Our staff's commitment to you

Our compassionate staff is committed to providing support and direction to those who are dealing with loss and grief.

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Julie Adams General Manager

Julie was born and raised in Seattle, Washington. She is graduate of Chapman University and was Valedectorian of the Mortuary Education program at the Mt. Hood Comm. College. She has been in the Spokane Area since 2010 and enjoys spending time with her son, traveling, and eating delicious food.

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Jennifer Melberg Funeral Service Supervisor

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Jenny Haley Funeral Director

Jenny, originally from Colorado, has called the Northwest home for over ten years. She is a licensed funeral director and embalmer. She holds an Associate’s Degree in Mortuary Science. She enjoys quality time with family and friends, watching movies, and spending days at the lake; she also enjoys traveling and has gone as far as Australia. Jenny is dedicated to building a career serving the needs of grieving families in the Spokane community.

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Jeremy Wake Funeral Director

Jeremy R. Wake was born and raised in Nampa, ID. Jeremy served a two-year mission in Salt Lake City, UT for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. After his mission he moved to Washington, where he met his wife Jennifer. Jeremy has been in the funeral industry since 2007. He obtained his funeral director license in 2013 and enjoys serving families in his community. In his free time, you can find Jeremy playing basketball, wrestling with his two young sons, or taking day hikes with his family.

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ShelLee Hansen Funeral Director

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Koby May Prep and Receiving Supervisor

Raised in Western Montana, Koby made his way to Spokane, WA in 2009 after graduating from Carroll College in Helena, MT. Soon after beginning his internship at Heritage Funeral Home in 2012, he knew that becoming a funeral director would be a very fulfilling and spiritual journey. Koby and his wife are both musicians and enjoy attending concerts. They are members of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church on the South Hill. Koby likes going to sporting events, camping, fishing and visiting family and friends in Montana.

 

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Tanner Cady Funeral Director Intern

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Virgie Finch Administrative Assistant

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Amanda Poston Administrative Assistant

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Don Rubel Pre-Planning Counselor

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Brandt Williams Pre-Planning Counselor

Brandt has a passion for helping families by providing excellent continued care in the days and weeks that follow their services  at Heritage Funeral Home. He has years of helping families with their income protection needs and has realized that there are other areas he can help to protect his families. This passion is what drove him to this business.

Before joining Heritage, Brandt has spent over 20 years in customer service and management positions. With more than 10 years in the income protection field, Brandt has seen the increasing need to help families better prepare and get their affairs in order. Family is very important to him. He and his wife have adopted 3 children. He also served a 2-year mission for his church in Asuncion Paraguay, where he learned how to truly love people.

Julie Adams

General Manager
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Julie was born and raised in Seattle, Washington. She is graduate of Chapman University and was Valedectorian of the Mortuary Education program at the Mt. Hood Comm. College. She has been in the Spokane Area since 2010 and enjoys spending time with her son, traveling, and eating delicious food.

Jennifer Melberg

Funeral Service Supervisor
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Jenny Haley

Funeral Director
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Jenny, originally from Colorado, has called the Northwest home for over ten years. She is a licensed funeral director and embalmer. She holds an Associate’s Degree in Mortuary Science. She enjoys quality time with family and friends, watching movies, and spending days at the lake; she also enjoys traveling and has gone as far as Australia. Jenny is dedicated to building a career serving the needs of grieving families in the Spokane community.

Jeremy Wake

Funeral Director
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Jeremy R. Wake was born and raised in Nampa, ID. Jeremy served a two-year mission in Salt Lake City, UT for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. After his mission he moved to Washington, where he met his wife Jennifer. Jeremy has been in the funeral industry since 2007. He obtained his funeral director license in 2013 and enjoys serving families in his community. In his free time, you can find Jeremy playing basketball, wrestling with his two young sons, or taking day hikes with his family.

ShelLee Hansen

Funeral Director
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Koby May

Prep and Receiving Supervisor
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Raised in Western Montana, Koby made his way to Spokane, WA in 2009 after graduating from Carroll College in Helena, MT. Soon after beginning his internship at Heritage Funeral Home in 2012, he knew that becoming a funeral director would be a very fulfilling and spiritual journey. Koby and his wife are both musicians and enjoy attending concerts. They are members of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church on the South Hill. Koby likes going to sporting events, camping, fishing and visiting family and friends in Montana.

 

Tanner Cady

Funeral Director Intern
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Virgie Finch

Administrative Assistant
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Amanda Poston

Administrative Assistant
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Don Rubel

Pre-Planning Counselor
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Brandt Williams

Pre-Planning Counselor
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Brandt has a passion for helping families by providing excellent continued care in the days and weeks that follow their services  at Heritage Funeral Home. He has years of helping families with their income protection needs and has realized that there are other areas he can help to protect his families. This passion is what drove him to this business.

Before joining Heritage, Brandt has spent over 20 years in customer service and management positions. With more than 10 years in the income protection field, Brandt has seen the increasing need to help families better prepare and get their affairs in order. Family is very important to him. He and his wife have adopted 3 children. He also served a 2-year mission for his church in Asuncion Paraguay, where he learned how to truly love people.