Funeral Directors Life Joins Selected Independent Funeral Homes’ Preferred Partner Program

ABILENE, TX - January 25, 2018 - Funeral Directors Life is proud to announce that the company has recently been chosen to join Selected Independent Funeral Homes’ Preferred Partner Program at the Preneed Level.

“We are honored to be named as a Preferred Partner for Selected Independent Funeral Homes,” said Kris Seale, President and CEO of Funeral Directors Life. “Both Funeral Directors Life and Selected are focused on helping independent funeral homes succeed in a rapidly changing marketplace.”

Funeral Directors Life is a preneed life insurance company founded by funeral directors to serve funeral directors and remains true to its roots in the funeral profession. The company strives daily to help funeral homes increase profitability, streamline processes, and save valuable time.

“The Preferred Partner Program is really about helping connect our members to services and information that add value to their business,” said Rob Paterkiewicz, Selected’s Executive Director and CEO. “As the value of preneed continues to grow, we are pleased to welcome Funeral Directors Life as another resource for our members.”

Funeral Directors Life is the endorsed preneed insurance provider for a number of state associations in the nation and is rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best, the world’s leading insurance ratings provider, signifying a strong financial position and outlook.

“We are continually looking for new ways to help funeral homes connect and communicate with the next generation of funeral planner through innovative marketing programs,” said Seale. “As knowledgeable, trusted business advisors, our goal is to help funeral homes become the leading provider of service in their area.”

About Funeral Directors Life

Funeral Directors Life is a life insurance company which specializes in the sale of prepaid funeral insurance policies and annuities. Our mission is “To be known as the best, most-respected provider of service to the funeral industry.” For more information about Funeral Directors Life, visit us online at

About Selected Independent Funeral Homes

Selected Independent Funeral Homes delivers innovative and pertinent resources, solutions and ongoing support necessary for enduring excellence to its international network of independently owned death-care providers who aspire to be the very best in their profession. Members of Selected operate according to specific standards and best practices in order to provide the public with reliable, high-quality funeral services and funeral-related information.

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