History & Staff

Personalized service options allow you to honor your loved ones in a way that is both meaningful and healing. We hope to provide support and caring while delivering memorial services that celebrate life and help families find the peace they deserve.
If you’re seeking an honorable celebration of life, we invite you to learn more about where we came from, our vision, and the dedicated people behind our work.

A History of Caring

The caring and experienced professionals at Ponderosa Valley Funeral Services are here to support you through this difficult time.  We offer a range of personalized services to suit your family’s wishes and requirements.  You can count on us to help you plan a personal, lasting tribute to your loved one.   We will carefully guide you through the many decisions that must be made during this challenging time.

You are welcome to call us at any time of the day, any day of the week, for immediate assistance.  Or, visit our funeral home in person at your convenience.  We also provide a wealth of information here on our web site so you can learn more from the privacy of your own home.

Our Staff’s Dedication to Respectful Care

A funeral, or memorial service, should provide family members and loved ones with the chance to reflect, remember, and celebrate a life well-lived. Our goal is to create exceptional services and experiences that fulfill the wishes of your loved one. Our experienced Funeral Directors provide guidance on the crucial first steps toward healing.

Nanci Trevino
Funeral Director

Nanci Trevino - In addition to assisting Steve Trevino with arrangements and funeral services, Nanci provides administrative support to Ponderosa Valley Funeral Services. Nanci enjoys working with her husband of 35 years in the family business, and has earned the distinction of Certified Funeral Director as designated by the Colorado Funeral Directors Association. Nanci also holds a license to sell insurance within the State of Colorado which enables her to sell pre-need funeral plans funded through life insurance policies. Serving as Funeral Director/Office Administrator to Ponderosa Valley Funeral Services. Nanci brings to the company her broad business background. Nanci, her husband Steve, and two sons have been active in the Parker community for 30 years. 

​​Steve Trevino
Funeral Director

Steve Trevino - Funeral Director of Ponderosa Valley Funeral Services, is a graduate of the San Antonio College of Mortuary Science.  Steve is a National Board Certified funeral director and embalmer as well as a Certified Crematory Operator and possesses 40+ years of experience in all aspects of funeral and cremation service and also possesses a strong administrative/management background. The formation of Ponderosa Valley Funeral Services is a result of this experience. Steve holds the distinction of Mortuary Science Practitioner as designated by the Colorado Funeral Directors Association. Steve has served as past president of both the Denver Metropolitan Funeral Directors Association and the Colorado Funeral Directors Association, and has also served on various committees with the National Funeral Directors Association, while also being involved in numerous civic and professional organizations.  Included in these organizations are Past-President of the Parker Chamber of Commerce, Past-President of the Parker Breakfast Club, Past-President of the Air Force Academy Quarterback Club of Denver, Member of the Rotary Club of Parker, 2014-2015 Rotarian of the Year, and Fourth Degree of Ave Maria Catholic Church Knights of Columbus.

Steve, his wife Nanci, and two sons have been active in the Parker community for 30 years. 

​​Michael Long
Location Leader

Location Leader of Ponderosa Valley Funeral Services who is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma with a Bachelor’s of Mortuary Science. Michael is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer with over 23 years of experience in the profession.

Michael is honored to have served as Past President of the Colorado Association of Cemeteries, and has also been involved in many other professional and civic organizations. Included in these organizations are Aurora Chamber of Commerce, Ambassador of the Year 2018, and Colorado Healthcare Association.

Michael and his wife Stacy moved to Parker in 2001, and have 2 children, Payton and Carson. Outside of work, Michael enjoys spending his time with the family and coaching baseball.

Lucy Trevino
Comfort Specialist

Let us introduce our comfort specialist, Lucy.  Lucy has been with Ponderosa Valley Funeral Services since 2012, when she was rescued from an Irish Wolfhound Rescue in Conifer, CO.  Lucy loves to greet people and other dogs who visit in the office and gives great comfort to our families.  Lucy is a graduate of the PetsMart obedience class of 2013.  Lucy loves her grandchildren, sleeping and traveling with her family in the RV.  Be warned, if you pet her, you have a friend for life.