Staff

Trained and Experienced Professionals to Direct and Manage Every Family’s Needs. Once you request the services of Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel, we will immediately put our experienced funeral professionals to work for you. A single, dedicated individual will stay in contact with you every step of the way and guide you through the decision-making process. He or she will carefully explain your options, make recommendations at your request, take care of all the small details, and ensure that you and your family’s personal touch is always present.

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Marc Lund mlund@smithlundmills.com

Marc was born and raised in Cottage Grove, OR. As the child of the local funeral director owner/operator he grew up living next door to the funeral chapel. Marc has been in and around funeral service his whole life. 

After graduating high school in 1988, marc served in the U.S. Army Reserve, attaining the rank of Sergeant by the end of his commitment. In 1993, he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon.

In 1995, Marc received his Associate Degree in Mortuary Science from Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon. Marc returned to Cottage Grove to work in the family business with his father in 1995. Purchasing Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel & Crematorium and Fir Grove Cemetery. 

Marc is currently serving as Board Chairman for the National Funeral Trust Service. He is Past President of the Oregon Funeral Directors Association, Past Board Chairman of South Lane County Fire & Rescue, and has served on the Policy Board of the National Funeral Directors Association.

He lives in Eugene with his wife, Christina, and their two boys. Marc enjoys many hobbies and interest; including snow skiing, snowboarding, golf and sailing. 

Marc is a caring and thoughtful person, who serves every family with compassion and professionalism.
 

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Christina Lund

Christina is the Co-Owner, with her husband Marc Lund, of Smith Lund Mills Funeral Chapel and Fir Grove Cemetery in Cottage Grove. Christina graduated from Linfield College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and Business Administration. Christina joined Smith Lund Mills Funeral Chapel in 2001. She is active in the administrative and marketing details of the firm.

Christina has served on many local and regional boards such as South Lane Wheels, Linfield College Alumni Board and Junior League of Eugene. Serving as the board chair of CASA of Lane County, she rounded out more than 14 years advocating for children. Christina is active in a variety of civic groups including Cottage Grove Rotary, the Bohemia Park Project and the Cottage Grove Vision 2037. In recent years, Christina has spent much of her time on local community projects to enhance the livability of Cottage Grove.

She and Marc are the proud parents of two boys. With her family, Christina is an avid skier, golfer and amateur chef. 

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Doug Lund

Doug Lund was born in Dawson, Minnesota, and attended public schools in Dallas, Oregon. He is a graduate of the San Francisco College of Mortuary Science. After completing an internship in Salem, Doug worked in Salem and Portland before moving to Cottage Grove in 1965. He purchased the former Smith Mortuary and later purchased the Mills Mortuary, combining the businesses as Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel. Over the years, Doug has been active in community service. He is currently serving on the Board of Directors of the Cottage Grove Community Hospital Foundation. He is Past President of the Cottage Grove Hospital Board, a lifelong member of the Cottage Grove Lions Club and active in his church. Doug and his wife, Jeryl, have two children, four grandchildren and one great grandson. He likes traveling, downhill skiing, sailing and visiting the Oregon Coast. Doug retired in 2004 after more than 40 years in funeral service. He and his wife sold the Chapel to their son Marc that same year. 

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Tami Stewart Tami@smithlundmills.com

Tami Stewart is a third generation Cottage Grove resident. She graduated from Cottage Grove High School in 1989, later attending a vocational school specializing in the travel industry. In 2010 Tami joined Smith-Lund-Mills and is working as a Funeral Director/Embalmer Apprentice. She is currently a student Arapahoe Community College completing her degree in mortuary science. Previously Tami was a self-employed, wedding coordinator and professional photographer for 10 years. She has 30 years of customer service experience and is an active community member. She is a Past President of the South Lane Family Relief Nursery Board of Directors, Community Sharing volunteer, and has participated in Relay for Life and volunteers within South Lane School District working with children. Tami and her husband Faye have four beautiful children. Her hobbies include walking, traveling, photography, cooking and spending time with her family. 

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Jennifer Clark Jennifer@smithlundmills.com

Jennifer was born in California. Her family later moved to Yoncalla, Oregon where she grew up on a cattle and sheep ranch. Jennifer graduated from Yoncalla High School in 1990. In 1996 she received her Certified Nursing Assistance state certification. Jennifer continued her education attended Umpqua Community College where she received her certification in Phlebotomy and a few years later her certification as a Certified Medication Aid. She worked in nursing from 1996-2010. Jennifer then enrolled at Lane Community College for her Associates in Human Services. In 2014 she joined the Smith-Lund-Mills team, and currently serves as a Funeral Director. 

As a former softball player she has coached her daughter in both Little Fir League and Little League. Jennifer loves the Oregon outdoors and enjoys kayaking, hiking, fishing, camping, and spending time with family. She is a proud grandma of four special kiddos. She is very passionate about rescuing small dogs, and finding them forever homes. As a Cottage Grove resident with her partner.  Jennifer works hard to make her community a better place to live.  

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Morgan Yarborough Morgan@smithlundmills.com

Morgan was born and raised in Sierra Vista, Arizona. In 2014 she received degrees in Physics and Mathematics and shortly after moved to Cottage Grove to work for the local school district.

Morgan joined the Sunset Hills team in January 2017 as an Apprentice Funeral Director/Embalmer and is attending community college to complete her Mortuary Science degree. She is passionate about aiding families and her community. In her free time she enjoys painting, gardening, traveling, studying natural sciences, caring for animals of all shapes and sizes, and spending time with her family. 

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Sylvia Molitor Sylvia@smithlundmills.com

Sylvia was raised in Olympia, WA. She was a U.S. Pony Club and 4-H member and participated in the U.S. Junior Latin League in high school. She has lived and worked throughout the country, including Seattle, Nashville, and Austin. She and her husband were married for three years before they moved to Eugene in June of 2019. They hope to put down roots in the Pacific Northwest.

Sylvia has a varied background in the funeral industry and customer service, having worked as a cake designer and custom furniture designer before moving to Oregon.

In her spare time, Sylvia enjoys writing, historical architecture, and cooking Julia Child’s classic French recipes.

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Randy Wood rlwood70@gmail.com

Randy Wood serves as our Pre-Planning Councilor and has been guiding families through the difficult times of loss for more than 45 years. He is a Certified Cemetery Executive (CCE), a designation given to him by the International Cemetery Cremation Association of North America (ICCFA). Randy is also an ordained minister and retired from pastoral responsibilities in 2008.

He has been married to his wife, Charceline, over 50 years. He loves living in Lane County. They have 2 adult children, 4 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren living in Southern California.

Randy relaxes by playing golf, attending track and field events, fishing, hunting, spending time with friends, and enjoying the wonders of Oregon.

Randy considers it an honor to represent Smith-Lund Mills by helping those who want to pre-arrange their final wishes. 
 

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Linda Green

Linda Green, a native Oregonian, was born in Vernonia and grew up and attended school in The Dalles. She attended Northwest College in Kirkland, Washington, near Seattle. She began working as a receptionist for Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in early 2000.Before that, she had served as a secretary for various churches, and also for a small private school for over 20 years. Before moving to western Oregon, she was a secretary in the office of the District Attorney of Wasco County. Linda and her husband have lived in Cottage Grove since 1982. They have three children and six grandchildren. In her spare time, Linda enjoys hiking, working outside, music and traveling. Her very favorite thing is spending time with her grandkids. 

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Doris Newton

Doris is a native Idahoan, graduating from McCall, Idaho. She attended Boise State College and later The George Washington University School of Business. Footloose and fancy free she is drawn to beautiful places and has lived in Sisters, Oregon, North Central Washington, St. Ignatius, Montana and currently resides in Yoncalla, Oregon.

Doris worked in public accounting in Central Oregon for nearly eight years before moving into the corporate accounting arena, working as a construction controller/officer, financial crisis manager, and as an international Federal Contracting Manager/Project Manager for the Salish Kootnai Tribe in Montana. She worked as a manager for North Douglas Betterment, a non-profit organization, for two years and then joined Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel, November 2018.

Doris has one daughter, Jody, a grand daughter, Jessyca and a great grand child on the way. She spends her free time gardening, making jewelry and home improvement projects.

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Patrick Dolan

Pat Dolan is a long time resident of Cottage Grove. For 30 years he taught science, social studies and history at the former Lincoln Junior High School and at Cottage Grove High School. While at Lincoln, he was chosen as a teacher of the year and he also received a spirit award. Patrick coached basketball for 28 years, track for 23 years, and football for four years. Prior to moving to Cottage Grove, Patrick taught for five years in Montana high schools and was a teaching assistant for a year at Montana State University. In 1967, he earned his Master of Science degree in the History of Science with a Zoology minor. In 1961, he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in general studies from Montana State College with a major in Social Studies and a minor in Science.

Patrick Dolan is the Sexton for Fir Grove Cemetery and assists as needed at Smith-Lund-Mills. Patrick has four sons, one daughter and nine grandchildren. In his spare time, he likes to read, hunt, ski, and play golf.

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David Spriggs

David is a 5th generation Oregonian whose family moved here via the Oregon Trail in 1846 and 1853. Graduate of Cottage Grove Union High School, Lane Community College and the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Personnel and Industrial Management. Retired from Lane County after 23 years serving as Director of Elections and Sign Shop Supervisor. Retired Lieutenant Commander with 30 years’ service, active and reserve, in the U.S. Naval Reserve. He is a life member of the local Masonic Lodge. David is married. He and his wife Joy have two children and five grandchildren. 

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Kenneth Boone

Kenneth Boone serves as our Assistant Funeral Director and has been serving the families of Smith Lund Mills since July 2018. He is a retired owner of a private consulting engineering practice, retired Professional Engineer, and is also an ordained deacon retired from 23 years of pastoral responsibilities in 2019. He is a past President of Community Sharing Board of Directors and past president of Beds for Freezing Nights warming shelter in Cottage Grove. He has been married to his wife, Bonnie, for 42 years. He enjoys living in Lane County. They have 3 adult children and 5 grandchildren.

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Ed Smith

Ed was born in Brigham, Utah and moved to Cottage Grove in 1968 at the age of 16. Except for peeling chittum, picking beans and strawberries, his first job came in 1969 at the Village Green. From there he spent 11 years working for Bohemia Culp Creek Plywood. Beginning in 1981, Ed became self-employed pursuing various ventures to include logging, chipping, manufacturing/marketing and metal fabrication. Ed is an avid history and antiquity buff, specializing in militaria and military history. Ed and his wife, Virginia, met while the two were employed at the Village Green. They have been married for 47 years and are very proud parents of 3 and grandparents of 8. Ed has a passion for people and finds it an honor to serve them through his church and also through Smith-Lund-Mills.

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Terry Wibbens

Terry is an Oregon native who grew up in southern Oregon. He graduated from high school in Grants Pass, then began a career working in the lumber and plywood industry for many years. He is also experienced as a heavy equipment operator. Terry eventually moved to Eugene and has been with Sunset Hills since 2010. He is responsible for the cemetery grounds, facility maintenance and burial services. Terry enjoys hunting, fishing, the outdoors, yard sales and spending time with his five sons and his grandchildren.

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Paul Butvich

Paul was born in Southern California in 1979. He is a talented musician who plays more than 15 instruments. After graduating from high school, he and his band were signed to a major record label and toured the United States and Canada for 5 years. Paul’s career and experience has been in the construction industry. He was the co-owner of a concrete and specialty coating business in Portland for 15 years before moving to Douglas County. Paul and his wife Alicia have a son and enjoy spending time with their family, homesteading, raising livestock, gardening and farming. Paul joined the Fir Grove Cemetery staff in the fall of 2018. He is responsible for the the cemetery grounds, burial services and facility maintenance. Paul’s other hobbies include music, mechanics, building and remodeling and serving as a crew chief for a rally racing team.

Marc Lund

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Marc was born and raised in Cottage Grove, OR. As the child of the local funeral director owner/operator he grew up living next door to the funeral chapel. Marc has been in and around funeral service his whole life. 

After graduating high school in 1988, marc served in the U.S. Army Reserve, attaining the rank of Sergeant by the end of his commitment. In 1993, he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon.

In 1995, Marc received his Associate Degree in Mortuary Science from Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon. Marc returned to Cottage Grove to work in the family business with his father in 1995. Purchasing Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel & Crematorium and Fir Grove Cemetery. 

Marc is currently serving as Board Chairman for the National Funeral Trust Service. He is Past President of the Oregon Funeral Directors Association, Past Board Chairman of South Lane County Fire & Rescue, and has served on the Policy Board of the National Funeral Directors Association.

He lives in Eugene with his wife, Christina, and their two boys. Marc enjoys many hobbies and interest; including snow skiing, snowboarding, golf and sailing. 

Marc is a caring and thoughtful person, who serves every family with compassion and professionalism.
 

Christina Lund

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Christina is the Co-Owner, with her husband Marc Lund, of Smith Lund Mills Funeral Chapel and Fir Grove Cemetery in Cottage Grove. Christina graduated from Linfield College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and Business Administration. Christina joined Smith Lund Mills Funeral Chapel in 2001. She is active in the administrative and marketing details of the firm.

Christina has served on many local and regional boards such as South Lane Wheels, Linfield College Alumni Board and Junior League of Eugene. Serving as the board chair of CASA of Lane County, she rounded out more than 14 years advocating for children. Christina is active in a variety of civic groups including Cottage Grove Rotary, the Bohemia Park Project and the Cottage Grove Vision 2037. In recent years, Christina has spent much of her time on local community projects to enhance the livability of Cottage Grove.

She and Marc are the proud parents of two boys. With her family, Christina is an avid skier, golfer and amateur chef. 

Doug Lund

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Doug Lund was born in Dawson, Minnesota, and attended public schools in Dallas, Oregon. He is a graduate of the San Francisco College of Mortuary Science. After completing an internship in Salem, Doug worked in Salem and Portland before moving to Cottage Grove in 1965. He purchased the former Smith Mortuary and later purchased the Mills Mortuary, combining the businesses as Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel. Over the years, Doug has been active in community service. He is currently serving on the Board of Directors of the Cottage Grove Community Hospital Foundation. He is Past President of the Cottage Grove Hospital Board, a lifelong member of the Cottage Grove Lions Club and active in his church. Doug and his wife, Jeryl, have two children, four grandchildren and one great grandson. He likes traveling, downhill skiing, sailing and visiting the Oregon Coast. Doug retired in 2004 after more than 40 years in funeral service. He and his wife sold the Chapel to their son Marc that same year. 

Tami Stewart

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Tami Stewart is a third generation Cottage Grove resident. She graduated from Cottage Grove High School in 1989, later attending a vocational school specializing in the travel industry. In 2010 Tami joined Smith-Lund-Mills and is working as a Funeral Director/Embalmer Apprentice. She is currently a student Arapahoe Community College completing her degree in mortuary science. Previously Tami was a self-employed, wedding coordinator and professional photographer for 10 years. She has 30 years of customer service experience and is an active community member. She is a Past President of the South Lane Family Relief Nursery Board of Directors, Community Sharing volunteer, and has participated in Relay for Life and volunteers within South Lane School District working with children. Tami and her husband Faye have four beautiful children. Her hobbies include walking, traveling, photography, cooking and spending time with her family. 

Jennifer Clark

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Jennifer was born in California. Her family later moved to Yoncalla, Oregon where she grew up on a cattle and sheep ranch. Jennifer graduated from Yoncalla High School in 1990. In 1996 she received her Certified Nursing Assistance state certification. Jennifer continued her education attended Umpqua Community College where she received her certification in Phlebotomy and a few years later her certification as a Certified Medication Aid. She worked in nursing from 1996-2010. Jennifer then enrolled at Lane Community College for her Associates in Human Services. In 2014 she joined the Smith-Lund-Mills team, and currently serves as a Funeral Director. 

As a former softball player she has coached her daughter in both Little Fir League and Little League. Jennifer loves the Oregon outdoors and enjoys kayaking, hiking, fishing, camping, and spending time with family. She is a proud grandma of four special kiddos. She is very passionate about rescuing small dogs, and finding them forever homes. As a Cottage Grove resident with her partner.  Jennifer works hard to make her community a better place to live.  

Morgan Yarborough

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Morgan was born and raised in Sierra Vista, Arizona. In 2014 she received degrees in Physics and Mathematics and shortly after moved to Cottage Grove to work for the local school district.

Morgan joined the Sunset Hills team in January 2017 as an Apprentice Funeral Director/Embalmer and is attending community college to complete her Mortuary Science degree. She is passionate about aiding families and her community. In her free time she enjoys painting, gardening, traveling, studying natural sciences, caring for animals of all shapes and sizes, and spending time with her family. 

Sylvia Molitor

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Sylvia was raised in Olympia, WA. She was a U.S. Pony Club and 4-H member and participated in the U.S. Junior Latin League in high school. She has lived and worked throughout the country, including Seattle, Nashville, and Austin. She and her husband were married for three years before they moved to Eugene in June of 2019. They hope to put down roots in the Pacific Northwest.

Sylvia has a varied background in the funeral industry and customer service, having worked as a cake designer and custom furniture designer before moving to Oregon.

In her spare time, Sylvia enjoys writing, historical architecture, and cooking Julia Child’s classic French recipes.

Randy Wood

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Randy Wood serves as our Pre-Planning Councilor and has been guiding families through the difficult times of loss for more than 45 years. He is a Certified Cemetery Executive (CCE), a designation given to him by the International Cemetery Cremation Association of North America (ICCFA). Randy is also an ordained minister and retired from pastoral responsibilities in 2008.

He has been married to his wife, Charceline, over 50 years. He loves living in Lane County. They have 2 adult children, 4 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren living in Southern California.

Randy relaxes by playing golf, attending track and field events, fishing, hunting, spending time with friends, and enjoying the wonders of Oregon.

Randy considers it an honor to represent Smith-Lund Mills by helping those who want to pre-arrange their final wishes. 
 

Linda Green

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Linda Green, a native Oregonian, was born in Vernonia and grew up and attended school in The Dalles. She attended Northwest College in Kirkland, Washington, near Seattle. She began working as a receptionist for Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in early 2000.Before that, she had served as a secretary for various churches, and also for a small private school for over 20 years. Before moving to western Oregon, she was a secretary in the office of the District Attorney of Wasco County. Linda and her husband have lived in Cottage Grove since 1982. They have three children and six grandchildren. In her spare time, Linda enjoys hiking, working outside, music and traveling. Her very favorite thing is spending time with her grandkids. 

Doris Newton

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Doris is a native Idahoan, graduating from McCall, Idaho. She attended Boise State College and later The George Washington University School of Business. Footloose and fancy free she is drawn to beautiful places and has lived in Sisters, Oregon, North Central Washington, St. Ignatius, Montana and currently resides in Yoncalla, Oregon.

Doris worked in public accounting in Central Oregon for nearly eight years before moving into the corporate accounting arena, working as a construction controller/officer, financial crisis manager, and as an international Federal Contracting Manager/Project Manager for the Salish Kootnai Tribe in Montana. She worked as a manager for North Douglas Betterment, a non-profit organization, for two years and then joined Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel, November 2018.

Doris has one daughter, Jody, a grand daughter, Jessyca and a great grand child on the way. She spends her free time gardening, making jewelry and home improvement projects.

Patrick Dolan

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Pat Dolan is a long time resident of Cottage Grove. For 30 years he taught science, social studies and history at the former Lincoln Junior High School and at Cottage Grove High School. While at Lincoln, he was chosen as a teacher of the year and he also received a spirit award. Patrick coached basketball for 28 years, track for 23 years, and football for four years. Prior to moving to Cottage Grove, Patrick taught for five years in Montana high schools and was a teaching assistant for a year at Montana State University. In 1967, he earned his Master of Science degree in the History of Science with a Zoology minor. In 1961, he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in general studies from Montana State College with a major in Social Studies and a minor in Science.

Patrick Dolan is the Sexton for Fir Grove Cemetery and assists as needed at Smith-Lund-Mills. Patrick has four sons, one daughter and nine grandchildren. In his spare time, he likes to read, hunt, ski, and play golf.

David Spriggs

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David is a 5th generation Oregonian whose family moved here via the Oregon Trail in 1846 and 1853. Graduate of Cottage Grove Union High School, Lane Community College and the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Personnel and Industrial Management. Retired from Lane County after 23 years serving as Director of Elections and Sign Shop Supervisor. Retired Lieutenant Commander with 30 years’ service, active and reserve, in the U.S. Naval Reserve. He is a life member of the local Masonic Lodge. David is married. He and his wife Joy have two children and five grandchildren. 

Kenneth Boone

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Kenneth Boone serves as our Assistant Funeral Director and has been serving the families of Smith Lund Mills since July 2018. He is a retired owner of a private consulting engineering practice, retired Professional Engineer, and is also an ordained deacon retired from 23 years of pastoral responsibilities in 2019. He is a past President of Community Sharing Board of Directors and past president of Beds for Freezing Nights warming shelter in Cottage Grove. He has been married to his wife, Bonnie, for 42 years. He enjoys living in Lane County. They have 3 adult children and 5 grandchildren.

Ed Smith

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Ed was born in Brigham, Utah and moved to Cottage Grove in 1968 at the age of 16. Except for peeling chittum, picking beans and strawberries, his first job came in 1969 at the Village Green. From there he spent 11 years working for Bohemia Culp Creek Plywood. Beginning in 1981, Ed became self-employed pursuing various ventures to include logging, chipping, manufacturing/marketing and metal fabrication. Ed is an avid history and antiquity buff, specializing in militaria and military history. Ed and his wife, Virginia, met while the two were employed at the Village Green. They have been married for 47 years and are very proud parents of 3 and grandparents of 8. Ed has a passion for people and finds it an honor to serve them through his church and also through Smith-Lund-Mills.

Terry Wibbens

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Terry is an Oregon native who grew up in southern Oregon. He graduated from high school in Grants Pass, then began a career working in the lumber and plywood industry for many years. He is also experienced as a heavy equipment operator. Terry eventually moved to Eugene and has been with Sunset Hills since 2010. He is responsible for the cemetery grounds, facility maintenance and burial services. Terry enjoys hunting, fishing, the outdoors, yard sales and spending time with his five sons and his grandchildren.

Paul Butvich

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Paul was born in Southern California in 1979. He is a talented musician who plays more than 15 instruments. After graduating from high school, he and his band were signed to a major record label and toured the United States and Canada for 5 years. Paul’s career and experience has been in the construction industry. He was the co-owner of a concrete and specialty coating business in Portland for 15 years before moving to Douglas County. Paul and his wife Alicia have a son and enjoy spending time with their family, homesteading, raising livestock, gardening and farming. Paul joined the Fir Grove Cemetery staff in the fall of 2018. He is responsible for the the cemetery grounds, burial services and facility maintenance. Paul’s other hobbies include music, mechanics, building and remodeling and serving as a crew chief for a rally racing team.

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