Niswonger - Reynolds - Caring Staff


Caring Staff

Our team of experienced and compassionate professionals is here to provide comfort and guidance through a challenging time and assist you with planning a service of remembrance for your loved one.

Kevin Korn - Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer

Kevin came to the Daniel Family of Funeral Homes as a Funeral Director/Embalmer in August of 2011. A native Oregonian, Kevin began his apprenticeship in Salem, Oregon and then attended the Mortuary Science Program at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham. Kevin has served as a funeral director in the communities of Roseburg, Bandon, Eugene and more recently, Cottage Grove.

Within the funeral profession, he has served on the OFDA as a board member and president. In 2004, Kevin was appointed by the Governor to serve on the Oregon Mortuary & Cemetery Board, serving as president of that organization in 2011 & 2012. He has been involved in the Lions Club organization for over 30 years and finds great satisfaction in helping people regain their sight. Away from work, he enjoys camping, hunting, fishing, riding motorized and non-motorized bikes, skiing and spending time with family.

Kevin says, "In the funeral profession, it is an honor to serve the families we do at one of the worst times in their lives. Over the years, several long lasting friendships have evolved from that service. Working with the family group that is led by Jerome & Dawna is extremely enjoyable."


La’Nette Mason - Funeral Director/Embalmer Apprentice

La'Nette was born and raised in Central Oregon. Soon to attend, Arapahoe Community College for her Mortuary Science Degree In Funeral Directing and Embalming, La’Nette is very excited to serve her apprenticeship with the Daniel Family and looks forward to pursuing her passion.

La’Nette has a wonderful husband, Alex and three amazing children. She enjoys spending time with her family; watching her kids play sports, fishing, hunting, working out in the gym and working on diesel trucks during her spare time.

Working in the funeral industry has always been La’Nette’s passion. Assisting families in the midst of their grief is a humbling, yet rewarding endeavor. Done with, honor, dignity and respect, La’Nette strives to make every family and their loved one her priority.


Sally Smith - Administrative Assistant

Sally Smith is a Central Oregon kid, born in Bend and raised in Prineville. After graduating from high school, she attended college in Portland. She then returned to Central Oregon, where she met her husband, Bill. Sally and Bill, who passed away several years ago, were happily married for 42 years. She has a daughter, son-in-law, and two grandchildren in Bend. Being a Mom was the most wonderful experience she had, until her grandchildren arrived. Now she has a new learning experience to enjoy.

Sally has over 20 years of business administrative experience and likes being able to help families in need. She is a long-standing member of St. Francis Catholic Church. Some of her favorite things, other than her family, are her sheltie Dawn, reading on her deck, going for walks, central Oregon sunshine, and being a watercolor artist.

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