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.
At the age of 16, Irvin embarked on his journey in the funeral industry alongside his family. With unwavering dedication, he upholds a traditional approach, serving each family with utmost respect and kindness. Recognizing that grief varies in its timing and circumstances for each family, he constantly seeks innovative ways to cater to their needs. Fluent in three languages, Irvin deeply values cultural understanding.
Irvin is happily married to his wife, Julie, and together they cherish their two adorable sons, Oliver and Henry. Family bonds and a profound connection with God hold the utmost significance in Irvin's life. Residing in Folsom, they actively participate in their local church community. Apart from his role in the funeral business, Irvin finds joy in music, singing, and all things related to technology. During his leisure time, he delights in exploring the wonders of the Golden State, creating memorable adventures with his beloved family
Yuliy is a native of Sacramento and has been a lifelong resident of the greater Sacramento area. From a young age, he was exposed to the family business, and this early exposure cultivated a strong aspiration to become part of it. With a background in the customer service industry spanning numerous years, Yuliy enjoys applying his well-honed skills to provide exceptional care and dedication to the families he currently serves.
Outside of his professional commitments, Yuliy finds solace in the great outdoors, often accompanied by his faithful canine companion, Vince. Additionally, he indulges in the pleasure of long drives while listening to country music, and cherishes moments of sharing good food and company with friends and loved ones.
Hannah's journey began in Sacramento, where her faith was firmly rooted, and she spent the majority of her life within the greater Sacramento/Placer County region. Before embracing her current role, she embarked on a career as a medical assistant, specializing in pediatrics—a path she could never have foreseen leading her to her present profession.
Hannah's unwavering faith in God played a significant role in guiding her life's trajectory. Her heart was drawn to assisting those in their moments of vulnerability, a calling she felt deeply connected to through her faith. Through her dedication, she has discovered immense satisfaction in supporting individuals through their most challenging life journeys.
Hannah enjoys taking her dog "Terri" to the park and going on adventurous hikes and outdoor activities. She loves to bake and cherishes quality moments with her family and friends.
Serge (Sergey) Shishkin was born and raised in the Sacramento area. Drawing from his extensive background in customer service and his recent affiliation with his church, Serge is driven by a profound sense of duty to provide families and friends with the utmost care and respect. He thrives on being able to help families that are in their time of need.
Belonging to the vibrant Slavic Community in Sacramento, Serge takes great pride in serving families who communicate in both Russian and Ukrainian languages.
Outside of his professional commitments, Serge is an ardent outdoor enthusiast. He embraces activities such as hiking, bike riding, and paddle boarding, all while maintaining a strong focus on his personal health.
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.
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.
Matt joined Miller Funeral Home in May of 2019. His compassionate heart for serving others founded on his Christian morals allows him to treat each family as if they were his own. Matt takes joy in being able to work with each family by discovering and learning about their loved one and their wishes in order to ensure a meaningful tribute. He enjoys uncovering unique traits about each families loved ones and arranging funerals in such ways that those traits are displayed. Matt views this opportunity to be a light to all who walks through our doors.
”Having the opportunity to love and serve families through such difficult times is truly an honor”
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 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 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.
Phone: (916) 715-3615
Phone: (916) 985-2295
Phone: (916) 985-2295