Our History

According to the Colorado Funeral Directors Association records, funeral service provided in the Cheyenne Wells area predates 1922. 
Below is our "Family Tree" that covers more than 90 years of service to the residents of Cheyenne Wells.

????, Dallas Cox Mortuary
1922, Albert H. Brentlinger Sr. purchased Dallas Cox Mortuary
1922-63, Brentlinger Mortuary, owned by Albert H. Brentlinger (1894-1963)
1946-63, Ownership a partnership of Albert H. Jr and Albert H. Brentlinger Sr.
1953-63, Brentlinger Mortuary, owned by Albert H. and Helen (Ortez) Brentlinger Jr.
1982, Robert Hendricks purchased Brentlinger Mortuary and name change to Hendricks Mortuary
1982-92, Hendricks Mortuary, owned by Robert Hendricks
1992, Earnest and Lori Love purchased Hendricks Mortuary, renamed Hendricks-Love Mortuary
1992-2000, Hendricks-Love Mortuary, owned by Ernest and Lori Love
2000, Love Funeral purchased by Tim and Kristy Daum
2000-2017, Love Funeral owned by Tim and Kristy Daum
2017, Love Funeral Home purchased by Rick Elliott and partners, John Seitz and Jonathan Seitz

L-R back, Rick Elliott, Kevin Wolfe (Limon), John Seitz, front, Jonathan Seitz

We know that ownership changes can be a time of uncertainty for those we hope to serve.  Our business, more than many, calls for a solid foundation of trust.  Please give us that opportunity to earn your trust. Combined, our owners/funeral directors have more than 75 years of service to families in Colorado.  We are not a huge, out of state conglomerate.  We don't answer to a distant Board of Directors; we answer only to ourselves and more importantly to the families we serve.