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The Daniel Family


Jerome and Dawna Daniel, Principals


Jerome and Dawna Daniel 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 Oregon Funeral Directors Association, Bend Elks, Quota International of Central Oregon, Chambers of Commerce in Bend, Redmond, Sisters, Sunriver, La Pine and St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.

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

The Daniel's have been blessed with 3 children and believe that family, immediate and extended, are the most treasured things 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.