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Anthony D. Garcia

Anthony D. Garcia

Chief Executive Officer & Funeral Director

Anthony D. Garcia is the Chief Executive Officer and Owner of Grand Valley Funeral Homes.      

Anthony has a background in management and supervision.  Some of his experience and qualifications include working as a supervisor over mechanics for Mesa Airlines; supervisor for Central Consolidated School District in New Mexico; and field foreman for the City of Farmington Parks and Recreation Department prior to relocating to Grand Junction.  Anthony was also an engineer at San Juan Regional Medical Center and St. Mary’s Hospital. He has worked with multi state and local agents to insure his operations are always in compliance and in order. Anthony enjoys working with the people and wants to assure our community that all will be treated with honor and respect.  


In Anthony’s spare time you will find him spending time with his family. You may also find him on the trails riding his horses or traveling around.  Anthony is an avid Dallas Cowboys Fan.



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Karlene Garcia

Karlene Garcia

Chief Financial Officer & Funeral Director

Karlene is the Chief Financial Officer and Owner.  Karlene is a very caring person and strives to give the families she services 100 percent. She knows every family is different and may have their own customs, traditions or beliefs.  Karlene feels it's our job to help guide families through the funeral planning process and assist them through their time of grief. Our goal is to provide families an affordable service that will offer a caring and personal experience to assure the families that their loved one will be safe and treated with dignity and respect. 


Karlene has a great background in management, finances and marketing. She worked with an advertising company in New Mexico called  Advertising Ideas as their General Manger of operations for over 15 years.  Karlene then became the Office Manager responsible for all medical billing for a Physical Therapy facility in Farmington, New Mexico. 


In Karlene’s spare time she likes to hang out with family and friends, horse back riding and spending time with her grandchildren. Her family is very important to her and understands all families deserve the compassion and respect to honor their loved one.



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Bert and Mary Garcia

Bert and Mary Garcia

Emeritus Funeral Director's

Mr. & Mrs. Garcia, are the parents of Anthony Garcia (Owner) and Jeannette (Funeral Director) are very supportive of the services provided by the funeral home and the staff. They have led by example in teaching their children to always respect others and be caring and compassionate towards everyone, no matter the situation. Mr. Garcia served in the United States Military during the Korean War and has been a proprietor of many businesses in his lifetime.  Mrs Garcia a homemaker also helped manage and operate the businesses they owned.  


Mr. & Mrs. Garcia have enjoy traveling in their RV with friends, spending time with their children and grand children camping, fishing, hunting and other outdoor activities.



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Scott Beilfuss

Scott Beilfuss

Pre-Need Manager & Family Service Counselor

Scott is our Director of Pre-Planning.  Scott comes from a background of sales and management.  He enjoys walking people through pre-planning their funeral burial or cremation services.  Scott feels each burial or cremation service should be personalized to the individual. 


Scotts was Executive Sales Associate for Jostens Company for over 23 years where he was oversaw a multi state territory before joining our team a few years ago.  Scott has been a great asset to Grand Valley Funeral Homes with his marketing and sales background.  Scott is involved in multiple organizations and groups in Mesa County and the State of Colorado.  He is  licensed to sell insurance and pre-planning packages with National Guardian Life and United Heritage Insurance Companies. 


Scott likes traveling and spending time with his family in his spare time. 



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David Gordon

David Gordon

Manager Funeral Director & Embalmer

David is one of our Funeral Directors and Embalmers.  He has been in the funeral industry for over 30 years.  He is a caring person that also believes families should be treated with the upmost care and respect.  David feels funeral service was a calling for him. He takes great pride in his work. 


David is familiar with all aspect of funeral service, he started his career at Olinger’s Funeral Homes which operates 9 locations in Denver, Colorado.  David had then moved to Grand Junction and began working at Martin Mortuary where he served families for 19 years.  David was also served in the United States Military.  David became part of the Grand Valley Funeral Homes team in January 2014.  We are happy to have him as one of our staff members.  


In David’s spare time you’ll find him spending time with his family and friends.  David also plays guitar and sings in a local band which he has made a CD.



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Ivy Duncan

Ivy Duncan

Funeral Director


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Rik Vasquez

Rik Vasquez

Funeral Director


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Kamdynn Hager

Kamdynn Hager

Funeral Director


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John Ellis

John Ellis

"In Loving Memory" Marketing & Funeral Care Associate

In Loving Memory November 15, 2019.

John was one of part time employees who assists the Funeral Directors and Management with all aspects of funeral service.  We were very thankful to have him be part of the Grand Valley Funeral Homes team.  He will be grealty missed. Rest In Peace John.


Kevin Hanson

Kevin Hanson

"In Loving Memory" Funeral Care Associate

In Loving Memory February 21, 2020.

Kevin was one of part time employees who assists the Funeral Directors and Management with all aspects of funeral service.  We were very thankful to have him be part of the Grand Valley Funeral Homes team.  He will be grealty missed. Rest In Peace Kevin.


“ALLIE”

“ALLIE”

“In Love Memory” Greeter & Grief Assistant

In Loving Memory September 08, 2020.


Allie was our little 17 year old grief therapy dog.  Allie was a very friendly eight pound Yorkshire Terrier and is equally comfortable with children and adults.  Allie was full of compassion and just enjoys meeting new people. She would even smile at you.  


She was usually found lounging in the reception areas or greeting families and visitors when they enter the funeral homes.  Allie spent her leisure time with her family and playing with her toys. She will be grealty missed. Rest In Peace "Allie".


Merl Morris

Merl Morris

"In Loving Memory" Funeral Care Associate

In Loving Memory October 29, 2020.

Merl was one of part time employees who assists the Funeral Directors and Management with all aspects of funeral service.  We were very thankful to have him be part of the Grand Valley Funeral Homes team.  He will be grealty missed. Rest In Peace Merl.


Bert Garcia

Bert Garcia

"In Loving Memory" Funeral Director

In Loving Memory September 20, 2021.

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