Born and raised in the Miles City area, Jon and Marlys graduated from Custer County High School in Miles City, and Miles Community College. Jon attended Mount Hood College of Mortuary Science where he received his degree in Mortuary Science. Jon and Marlys began their careers in the funeral industry when they purchased chapels in Baker and Ekalaka, MT in 1981. They lived in the Baker community for twenty years. In December of 2000, Jon and Marlys purchased the Mischel-Olson Chapel (now Stevenson Funeral Home and Crematory) in Dickinson where they have made their home and have enjoyed becoming involved in the community. In January of 2004, they opened a funeral chapel in Killdeer. In January of 2007, Stevenson-Mischel-Olson merged with Price Murphy Funeral Home. In the spring of 2008, they purchased the Spangelo Funeral Homes in Hebron and Glen Ullin. Jon and Marlys have two sons, Nic (Terri) and Brandon (Wendy), and four grandchildren, Sadie, Nate, Ali and Patrick. Jon and Marlys have enjoyed living in Dickinson and are grateful for the opportunity to serve families in Southwestern North Dakota.