Our staff is comprised of dedicated and licensed professionals with the experience to answer all your questions regarding our services. Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.
Owner/Licensed Funeral Director
Tim is from Grand Rapids, Michigan. He graduated from Forest Hills Eastern High School, received his B.A. from Western Michigan University and his degree in Mortuary Science from Jefferson State. Tim followed his father’s footsteps into the funeral industry. The Ofield family has been serving families in West Michigan for over 100 years, spanning 5 generations. Tim lives in Lowell, Michigan and is married to Casey. They have 6 children. Tim enjoys hunting, fishing, hanging out with his kids and the U.P. He loves the families we serve as well as the whole team at Ofield.
Former Owner/Licensed Funeral Director
Larry has been in the funeral business his entire adult life. He grew up in Grand Rapids and graduated from Ottawa Hills High School. He obtained his associate degree from Michigan State University and his degree in Mortuary Science from Wayne State University. He also served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam for 2 years. He and his wife, Mary, have 3 adult children and 12 grandchildren. He enjoys fishing and hunting. He loves helping people and the commitment of the staff at Ofield.
Licensed Funeral Director
Meghan has been at Ofield Funeral Home since 2021. She grew up in Wisconsin and is a diehard Badger fan. She graduated from Alma High School, received her B.A. in Sociology from UW-Madison, an Associates of Science degree in Respiratory Therapy from Western Technical College and her degree in Mortuary Science from Milwaukee Area Technical College. She worked as a Respiratory Therapist at the Mayo Clinic for 5 years and at UW Hospital in Madison for 5 years. She was a Funeral Director Apprentice at Gunderson Funeral Home in Madison, WI and a Funeral Director at Torgerson Funeral Home in Black River Falls, WI. In August 2020 she moved to Michigan. She worked at Spectrum Health Hospital as a Respiratory Therapist during the height of COVID and at Airway Oxygen as a Vent Coordinator. She currently lives in Kentwood with her boyfriend and her yellow lab, Layla. Her family still lives in Wisconsin and she enjoys visiting them, especially her 3 nephews. Meghan loves traveling, snow skiing, snowmobiling, jet skiing, camping, riding quads, fitness, reading, football and basketball (Go Badgers!) She loves working at Ofield because it doesn’t feel like work! Not only is Ofield family-owned, but the people care about each other and the people we serve.
Licensed Funeral Director
Theresa grew up in the small Northeast Michigan village of Mikado. She graduated from Alcona High School and then joined the United States Navy. She spent almost five years in the Navy as a Hospital Corpsman attached to the Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, Virginia. Theresa was first assigned to the pediatric department within the hospital, but a chance encounter and a lot of hard work allowed her the opportunity to be placed with the Navy Mortuary Affairs Department. Here she was tasked as the Burial at Sea Coordinator for the Navy Mid-Atlantic Region and was also the assistant to the Navy Morticians at NMCP. This opportunity opened the door for Theresa to be able to obtain an apprenticeship, to complete mortuary school at Norfolk State University, and eventually obtain her funeral service licenses in Virginia, North Carolina, and Michigan. She lives in Allegan and is married to Tim. They have one child. Theresa enjoys reading, spending time with family, animals, and camping.
Family Care Specialist
Abby has worked at Ofield since 2017. She was born in Grand Rapids and graduated from Comstock Park High School. She worked at NAPA and ACI as a parts specialist and at Reyers North Valley Chapel before joining the team at Ofield. She is married to Job and lives in Rockford, MI. They have 3 children, 2 dogs, 2 cats, many chickens, ducks, turkeys and a tortoise. She enjoys art, drawing, music and reading. Abby loves people and feels that this job gives her the opportunity to love and serve them every day.
Deb has been at Ofield Funeral Home since 2017. She was raised in Grand Rapids, graduated from Northview High School and attended Cornerstone University. She previously worked at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital and at Porter Hills Retirement Community. She lives in Belmont, MI and has 4 adult children and 13 grandchildren. She loves reading, golfing, camping, volunteering at church and attending all the grandkids events. Deb loves the atmosphere at Ofield – co-workers who genuinely like and care for each other who work together to serve people during a really difficult time in their lives.
Pre-Planning Coordinator/Family Care Specialist
Amber has been at Ofield Funeral Home since 2021. She was raised in Caledonia, MI and graduated from Caledonia High School. She attended Davenport University and Grand Rapids Community College. She worked at Spectrum Health Hospital as a Patient Service Representative in the Infectious Disease Office before she became a stay-at-home mom. She lives in Kentwood and is married to Levi. They have 2 children. Amber enjoys family time, volunteering at church, being outside, reading books and watching a good show. She loves working at Ofield because of the team atmosphere and the opportunity to serve families in her community.
Family Care Specialist
Tabitha has been at Ofield Funeral Home since 2022. She was born in Fremont, MI and currently lives in Jenison. She graduated from Unity Christian High School and Davenport University with her associate degree in accounting. She formerly worked in banking for 10 years and was an Office Manager at her church and is also a Mary Kay consultant. Tabitha is married to Tim and they have 4 children and one son-in-law. She enjoys volunteering, boating, and riding on the back of Tim’s motorcycle. She enjoys working at Ofield and meeting with families, helping them carry out the final wishes of their loved ones. “The team at Ofield is like family and they all make it a joy to come to work every day.”
Care Team Manager
Tim has been with Ofield since 2017. He grew up in Hudsonville and attended GRCC. He is currently attending Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service to get his Mortuary Science degree. He has worked as a trim carpenter and is also a realtor. He is married to Tabitha and has 4 children and 1 son-in-law. He enjoys motorcycles, boating, softball and golfing. He loves the people that we serve and his family here at Ofield.
Nick has been with Ofield since 2022. He graduated from Newaygo High School and has his bachelor’s degree in Sales and Marketing from the University of Phoenix. He currently works in the mortgage business as well as being a member of our Care Team. He and his wife, Tiffany live in Rockford and have 4 children. He enjoys softball, poker, movies, fantasy football, grilling and hosting family events. He enjoys his job because it gives him the opportunity to show love and compassion to those in need.
Joe has worked at Ofield since 2022. He grew up in East Grand Rapids and graduated from Grand Rapids Catholic Central High School. He worked in the automotive industry for many years and at Pefected Grave Vault/Myrtle Park Crematory. He is married to Sue and they have 2 adult children and 4 grandchildren. He enjoys vintage cars, trucks and boats. He also enjoys watching high school and college football and basketball games. He enjoys working at Ofield because the wide variety of tasks is enjoyable and everyone is so kind and caring.
Licensed Funeral Director
started at Ofield in 2007. He was born in Freeport, Michigan and graduated from
Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service in Georgia. He was a funeral director
for 39 years before his retirement. He now assists with funerals and shares his
knowledge about the funeral industry with all of us. He is married to Rose and
has 2 children and 4 grandchildren. His hobbies are watching football and
chopping wood. He enjoys serving people and interacting with the Ofield staff.
Vince started working at Ofield in 2017. He was born in Grand Rapids and graduated from Western Michigan University with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He was a government Senior Sub-Contract Manager until his retirement. He lives in Kentwood and is married to Linda. They have 3 adult children and 8 grandchildren. He enjoys hunting, fishing, and camping. He loves assisting at services because it gives him an opportunity to interact and care for the families we serve.
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