Since its inception in 1977, Kansas City Funeral Directors has operated as a family owned business consisting of three generations to serve you. Our guiding philosophy is that dignity and professional services should be delivered to you and your family. We pride ourselves in providing exceptional quality as well as affordable funeral services and cremation. We ensure sensitivity to all customs regardless of religion or culture. We are honored to assist you in your time of need.

Thaddeus L. Rogers

“Thad” Rogers is the co-owner and president of Kansas City Funeral Directors. He has dedicated his life to assisting families during the passing of a loved one. Thad is a funeral director and embalmer licensed in Kansas and Missouri. In addition to this experience he is a member of the Kansas Funeral Directors Association and the National Funeral Directors Association. Thad is married to Lisa Mason-Rogers and they have a son.

Lisa Mason-Rogers

Lisa is the co-owner and vice president of Kansas City Funeral Directors. Lisa’s started her career as a school teacher before joining Thad as a funeral director. Lisa enriches her life both professionally and personally from offering compassion and understanding to those grieving for a loved one.

Mary Jo (Rogers) Espey

Mary Jo is licensed in Kansas and Missouri as a funeral director and embalmer. She is also licensed in Kansas as a cosmetologist. She has dedicated her working life to assisting others in their time of need. She is married to Sam Espey and they have four children and six grandchildren.

Leah (Rogers) Gramajo

Leah is a funeral director who directs our Hispanic Family Care program. She is bilingual and works with several Hispanic community outreach centers, churches and the Mexican Consulate. She receives immense satisfaction from assisting families with after-life arrangements. Her expertise also includes forwarding human remains to international destinations. Leah is married to Alejandro Gramajo and they have three daughters.