Dennis Haren and his family have owned the Haren-Wood Family of Funeral Services since 2003 when Dennis's partner Steve Wood retired. Prior to that Dennis & Steve owned the Haren-Wood Funeral Chapels in both Payette and Ontario, Rosedale Memorial Gardens in Payette and the Haren-Wood Crematory in Ontario since 1995. Dennis has been in funeral service since 1981 and has held licenses in Washington, Oregon and Idaho. He is certified with the Lion's Eye Bank to assist with eye tissue donation and holds an insurance license in both Oregon and Idaho to be able to help families pre-fund their pre-arranged funeral arrangements. He has four children, Kurtis, Tara, Kourtney and Ryan.
Dawn has been involved with the Haren-Wood Family of Funeral Services since 2003. Dawn is our female licensed funeral director in the state of Oregon and is currently completing Idaho's licensing process. Dawn creates the Memorial Videos personally for the Funeral Chapels and is able to direct funerals, gravesides and memorial services. She is a former board member and treasurer for the Payette Chamber of Commerce, and is active in her church. She lives in Payette and has four children, Kurtis, Tara, Kourtney and Ryan.
Alan has lived in the Weiser area since 1989. He began his career in the funeral business in 1989 working part time for Thomason Funeral Home in Weiser, and later as a licensed Mortician. After Thomason's sale and restructure Alan joined the Haren-Wood Family of Funeral Services. Alan has been a licensed funeral director for over 16 years, and is licensed in both Idaho and Oregon. He is also certified by the Lions Eye Bank for corneal removal. Alan and his wife Marla along with their children, Minda, Brad, Kim, Brit, and Brandon have been a part of the Weiser community and Alan has served the western treasure valley and northern valley communities during that time
Tarise "Teri" has been the Office Director for the Haren-Wood Family of Funeral Services since 2003. She manages the accounts recievables, accounts payables as well as the day to day office operation. She was formerly the Head Nutritionist for the Payette Senior Center. Teri and her husband Alan are Idaho natives and have lived in Payette since 1998.
Billie was born in Wendle, Idaho and moved to the Weiser area when she was 2 years old and is a graduate of the Weiser High School class of 63. She has been licensed in the Insurance Industry in Oregon and Idaho since 1981. She has been a pre-need specialist for over 26 years serving all of the Western Treasure Valley and the northern communities of Midvale, Cambridge and Council. She also serves the Haren-Wood Family of Funeral Services as an assistant on Funerals, Gravesides and Memorial services. Billie began the Haren-Wood Funeral Chapel's aftercare program and personally follows up with every family served in the area by the chapel to help them realize that our service doesn't end with the funeral.