Associates

  • Jason C Gentzell

    Manager

    Since 1997 Jason Gentzell has provided compassionate care to families in the funeral industry. He became licensed as a funeral director in 2005 and has been a proud member of the Dignity Memorial® team since 2013. Jason lives in Lathrop, Missouri, and, when he is not serving families, enjoys time with his wife and their three children.

  • Roslynn Colwell

    Funeral Director

    Since 2017 Roslynn Colwell has provided compassionate care to families in the north Kansas City area. Roslynn earned her degree in mortuary science from Kansas City Kansas Community College in 2016. She is proud to be a part of the Dignity Memorial® team, guiding you through one of the most personal times in life. When she is not serving families, Roslynn enjoys reading, antiquing and spending time with her own family.

  • John W Hesson

    Funeral Director

    John W. Hesson has been a licensed funeral director since 2002 and in the industry since 1997. John loves meeting new people every day and feels rewarded to help families through the grieving process.

    John is active in the Boy Scouts of America and the Tribe of Mic-o-Say at Camp Geiger in St. Joseph. He has also been a firefighter in Gower and Plattsburg since the late 1990s and serves as the team leader for the Missouri Fire Service Funeral Assistance Team, which assists departments when a member passes away.

    John has been married to his wife since 2000 and together they have two sons. As an Eagle Scout, John is proud to know his sons are following in the scouting program.