After 15 years in business, Hegmann Funeral Service in Idaho Springs has new owners.
Leadville residents Shannon Kent and wife Staci recently purchased the funeral home from Chris Hegmann.
The Kents operate funeral homes in Leadville and Silverthorne. The business will be called Hegmann Kent Funeral Home. Shannon Kent is also the Lake County coroner.
For his part, Hegmann, who started the business in 2001, plans to stay in the community and pursue his interest of going into ministry and celebrant services, providing funeral services.