Meet our staff, members of the local community who make everything that happens possible.
Tim Waud is a third-generation funeral director who began his career at a very young age. He has been a licensed funeral service practitioner since 1993. Tim and his wife Jill, a 4th-grade teacher at Gaffney Lane Elementary, both grew up in Oregon City and now live next door to the funeral home. Tim has been very active in the Oregon City community serving as a meet director and swim coach for the Oregon City Swim Team. Tim currently coaches the Oregon City Tankers, a U.S. Masters Swimming workout group, and was honored as the U.S. Masters Swimming Coach of the Year in 2017. Tim takes great pride in continuing the legacy his parents Pat and Sue Waud have created by serving the community.
Ron Rohde comes to Oregon from Wyoming. A graduate of Willamette University, Ron learned the funeral trade by serving an apprenticeship under Pat's supervision. Having worked part-time in the late '80s and then full-time starting in 1994, Ron has developed a deep appreciation for the funeral industry and the families he serves
Jeff along with his wife Annie is the owner of the funeral home. Jeff is a 1985 graduate of Wayne State University’s Mortuary Science Program.
He also holds a bachelor’s degree from Western Michigan University which he earned in 1992. He enjoys exercising and spending time off with his children – Maggie, Jack and Peter.
Jeff and his family are members of the St. Basil Catholic Church. When time allows, Jeff likes to be active in our community and is a member of the Kiwanis Club, Loyal Order of the Moose, Sons of the American Legion, and the Knights of Columbus. In 2013, Jeff and his family were the St. Basil Knights of Columbus Family of the year.
Jeff was recognized by the Bobby Walker Administration with their Leadership Award in 2010. He was also recognized by the First Spiritual Church of Covert for his role in community leadership in 2015.