About Us

Drew and Maggie Kent

Drew and Maggie Kent
Owners

Drew Kent, Owner and Funeral Director, was born and raised in Rock Springs, WY. He attended Mesa Community College of Mortuary Science where he graduated with Honors, Mu Sigma Alpha in 2008. He is an active member of the local Elks 214, an avid outdoorsman, bowler, and founder of the Great Falls Disc Golf Association. Drew and his wife Maggie welcomed a son, Liam, into the world in August of 2012 and are expected another son in August of 2015.

Maggie (Miller) Kent, Owner and Administrator, was born in Missoula, Montana. Although most of her childhood was spent in Hawaii and Idaho, her heart always remained in the Big Sky. She and her family moved back to Missoula in her late teens where she graduated from Sentinel High School. She came to Great Falls when her father passed away in 2010 and she has been here ever since. Losing the patriarch of her family taught her the importance of healthy grieving and family bonds. Maggie’s love for the outdoors inspires her creativity in art, poetry and sports.

Staff

Dennis Croxford

Dennis Croxford
Funeral Director and Consultant

Dennis Croxford was born and raised in Great Falls, MT. He attended Brigham Young University before earning a degree from the San Francisco College of Mortuary Science. Dennis served his country in the Air National Guard, serving just over four years in the early 1960's. As an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he served a two year mission in Australia in 1964.

In 1970 he returned to Montana to work in the Croxford Funeral Home founded by his father, Lloyd Croxford. He is a member of the National Funeral Directors Association and past president of the Montana Funeral Directors Association.

Dennis and his wife, Moyne, share 11 children and 27 grandchildren. Dennis is an active member the Great Falls Lions Club, and supports the Great Falls community in various organizations.

Moyne Croxford

Moyne Croxford
Business Marketing Consultant

Moyne was born in Des Moines, Iowa and came to Great Falls in 1969. She became extremely active in the Great Falls community by organizing the Dental Wives Auxiliary, teaching etiquette classes and arranging fashion shows.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is where Moyne found her true calling. She converted to the religion and adopted the way of life in 1966. She has since held many positions within the church including, but not limited to, Ward Primary and Relief Society President and Teacher, Stake Nursery Leader, Sunday School Teacher, Choreographer for Church musicals, Stake Historian and Nutrition/Aerobics Instructor. In addition to her community involvement, Moyne is also a mother and grandmother.

Before she became the Marketing Director, interior designer, and historian for the funeral home, Moyne worked as a dental assistant for Dr. Pellet and Dr. DeLong and also in retail at Diana Hughes and The Petite Shop. She is currently a member of Ad Club, a past President of the Symphony Guild, and a freelance writer/poet.

Jim Clanin

Jim Clanin
Funeral Director

 

Joe Trainer

Joe Trainer
Funeral Director Intern

Joe was born and raised in Memphis, TN but spent the latter 18 years as a resident of Des Moines, IA where he graduated as a Mortician.

Just prior to graduation, Joe moved to Big Sky Country to join the Croxford Funeral Home family in April of 2014 as a funeral assistant and is now completing an internship as a licensed funeral director. Although he comes to us as a 1st generation director, his southern hospitality combined with his genuine concern for people conveys to all that he is truly compassionate and holds himself to a much higher standard.

In addition to serving the families of Croxford Funeral Home, Joe serves his community as the president of his nonprofit organization, Devoted, which is devoted to clothing men & women through donations to the Great Falls Women’s Pre-release program, Set Free Ministries, and the local homeless shelters. Additionally, Joe is also a new member on the Manchester Cemetery Board.

Bette Miller

Bette Miller
Administrative Assistant

Bette was born in Seattle, Washington. She moved to Spokane at an early age, and attended schools in the Spokane area. She moved with her parents to Swan Lake, MT in 1973 and remained a Montanan until she moved to Coeur d’Alene, ID in 2012. She returned to Great Falls in February of 2015 to work alongside her daughter and son-in-law, Maggie and Drew Kent. She finds comfort in helping those members of our community who are dealing with the loss of a loved one. Bette is dedicated to her family which includes four children, nine grandchildren, two sisters, one brother and her mother-in-law.

Julie Levine

Julie Levine
Memorial Counselor

 

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