Shawn Douglas and Jodee Lynn Minter began employment with Minter Funeral Chapels in 1994. After graduating from Rock Port High School, Rock Port, Missouri, in 1982, Shawn continued on to graduate from Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, Missouri, with a BS degree in Biology, and from Kansas City Kansas Community College with a Mortuary Science degree. He has been a licensed funeral director since 1984 and a licensed embalmer since 1995. In 2008, Shawn was elected Atchison County Coroner after serving as a Deputy Coroner for 12 years. Jodee graduated from Craig High School in Craig, Missouri, and continued on to receive a degree in Agricultural Economics from Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Missouri. Jodee became a licensed funeral director in 2000. In 1993, Shawn and Jodee moved home to help his parents, Mike and Fran Minter, work their farming operation with the funeral home business. Following Mike and Fran's retirement in 2008, Shawn and Jodee purchased the funeral homes: Minter Funeral Chapel in Rock Port and Davis Funeral Home in Tarkio. Shawn and Jodee have four sons: Mitchell, Corbin, Braden, and Gabriel.