Owner / Funeral Director
Seth Coughlin was born and raised in Williston, ND. His parents are Gail (Bakken), and the late Thomas Coughlin. He graduated from Williston High School in 1994. He enlisted in the United States Army while a Senior in High School and served as a combat medic before being commissioned as a Lieutenant in the Medical Service Corps. He was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army Reserve in 2004.
Seth attended College in Grand Forks ND for three years before transferring to the Mortuary Science Program at the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. Upon graduation, Seth returned to Williston to serve his Apprenticeship under George Everson. While serving his Apprenticeship, he met and married Heidi Brevik. The two established their home in Williston where they are raising their three beautiful children, Reagan, Lucy and Jack. Seth is very active in the community.
He has been involved with several organizations including; Serving as Past President of the North Dakota Funeral Directors Association, President of the Williston Boy’s Baseball Committee, Past Exalted Ruler of the Elks Lodge, Past Chamber of Commerce Board Member. He is actively involved with the American Legion, Moose Lodge, and Chef De Gare of the 40 ET 8. He is also a life member of Funeral Service Professionals. Seth and Heidi are active members of the First Lutheran Church in Williston, ND.
Owner / Monuments Specialist
Heidi (Brevik) Coughlin was born and raised in Williston. Her parents, David and Mary Lynn (Quarne) Brevik are from the Grenora / Zahl communities. Heidi graduated from Williston High School in 1995. Following graduation Heidi traveled in the youth service organization “Up With People!” After traveling with the group, she moved to California and attended the Gemological Institute of America. She is a Graduate Gemologist, has a certificate in Jewelry Design and Jewelry Appraisal. Heidi and Seth have 3 children: Reagan, Lucy and Jack. Heidi is active on the Williston Community Library Board and Co-Chairs the PTO at St. Joseph’s School. Heidi and her family are members of First Lutheran church where Heidi sings with the choir.
Heidi is on staff to assist you with your monument needs. Call the funeral home for more information on monument design! 577-3738.
Eddy was born and raised in Minot ND. Eddy’s family is originally from the Grenora/Hanks area. Eddy graduated from Minot High in 1970. Eddy was in the United States Navy from 1974-1978. He served 9 years in the North Dakota National Guard. In 1990, Eddy graduated from Mount Hood Community College in Portland Oregon, with a degree in Mortuary Science. Eddy has worked at the Funeral Home since August 1st 1992. Eddy and his wife Christi enjoy living in Williston. They have 4 children: Nichole, Ashley, Tyrell, and Beau. They are members of the Light of Christ Church in Williston.
Front Office Assistant
Amber (Krabseth) Ogaard was born in Williston and at age of 7 she moved to Minot. She graduated from Minot High School and later studied Interior Design at Alexandria Technical College in Minnesota. In 1999, she returned to Minot where she married Ryan Ogaard. Together they have two daughters, Alysse and Ellie. In 2010, Amber & her family returned to Williston. They are members of First Lutheran Church. She is proud to call Williston home!
Maureen was born and raised in Williston ND. She graduated from Williston High School in 1965. She attended one year of college in Williston, then spent a year traveling in Europe. She worked with the Williston School system for 29 years. Maureen has worked at the Funeral Home since 1998. She and her husband Larry enjoy fishing and traveling. Their son Ryan and Jackie Laqua have 3 daughters; Paige, Kirsten, and Ella. Maureen is on the Bethel Foundation Board, and attends Our Redeemers Lutheran Church.
Holly enjoys working with the families we serve. Holly grew up in Crosby and Williston. She is a hairdresser at Bethel Home and Arbor House. Holly is married to Chad Austreim, and together they have five children, and six grandchildren. Holly and Chad are members of the Life Church in Williston.
Mary (Winden) Njos is from the Alexander, North Dakota area. She graduated from Alexander High School. Mary and her husband David have two children and two grandchildren and enjoy their time spent with family here in Williston. Mary recently retired from Mercy Medical Center and enjoys working with the families we serve in the Williston community.
David Grew up in Williston and is married to Mary Lynn Brevik. David enjoys working on projects at First Lutheran Church and playing with his four grandchildren.
David and Mary Lynn are members of First Lutheran Church in Williston.