Meet Our Staff


Dana Hetland
Funeral Director/Owner
Dana Hetland has been a licensed funeral director in Minnesota since 1981. He attended the University of Minnesota Morris campus for two years and then graduated summa cum laude from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus in 1980. He is a member and former District IV Director of the Minnesota Funeral Directors Association. Dana has also served the Osakis community as a member of the volunteer Osakis Fire Department, and is now retired after twenty-five years with the department. He is also a former Grand Knight for the local St. Michael's Council #3176 of the Knights of Columbus fraternity. He has served on both his church and parochial school boards and sings in the church choir.

Ginger (Roy) Hetland graduated from Osakis High School and is the daughter of the previous owners, Bill & Mary Roy. She has been involved in funeral service all of her life and assists in managing the family business to this day. She is a licensed insurance agent and together, she and Dana sell pre-need insurance products as representatives with Purple Cross Insurance.

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Ron E Ron Eldred
Ron Eldred has been a part of the Roy-Hetland Funeral Home staff for many years, ever since retiring from the 3M Company in Alexandria. Ron has been gracious enough to share his talents and friendship with us and we feel very blessed to be able to offer his assistance to our families. He and his wife, Mary Lou are lifetime residents of Osakis.