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Burns Mortuary of Pendleton
336 SW Dorion Ave.
Pendleton, OR 97801
Tel: 1-541-276-2331

Our facility is wheelchair accessible
Brian and Beverly LaFollette

Brian and Beverly LaFollette
Owners/Funeral Directors

Carrying on the Burns Mortuary of Pendleton tradition that began in 1949 with Charles and Alerita Burns treating each and every family with the professionalism, compassion and integrity, they would want their family to receive in a time of need.

Brian LaFollette started in the business in 1977 working with his father in the family funeral business. He graduated from high school in Burns, Oregon. He then attended and graduated from San Francisco College of Mortuary Science in 1984. Brian has worked in the industry for over 40 years.

Beverly LaFollette grew up in Burns and graduated from Burns High School, attended and graduated from LaGrande College of Business, where she then went to work for an Insurance Company in Portland. Beverly has been working in the funeral industry as a licensed Funeral Director for 25 years with her husband Brian LaFollette.  She is a CASA Volunteer.  She enjoys gardening, golf, the outdoors and family.

Tel: 1-541-276-2331

Shawna Styer

Shawna Styer
Office Manager

Shawna was raised and educated in Pendleton, Oregon.  She moved from the area for several years, and decided to relocate back home to Pendleton in 2011.

Shawna went to work for Bi Mart for five years. In the June of 2018 she accepted the office manager position with Burns Mortuary. She enjoys lending a helpful hand to families that she is honored to meet during their time of need. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Tel: 1-541-276-2331

Greg Heckman

Greg Heckman
Funeral Director/Embalmer

Greg was raised in Stayton, Or and graduated from Stayton Union High School in 1992. He served is Funeral Director & Embalmer apprenticeship at Attrell’s Funeral Chapel’s in Newberg and Sherwood, Or. Greg graduated from Mt. Hood Community College Mortuary Science program in Gresham, Or in 1997. He began his career at Mt. Scott Funeral Home, Portland, Or. He then worked for Macy and Son Funeral Directors in McMinnville Or. Greg has been honored to serve families in the Willamette Valley for over 25 years. Greg was a member of Salem Rotary Club, Keizer Rotary Club. He was also a former board member of Willamette Valley Hospice in Salem Or. In 2018 Greg thought it was time for a change and wanted to move to the dryer part of the state. Greg is very happy relocating to beautiful Eastern Oregon, and is very excited to work along side Brian and Bev LaFollette.

His hobbies include; spending time with his family and friends. He is a huge avid golfer and college football fan. Many fall Saturdays you can find him at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, cheering on the Oregon Ducks. He is also and avid Portland Trail Blazer fan.

Tel: 1-541-276-2331

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