Olinger Hampden Mortuary & Cemetery

8600 East Hampden Ave Denver, CO 80231


  • Kelly Corinne Goebel

    General Manager

    Kelly Goebel has resided in Colorado since 1989. She’s passionate about helping families during the most difficult time of their lives, bringing her Midwestern values into every aspect of her work. She feels that it’s important to cherish and respect the people around us and value their contributions to our lives.

    She graduated from Illinois State University, beginning her career as a graphic designer before joining our team as an assistant sales manager in 2016. She quickly found success and became the general manager of our team 1 year later.

    She enjoys spending time with her husband, her adult children, and her two dogs. She also loves to find time to practice photography and ride her Victory motorcycle, stopping often to enjoy all that Colorado has to offer.

  • Aaron Michael Thaete


    Aaron Thaete has been providing compassionate care to Colorado families since 2007. Born and raised in Kansas, he earned his Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Kansas in 2002. He went on to earn his Associate of Applied Science in Mortuary Science from Kansas City Kansas Community College in 2007. He’s a proud member of our team, guiding each family through one of life’s most challenging times. When not serving families, Aaron enjoys exploring Colorado, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.

  • Michael W Gailus

    Funeral Director

    Born and raised in the Denver metropolitan area, Michael W. Gailus studied engineering and business at the University of Colorado Denver before starting as a funeral assistant in 2001. In 2010, he became a funeral director, working closely with each family to create a personalized service for a life well-celebrated. He enjoys spending time visiting the Rocky Mountains, volunteering with Judi’s House in Denver, and working with the Thornton Police Honor Guard.

  • Braemon H Loomis

    Funeral Director

    Originally from Vermont, Braemon Loomis has been involved in the funeral industry since the age of 12. His experience, professionalism and calm demeanor help him navigate families through their most difficult time with respect and dignity. He takes pride in serving Denver families as a funeral director.