Joshua Meyer of Concordia Honored as Kansas Funeral Director of the Year

By Payton Tholstrup

Joshua Meyer was named Kansas Funeral Director of the Year for 2024 at the KFDA Convention from April 28th through May 1st at the Hotel Topeka City Center in Topeka, Kansas. He was also recognized for his service as President of KFDA over the last year.

Funeral directors and embalmers from Kansas had the opportunity to attend and participate in many educational opportunities presented by experts in the field. They also were able to view the latest in funeral service supplies, equipment, and services displayed by funeral service suppliers.

Meyer attended Kansas State University and received a Mortuary Science degree from Kansas City Kansas Community College. He is the President of Tibbets Brothers Inc., as well as the Manager of Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home of Concordia and Chaput Mortuary in Clyde. He assists Melby Mortuary in Mankato and Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home in Belleville. He is a licensed funeral director and embalmer in both Kansas and Nebraska.

Meyer is very active in the community. He is a member of the Concordia Rodeo Club, Concordia Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Cloud County Ducks Unlimited, and Chairman of the Concordia Men’s Golf Association. He also serves on the Cloud County Community Auction Committee. He was formerly President of the Frank Carlson Library Board and is a member of Concordia Lutheran Church. Meyer and his wife, Jamie, live in Concordia with their daughter Madelyn.

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