Our staff's commitment to you

Our staff is committed to providing support, compassion, information, and direction as needed to all members of our community, their families, and friends who are dealing with loss and grief.

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Steve Macy Funeral Director / Embalmer

Steve Macy, representing the fourth generation, has been a funeral director/embalmer since 1975. Steve graduated from McMinnville High School, Oregon State University, and Mt. Hood Mortuary School.

Before joining the firm, Steve was an Infantry Platoon Leader in Vietnam and then worked for Texaco Oil Company.

Steve has been active in many civic organizations including serving on the board of Hillside Manor, past president of McMinnville Downtown Association, McMinnville Downtown Steering Committee, McMinnville Citizen's Advisory Committee, McMinnville Planning Commission, McMinnville City Council and Co-Chairman for Citizens for Better Education. Currently, Steve is a member of McMinnville Rotary, 1st Barnabas Episcopal Church, BPOE1283, VFW, and American Legion. In 1980, Steve received the Outstanding Junior Citizen Award from the McMinnville JayCees.

Professionally, he has served as President of Oregon State Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers and as a board member of the Oregon Funeral Directors Association. Steve's wife, JacE, is a 3rd generation McMinnville resident. Steve and JacE have two children, Tara and Lisa, and two grandchildren. 

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Scott Macy Funeral Director

Scott Macy Joined Macy and Son in 1982. Scott is a graduate of the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington. After graduating from college, he was a VISTA Volunteer in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. He was also the Director of a non-profit housing corporation designed to assist less advantaged people with adequate housing and winterization.

Before joining the firm, he also served for four years as the Executive Director of Ager-Marquette Community Action Board, an agency designed to assist people to climb out of the cycle of poverty. 

Besides being a Funeral Director for over 20 years, Scott has actively been involved with the community. He served on the steering committees that resulted in a new swimming facility for the city of McMinnville, expansion of the city's park system, and a senior citizen's center. He is a former member of the McMinnville JayCees and is currently a Kiwanis member. 

Professionally, he serves as the President of the Oregon Funeral Directors Association Trust Board. The Board manages pre-need investments for many Oregon Funeral Homes, including Macy and Son, Company. 

Scott's wife, Mary Sue, is active in the business as Treasurer for Evergreen Memorial Park. Scott and Mary Sue have two children, Ericka and Glen. 

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Karen Bush Funeral Director / Embalmer

Karen has served in the funeral industry since 1978. Karen began her apprenticeship with Macy and Son in 1993, and obtained her funeral director/embalmer's license in 1995 from Mt. Hood Community College. Before joining the staff at Macy and Son, she worked for Rose Hills Funeral Home in Whittier, California, as a file clerk and later became the assistant supervisor to the service schedule desk. Karen enjoys working with families to memorialize their loved one in a personalized and meaningful way. Community involvement has always been important to Karen. She has organized the Holiday Memorial Program, along with Hospice, in our community since 1997. She served at the Henderson House for several years and was a member of their board for one year. She was also an active member and served on the board of the Care Foundation, a national organization whose mission is developing education and support for those serving in the Funeral Service industry. She assisted in developing continuing education programs for foundation members. Karen loves movies, especially documentaries and period pieces. She has been involved in various bible study groups. Her hobbies include walking and biking, and traveling to different countries. She shares her home with two rescue kitties, Doc and Whiteson, who keep her busy.

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Corey Rich Funeral Director

Corey joined Macy and Son in April of 2002. He graduated from McMinnville High School in 1990 and Oregon State University in 1994. Corey has served as Junior Warden at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church and Sunday school teacher. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the MAC Football 200 Club.

Corey married Tara Macy in 1994 and together they have two beautiful children, Whitney and Cooper. Corey and Tara were raised in McMinnville and relocated their family back to McMinnville in 2001. Corey enjoys camping, fishing, hunting and all sports. 

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Jan Stark Administrative Duties

Jan has worked at Macy and Son since 1985, assisting families in the office with administrative duties including processing death certificates, obituaries, funeral trusts, insurance and veteran's forms. She greets people as they enter the funeral home, answers incoming phone calls, and processes all paperwork. She obtained her Funeral Director's license in 1989. She has set up systems to organize and expedite the flow of paperwork and to keep the office functioning efficiently. She and her husband, James, have two children. 

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Nancy Mehlhoff Front Desk

Nancy has worked at Macy and Son since 1997 assisting at the front desk on a part-time basis. She assists families with contributions, answers phones and helps process paperwork. She graduated from McMinnville High School, attended Linfield College and has resided in McMinnville for 50 years. Nancy and her husband, Gary, have two children and six grandchildren.

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Ginger Zimmerman

Ginger has worked and assisted at funeral services at Macy and Son since July, 2000. She assists the directors and families before, during and after the service. She is a lifelong resident of Yamhill County. 

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Theresa Hermens Funeral Director / Embalmer

Theresa Hermens joined our staff in March 2006, serving an 18 month apprenticeship. She graduated from the Funeral Services Program at Mt. Hood Community College and has been a licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer since 2008. She is very passionate about her work in both of those areas but especially enjoys meeting and working with the families she serves.

Theresa was born and raised in Montana, moving to Oregon in 1982. She resides in McMinnville. In her spare time, Theresa enjoys spending time with family and friends, shopping, traveling, gardening and reading. Theresa also enjoys volunteering her time for various charity benefits at the McMinnville Elks Lodge, of which she became a member in 2013.

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Rob Mathiesen Pre-planning Counselor

Rob Mathiesen joined Macy and Son in September of 2011. He's been a licensed funeral director/embalmer since 1971, and has worked in Oregon, Alaska & Washington. He graduated from the San Francisco College of Mortuary Science with an associate of arts degree. He served in Korea during Viet Nam as an assistant NCO to the commanding officer of a medical support company. As a preplanning counselor he facilitates guidance to families in planning and financing their final wishes prior to the death of a family member. He is a former member of the JayCees, Toastmasters, Kiwanis and Rotary clubs. Rob joined the Second Winds McMinnville Community Band in November of 2012. He's playing in the Trumpet Section. He and his wife Sharon have no children, but have been heavily involved in various community services. 

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Andrew Anderson Funeral Director

As a funeral director Andrew has been developing personal relationships with families for over 20 years, and still enjoys it as much today as he did when he started. Prior to coming back to McMinnville, Andrew served the families of the Salem/Keizer area. Andrew feels that serving our community is a ministry and is honored to help people through the most difficult times of their lives. He is compassionate, caring, understanding, and very dedicated to his profession. "I'm most proud of the fact that people have had the confidence in allowing me to serve their families - and, by doing so, helping them create meaningful tributes to fully honor their loved one," Andrew said. 

Andrew's past community and civic involvements have included, Rotary Board Member, Alzheimer's Association Board, Chamber of Commerce, Senior Center, American Red Cross Executive Board, Oregon Funeral Directors Association, and he served on the City of Salem Community Police Review Board. 

Andrew lives in McMinnville with his wife, Lisa (Dollar), and two young daughters, Alexa and Haley and his cocker spaniel Molly. In his spare time, Andrew enjoys golfing, college sports, traveling, and spending time with his family.

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Glen Macy Funeral Director

Glen is the most recent addition to our staff and represents the fifth generation of Macy's. He was born and raised in McMinnville then went on to graduate from the University of Oregon with a major in humanities and a minor in business.

After college Glen took time to work and partake in numerous outdoor activities, which he thoroughly enjoys. Among his favorites are Rafting, Fishing, and Hiking. During that time he would volunteer with various parks organizations to help build, maintain, and create new outdoor recreation areas.

Recently Glen has graduated from MHCC with a degree in Funeral Service Education before coming back into the family business. "This is something I have always known I would like to do and feel it is an honor and a privilege to be of service to my community. I look forward to becoming an active member in the community and its various organizations that help make this a great place to live."

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Sarah Reynolds Front Office Administrative Assistant

Sarah joined Macy and Son in April of 2014 as the Front Office Administrative Assistant. She enjoys being able to assist families, as well providing support to the staff. She attended McMinnville High School and is a lifelong resident of Yamhill County. Sarah, Ed, and their son, Ethan, currently reside in McMinnville with their great dane, Case. In addition to spending time with her family and friends, Sarah enjoys traveling, camping, painting, baking, and anything “Disney” related.

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Steve Macy

Funeral Director / Embalmer

Steve Macy, representing the fourth generation, has been a funeral director/embalmer since 1975. Steve graduated from McMinnville High School, Oregon State University, and Mt. Hood Mortuary School.

Before joining the firm, Steve was an Infantry Platoon Leader in Vietnam and then worked for Texaco Oil Company.

Steve has been active in many civic organizations including serving on the board of Hillside Manor, past president of McMinnville Downtown Association, McMinnville Downtown Steering Committee, McMinnville Citizen's Advisory Committee, McMinnville Planning Commission, McMinnville City Council and Co-Chairman for Citizens for Better Education. Currently, Steve is a member of McMinnville Rotary, 1st Barnabas Episcopal Church, BPOE1283, VFW, and American Legion. In 1980, Steve received the Outstanding Junior Citizen Award from the McMinnville JayCees.

Professionally, he has served as President of Oregon State Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers and as a board member of the Oregon Funeral Directors Association. Steve's wife, JacE, is a 3rd generation McMinnville resident. Steve and JacE have two children, Tara and Lisa, and two grandchildren. 

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Scott Macy

Funeral Director

Scott Macy Joined Macy and Son in 1982. Scott is a graduate of the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington. After graduating from college, he was a VISTA Volunteer in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. He was also the Director of a non-profit housing corporation designed to assist less advantaged people with adequate housing and winterization.

Before joining the firm, he also served for four years as the Executive Director of Ager-Marquette Community Action Board, an agency designed to assist people to climb out of the cycle of poverty. 

Besides being a Funeral Director for over 20 years, Scott has actively been involved with the community. He served on the steering committees that resulted in a new swimming facility for the city of McMinnville, expansion of the city's park system, and a senior citizen's center. He is a former member of the McMinnville JayCees and is currently a Kiwanis member. 

Professionally, he serves as the President of the Oregon Funeral Directors Association Trust Board. The Board manages pre-need investments for many Oregon Funeral Homes, including Macy and Son, Company. 

Scott's wife, Mary Sue, is active in the business as Treasurer for Evergreen Memorial Park. Scott and Mary Sue have two children, Ericka and Glen. 

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Karen Bush

Funeral Director / Embalmer

Karen has served in the funeral industry since 1978. Karen began her apprenticeship with Macy and Son in 1993, and obtained her funeral director/embalmer's license in 1995 from Mt. Hood Community College. Before joining the staff at Macy and Son, she worked for Rose Hills Funeral Home in Whittier, California, as a file clerk and later became the assistant supervisor to the service schedule desk. Karen enjoys working with families to memorialize their loved one in a personalized and meaningful way. Community involvement has always been important to Karen. She has organized the Holiday Memorial Program, along with Hospice, in our community since 1997. She served at the Henderson House for several years and was a member of their board for one year. She was also an active member and served on the board of the Care Foundation, a national organization whose mission is developing education and support for those serving in the Funeral Service industry. She assisted in developing continuing education programs for foundation members. Karen loves movies, especially documentaries and period pieces. She has been involved in various bible study groups. Her hobbies include walking and biking, and traveling to different countries. She shares her home with two rescue kitties, Doc and Whiteson, who keep her busy.

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Corey Rich

Funeral Director

Corey joined Macy and Son in April of 2002. He graduated from McMinnville High School in 1990 and Oregon State University in 1994. Corey has served as Junior Warden at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church and Sunday school teacher. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the MAC Football 200 Club.

Corey married Tara Macy in 1994 and together they have two beautiful children, Whitney and Cooper. Corey and Tara were raised in McMinnville and relocated their family back to McMinnville in 2001. Corey enjoys camping, fishing, hunting and all sports. 

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Jan Stark

Administrative Duties

Jan has worked at Macy and Son since 1985, assisting families in the office with administrative duties including processing death certificates, obituaries, funeral trusts, insurance and veteran's forms. She greets people as they enter the funeral home, answers incoming phone calls, and processes all paperwork. She obtained her Funeral Director's license in 1989. She has set up systems to organize and expedite the flow of paperwork and to keep the office functioning efficiently. She and her husband, James, have two children. 

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Nancy Mehlhoff

Front Desk

Nancy has worked at Macy and Son since 1997 assisting at the front desk on a part-time basis. She assists families with contributions, answers phones and helps process paperwork. She graduated from McMinnville High School, attended Linfield College and has resided in McMinnville for 50 years. Nancy and her husband, Gary, have two children and six grandchildren.

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Ginger Zimmerman

Ginger has worked and assisted at funeral services at Macy and Son since July, 2000. She assists the directors and families before, during and after the service. She is a lifelong resident of Yamhill County. 

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Theresa Hermens

Funeral Director / Embalmer

Theresa Hermens joined our staff in March 2006, serving an 18 month apprenticeship. She graduated from the Funeral Services Program at Mt. Hood Community College and has been a licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer since 2008. She is very passionate about her work in both of those areas but especially enjoys meeting and working with the families she serves.

Theresa was born and raised in Montana, moving to Oregon in 1982. She resides in McMinnville. In her spare time, Theresa enjoys spending time with family and friends, shopping, traveling, gardening and reading. Theresa also enjoys volunteering her time for various charity benefits at the McMinnville Elks Lodge, of which she became a member in 2013.

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Rob Mathiesen

Pre-planning Counselor

Rob Mathiesen joined Macy and Son in September of 2011. He's been a licensed funeral director/embalmer since 1971, and has worked in Oregon, Alaska & Washington. He graduated from the San Francisco College of Mortuary Science with an associate of arts degree. He served in Korea during Viet Nam as an assistant NCO to the commanding officer of a medical support company. As a preplanning counselor he facilitates guidance to families in planning and financing their final wishes prior to the death of a family member. He is a former member of the JayCees, Toastmasters, Kiwanis and Rotary clubs. Rob joined the Second Winds McMinnville Community Band in November of 2012. He's playing in the Trumpet Section. He and his wife Sharon have no children, but have been heavily involved in various community services. 

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Andrew Anderson

Funeral Director

As a funeral director Andrew has been developing personal relationships with families for over 20 years, and still enjoys it as much today as he did when he started. Prior to coming back to McMinnville, Andrew served the families of the Salem/Keizer area. Andrew feels that serving our community is a ministry and is honored to help people through the most difficult times of their lives. He is compassionate, caring, understanding, and very dedicated to his profession. "I'm most proud of the fact that people have had the confidence in allowing me to serve their families - and, by doing so, helping them create meaningful tributes to fully honor their loved one," Andrew said. 

Andrew's past community and civic involvements have included, Rotary Board Member, Alzheimer's Association Board, Chamber of Commerce, Senior Center, American Red Cross Executive Board, Oregon Funeral Directors Association, and he served on the City of Salem Community Police Review Board. 

Andrew lives in McMinnville with his wife, Lisa (Dollar), and two young daughters, Alexa and Haley and his cocker spaniel Molly. In his spare time, Andrew enjoys golfing, college sports, traveling, and spending time with his family.

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Glen Macy

Funeral Director

Glen is the most recent addition to our staff and represents the fifth generation of Macy's. He was born and raised in McMinnville then went on to graduate from the University of Oregon with a major in humanities and a minor in business.

After college Glen took time to work and partake in numerous outdoor activities, which he thoroughly enjoys. Among his favorites are Rafting, Fishing, and Hiking. During that time he would volunteer with various parks organizations to help build, maintain, and create new outdoor recreation areas.

Recently Glen has graduated from MHCC with a degree in Funeral Service Education before coming back into the family business. "This is something I have always known I would like to do and feel it is an honor and a privilege to be of service to my community. I look forward to becoming an active member in the community and its various organizations that help make this a great place to live."

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Sarah Reynolds

Front Office Administrative Assistant

Sarah joined Macy and Son in April of 2014 as the Front Office Administrative Assistant. She enjoys being able to assist families, as well providing support to the staff. She attended McMinnville High School and is a lifelong resident of Yamhill County. Sarah, Ed, and their son, Ethan, currently reside in McMinnville with their great dane, Case. In addition to spending time with her family and friends, Sarah enjoys traveling, camping, painting, baking, and anything “Disney” related.