Our staff's commitment to you

Our staff is committed to providing support, compassion, information, and direction as needed to all members of our community, their families, and friends who are dealing with loss and grief.

Staff members of Miller Funeral Home are caring and experienced professionals who understand that each family is unique and has personal requests and traditions. These requests and traditions are of the utmost importance to our staff.

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Josh Schaubroeck Manager josh@caringservicegroup.com

Josh was raised in East Africa where his parents did missionary work. After graduating high school there, Josh attended Duke University where he graduated with a degree in economics. After marrying the love of his life, Ashley, they began teaching at a private boarding school in Oregon. He went on to work for a nonprofit aimed at bettering the foster care system before joining the family business. Josh is passionate about caring for people during difficult times in their life. When he’s not working, Josh likes playing sports, walking his very large dog, and eating korean BBQ.  

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David Banar Funeral Director david@millerfuneralhomefolsom.net

David has nearly 10 years of expericence in the customer service industry. He started out helping his father in the shoe repair business. From there he went on to work in the education field teaching at-risk teens and special needs students. Through these industries, he has developed a hard work ethic and caring service which has transferred over to the funeral business. David has been dedicated to serving each family with genuine care and does everything in his power to meet their needs. On his down time, he enjoys playing sports and studying ancient history. David is also devoted in serving at his church. Two things he cannot live without are sweets & quality coffee.

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Alex Bershadsky Funeral Arranger alex@millerfuneralhomefolsom.net

Alex grew up in New York. He has spent many years working in various service industries. At Miller Funeral home, Alex has thrived as a family arranger. His goal is to help families and to make them feel more comfortable while making funeral arrangements. He is easy going and a good listener. During his free time he likes to go hiking, play soccer and travel.

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Catherine Swenson Book Keeper

Cat came to Miller Funeral Home and the CSG family in December of 2021 as an executive assistant and
bookkeeper. She spent the first 20 plus years of her working career in the medical field before
changing her career path. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family, especially her grandson.
Several weekends a year you can find her camping and scoring dirt bike races throughout Northern
California. Cat loves to spend time around the water with her family and friends.

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Hannah Mickel Office Administrator

Hannah grew up in Salinas and Lincoln then moved to Foresthill and now resides in Auburn. Previously she was a medical assistant with a focus in pediatrics. She never thought that path would lead her here but now she couldn’t be happier with the decision to serve people in this new way. In her free time, she enjoys taking her dog out to the dog park and hikes, baking, and spending time with family and friends.

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Serge Shishkin Funeral Arranger serge@millerfuneralhomefolsom.net

Serge (Sergey) Shishkin was born in California and has lived in the Sacramento area for all of his life. Serge feels that he has an obligation to serve families and friends with upmost care and respect due to his experience working in customer service along with recently becoming a member of his church. Serge’s family is part of the large Slavic Community in Sacramento and he proudly serves families who speak both Russian and Ukrainian. Serge is an outdoor fanatic and loves to go on hiking, bike riding, paddle boarding, and keeping himself healthy with occasional trips to the gym.

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Wendy Schneider Family Service Counselor

Wendy Schneider is an experienced preneed and aftercare counselor who enjoys working with families to memorialize the lives of their loved ones. She graduated from Sac State with a B.A. in Child Development. After many years as a professional parenting speaker and writer while also raising six children, Wendy sought a career change. While working as a newspaper reporter, she wrote about a funeral director friend and his experiences as a mortician. Her fascination with his work coupled with her lifelong love of cemeteries prompted her to pursue a career in funeral service. In May 2018, Wendy married her high school sweetheart in Paris and the two currently reside in Placerville, CA.

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Igor Zotov Pre-need Counselor igor@millerfuneralhomefolsom.net

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Larry Auer Funeral Assistant/Officiant

As a native Californian born in Long Beach, Larry started and operated a successful textile and hard floor service business for 48 years in the South Orange County area. He has been happily married for 56 years to his high school sweetheart, Eileen.They have 4 children, 12 grandchildren, and 1 great grandchild. Retiring in 2012, he found his new calling at Miller Funeral Home. He finds it to be an honor and a privilege officiating services and ministering to the hurting families that come entrust us with their loved ones.

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Greg Chapman Funeral Assistant/Officiant

Greg is a U.S. Coast Guard veteran who is now retired from AT&T.  He and his wife, Dotti, have two sons and six grandchildren. Greg has a Bachelors degree in Counseling Administration from Sac State and has been active as a ministry leader at 180 Church for over 15 years. He proudly follows his father Don Chapman who worked for Miller Funeral Home  for 20 years. He is devoted to assisting families by officiating personalized Memorial Services or Celebrations of Life for their loved ones.

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Bill Douglas Funeral Assistant

Bill Douglas moved from Southern California to Sacramento to attend McGeorge Law School in 1983. After thirty-one years as a lawyer, he retired as a Deputy Attorney General for the State of California. Bill and Diane have married for over thirty-three years and they have a daughter, Jackie, who is an enviromental biologist. He loves fast cars, music, and play bass in his church's worship band. Bill has a kind heart and a gentle spirit, so feel free to approach him with your questions or requests.

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Kati Maietto Apprentice Embalmer

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Vlad Nosach Funeral Assistant

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Denys Senchylo Funeral Assistant

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Vladimir Semenyuk Facility and Grounds Manager

Phone: (916) 985-2295

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Lorin Claney Chief Financial Officer cosinc@caringservicegroup.com

Phone: (916) 985-2295

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Andrey Semenyuk Chief Executive Officer cosinc@caringservicegroup.com

Phone: (916) 985-2295

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Igor Semenyuk Chief Operations Officer

Phone: (916) 985-2295

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Victor Semenyuk Regional/General Manager victor@caringservicegroup.com

Josh Schaubroeck

Manager
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Josh was raised in East Africa where his parents did missionary work. After graduating high school there, Josh attended Duke University where he graduated with a degree in economics. After marrying the love of his life, Ashley, they began teaching at a private boarding school in Oregon. He went on to work for a nonprofit aimed at bettering the foster care system before joining the family business. Josh is passionate about caring for people during difficult times in their life. When he’s not working, Josh likes playing sports, walking his very large dog, and eating korean BBQ.  

David Banar

Funeral Director
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David has nearly 10 years of expericence in the customer service industry. He started out helping his father in the shoe repair business. From there he went on to work in the education field teaching at-risk teens and special needs students. Through these industries, he has developed a hard work ethic and caring service which has transferred over to the funeral business. David has been dedicated to serving each family with genuine care and does everything in his power to meet their needs. On his down time, he enjoys playing sports and studying ancient history. David is also devoted in serving at his church. Two things he cannot live without are sweets & quality coffee.

Alex Bershadsky

Funeral Arranger
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Alex grew up in New York. He has spent many years working in various service industries. At Miller Funeral home, Alex has thrived as a family arranger. His goal is to help families and to make them feel more comfortable while making funeral arrangements. He is easy going and a good listener. During his free time he likes to go hiking, play soccer and travel.

Catherine Swenson

Book Keeper
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Cat came to Miller Funeral Home and the CSG family in December of 2021 as an executive assistant and
bookkeeper. She spent the first 20 plus years of her working career in the medical field before
changing her career path. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family, especially her grandson.
Several weekends a year you can find her camping and scoring dirt bike races throughout Northern
California. Cat loves to spend time around the water with her family and friends.

Hannah Mickel

Office Administrator
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Hannah grew up in Salinas and Lincoln then moved to Foresthill and now resides in Auburn. Previously she was a medical assistant with a focus in pediatrics. She never thought that path would lead her here but now she couldn’t be happier with the decision to serve people in this new way. In her free time, she enjoys taking her dog out to the dog park and hikes, baking, and spending time with family and friends.

Serge Shishkin

Funeral Arranger
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Serge (Sergey) Shishkin was born in California and has lived in the Sacramento area for all of his life. Serge feels that he has an obligation to serve families and friends with upmost care and respect due to his experience working in customer service along with recently becoming a member of his church. Serge’s family is part of the large Slavic Community in Sacramento and he proudly serves families who speak both Russian and Ukrainian. Serge is an outdoor fanatic and loves to go on hiking, bike riding, paddle boarding, and keeping himself healthy with occasional trips to the gym.

Wendy Schneider

Family Service Counselor
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Wendy Schneider is an experienced preneed and aftercare counselor who enjoys working with families to memorialize the lives of their loved ones. She graduated from Sac State with a B.A. in Child Development. After many years as a professional parenting speaker and writer while also raising six children, Wendy sought a career change. While working as a newspaper reporter, she wrote about a funeral director friend and his experiences as a mortician. Her fascination with his work coupled with her lifelong love of cemeteries prompted her to pursue a career in funeral service. In May 2018, Wendy married her high school sweetheart in Paris and the two currently reside in Placerville, CA.

Igor Zotov

Pre-need Counselor
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Larry Auer

Funeral Assistant/Officiant
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As a native Californian born in Long Beach, Larry started and operated a successful textile and hard floor service business for 48 years in the South Orange County area. He has been happily married for 56 years to his high school sweetheart, Eileen.They have 4 children, 12 grandchildren, and 1 great grandchild. Retiring in 2012, he found his new calling at Miller Funeral Home. He finds it to be an honor and a privilege officiating services and ministering to the hurting families that come entrust us with their loved ones.

Greg Chapman

Funeral Assistant/Officiant
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Greg is a U.S. Coast Guard veteran who is now retired from AT&T.  He and his wife, Dotti, have two sons and six grandchildren. Greg has a Bachelors degree in Counseling Administration from Sac State and has been active as a ministry leader at 180 Church for over 15 years. He proudly follows his father Don Chapman who worked for Miller Funeral Home  for 20 years. He is devoted to assisting families by officiating personalized Memorial Services or Celebrations of Life for their loved ones.

Bill Douglas

Funeral Assistant
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Bill Douglas moved from Southern California to Sacramento to attend McGeorge Law School in 1983. After thirty-one years as a lawyer, he retired as a Deputy Attorney General for the State of California. Bill and Diane have married for over thirty-three years and they have a daughter, Jackie, who is an enviromental biologist. He loves fast cars, music, and play bass in his church's worship band. Bill has a kind heart and a gentle spirit, so feel free to approach him with your questions or requests.

Kati Maietto

Apprentice Embalmer
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Vlad Nosach

Funeral Assistant
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Denys Senchylo

Funeral Assistant
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Vladimir Semenyuk

Facility and Grounds Manager
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Phone: (916) 985-2295

Lorin Claney

Chief Financial Officer
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Phone: (916) 985-2295

Andrey Semenyuk

Chief Executive Officer
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Phone: (916) 985-2295

Igor Semenyuk

Chief Operations Officer
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Phone: (916) 985-2295

Victor Semenyuk

Regional/General Manager
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