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Funeral Director, Embalmer/Owner
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.
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.
Apprentice Funeral Director/Embalmer
Matt is the newest edition to the Haren-Wood Family of Funeral Services. He has lived most of his life in Ontario and is a graduate of Ontario High School. He is fulfilling his dream of becoming a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer to help families through one of their most difficult life experiences. He has completed most of his educational requirements and is completing his practical experience at this time.