Mitch Blackburn
Owner/Operator/Director/Pre-paid Insurance
Mitch was raised on a farm in Loa, Utah, where he was taught the value of hard work. After graduating from Wayne High School he attended Southern Utah University in Cedar City pursuing a degree in communications. While working part time for a mortuary he decided to change his career. He completed his prerequisites for his mortuary degree and headed for Mt. Hood Collage of Mortuary Science in Oregon. During his two years in mortuary classes, he learned many hands on experiences in the field of embalming and funeral directing. Unlike the new generation of funeral directors that receive their license on line though the internet. Mitch has been a mortician since 1991. He has worked for many mortuaries before and during his college years. He has gained much experience from working with: Southern Utah Mortuaries, Vancouver Mortuary, Wasatch Lawn Mortuary, Ursenbach Funeral Home, Spilsbury Mortuary, Virgin Valley Mortuary, Lindquist Mortuaries and Thomson Vernal Mortuary; Learning all the valuable skills from each place and creating his own, especially his embalming techniques, which he learned from some of the best embalmers around, especially Frank Thomson. With 21 years experience, he brings a "No Pressure" approach of personal touch, integrity, dignity and reverence to every service he renders. Mitch is committed to being an educational resource for people; helping to put the wishes and desires of the families he is serving his first priority. His exceptional people skills and abilities as a mortician and funeral director has earned him an impeccable reputation. He is also licensed to sale insurance policies for preneed funeral plans. Mitch is also a husband and father of four. He is actively involved with scouting and his church. He is an avid outdoorsman, sportsman, and all around fun loving guy.

TyAnn Blackburn
Co owner/Manager
TyAnn, was born in Keosauqua, Iowa, and raised in Cedar City, Utah. She graduated from Cedar High where she participated in Drill Team. While attending Evans Cosmetology she met Mitch Blackburn. They were married soon after and together have four children, three boys and one girl. She is officially in charge of finances, however, just about everything requires her organizational and business skills. TyAnn volunteers with a number of Charitable organizations, including The Relay for Life, & Boy Scouts of America. Her family enjoys the outdoors and all that the Uintah Basin has to offer, the Reservoirs to cool off in while boating, and the Mountains for camping. She enjoys spend time with her family.

Braxten Blackburn
Staff

Blackburn Family

McClain Blackburn
Staff
McClain, 16, was born in Payson, Utah. He is the second son of Mitch and TyAnn. McClain has a love for sports, Having a competitive drive, and a thrill for a challenge. Some of his hobbies are, golf, ice hockey, baseball, basketball,and motor cycles. McClain has been a big help to his Dad, having another driver to set vault, work viewing and maintain the yards.

Dakota Blackburn
Staff
Dakota, 19, was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, and is the oldest child of Mitch and TyAnn. Dakota has a very unusual personality, His love and compassion for others. He is a friend to many, and always puts there desires, and needs first; a lot like his father. Dakota has always been a hard worker, helping without being asked. Dakota has been working at the Mortuary along side his Dad for several years; working funerals, setting cemetery vaults, moving flowers, washing cars, mowing lawns, and computer work. He has a love for the outdoors especially the mountains, wake boarding, snowmobiling, and snow boarding. Dakota is a Eagle Scout and has a interest in helping with the family business. He is serving a mission in the Canada Winnipeg Mission



 
 
   

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