Eugene Koger
B: 1929-04-29
D: 2017-12-08
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Koger, Eugene
Thanh Nguyen
B: 1923-02-20
D: 2017-12-07
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Nguyen, Thanh
Balbir Singh
B: 1933-09-09
D: 2017-12-07
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Singh, Balbir
Dan Ngo
B: 1942-09-10
D: 2017-12-03
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Ngo, Dan
Chi Nguyen
B: 1943-03-20
D: 2017-12-02
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Nguyen, Chi
Irma Valenzuela
B: 1936-11-21
D: 2017-11-29
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Valenzuela, Irma
Robert Coe
B: 1950-02-22
D: 2017-11-29
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Coe, Robert
Yi Liao
B: 1940-11-23
D: 2017-11-25
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Liao, Yi
Justina Perez
B: 1933-09-24
D: 2017-11-23
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Perez, Justina
Gomti Singh
B: 1920-01-15
D: 2017-11-17
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Singh, Gomti
Bau Chi
B: 1930-06-14
D: 2017-11-17
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Chi, Bau
Leuam Vilavanh
B: 1953-01-02
D: 2017-11-13
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Vilavanh, Leuam
Cuong Quach
B: 1945-07-28
D: 2017-11-09
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Quach, Cuong
Morn Dorn
B: 1920-09-01
D: 2017-11-06
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Dorn, Morn
Sarah McAllister
B: 1922-05-17
D: 2017-11-04
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McAllister, Sarah
Thong Chanthaboualy
B: 1959-01-07
D: 2017-11-03
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Chanthaboualy, Thong
Shivinder Singh
B: 1970-01-16
D: 2017-10-31
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Singh, Shivinder
Premjit Garcha
B: 1959-01-13
D: 2017-10-30
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Garcha, Premjit
Uinita Pikula
B: 1936-05-10
D: 2017-10-30
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Pikula, Uinita
Si Cheng
B: 1924-01-01
D: 2017-10-29
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Cheng, Si
Eileen Dayton
B: 1935-04-16
D: 2017-10-29
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Dayton, Eileen


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Our Staff

We are nothing without our dedicated staff. If you take a few minutes to get to know us online, when you walk through our doors and see familiar faces, it will make your experience with us that much better.

Patricia Kerley, Mortuary Manager

Patti became the funeral home manager in March 2014, and feels honored to be able to help families through hard times. She has lived in Fair Oaks since 2005, and is involved with Lutheran Church of the Ascension in Citrus Heights and serves as a California Public Notary. Born in West Palm Beach, FL, she graduated from Lake Worth Christian High School and Wingate University. She is married to David and has two grown children and three grandchildren. In her free time, she enjoys reading, rubber stamping, and making jewelry and crafts.

John D. Johnson, Jr., Funeral Arranger & Apprentice Embalmer

John joined our staff in January 2017, and loves that his role allows him to focus on both science and compassion. A native Californian, he grew up in Oceano and studied at Cuesta College and American River College. He has lived in Sacramento with his wife and their cats since 2014, and was previously active with the Every 15 Minutes program at area high schools. In his free time, John enjoys reading and traveling.

Darleen Diaz, Funeral Arranger & Apprentice Embalmer

Darleen started at SML in January 2017 with seven years of experience and a background in both caregiving and counseling. She is passionate about creating peaceful experiences for our families. The new Sacramento resident was born and raised in San Jose. She and her Army veteran husband have a son who loves trains and a dog who thinks he's a human. She is a proud supporter of a veteran's group in Roseville and occasionally volunteers at her son's school. In addition to spending quality time with her family, her hobbies include target practice, working out and cooking.

James Morris, Family Service Consultant

Jim has been on our staff since July 2015, and enjoys that his work allows him to help people protect their loved ones from emotional and financial stress. A former funeral director, he began working in the industry in the 1990s. He is a Sacramento native, and lives with his wife and son in East Sacramento.

Wilma Cornelius, Funeral Administrator

Wilma joined our staff in August 2017, and enjoys that her role in the funeral home allows her to help families while learning about different cultures and traditions. Born in Washington, D.C., her family moved around during her childhood, but eventually put down roots near Novato while her father was stationed at Hamilton Air Force Base. She is a graduate of Redwood High School in Larkspur, and continued her education at Brandman University. Wilma has lived in Sacramento’s Pocket-Greenhaven area since 1994 and is active in the community through Faith Presbyterian Church and support efforts for local charities. In her free time, she enjoys event planning, knitting, wine tasting, reading and jazz.

Hali Bergeron, Receptionist / Asst. Administrator

A California native, Hali was born in Thousand Oaks, and raised in Simi Valley. She graduated from Royal High School and earned a bachelor's degree from Simpson University. Before joining our staff in April 2017, she interned with the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. The new Sacramento resident has a loving boyfriend and an adorable pet rat. She enjoys spending time with loved ones, watching movies, reading, hiking, boating and swimming.

Journey Jones, Receptionist

Journey began working at SML in January 2017, and enjoys being a benefit to her community and helping people find peace. She was born in Sandy, UT, but has called the Sacramento area home since 2000. A graduate of San Juan High School, she attended Sierra College and is interested in the study of theology and nature, as well as art history. She currently lives in Fair Oaks and is a proud "pet parent" to two dumbo rats, Emma the Explorer and Clara the Daring.

Cameron Thomas, Funeral Attendant

Cameron's photo and bio will be posted soon!

James Stone, Crematory Operator

Jim has been with Sacramento since 2002, serving previously as a member of the grounds crew for the cemetery and moving into his current role as the crematory operator for the funeral home in 2008. A Californian native and longtime Rancho Cordova resident, Jim is a member of Grace Lutheran Church and enjoys producing their online videos of church services.

Margo Ross, Cemetery Administrator

Jesseca Owens, Asst. Cemetery Administrator

Joe H. Gingrich, Cemetery Sales Manager

Joe joined our staff in May 2016 with more than five years of industry experience and more than 20 years of sales and customer service experience. The longtime resident of Kansas City, MO was active in that community through Woods Chapel United Methodist Church, K.C. Chamber of Commerce, and the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America organization. Since relocating to our area, he is actively looking for new community groups to become involved with.

Rosie Ferreyra, Family Service & Cemetery Sales Counselor

Rosie began working with our families in December 2016 and enjoys guiding them through the pre-arrangement process that truly honors a life well lived. The longtime Lodi resident earned a bachelor's degree from Holy Names Universality and is a proud member of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society. Her favorite activity is watching her nephews and niece play soccer and attending their school events.

Susan Evans, Family Service & Cemetery Sales Counselor

Susan has worked in this role since 2016. The Sacramento native graduated from Encina High School and earned an accounting degree at American River College and majored in sociology at California State University. In her free time, she enjoys number puzzles, walking and attending auctions.

Cristal Loeffler, Family Service & Cemetery Sales Counselor

Cristal feels honored that her role at Sacramento Memorial Lawn provides the opportunity for her to truly connect with people when helping with their pre-planning needs. Before joining our team in 2017, she specialized in orthodontics as a registered dental assistant. She has called North Sacramento home since 2009 and enjoys making jewelry, gardening and home improvement projects. She is the proud mama to three rescue dogs and a cat who rescued her. Cristal cherishes the simple things in life, such as good wine and making memories with friends.

Jerusha Onic, Family Service & Cemetery Sales Counselor

Jerusha has worked in this field since 2011, and is passionate about building strong relationships with our families. She is a native of San Francisco and a graduate of American River College. She now resides in South Sacramento and is a member of Bayside Midtown Church. She enjoys spending time with her three children (Nicholas, Tyler and Bethany) and watching them play baseball and run track.

Rudy Garcia, Cemetery Superintendent

Scott Evans, Cemetery Grounds Crew

Omar Rangel, Cemetery Grounds Crew

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