Our staff is licensed and trained to assist you with every detail of making funeral, cremation and cemetery arrangements. This includes offering advice and guidance throughout the decision-making process, answering questions and assuring that legal requirements are met, as well as providing whatever facilities and services are necessary or desired. We are always prepared to carry out the wishes of those making the arrangements with understanding, compassion and consideration for everyone concerned.
When it is practical or possible, making funeral arrangements in advance of need can provide the peace of mind that all details have been taken care of in a way that is satisfying to oneself and one’s survivors. A family discussion combined with our counsel can assure that everyone involved feels comfortable with the chosen arrangements.
Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
Rick began working at Northwood Park in 2002. He has had 21 years of experience in funeral service within Southwest Washington. Rick is a graduate of Mount Hood Community College and holds a degree in Mortuary Science which he received in 1992.
Over the years Rick has been active in the Washington State Funeral Director’s Association serving on the Board of Directors for over four years. Within the state association, Rick received the distinguished title of “Funeral Director of the Year” for all of his many contributions to the industry and to the community.
Rick resides in Longview with his wife of 18 years, Lorraine and their two children Lance and Amy. As thespians, both Rick and Lorraine has been active in local theatre productions for many years.
Northwood Park Administrator
Bonnie has 24 years experience in the funeral home/cemetery industry as office support and administration. She has been with Northwood Park for 8 years. She has a double Associate Degree in Business Management and Retail Merchandising.
Bonnie moved here from Wyoming over 30 years ago. She was born and raised in South Dakota. Bonnie has two grown daughters and two grandchildren, enjoys reading, cooking and loves being outdoors – gardening, walking, hiking.
As a heart disease survivor, Bonnie is passionate about helping other women who have either been diagnosed with, or who are at risk for, heart disease. She is the co-coordinator for the local support group of WomenHeart: the National Coalition for Women With Heart Disease.
Funeral Director, Family Service Counselor
Mike grew up in the funeral industry and has been with Northwood Park since 2008. He graduated from Kelso High School in 1977 and earned an Associate Degree from Lane community College in Eugene, Oregon in 1980. Mike comes to us after a long career in aviation where he logged over 14000 flight hours mostly as a Bush Pilot in Alaska.
Mike is licensed as both a Funeral Director and an Insurance Agent representing ForeThought Life Insurance Company. Mike can assist you with all your funeral, cremation, and cemetery needs and is a specialist in pre-planning.
Mike has been married to his wife, Paula, since 1981. They have three grown children and five grandchildren. In their spare time they enjoy family time with their grandchildren, boating and the company of their Scottish Terrier.
Mike is very active in the Elks Lodge where he is a Past Exalted Ruler and a State Officer.