As Cemetery Sexton for the City of Aurora, Steve Patton holds overall responsibility for ensuring the Aurora cemetery grounds maintain a safe, tranquil and peaceful setting. In this position, Steve is also responsible for the sale of new lots and lot transfers as well as the filing of deeds and quit claims with the court house. He works closely with monument companies, veteran affairs, funeral homes, mortuaries and is responsible for maintaining office records, maps and budgets.
Steve’s brings a wealth of previous career experience in Maintenance to Aurora. He has held previous positions of Maintenance Technician, Maintenance Material Coordinator, and Purchasing Agent for the Iams Company and Plant Services; Chemical Preparation and Building Maintenance for Eastman Kodak Company of Windsor, Colorado. Steve has also held previous responsibilities with the City of Aurora which included working for the Water Department.
Steve is a member of the “Sons of American Legion” (SAL) Post 42. He enjoys camping and woodworking and lives in Aurora.
A cemetery is a history of people – a perpetual record of yesterday and a sanctuary of peace and quiet today. A cemetery exists because every life is worth loving and remembering – ALWAYS. - Author Unknown.