facebook Twitter Instagram Today's sponsors: AP Lazer Indiana Donor Network

Duration:00:29:54

#400 Todd Harra Is Taking Over The Show

8/29/2022
Todd Harra, author of Last Rites: The Evolution of the American Funeral and staff writer for Southern Calls Magazine is taking over the show. Subscribe to Southern Calls Magazine here: Southern Calls Get Todd's book here: Last Rites Today's sponsors: Hilton Funeral Supply Indiana Donor Network Butler Coach Pierce Chemical

Duration:01:31:55

#399 FNA Number 2

8/26/2022
The lads continue their interviews with embalmers at the FNA Academy in Springfield, Missouri. Check it out. Connect with the show at: https://www.undertakingthepodcast.com/ Facebook Twitter Instagram Today's sponsors: Hilton Funeral Supply FamilyEstateManager.com Indiana Donor Network

Duration:00:41:12

#398 FNA Number 1

8/23/2022
Ryan and Brian record from the floor of the Fountain National Academy's 6th Biannual International Embalming and Reconstructive Surgery Conference. Check it out. Connect with the show at: https://www.undertakingthepodcast.com/ Facebook Twitter Instagram

Duration:00:51:42

#397 Questioning The CANA Convention

8/21/2022
Brian reviews his first time at a CANA convention. Check it out. Connect with the show at: https://www.undertakingthepodcast.com/ Facebook Twitter Instagram Today's sponsors: FamilyEstateManager.com Indiana Donor Network

Duration:00:24:44

#396 It's A Podcast First

8/16/2022
Believe it or not, Ryan has never been to Brian's house. Today, we sit in Brian's garage and has out life and work. Check it out. Be sure to follow the show on social media: Facebook Twitter Instagram Today's sponsors: FamilyEstateManager.com Indiana Donor Network

Duration:01:11:08

#395 South Carolina Funeral Director Ray Visotski

8/12/2022
Licensed since 1983, Ray Visotski, has worn almost every hat in funeral service. Listen to his story here. Follow Undertaking: The Podcast on social media: Facebook Twitter Instagram Today's sponsors: The Love Always Project FamilyEstateManager.com Indiana Donor Network

Duration:00:54:09

#394 Cremation Then & Now: Temporary Urns

8/9/2022
Barbara Kemmis and Jason Engler return with their series, Cremation Then and Now to discuss the black plastic box or temporary urns. Register for CANA's 104th Convention here: https://www.cremationassociation.org/ Connect with the show on social media at: Facebook Twitter Instagram Today's sponsors: FamilyEstateManager.com Pierce Chemical https://indianadonornetwork.org/

Duration:00:26:54

#393 Rest In Peace Mr. President: The Death and Funeral of Franklin Pierce

8/5/2022
Todd Van Beck presents: Rest In Peace Mr. President: The Death and Funeral of President Franklin Pierce. Connect with the show at: https://www.undertakingthepodcast.com/ Today's sponsors: FamilyEstateManager.com The Wilbert Group Indiana Donor Network

Duration:00:36:47

#392 Last Rites: The Evolution of the American Funeral with Todd Harra

8/2/2022
Author of Last Rites: The Evolution of the American Funeral, Todd Harra joins the joins the show. Pick up his new book here: Last Rites: The Evolution of the American Funeral Connect with the show: https://www.undertakingthepodcast.com/ Today's sponsors: FamilyEstateManager.com Indiana Donor Network

Duration:00:40:58

#391 Kicking Off FNA 6th International Embalming and Reconstructive Surgery Conference

7/29/2022
Ryan and Brian are on location in Springfield, Missouri at the Fountain National Academy's International Embalming and Reconstructive Surgery Conference for professional embalmers. Connect with the show at: https://www.undertakingthepodcast.com/\ Today's sponsors: FamilyEstateManager.com Pierce Chemical Indiana Donor Network

Duration:00:23:12