Our Staff

We are pleased to meet you and have the opportunity to take care of you and your family during this difficult time. Here is some information about us.

 
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Deon Strommer - Owner

Deon has been in the funeral business for over 35 years. He and his beautiful wife, Amy, have been married for 38 years!  They have 9 children, 8 grandchildren and a Great Dane named Hazelnut.

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Becka Tsuboi

Office Manager and Cremationist.  Becka has been a part of A Cherished Pet since it opened!  She also has worked for First Call Mortuary Service (our partner company) for the last 5 years. She was a Veterinary Assistant for 15 years before she came to us.

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Shannon Strommer

Resident Grief Counselor and Certified Grief Recovery Specialist. Please see our Grief & Healing section for more information about how we can assist you in any needed grieving needs. Shannon's son also owns a parakeet named Fred.

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Havilah Strommer

Havilah is one of our awesome Cremationists, and she has spent her whole life in the funeral industry. She has a ball python named Iriquoi Plissken who explores her bedroom floor and backyard.

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Nicolai Strommer

Nicolai is our General Manager and has been in the funeral industry for over 3 years. He has a beautiful fiance and a cat named Lafayette. 

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Kristofer Davis

Kristofer is our Office Assistant and Pet Transporting Technician.  His mom, Becka, says she loves him bunches and is super proud of him!  He is a senior this year, and is an amazing artist.

Marlin Tsuboi

Marlin is our sweet office kitty who loves to snuggle, gives kisses, and makes sure his mom can't do her job on the computer..he's a sneaky one ;)

  Sam Haxton   Sam just started working for us at A Cherished Pet and also at our partner company.  She is one of our youngest employees but she's a hard working little lady.  She has a handsome German Shepherd named Doobie.

Sam Haxton

Sam just started working for us at A Cherished Pet and also at our partner company.  She is one of our youngest employees but she's a hard working little lady.  She has a handsome German Shepherd named Doobie.

  Cajsa Strommer   Cajsa has been involved in this industry most of her life because of her dad Deon. She now works as one of our amazing cremationists and removal technician.  She is very happy to be of service to those in need. She has a gorgeous rescue kitty named Faramir that goes by and responds to Fat Mow. He loves food, snuggles, and his Mama. He's quite a character and even chuffs and meows back at her when she talks to and pets him. 💞   

Cajsa Strommer

Cajsa has been involved in this industry most of her life because of her dad Deon. She now works as one of our amazing cremationists and removal technician.  She is very happy to be of service to those in need. She has a gorgeous rescue kitty named Faramir that goes by and responds to Fat Mow. He loves food, snuggles, and his Mama. He's quite a character and even chuffs and meows back at her when she talks to and pets him. 💞

 

  Makayla Byassee   Makayla is one of our newest additions to A Cherished Pet, she also works at our partner company.  She has always been surrounded by animals, no matter what shape/size, fur or not, she loves them all. She has a yellow lab named Peanut, and they are constantly going on adventures.  They're both pretty great!

Makayla Byassee

Makayla is one of our newest additions to A Cherished Pet, she also works at our partner company.  She has always been surrounded by animals, no matter what shape/size, fur or not, she loves them all. She has a yellow lab named Peanut, and they are constantly going on adventures.  They're both pretty great!

  Jessicah Jones   Jessicah's love for animals is what makes her so awesome!  She currently has 2 dogs (Pixie and Draco), 2 guinea pigs (Marshmallow and Miss Piggy), and a horse (Indie Anna Jones). She currently has her eye on 2 pigs from her favorite rescue Odd Man Inn.  She often volunteers at different rescues and transports rescue animals in her spare time.  We think she's fantastic!  Jessicah also works for our partner company.  

Jessicah Jones

Jessicah's love for animals is what makes her so awesome!  She currently has 2 dogs (Pixie and Draco), 2 guinea pigs (Marshmallow and Miss Piggy), and a horse (Indie Anna Jones). She currently has her eye on 2 pigs from her favorite rescue Odd Man Inn.  She often volunteers at different rescues and transports rescue animals in her spare time.  We think she's fantastic!  Jessicah also works for our partner company.