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Our Staff

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.

Alan R. Palmer

Alan R. Palmer

Funeral Director/Owner

Alan R. Palmer joined the firm in 1991. He is a licensed funeral director and embalmer. He graduated from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. He is married to Tammy and they have three children.

Email: alan@h-p-w.com


Carrie L. Walters

Carrie L. Walters

Funeral Director/Owner

Carrie L. Walters joined the firm in 1993. She is a licensed funeral director and embalmer. She graduated from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. She is a volunteer for the Prairieland Hospice in Galesburg.  She is married to Tyson.  They have two children, Hank and Riley.

Email: carrie@h-p-w.com


Todd M. Ettinger

Todd M. Ettinger

Funeral Director/Owner

Todd M. Ettinger joined the firm in 1996. Originally from Taylorville, Illinois, he graduated from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. He is an Illinois licensed funeral director and embalmer. Todd has volunteered with many local groups and organizations over the years, including Community Preschool, the Galesburg Civic Art Center, the Advisory Board of the Carl Sandburg College Mortuary Science Program, the Knox County United Way, and the Prairieland Hospice Foundation.

Email: todd@h-p-w.com


Dennis E. Landon

Dennis E. Landon

Funeral Director/Manager

Dennis E. Landon joined the firm in 1981. He is a licensed funeral director and embalmer. He graduated from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. He is married to Lori and they have three grown children.

Email: dennis@h-p-w.com


Randall T. Johnson

Randall T. Johnson

Funeral Director

Randy joined the firm in April 2017.  He is a graduate of the Carl Sandburg College Mortuary Science Program.  He is an Illinois licensed funeral director and embalmer.

Email: randy@h-p-w.com


George Peterson

George Peterson

Funeral Director

George Peterson joined the firm in 1964. He is a licensed funeral director and embalmer. He attended Northpark College and Milwaukee Institute of Mortuary Science. He has served the Galesburg area in leadership roles for many community organizations. He is an active member of the Covenant Church. He has four grown children.

Email: george@h-p-w.com


E. Wayne Hull

E. Wayne Hull

Retired Funeral Director

E. Wayne Hull joined the firm in 1961. He is a licensed funeral director and embalmer. He attended Worsham College of Mortuary Science in Chicago. He is actively involved in many community organizations and is particularly fond of his restored 1927 Model A Roadster that he exhibits at many car club shows. He is married to Roberta and they have three grown sons and 4 grandsons. 


David R. Pearson

David R. Pearson

Retired Funeral Director

David R. Pearson joined the firm in 1981. He is a licensed funeral director and embalmer. He graduated from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale and Western Illinois University in Macomb. He has served in the Galesburg area in leadership roles for many community organizations. He also has served his profession by being State President of the Illinois Funeral Directors Association and National President of the National Funeral Directors Association. He is married to Laurie and they have two grown daughters.

Email: dave@h-p-w.com


Charles Ervin

Charles Ervin

Preplanning Specialist


Email: charles@h-p-w.com


Suzanne Dahlgren

Suzanne Dahlgren

Secretary


Email: sue@h-p-w.com


Timothy Sward

Timothy Sward

Funeral Assistant



Daniel Fryer

Daniel Fryer

Funeral Assistant



Lori Landon

Lori Landon

Funeral Assistant



George Landon

George Landon

Funeral Assistant



Jerry Albright

Jerry Albright

Funeral Assistant



Slav Dokolasa

Slav Dokolasa

Funeral Assistant



Mike Link

Mike Link

Funeral Assistant



Steve Cheesman

Steve Cheesman

Funeral Assistant



Vic Randle

Vic Randle

Funeral Assistant



Cliff Borkgren

Cliff Borkgren

Funeral Assistant



George Waugh

George Waugh

Funeral Assistant



Gary Nelson

Funeral Assistant



Tyrone Taylor

Tyrone Taylor

Funeral Assistant



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