Western States Funeral Supply Partners with Aurora Casket to Serve Funeral Home Clients

Top Quote Western States Funeral Supply has joined forces to distribute Aurora caskets and technology solutions to funeral homes throughout Colorado. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) September 09, 2010 - "Our strategy has always been focused on creating opportunity for our funeral home clients," said Jim Wiens, president of Western States Funeral Supply. "Aurora carries that same attitude and commitment. We've been family owned since 1954 and are delighted to partner with another family-owned supplier and offer Aurora caskets to our customers."

    "Jim Wiens has a terrific reputation throughout funeral service," added Bill Backman, III, president of Aurora Casket Company. "The entire Aurora team is excited to have a new partner to bring our products and solutions to funeral professionals in the Colorado market."

    Western States Funeral Supply, based in Newton, Kansas, is a division of Doric Concrete Vaults, Inc. The company operates seven locations with more than 60 employees. In addition to Aurora caskets, Western States Funeral Supply also carries burial vaults, monuments and other memorialization products.

    About Aurora
    Aurora Casket is the largest family-owned funeral supplier in America. Founded in 1890, the company operates five manufacturing facilities in the U.S. and Canada, and provides a full range of burial, cremation, and technology products to funeral home clients across America. Aurora is a fifth-generation family business, owned and operated by the Barrott and Backman families. For more information, visit www.auroracasket.com.

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