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The Daniel Family

Jerome and Dawna Daniel, Owners


Jerome and Dawna are passionate about maintaining a standard of excellence in Funeral Service for our High Desert Communities, including Christmas Valley, Fort Rock, La Pine, Gilchrist, Bend, Sisters and Redmond.

Jerome is a 4th generation Funeral Director and Embalmer, whose great grand father started one of the first "Funeral Parlors" in Minnesota. Dawna has been working as a Funeral Director since 1993.

Jerome attended the University of Minnesota and graduated from San Francisco College of Mortuary Science. Dawna earned her BS in Family and Consumer Studies from the University of Utah.

Jerome and Dawna are very active in their community. They are members of the Oregon Funeral Directors Association, Bend Elks, Quota International of Central Oregon, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, and Chambers of Commerce in Bend, Redmond, Sisters, Sunriver and La Pine.

They contribute to many local charities and organizations, including Central Oregon Police Chaplaincy, MountainStar Relief Nursery, Healthy Beginnings, Partners in Care, and Hospice of Redmond, to name a few.

The Daniels have been blessed with 3 children and believe that family, immediate and extended, is the most treasured thing in life. They feel privileged to live and work in Bend where they enjoy all the outdoor activities that Bend has to offer, especially snow and water sports.