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Deiters Funeral Home & Crematory Receives National Recognition for Innovative Programming, Outstanding Community Outreach

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September 10, 2017
Deiters Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington has been honored by the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) with the 2017 Pursuit of Excellence Award. Only 165 firms from around the world received this prestigious recognition, placing the Deiters team among an elite group of funeral service providers. Pursuit of Excellence Award recipients raise the bar on funeral service excellence by adhering to the highest ethical and professional standards and providing unsurpassed service to families and communities.
To earn an NFDA Pursuit of Excellence Award, a participating funeral home must meet or exceed business standards set forth by the program and demonstrate proficiency in key areas of funeral service, such as compliance with state and federal regulations; providing ongoing education and professional development opportunities for staff; offering outstanding programs and resources to bereaved families; maintaining an active level of involvement within the community; participating and actively serving in the funeral service profession; and promoting funeral home services through a variety of marketing, advertising and public relations programs. Participants are also required to adhere to a Pledge of Ethical
Owner and funeral director Stephanie Deiters, said this of receiving the award, “We are so honored to once again receive the NFDA’s Pursuit of Excellence Award for 2017.  The teamwork of the entire staff is the reason for our success with this program.  We are also looking forward to several exciting projects in the near future which we feel will continue to enhance the offerings we have available to the families that we serve.”

Deiters Funeral Home & Crematory’s voluntary participation in the Pursuit of Excellence Award program reflects a commitment to exceed a family’s expectations and assures them of the high-quality, compassionate service they will receive the moment they walk through the funeral home’s front door.
More information about the NFDA Pursuit of Excellence Award program can be found on the association’s website,
Madison Fox, Funeral Director
(309) 745-5999

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