Wayne was born in Twin Falls, Idaho on July 4, 1959. He grew up in Southern Idaho and graduated from Twin Falls High School in 1977. He later attended the College of Southern Idaho and Mt. Hood Community College, where he received his degree in Mortuary Science. He later completed his BS in Adolescent Psychology. He is married to Mary and is the proud father of three girls, Tiffany, Emma and Amber. As well as seven grandchildren (so far to date). Wayne and Mary have been the owners of Sunset Hills Funeral Home since May 2007. If you can't find him in the office you can on the golf course.
Mary was born and raised in Southern Idaho where she graduated from high school. She attended Rick's College for general studies immediately after high school. She worked in various retail businesses until she met Wayne in 1980 and they were married. After 3 children, she returned to Ricks College (now BYU-Idaho) where she graduated with an associates in office computer skills. Before joining Wayne in the funeral industry ownership, she worked as an associate agent in the life insurance industry for 12 plus years in the Portland/Vancouver area. Her interests include creative arts of any types, but her greatest passion is her family. She loves to serve in her church and community. She has compassion and understanding for those grieving the loss of a loved one and find it an honor to serve them at their time of need.