Staff

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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Brad Carlson

Brad Carlson graduated from Washington State University in 1975. After spending many years in the computer business as a sales person and sales manager, he joined the family business in 1987. Currently he is the company President and General Manager, as well as a licensed Funeral Director.

Brad has been actively involved in many outside activities and organizations over the years. He is Past President of the Columbia River Cougar Club, and still enjoys supporting the Cougars in various activities, especially attending football games. He is also Past President of the Washington Interment Association, now called the Washington Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association. He is the Past President of the Vancouver Executives Association. Also, he served for 11 years on the Washington State Funeral Directors, Embalmers and Cemetery Board, as appointed by the Governor, and was elected to the Chair position of that board. Additionally, Brad is past Chair of the Board of the Association of Washington Business, which is a statewide business lobbying group with over 8,500 members. Currently he is serving on the boards of the Historic Trust, Riverview Community Bank, Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital Foundation, Identity Clark County and the Washington State University Foundation.

Brad has been a member of Royal Oaks Country Club since 1999 and joys golfing as much as he can. He has been married to his wonderful wife Mary since 1978, and they have shared a working relationship since 1987. Brad and Mary are very proud of the fact that their daughters, Lindsay and Megan, are now involved in the business extending the family interest in the company to the third generation.

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Will Carlson

Willard J. Carlson Chairman of Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Funeral Chapel and Crematory passed away July 3, 2010.  His legacy will live on at Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Funeral Chapel and Crematory through the many lives he touched. 

He learned the cemetery business as General manager of two large cemeteries in Spokane, Washington in the 1960's.  He also spent time working with several small mining companies, as well as for the railroad.  During that time he served two terms as PTA President and two terms as President of Kiwanis.

His eldest son, Brad, is President and General Manager of Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Funeral Chapel and Crematory.  He also has a son Kelly of Redmond, Washington and a daughter Celeste of Vancouver, WA.  His wife Norma is active in the community.  Will and Norma have 5 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren

During WWII Will enlisted in the Army Air Corp (later the US Air Force) and was airplane commander of the heaviest bomber at that time, the B-24 Liberator and flew 40 missions in the South Pacific as squadron and group leader.  He was recognized with the Air Medal and five Oak Leaf Clusters.

Will graduated from a business college in Spokane, Washington and the University of Washington in economics and business.  He was a two term President of the Washington Cemetery Association and two term member of the Washington State Cemetery Board appointed by Governor Dan Evans. 

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Mary Carlson

Mary is a 1975 graduate of Washington State University. She joined Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Funeral Chapel and Crematory in 1987 and works in the business office as Administrative Assistant to her husband, and General Manager, Brad Carlson. Mary receives great joy and satisfaction from working with the families that she serves. She loves to spend time with her family, reading, walking and relaxing in Central Oregon.

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Lindsay Fisher

Lindsay has been with Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Funeral Chapel and Crematory since February 2006. She attended LaSalle High School in Milwaukie, Oregon. In 2003 she graduated from Washington State University with a degree in Hospitality Business Management and a second degree is Business Management. She is currently in Intern Funeral Director and works in the business office as an Administrative Assistant.

Lindsay enjoys traveling, water sports and spending time with her friends and family. She is involved in many community service activities and is a member of the Rotary Club of Greater Clark County. Lindsay has been married to her husband, P.J., since 2005 and together they have two sons.

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Carol Graber

Carol was born in Vancouver, Washington, where she graduated from Hudson's Bay High School and attended Clark College. She has been with Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Funeral Chapel and Crematory since 1987.

Carol and her husband, Dennis, have two grown children, Melissa and Jason and six grandchildren, 3 boys and 3 girls. She enjoys camping, traveling, and spending special time with her family and friends. She is a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and is involved in a variety of community service projects.

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Ann Hall

Ann has been with Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Funeral Chapel and Crematory since January 2000. She was born and raised in Vancouver attending Fort Vancouver High School and Clark College. She works in the business office in administration as the bookkeeper.

She has two grown sons, (4) granddaughters and a great grandson. She enjoys spending time with her family, working in her yard, reading and is a member of Living Hope Church.

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Heather Ransom

Heather Ransom joined Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Funeral Chapel and Crematory in July 2009.  She was born in California and raised in Vancouver.  She graduated from Fort Vancouver High School and attended Clark College.  She has over 24 years of customer service experience.  

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Scott Bowen

Scott has been with Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Funeral Chapel and Crematory since September 2007.  He is a licensed funeral director and embalmer.  Scott is a 1995 graduate of Mt. Hood Community College with a degree in Funeral Service Education.  He started his career in Funeral service in 1991 and has worked in many communities around the state of Washington, Priest River, ID and Ketchikan, AK.

Scott is a member of the Masonic Lodge and Scottish Rite.  He has two daughters, Olivia and Madison, and wife Norma.  Scott enjoys hunting fishing, camping, hiking and the great outdoors.  In the summer of 2009 he climbed to the summit of Mt. St. Helens!  He enjoys serving the families of Vancouver and Clark County at a difficult time. 

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Megan Carlson Field

Megan has been with Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Funeral Chapel and Crematory since June 2005. Along with her sister, Lindsay she is the third generation to work at EMG. She earned her Funeral Director’s license in 2007 and has been the Crematory Operator since it opened in August 2005. She is Vice President of Crematory Operations at Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Funeral Chapel and Crematory and currently serves on the board for the Washington Cemetery, Crematory and Funeral Association.

Megan was born and raised in Vancouver and still lives in Clark County. She is married and has a daughter, Ella. In her free time, Megan enjoys spending time with her family and exploring the Pacific Northwest.

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Becky Pfeifer

Becky has been with Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Funeral Chapel and Crematory as a Funeral Home Administrative Assistant since October 2006. Becky attended Ridgefield High School during which she spent 6 weeks in Japan as an exchange student.

Becky enjoys traveling, fishing, clamming, water skiing, snow skiing and camping. Most of all she loves spending time with her 4 wonderful grandchildren.

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Jennifer Tucker

Jennifer grew up in Lebanon, Oregon, graduated from Lebanon High School in 2000 and moved to Vancouver later that same year. She worked in quality assurance in electronics manufacturing for 12 years, where she met her wonderful husband. After attending classes at Clark College she decided to follow her heart and pursue a career in funeral service. She graduated from Mt. Hood Community College with valedictorian honors in 2014 and began working at Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Funeral Chapel and Crematory.

In her free time Jennifer enjoys traveling with her husband, going to concerts, and spending time with her family and friends. She has volunteered for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Light the Night Walk since 2008. Jennifer looks forward to serving her community during their difficult time.

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Janet Freeland

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John Harrison

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Irina Larutenko

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Brenda McKay

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Jeannie Neet

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Ellen Potts

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Heather Smith

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Igor Tupikov

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T Van Patten-Dunn

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Jennifer Wilson

Brad Carlson

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Brad Carlson graduated from Washington State University in 1975. After spending many years in the computer business as a sales person and sales manager, he joined the family business in 1987. Currently he is the company President and General Manager, as well as a licensed Funeral Director.

Brad has been actively involved in many outside activities and organizations over the years. He is Past President of the Columbia River Cougar Club, and still enjoys supporting the Cougars in various activities, especially attending football games. He is also Past President of the Washington Interment Association, now called the Washington Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association. He is the Past President of the Vancouver Executives Association. Also, he served for 11 years on the Washington State Funeral Directors, Embalmers and Cemetery Board, as appointed by the Governor, and was elected to the Chair position of that board. Additionally, Brad is past Chair of the Board of the Association of Washington Business, which is a statewide business lobbying group with over 8,500 members. Currently he is serving on the boards of the Historic Trust, Riverview Community Bank, Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital Foundation, Identity Clark County and the Washington State University Foundation.

Brad has been a member of Royal Oaks Country Club since 1999 and joys golfing as much as he can. He has been married to his wonderful wife Mary since 1978, and they have shared a working relationship since 1987. Brad and Mary are very proud of the fact that their daughters, Lindsay and Megan, are now involved in the business extending the family interest in the company to the third generation.

Will Carlson

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Willard J. Carlson Chairman of Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Funeral Chapel and Crematory passed away July 3, 2010.  His legacy will live on at Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Funeral Chapel and Crematory through the many lives he touched. 

He learned the cemetery business as General manager of two large cemeteries in Spokane, Washington in the 1960's.  He also spent time working with several small mining companies, as well as for the railroad.  During that time he served two terms as PTA President and two terms as President of Kiwanis.

His eldest son, Brad, is President and General Manager of Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Funeral Chapel and Crematory.  He also has a son Kelly of Redmond, Washington and a daughter Celeste of Vancouver, WA.  His wife Norma is active in the community.  Will and Norma have 5 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren

During WWII Will enlisted in the Army Air Corp (later the US Air Force) and was airplane commander of the heaviest bomber at that time, the B-24 Liberator and flew 40 missions in the South Pacific as squadron and group leader.  He was recognized with the Air Medal and five Oak Leaf Clusters.

Will graduated from a business college in Spokane, Washington and the University of Washington in economics and business.  He was a two term President of the Washington Cemetery Association and two term member of the Washington State Cemetery Board appointed by Governor Dan Evans. 

Mary Carlson

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Mary is a 1975 graduate of Washington State University. She joined Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Funeral Chapel and Crematory in 1987 and works in the business office as Administrative Assistant to her husband, and General Manager, Brad Carlson. Mary receives great joy and satisfaction from working with the families that she serves. She loves to spend time with her family, reading, walking and relaxing in Central Oregon.

Lindsay Fisher

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Lindsay has been with Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Funeral Chapel and Crematory since February 2006. She attended LaSalle High School in Milwaukie, Oregon. In 2003 she graduated from Washington State University with a degree in Hospitality Business Management and a second degree is Business Management. She is currently in Intern Funeral Director and works in the business office as an Administrative Assistant.

Lindsay enjoys traveling, water sports and spending time with her friends and family. She is involved in many community service activities and is a member of the Rotary Club of Greater Clark County. Lindsay has been married to her husband, P.J., since 2005 and together they have two sons.

Carol Graber

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Carol was born in Vancouver, Washington, where she graduated from Hudson's Bay High School and attended Clark College. She has been with Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Funeral Chapel and Crematory since 1987.

Carol and her husband, Dennis, have two grown children, Melissa and Jason and six grandchildren, 3 boys and 3 girls. She enjoys camping, traveling, and spending special time with her family and friends. She is a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and is involved in a variety of community service projects.

Ann Hall

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Ann has been with Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Funeral Chapel and Crematory since January 2000. She was born and raised in Vancouver attending Fort Vancouver High School and Clark College. She works in the business office in administration as the bookkeeper.

She has two grown sons, (4) granddaughters and a great grandson. She enjoys spending time with her family, working in her yard, reading and is a member of Living Hope Church.

Heather Ransom

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Heather Ransom joined Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Funeral Chapel and Crematory in July 2009.  She was born in California and raised in Vancouver.  She graduated from Fort Vancouver High School and attended Clark College.  She has over 24 years of customer service experience.  

Scott Bowen

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Scott has been with Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Funeral Chapel and Crematory since September 2007.  He is a licensed funeral director and embalmer.  Scott is a 1995 graduate of Mt. Hood Community College with a degree in Funeral Service Education.  He started his career in Funeral service in 1991 and has worked in many communities around the state of Washington, Priest River, ID and Ketchikan, AK.

Scott is a member of the Masonic Lodge and Scottish Rite.  He has two daughters, Olivia and Madison, and wife Norma.  Scott enjoys hunting fishing, camping, hiking and the great outdoors.  In the summer of 2009 he climbed to the summit of Mt. St. Helens!  He enjoys serving the families of Vancouver and Clark County at a difficult time. 

Megan Carlson Field

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Megan has been with Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Funeral Chapel and Crematory since June 2005. Along with her sister, Lindsay she is the third generation to work at EMG. She earned her Funeral Director’s license in 2007 and has been the Crematory Operator since it opened in August 2005. She is Vice President of Crematory Operations at Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Funeral Chapel and Crematory and currently serves on the board for the Washington Cemetery, Crematory and Funeral Association.

Megan was born and raised in Vancouver and still lives in Clark County. She is married and has a daughter, Ella. In her free time, Megan enjoys spending time with her family and exploring the Pacific Northwest.

Becky Pfeifer

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Becky has been with Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Funeral Chapel and Crematory as a Funeral Home Administrative Assistant since October 2006. Becky attended Ridgefield High School during which she spent 6 weeks in Japan as an exchange student.

Becky enjoys traveling, fishing, clamming, water skiing, snow skiing and camping. Most of all she loves spending time with her 4 wonderful grandchildren.

Jennifer Tucker

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Jennifer grew up in Lebanon, Oregon, graduated from Lebanon High School in 2000 and moved to Vancouver later that same year. She worked in quality assurance in electronics manufacturing for 12 years, where she met her wonderful husband. After attending classes at Clark College she decided to follow her heart and pursue a career in funeral service. She graduated from Mt. Hood Community College with valedictorian honors in 2014 and began working at Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Funeral Chapel and Crematory.

In her free time Jennifer enjoys traveling with her husband, going to concerts, and spending time with her family and friends. She has volunteered for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Light the Night Walk since 2008. Jennifer looks forward to serving her community during their difficult time.

Janet Freeland

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John Harrison

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Irina Larutenko

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Brenda McKay

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Jeannie Neet

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Ellen Potts

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Heather Smith

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Igor Tupikov

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T Van Patten-Dunn

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Jennifer Wilson

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