Why choose us?

Helping you achieve succession planning is our number one goal. At Remembrance Group, we want to create a partnership to help you keep up with the ever changing industry by utilizing our 150 years of knowledge and experience. It is our honor and duty to preserve and continue the hard earned legacy in your community.

Proven Experience

We have over 150 years of experience within our team. Every member of our team focuses on understanding the importance of growth as our industry continues to change.

Proven Improvement

Our partnership helps independent owners transition their business by implementation of modern systems and business practices to improve performance.

Proven Partnerships

Currently, Remembrance Group is in 6 states with 18 locations. Partner with us and see improvement in your locations!

Our Dedicated Leadership Team

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Dennis L. Smith

Dennis has demonstrated success in all areas of the death care industry relating to scaling businesses, leading multi-location operations, and integrating new funeral home businesses aquisitions. With over 44 years of service and grassroots type leadership skills, he has excelled in this industry.

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Travis Brooks

Travis has over twenty-five years of progressive experience with companies of various sizes and industries, primarily leading their finance and accounting teams through periods of growth and transition through acquisitions, divestitures, and/or changing business climates.

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Derrick P. Husmann
VP of Operations

Derrick has been a leading member of Remembrance Group since March of 2016, Bringing 24 years of noteworthy experience with him. He works closely with Remembrance Group funeral homes providing operational leadership, increasing profitability, and compliance support.

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Lisa Thomas

Lisa is a versatile accounting professional offering broad experience and strategic business skills to provide an effecient and organized environment at Remembrance Group. She serves as controller for our many locations for aquisition support that includes on-boarding, site visits, and much more!

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Lana Porter
Senior Accountant

Lana is well rounded in all aspects of GAAP accounting processes and procedures, along with strengths in month end closing and financial statement preparation. Lana brings 25 years of accounting experience, 10 of those years have been in the Funeral Home industry.

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At Remembrance Group, our goal is to work with the best Funeral Homes in the nation. We're always looking for new businesses to welcome into our family.

Contact Dennis or a Member of his Leadership Team

We are actively seeking to expand our horizons and share our vision with others. Reach out to us about creating a partnership or to learn more about how we could benefit you! Respect is difficult to earn and even harder to keep. We promise to keep all inquiries confidential.