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Our Staff


Our staff is comprised of dedicated and licensed professionals with the experience to answer all your questions regarding our services. Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.

John F. Maier

John F. Maier

Owner



Martha E. Maier

Martha E. Maier

Owner



Jordan Duncan

Jordan Duncan

As lead funeral director and operations manager, Jordan manages all daily operations of the funeral home including financial planning, scheduling, marketing initiatives, and vendor relations. He also provides family counseling services throughout the entire funeral arrangement process.

With over 10 years of experience, Jordan pairs his leadership and management experience with a deep understanding of the funeral industry to provide professional services with an individualized touch.

Jordan received his Bachelor’s degree from Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science.

As a strong believer in community, Jordan supports local events and has become an integral member of the community. He leads worship services at Christian Fellowship Church and performs at different area churches. For the past two years, he has sung the National Anthem for the Right to Life Banquet and at the Hadi Shriners fest. Jordan performed annually in the Faith Music Radio, 93.1 FM FAITH MUSIC CHRISTMAS.

Jordan values family and enjoys spending time with his wife, Samantha, and three daughters, Lillian, Cecilia, and Scarlett.

Jordan is a member of the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA).


Eric Ellsperman

Eric Ellsperman

Funeral Director



Ellen Gonzalez

Ellen Gonzalez

Funeral Director



Craig Racster

Craig Racster

Funeral Director



Les Schmitt

Les Schmitt

Funeral Director



Bethany Shipp

Bethany Shipp

Office Manager

As office manager, Bethany manages the daily organization and operation of the front office and serves in a supportive role to the funeral directors and the families they serve.

Bethany is from Indianapolis, IN. She earned her Associate’s Degree in Office Administration from Washington State Community College and her Bachelor’s Degree in Management from Ohio Valley University. With over 20 years of office experience in various office settings, she thoroughly enjoys working for Boone Funeral Home and loves how every day is rewarding and fulfilling in this unique ministry.

Bethany married her college sweetheart, Dan, and they have one son, Eric. She loves spending time with her family, listening to music, singing, cooking, watching movies, and watching her son wrestle and play football.


Robyn Woerz

Robyn Woerz

Secretary

As part of the Administrative Team, Robyn serves in a supportive role to the funeral Directors and families we serve.  

Robyn was born and raised in the Evansville/Newburgh area. She is a 1995 graduate of Castle High School, a Knight Sensation Show Choir Alumni and Licensed Cosmetologist. Robyn studied Early Childhood Education at the University of Southern Indiana before she began her teaching career. She taught Preschool for several years and enjoyed her time in the classroom, but motherhood is her most favorite.

Robyn is the mother of two sons, Elijah and Isaiah, the wife of Matthew, stepmother of two children, Owen and Mallory, and dog mom of Gunnar and Chewy.  Together they enjoy fun family outings, family game nights and movie marathons. She loves cooking and baking for her family and friends. Robyn and her boys have been faithful members of Landmark Baptist Church Evansville since 2011 where they enjoy serving the Lord and singing in the choir.

After losing her father suddenly in 2015, Robyn hopes to provide every family with dignity, compassion and understanding.


Emily McCarter

Emily McCarter

Secretary



Latonia Lyczak

Latonia Lyczak

Secretary



Connor Phillips

Connor Phillips

Funeral Director-In-Training

Connor was born in Newburgh, IN, and graduated with Honors from Castle High School in May of 2020.

Connor joined our team during his Junior year of high school in 2018. He is virtually attending Vincennes University in the Mortuary Science Program and is on track to graduate in May of 2022.

Connor is a big fan of Quentin Tarantino movies and the rapper, Travis Scott. When he is not working at the funeral home, Connor enjoys biking and rock climbing.


Roger Seaton

Roger Seaton

Staff

Roger was born in Evansville, IN, and has lived in Cynthiana, IN, since 1975. He graduated from North High School in 1969 and attended University of Southern Indiana. Roger served in the Indiana National Guard from 1970-1976.

Roger Seaton joined the maintenance team at Boone in 2002 after retiring from United Parcel Service.

Roger is married to Debra. They have four sons, Jeff (Michelle), Chad (Angie), Ryan (Krista), and Chris (Ashley) and nine grandchildren whom they adore. His interests are Auto Racing and Southern Gospel Music, and his favorite pastime is building model cars.




Caleb McCarter

Caleb McCarter

Staff



Kris Holzmeyer

Kris Holzmeyer

Chaplain

Kris Holzmeyer grew up in Southwest Indiana and has served churches in Indiana and Tennessee for twenty years.  Kris also serves as a law enforcement chaplain.


Mr. Holzmeyer is the executive director and lead chaplain of Thin Blue 1st, a local ministry to law enforcement officials in Southwest Indiana.

Kris graduated from Harrison High School in Evansville and went on to earn his bachelors degree from the University of Southern Indiana and his masters degree from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.

Kris serves as the chaplain for Boone Funeral Home and works with families in preparing memorial services for their loved ones.

Denny Stevenson

Denny Stevenson

Staff

Serves part-time in Family Assistance at Boone as well as full-time Care/Shepherding Pastor on staff at Crossroads Christian Church, Newburgh.

It is honor to be a pastor.  I have served churches in OK, TN and IN.  Ministry to the needs of others, over the past 42+ years, is what I was called to.

Crossroads offers a GriefShare series for those who lost a loved one.

I am married to my amazing wife, Jane.  Our son, Jeremy, and family serve in a church in Jacksonville, FL.


Barbara Tolley

Barbara Tolley

Staff



Linda Schifano

Linda Schifano

Staff



Dan Shipp

Dan Shipp

Staff



Richard Burek

Richard Burek

Staff

Richard has been working at Boone since 2012. His job as a Funeral Professional is to line cars up for the procession to the cemetery and to drive the limo for the family. When not working funerals, he does maintenance around the funeral home.

Richard is a woodworker and has done several projects around the funeral home. He enjoys his work and thinks of his coworkers as one big family. He prays on a daily basis for all the families he serves at Boone.

Richard married to his wonderful wife, Nancy, in 1965. They have three children and six grandchildren.


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