Our Staff


Russ Weeks

Russ Weeks

Owner / CFSP

A Certified Funeral Service Practitioner and President of Weeks' Funeral Homes, Russ was born and raised in Enumclaw, WA. After graduating from Enumclaw High School, he received a Bachelor's degree in Communications from the University of Puget Sound and an Associates degree in funeral service education from Mt. Hood Community College. In 1990 Russ returned to Enumclaw and joined the family firm. He is the only two-term President of the Washington State Funeral Directors' Association and was voted Washington's Funeral Director of the Year in 2002. Russ and his wife Kelley (also an Enumclaw native) have 3 children, Corissa, Trevor, and Ryan. They are active members of Wabash Presbyterian Church and believe their most important responsibility is to introduce their children to a personal relationship with Jesus.


Doug Weeks

Doug Weeks

CPA

Doug is a CPA and Vice President of Weeks' Funeral Homes. He is a graduate of Enumclaw High School, the University of Puget Sound, and the University of Washington. After a short time as a software engineer, he joined the family business in 1989 and became a CPA in 1993. Doug spent ten years as the treasurer of Encouragement Counseling Services, a non-profit, Christian counseling service in South King County. He also plays euphonium in the Gateway Concert Band. He and his wife, Rhonda and son, Owen, currently live in Enumclaw.


Don Diego Patlán

Don Diego Patlán

General Manager

A Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer, Diego was born and raised in the Olympia area. After graduating from Bellarmine Prep High School, he ventured to warmer climates in Los Angeles, California where he received an Associates in Mortuary Science from Cypress College and a bachelor’s in Business and Leadership from Concordia University, Irvine. He started working in the funeral industry at the age of 16 as a funeral attendant and errand runner at White-Emerson Mortuary in Whittier, California. It was the combination of art and science along with the fulfillment that comes from helping others in the community through their grief that motived Diego to pursue his career in the funeral industry. Diego then returned to the Pacific North West to work at our sister funeral home, Columbia Funeral Home in Seattle, Washington, where he worked as a Funeral Director and Embalmer until 2013 when he left for a four-year adventure in Chile. He has since returned to the Pacific North West and now manages Haven of Rest Funeral Home and Memorial Park.


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Telephone: 1-253-851-9991

Email: Diego@HavenRest.com


Kyle Proctor

Kyle Proctor

Funeral Director / Embalmer

A Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer, Kyle was born and raised in Tacoma. After graduating from Foss High School, he received an Associate Degree from Pierce College in Criminal Justice, a Bachelor’s Degree from St. Martins University in Lacey, and an Associate Degree in Funeral Service education from Mt. Hood Community College. Kyle has worked in funeral service for over 40 years. Beginning at Buckley King in Tacoma and continuing to work for Haven of Rest for the past 30 years. He has worked in all areas: night attendant, car washer, errands, first calls, apprentice, licensed funeral director and embalmer, operations manager, and general manager. Kyle and his wife Dorothy (also and Tacoma native) have five children Kevin, Joshua, Daniel, Travis, and Hope. 

Email: Kyle@Havenrest.com


Brienna Smith

Brienna Smith

Funeral Director / Embalmer

Brie has been in the funeral industry since 2011. Born and raised in Montana, she is small town girl with a big heart for serving others. She attended MCC’s Mortuary Science Program in Mesa, AZ and graduated with honors in 2014. She then moved to Washington State where she completed her internships and became a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. If you see her outside of the funeral home, you might catch her at community events, hiking with her handsome husband Zach and their dog, Pepper May, or doing something daring and adventurous! Brie looks forward to learning something new every day and ensuring that each family that she interacts with receives the very best care and personalized services for their loved one.

Email: Brie@Havenrest.com


Abbie Coleman

Abbie Coleman

Funeral Director / Embalmer

Abbie was born in Colorado. She graduated from Wasilla High School in Alaska, and soon after attended the University of Alaska Anchorage Extension in the Mantanuska-Susitna valley. Abbie moved to Washington in 2011 with her son Gabriel. She graduated from Lake Washington Institute of Technology with honors, and very much enjoys her career in funeral service.

Email: Abbie@Havenrest.com


Jake R. Miller

Jake R. Miller

Funeral Director / Embalmer Intern

At the age of 19, Jake joined the U. S. Coast Guard where he was a machinery technician for 12 years. Jake was a boarding team member, escorting subs out of Bangor, Washington. He was the lead on all main diesel engine overhauls along with being the lead on all main gas turbine overhauls and inspections. After retiring in 2013, Jake went back to college for information security systems. Jake started working at Haven of Rest at the end of 2016 as a Removal Technician. In January of 2017, he became a grounds keeper in the cemetery. In December of 2017, he moved into the office and now works the front desk helping with every funeral arrangement, death certificate, and family that is in need of our services. Jake recently has become a Funeral Director and Embalmer Intern.

Email: Jr@Havenrest.com


Ron Winter

Ron Winter

Pre-Planning Director


Email: Ron@Havenrest.com


Jake K. L. Miller

Jake K. L. Miller

Administrative Assistant

Jake K. Miller began his employment at Haven of Rest in 2014 as a part time grounds keeper and Removal Technician. After he graduated from high school in 2016, Jake began working full time as a grounds keeper on the cemetery. He has since moved to working inside of the funeral home as an administrative assistant and bookkeeper helping with things like markers, payments, billing and general paperwork. Jake enjoys working on his car and spending time with family and friends. He is currently going to college for general business classes to further his knowledge. 

Email: Jake@havenrest.com


Charmaine Jovanovich-Miller

Charmaine Jovanovich-Miller

Community Outreach & Education

Charmaine’s role with Weeks’ Funeral Homes, is in Community Outreach & Education, to bridge partnerships with like-minded organizations in serving our communities. This includes churches of all faiths, veteran and service groups, first responder chaplains, and hospitals and hospice.

In sharing information and resources about death, bereavement, and healing, Charmaine’s goal is to help people talk about death before they need to, find their way through the darkness when death occurs in their friends and families, and connect with after-care programs to support their pathway to healing.

Charmaine’s background includes 20+ years as a business owner, trainer, and consultant in the area of human services and crisis communication. Throughout her career, Charmaine has served emergency services and 911 dispatchers, children’s organizations, and faith-based assistance programs. Her experience with funeral service dates back more than 20 years. Charmaine is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors, a graduate of the Pierce County Chaplains Academy, and a proud member of the Enumclaw Rotary Club.

Charmaine was born and raised in Minnesota. Early in her career, she transferred to Washington State, and immediately made it her forever home. She is married, the mother of three sons, and the grandmother of three children she adores.  She is also a lover of golden retriever dogs, and shares her home with three “furry” family members.

Charmaine has been a friend of the Weeks’ Family for many years, and we are pleased to have her as a member of our team.


Telephone: 1-360-825-3548

Email: Charmaine@weeksfuneralhomes.com


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