Shannon Warenski joined the Russon Brothers Mortuary in 2015. He is a licensed funeral director and embalmer in the State of Utah.
Shannon was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah, graduating from Granger High School. He later fulfilled a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the Texas San Antonio Mission. After returning from Texas, Shannon began his career in the funeral industry in 1997. During his apprenticeship, he attended Arapahoe Community College, graduating in 2002 with a 4.0 GPA and honors. He is recognized as being one of the first students in Utah to complete his funeral education online. After graduating, Shannon was instrumental in the development of the Mortuary Science Program at Salt Lake Community College. He served as an adjunct instructor from 2006-2012, program/curriculum developer, and the first PAC Committee Chairperson for the new program. In 2014 Shannon graduated Magna Cum Laude from Utah State University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. He has also joined the University of Utah OSHER program, where he continues to instruct and work closely with academics. With his strong background in family service and 20 plus years of serving families in Salt Lake and Davis County, Shannon has developed priceless relationships with the community and enjoys serving his friends and neighbors. Shannon is a member of the National Funeral Directors Association, Utah Funeral Directors Association and the Cremation Association of North America.
Shannon married the love of his life, Lonna Lindberg, a beautiful girl from Kemmerer, Wyoming in 1999. They have been fortunate to enjoy many different adventures throughout the years. They have also been blessed with three wonderful children.
"For me, funeral service is a calling, and it provides me an outlet to give exceptional service at a time when it is greatly appreciated. I am honored and humbled to professionally guide families through these difficult transitions in their lives."