Acacia Memorial Park & Funeral Home

14951 Bothell Way Ne Seattle, WA

Associates

  • John M Krake

    General Manager

    John never imagined becoming a funeral director. However, growing up a pastor's kid, he has always had compassion for people who are hurting. Despite believing he would spend his days following in his father's footsteps and serve in a church setting, John believes he has found his niche in the funeral service profession. It has provided him the opportunity to minister to and express compassion for people. John strives to alleviate the vulnerable feelings of the families he serves by being an honest, trustworthy and caring guide in the midst of such a difficult and overwhelming situation.

  • Chelsey Ann Stitt

    Funeral Director

    Chelsey Stitt has served families in the Seattle area since 2015. Originally from Minatare, Nebraska, she uses her Midwest charisma to make every family feel comfortable. She graduated from mortuary science school in Mesa, Arizona, and began a career at Melcher’s Mission Central Care facility shortly after. She worked for 5 years as an embalmer and then became a funeral director.

    Coordinating with Maricopa County Child Protective Services, Chelsey was humbled to offer assistance with children and infants who "went to be with angels" while under the state’s care.

    When she is not working, Chelsey likes to shop at Pike Place, cook, knit and go to art fairs.