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Moore Funeral and Cremation in Moore, OK

Meet Our Staff - Moore, OK

Our staff provides excellent funeral planning services

We have years of experience caring for families from all walks of life, cultures and faiths. Our unsurpassed staff and our family provide kind, caring, professional service. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession who are dedicated to excellence in service, adhere to the highest funeral industry standards, and have exceptional integrity. We consistently earn phenomenally high customer satisfaction survey results.

Our licensed, professional staff is here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call 405-794-7600 anytime. We will even come to you to make arrangements in the comfort of your home.

Prompt, compassionate service is always just a phone call away, where and when you need it.

Harold Branstetter

Harold Branstetter

Ambassador / Celebrant / Funeral Director

Harold Branstetter makes our team stronger each and every day with his ability to serve, guide families through their worst moments, and deliver on his promise to walk with them to see the light at the end of the tunnel.   We are blessed to have him on our team.


Harold was born, raised and graduated High School in Poteau.   After graduation he worked for Evans Funeral Home.   He left Poteau to move to Oklahoma City to attend Central State College, now UCO, where he studied Mortuary Science.   Harold received his embalmer and funeral director license March 11, 1970.  


Since that time he has been employed with some of the cities leading funeral homes as funeral director, embalmer and funeral home manager.   He has served as District Chairman of Oklahoma Funeral Directors Association, Chairman of the Ambassadors Committee of the South OKC Chamber of Commerce, participated in Arts Festival Oklahoma, was member of Crossroads Cathedral and later served as lay speaker and as Local Pastor of Capitol Hill United Methodist Church.  


Harold is now semi-retired and serves as an Ambassador, Funeral Celebrant and Funeral Director.  


Harold is married to Karen Marsee - Branstetter, who is a retired piano teacher and former employee of music departments at Moore Public Schools.   Harold invites friends or families previously served to call and come by for a cup of coffee and to catch up.

Telephone: 1-405-794-7600

Email: Harold.Branstetter@carriageservices.com


Marty Zumpfe

Marty Zumpfe

Community Relations Leader

Marty Zumpfe is multi-talented and highly skilled, and we are extremely pleased to have him leading our Community Relations team.   Marty's background of design, production, musical talents, and many other achievements are a blessing to our team.


Marty has decades of success building relationships in our community in media, business development, and serving a mission for others in support of non-profit organizations and small businesses.


He will lead our Growing Community platform and will work to coordinate with our Preplanning Advisor in order to inform our community about resources and information to better be prepared.

Telephone: 1-405-794-7600

Email: marty.zumpfe@carriageservices.com


Cheryl Kronholm

Cheryl Kronholm

Preplanning Advisor & Aftercare Specialist

Cheryl Kronholm is a blessing to our team.   Her ability to lift up and shine for families at a time of stress, depression, and anxiety is a wonderful asset to our team.


Cheryl is a servant for our community that desires to walk with people to make informed decisions.   Her willingness to coach and support our community comes from the heart each and every day.


Send a request for a Planning Guide today.   Stop by or call for an appointment with Cheryl.


Telephone: 1-405-920-7100

Email: cheryl.kronholm@carriageservices.com


Rev. Marvin Delaware

Rev. Marvin Delaware

Community Relations

Rev. Marvin Delaware provides a calming, uplifting, and peaceful presence to our team and community.   His walk through life, whether it be military service, the funeral industry, or on a personal level allows an understanding of the trials our community faces every day.


Marvin was born in Lawton, OK on September 12, 1961.   He grew up in the Southwest part of Oklahoma in Caddo County in the Anadarko Gracemont communities.


He attended public schools in Anadarko, Riverside Indian School, and Gracemont High School where he graduated from in May of 1979.   While in school Marvin played basketball, baseball, football, and fast pitch softball in the summer.


He enlisted in the US Navy on December 27, 1978 where he was in the delayed entry program until June 10, 1979 when he then left for boot camp in San Diego, CA.   After completing boot camp and MS "A" school he was assigned to the US Navy's 7th fleet aboard various ships.   He served his country for 23 years before retiring in June of 2002.


Marvin worked part-time for Smith Funeral Home in Anadarko while in High School.   This is where he learned the industry cleaning cars and the funeral home after services, and staffing visitations along with assisting during funerals.   Marvin started working full-time at Smith Funeral Home as a Funeral Director Apprentice in 1983.   He worked 23 years for Smith Funeral Home before working 2 1/2 years at Primrose Funeral Home in Norman as a Funeral Attendant.


Marvin is a licensed minister and was ordained in June of 2000.   He has pastored three churches in Oklahoma, and he has been in the ministry since 1972.   He attended Oklahoma Baptist University and Golden Gate Seminary in San Francisco, CA.


Marvin is married to his wife, Tamra, who he wed on February 14, 2003.   They have four children.   Daughter, Samantha, and Son, Anthonie, along with granddaughter, Morgan.

Telephone: 1-405-794-7600


Rachael

Rachael

Administrator

Rachael "Elise" Fleming has been with Moore Funeral and Cremation since June 2019.   Her willingness to assist families, support community relations, as well as her  flexibility to adapt with our day-to-day expectations of success is second to none.


We are proud to have Elise leading our office and keeping the entire team on point.   She is a true blessing to our team.


Please, feel free to reach out and talk with Elise about the Moore Funeral and Cremation difference.   She can explain the difference from her own personal experience to help ease your mind about a difficult topic for your family too.

Telephone: 1-405-794-7600

Email: Rachael.Fleming@carriageservices.com


Brenda Roberts

Brenda Roberts

Administrator

Brenda Roberts is a blessing and an immense talent for our team.   She brings years of grace, professionalism, leadership and a willingness to serve for her community to our team.   Brenda began her ambassadorship with Moore Funeral and Cremation in February 2014.


She is originally from Virginia, but in March 1973, she married David Roberts of Oklahoma City. In August 1983, they moved to Moore, Oklahoma, where they have lived and have become very active in community activities.

Brenda began her civil service career at Fort Lee, Virginia. She transferred to Tinker Air Force Base in March 1973, continuing her civil service career primarily in civilian personnel functions.  Her final assignment was as the Civilian Personnel Liaison for the 552nd Air Control Wing, a position she served in for 10 years. In 1997, she retired, having served 34 years with the government. In 2003, she became the Executive Director of the Moore Chamber of Commerce; later her title was changed to President/CEO. She served in this position for 10 years, retiring in December 2013.

Her desire to serve others has offered her many opportunities in Moore and the surrounding
communities.


Jim Esmon

Jim Esmon

Ambassador

Jim Esmon is an asset of warmth, calmness, and a servant's heart for our team and community.


Jim has been an ambassador at Moore Funeral and Cremation since 2013. He has lived in the Moore area for over 50 years.


Jim has had three children graduate from the local school systems. Two went on to receive degrees from the University of Oklahoma and the other graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma. Jim retired from AT&T and Bridgestone Firestone. Jim is an active member of the First Baptist Church of Moore.


The loss of his own son has inspired Jim to help people in their greatest time of need. We consider ourselves lucky to have such an amazing person on our team.


Leandra Aragon

Leandra Aragon

Ambassador

Leandra Aragon provides our team and community with a servant's heart.   She is always looking for ways to serve and make our community better.   Her willingness to actively engage in support for other team members and the community is a blessing.


Leandra began her ambassadorship with Moore Funeral and Cremation in April of 2018.


With a History of a wide variety of work From Welding, Mason and Tile work to Pharmacy and most recently with the University of Oklahoma, she draws on her previous experiences and leadership roles to work with and help all walks of life. Creative and innovative, she strives to make even the simplest of moments memorable.


Her own personal experiences have driven her to seek to help others in their own times of need and lend a helping hand and listening ear. 



Antonieta Trent

Antonieta Trent

Ambassador

Antonieta Trent offers compassion, sincerity, and is a peaceful presence for our team and the community.


Antonieta is fluent in Spanish and English; she assists with translation of documents, interpreting for family support services, and assists with obtaining an Apostille for transport out of the country.   Her ability to offer grace through the stress of a language barrier is never overlooked.


Antonieta has been an Ambassador for Moore Funeral and Cremation since October 2018.


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Moore Funeral and Cremation
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400 SE 19th St
| Moore, OK 73160
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Tel: 405-794-7600
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You are welcome to call us any time of the day, any day of the week, for immediate assistance. Or, visit our funeral home in person at your convenience.

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