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 OWNER

Marc was born and raised in Cottage Grove, OR. As the child of the local funeral home proprietor, he grew up next door to the funeral chapel and has been in and around funeral service his entire life. Marc served in the U.S. Army Reserve, attaining the rank of sergeant. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon. In 1995, Marc was awarded an associate degree in Mortuary Science from Mt. Hood Community College. He then returned to Cottage Grove to work in the family business with his father Doug. Marc is the owner of Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, Fir Grove Cemetery, Lund Cemeteries, Inc. all of Cottage Grove, and Sunset Hills Funeral Home Crematorium Cemetery, in Eugene. 

He is currently 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. Marc lives in Eugene with his wife, Christina, and they have two sons. In his free time, he pursues a range of interests, including snow skiing, sailing and travel.

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

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Doug Lund OWNER - EMERITUS

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 served 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 has 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 sold the Chapel to their son Marc that same year. 

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Jennifer White-Muir LEAD FUNERAL DIRECTOR

 

Jennifer grew up on a cattle and sheep ranch in Yoncalla, Oregon. She is a certified Nursing Assistant, Phlebotomist and Medication Aid. After working in nursing for 18 years, Jennifer received her associate degree in human services from Lane Community College. She joined the Smith-Lund-Mills team in 2014. Jennifer currently serves as a Funeral Director at both Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove and Sunset Hills Funeral Home in Eugene.

Jennifer continued her love of softball as a coach for her daughter’s team. She loves the Oregon outdoors and enjoys kayaking, snorkeling, rock-hounding, hiking, fishing, camping, and exploring back roads. The self-described foodie enjoys gardening and food preservation. Jennifer appreciates spending time with family and is a proud grandma to her four special kiddos.  

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Bethany Wozniak FUNERAL DIRECTOR / EMBALMER

Bethany received her associate degree in Mortuary Science in 2014 and later studied Sustainable Cemetery Management at Oregon State University. Prior to receiving her degree, Bethany worked in various positions in the industry, including as a natural burial specialist. She came to Sunset Hills Funeral Home as a Funeral Director after serving in that capacity for several Portland mortuaries. Bethany currently serves as a Funeral Director at both Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove, and Sunset Hills Funeral Home in Eugene. 

Bethany enjoys collecting music records, attending concerts by local musicians, and cooking. Her commitment to environmental stewardship includes pursuing expertise in natural burials.

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Sinéad Oskay FUNERAL DIRECTOR / EMBALMER

Sinéad started her career in funeral service in 2020, and joined the team at  Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in 2023. She earned her associate degree in Mortuary Science from Arapahoe Community College. Sinéad is passionate about helping families navigate through difficult losses, and devoted to serving every family with compassionate, personalized, and equitable care.

Sinéad was born and raised in Portland, Oregon, and prior to pursuing a career as a funeral director and embalmer, she helped families through pregnancy, birth and postpartum as a doula in the Portland-Metro area. In her free time, Sinéad enjoys gardening, creating art with a wide variety of mediums, and spending time with her daughter.

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Wendy Hemings FUNERAL DIRECTOR APPRENTICE

Wendy, a Cottage Grove High School graduate, joined Smith-Lund-Mills in 2021 as an apprentice Funeral Director. Previously, she held a range of positions at an assisted living and memory care facility, and eventually became a licensed administrator.

In her free time, Wendy enjoys being with her family and her dog. She is an avid gamer and loves to read.

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Natoshia Elaine FUNERAL DIRECTOR APPRENTICE

Natoshia joined the Smith-Lund-Mills team in 2023 as a Funeral Director and Embalming Apprentice. Natoshia has a deep passion for serving others during their most challenging times. Her journey in this profession has taught her the importance of compassion, empathy, and attention to detail. She takes considerable pride in providing comfort and support to grieving families, helping them navigate through the arrangement process with sensitivity and care.   As a Navy Veteran, Natoshia developed a deep appreciation for discipline, teamwork, and dedication. Outside of work, Natoshia’s daughter, who is her heart and soul, brings immense joy and purpose to her life. Natoshia also finds joy in the companionship of my beloved pets, who bring a sense of unconditional love and loyalty. 

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Cherie Wiltshire ADMINISTRATOR / BOOKKEEPER

 Cherie has a strong administrative background with nearly three decades of experience. She earned her associate degree from Lane Community College in 2016 with an emphasis on health and social sciences. She earned a medical assistant certificate in 1995 after completing a certified course in Burien, Washington. Cherie has been a small business owner and a self-employed virtual assistant. Her wide-ranging expertise is used in overseeing administration and bookkeeping at Smith-Lund-Mills and Sunset Hills Funeral Home, in Eugene. Cherie ensures that both offices are running smoothly, which supports the funeral directors’ ability to focus on the families they serve. 

 Cherie loves spending time with her family and being outdoors. She enjoys mushroom hunting, gardening, and camping. 

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Rhonda Worley ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Rhonda sees her work as doing whatever needs to be done to support the Smith-Lund-Mills team in helping the people we serve. Rhonda has been involved in office management and administration for more than 25 years.

Rhonda enjoys being with her family and animals, gardening, camping, rockhounding, and turning her rock finds into jewelr

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David Spriggs FUNERAL DIRECTOR ASSISTANT

David Spriggs – Funeral Director Assistant / Officiant David serves as a Funeral Director Assistant and is the in-house officiant for Smith-Lund-Mills. He is a fifth generation Oregonian whose family arrived via the Oregon Trail in the mid-1800s. David is a graduate of Cottage Grove Union High School, Lane Community College and the University of Oregon, where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Personnel and Industrial Management. He retired from Lane County after 23 years as Director of Elections. David served as Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Naval Reserve with 30 years’ service active and reserve.  

He is a life member of the local Masonic Lodge and David and his wife have two children and five grandchildren.  

 

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Tina Norris FUNERAL DIRECTOR ASSISTANT

Tina Norris loves being part of her Smith-Lund-Mills work family. She studied Industrial Maintenance and General Management and worked in hospitality management for more than twenty years.

During her free time, Tina loves spending time with family and friends, and enjoys, hiking, kayaking, mushroom hunting. She also likes to repurpose items and restore old furniture

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Terry Wibbens BURIAL SERVICES

Terry is an Oregon native who graduated from high school in Grants Pass. He then began a career working in the lumber and plywood industry and as a heavy equipment operator. Terry started with our company in 2010 and is responsible for the cemetery grounds, facility maintenance and burial services for Fir Grove Cemetery and Sunset Hills Cemtery.  Through our subsidiary Lund Cemeteries Inc., Terry also assists with burial services at rural cemeteries throughout the area.  

Terry enjoys hunting, fishing, other outdoors activities, yard sales, and spending time with his five sons and grandchildren. 

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Paul Butvich BURIAL SERVICES

Paul joined the staff in 2018, and is responsible for the cemetery grounds, burial services, and facility maintenance at Fir Grove Cemetery and Sunset Hills Cemetery in Eugene. Paul also assist with burial services in rural cemeteries through our subsidiary, Lund Cemeteries, Inc.

A native Californian, Paul 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 five years. Additionally, Paul has worked in the construction industry, and co-owned a concrete and specialty coating business in Portland.  

Paul and his wife have one son. They enjoy spending time together as a family, homesteading, raising livestock, gardening, and farming. Paul’s other hobbies include music, mechanics, building and remodeling and serving as a crew chief for a rally racing team. 

Marc Lund

OWNER
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Marc was born and raised in Cottage Grove, OR. As the child of the local funeral home proprietor, he grew up next door to the funeral chapel and has been in and around funeral service his entire life. Marc served in the U.S. Army Reserve, attaining the rank of sergeant. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon. In 1995, Marc was awarded an associate degree in Mortuary Science from Mt. Hood Community College. He then returned to Cottage Grove to work in the family business with his father Doug. Marc is the owner of Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, Fir Grove Cemetery, Lund Cemeteries, Inc. all of Cottage Grove, and Sunset Hills Funeral Home Crematorium Cemetery, in Eugene. 

He is currently 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. Marc lives in Eugene with his wife, Christina, and they have two sons. In his free time, he pursues a range of interests, including snow skiing, sailing and travel.

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

Doug Lund

OWNER - EMERITUS
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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 served 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 has 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 sold the Chapel to their son Marc that same year. 

Jennifer White-Muir

LEAD FUNERAL DIRECTOR
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Jennifer grew up on a cattle and sheep ranch in Yoncalla, Oregon. She is a certified Nursing Assistant, Phlebotomist and Medication Aid. After working in nursing for 18 years, Jennifer received her associate degree in human services from Lane Community College. She joined the Smith-Lund-Mills team in 2014. Jennifer currently serves as a Funeral Director at both Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove and Sunset Hills Funeral Home in Eugene.

Jennifer continued her love of softball as a coach for her daughter’s team. She loves the Oregon outdoors and enjoys kayaking, snorkeling, rock-hounding, hiking, fishing, camping, and exploring back roads. The self-described foodie enjoys gardening and food preservation. Jennifer appreciates spending time with family and is a proud grandma to her four special kiddos.  

Bethany Wozniak

FUNERAL DIRECTOR / EMBALMER
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Bethany received her associate degree in Mortuary Science in 2014 and later studied Sustainable Cemetery Management at Oregon State University. Prior to receiving her degree, Bethany worked in various positions in the industry, including as a natural burial specialist. She came to Sunset Hills Funeral Home as a Funeral Director after serving in that capacity for several Portland mortuaries. Bethany currently serves as a Funeral Director at both Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove, and Sunset Hills Funeral Home in Eugene. 

Bethany enjoys collecting music records, attending concerts by local musicians, and cooking. Her commitment to environmental stewardship includes pursuing expertise in natural burials.

Sinéad Oskay

FUNERAL DIRECTOR / EMBALMER
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Sinéad started her career in funeral service in 2020, and joined the team at  Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in 2023. She earned her associate degree in Mortuary Science from Arapahoe Community College. Sinéad is passionate about helping families navigate through difficult losses, and devoted to serving every family with compassionate, personalized, and equitable care.

Sinéad was born and raised in Portland, Oregon, and prior to pursuing a career as a funeral director and embalmer, she helped families through pregnancy, birth and postpartum as a doula in the Portland-Metro area. In her free time, Sinéad enjoys gardening, creating art with a wide variety of mediums, and spending time with her daughter.

Wendy Hemings

FUNERAL DIRECTOR APPRENTICE
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Wendy, a Cottage Grove High School graduate, joined Smith-Lund-Mills in 2021 as an apprentice Funeral Director. Previously, she held a range of positions at an assisted living and memory care facility, and eventually became a licensed administrator.

In her free time, Wendy enjoys being with her family and her dog. She is an avid gamer and loves to read.

Natoshia Elaine

FUNERAL DIRECTOR APPRENTICE
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Natoshia joined the Smith-Lund-Mills team in 2023 as a Funeral Director and Embalming Apprentice. Natoshia has a deep passion for serving others during their most challenging times. Her journey in this profession has taught her the importance of compassion, empathy, and attention to detail. She takes considerable pride in providing comfort and support to grieving families, helping them navigate through the arrangement process with sensitivity and care.   As a Navy Veteran, Natoshia developed a deep appreciation for discipline, teamwork, and dedication. Outside of work, Natoshia’s daughter, who is her heart and soul, brings immense joy and purpose to her life. Natoshia also finds joy in the companionship of my beloved pets, who bring a sense of unconditional love and loyalty. 

Cherie Wiltshire

ADMINISTRATOR / BOOKKEEPER
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 Cherie has a strong administrative background with nearly three decades of experience. She earned her associate degree from Lane Community College in 2016 with an emphasis on health and social sciences. She earned a medical assistant certificate in 1995 after completing a certified course in Burien, Washington. Cherie has been a small business owner and a self-employed virtual assistant. Her wide-ranging expertise is used in overseeing administration and bookkeeping at Smith-Lund-Mills and Sunset Hills Funeral Home, in Eugene. Cherie ensures that both offices are running smoothly, which supports the funeral directors’ ability to focus on the families they serve. 

 Cherie loves spending time with her family and being outdoors. She enjoys mushroom hunting, gardening, and camping. 

Rhonda Worley

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
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Rhonda sees her work as doing whatever needs to be done to support the Smith-Lund-Mills team in helping the people we serve. Rhonda has been involved in office management and administration for more than 25 years.

Rhonda enjoys being with her family and animals, gardening, camping, rockhounding, and turning her rock finds into jewelr

David Spriggs

FUNERAL DIRECTOR ASSISTANT
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David Spriggs – Funeral Director Assistant / Officiant David serves as a Funeral Director Assistant and is the in-house officiant for Smith-Lund-Mills. He is a fifth generation Oregonian whose family arrived via the Oregon Trail in the mid-1800s. David is a graduate of Cottage Grove Union High School, Lane Community College and the University of Oregon, where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Personnel and Industrial Management. He retired from Lane County after 23 years as Director of Elections. David served as Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Naval Reserve with 30 years’ service active and reserve.  

He is a life member of the local Masonic Lodge and David and his wife have two children and five grandchildren.  

 

Tina Norris

FUNERAL DIRECTOR ASSISTANT
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Tina Norris loves being part of her Smith-Lund-Mills work family. She studied Industrial Maintenance and General Management and worked in hospitality management for more than twenty years.

During her free time, Tina loves spending time with family and friends, and enjoys, hiking, kayaking, mushroom hunting. She also likes to repurpose items and restore old furniture

Terry Wibbens

BURIAL SERVICES
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Terry is an Oregon native who graduated from high school in Grants Pass. He then began a career working in the lumber and plywood industry and as a heavy equipment operator. Terry started with our company in 2010 and is responsible for the cemetery grounds, facility maintenance and burial services for Fir Grove Cemetery and Sunset Hills Cemtery.  Through our subsidiary Lund Cemeteries Inc., Terry also assists with burial services at rural cemeteries throughout the area.  

Terry enjoys hunting, fishing, other outdoors activities, yard sales, and spending time with his five sons and grandchildren. 

Paul Butvich

BURIAL SERVICES
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Paul joined the staff in 2018, and is responsible for the cemetery grounds, burial services, and facility maintenance at Fir Grove Cemetery and Sunset Hills Cemetery in Eugene. Paul also assist with burial services in rural cemeteries through our subsidiary, Lund Cemeteries, Inc.

A native Californian, Paul 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 five years. Additionally, Paul has worked in the construction industry, and co-owned a concrete and specialty coating business in Portland.  

Paul and his wife have one son. They enjoy spending time together as a family, homesteading, raising livestock, gardening, and farming. 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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