Support Staff

As you meet and get to know us, the caring staff of The Springs Funeral Services, you will notice that serving people during the difficult time of death has been our passion for years. Combined we have over 150 years of funeral service experience and over 20 years serving families in the Colorado Springs area.


 Our Support

Bob Garrett, Courier

Bob is a native of Colorado Springs and a graduate of Palmer High School. He attended Nazarene Bible College in Colorado Springs.

Bob worked for S & S Amusement Company which later became Eagle Coin Company for over 32 years. Bob also worked for and managed Plaza Ice Chalet in the Plaza of the Rockies for over 10 years. Bob became acquainted with Arlen Brown when Arlen purchased S & S Amusement Co. After Bob retired Arlen asked him to join The Springs Funeral Services.

Bob regularly attends Rocky Mountain Calvary Church.



Natalie Martinez

Natalie is a native Coloradan and has been in Colorado Springs since 1959. She has four children, seven grandchildren and two great- grandchildren. She worked for King Soopers and retired after twenty six years with them.

After the loss of her husband, she started a Grieving Ministry four years ago at St. Joseph Catholic Church, which is her home church. Not only is she active at church, she is a volunteer at the Colorado Springs Elks Lodge, and was on the Art Contest Committee at Sunny Vista Living Center for six years and coordinates refreshments once a month for the Colorado Springs Senior Center Dance. She enjoys bowling and is active in several bowling leagues.



Richard T. Flores

Bio coming soon...









Katelynn Young, Administrative Assistant

Katelynn was born outside Buffalo, New York and moved to Colorado in 2003. After high school she attended the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and received her Master’s Degree in Forensic Science. She spent 6 months volunteering at the El Paso County Coroner’s Office before being hired full time as a Deputy Coroner. Katelynn joined The Springs Funeral Services after realizing she wanted to work more closely with the families where she felt she could do greater good.

Katelynn lives in the Fountain area with her husband and step-son. She enjoys reading, hiking and cooking with her husband.




Nicole Sunshine Johnson-Blair, Receptionist

Nicole was born and raised in Vancouver, WA. After graduating from Hudson’s Bay High School she attended Clark College where she received an Associate of Art’s transfer degree in 2005. She then transferred to Washington State University where she received a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology with a formal minor in Sociology in 2008.

She began working in the funeral industry industry as a pre-need sales person at Lincoln Memorial Park Funeral Home & Cemetery in Portland, OR in 2013. In March of 2014 she relocated to Colorado Springs to work in a care center and get to know a different side of the industry.

She joined The Springs Funeral Services as a receptionist while pursuing an Associate’s degree in mortuary science at Arapahoe Community College. She currently lives with her lovable Saint Bernard Milton and double mane lion-head bunny Carlos here in Colorado Springs.



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