Shaun Myers, CFSP is the President of Myers Mortuary. He serves in many community, state and national capacities. In funeral service, he has served as Past President of the National Funeral Service Foundation Board and as a member of the NFDA Executive Board of Directors. He graduated with distinction from the University of Minnesota. Shaun and his wife Christina love to serve and give. They have participated in many service projects in Ogden City, Weber County, Ecuador, Mexico and Guatemala. He has served in many leadership capacities including, President of the Foundation for Hospice of Northern Utah, Utah Funeral Directors, the Utah Funeral Service Licensing Board, Mt. Ogden Rotary, Stake President of the Ogden Utah Stake, Mission President in Mexico, WSU Alumni Association and has been a member of the WSU Board of Trustees, and member of many committees, foundation boards non-profit organizations. His greatest love are his wife, Christina their six children and many grandchildren.
Tracy Franklin, Tracy Franklin, CFSP, CCO, General Manager of Myers Mortuary. He grew up in Germany and South Carolina. He graduated from Summerville High School in Summerville, S.C. and received his Associate of Applied Science degree in Mortuary Science from Arapaho Community College in Littleton, Colorado.
He has been employed in the funeral industry since 1994. Tracy is registered as a Certified Crematory Operator with Cremation Association of North America. He is a member of the Ogden/Weber Chamber of Commerce. Tracy is a member of the Utah Funeral Directors Association and the National Funeral Directors Association. He is also a member of the Utah Share Support group for Infant and Stillborn loss and the American Society of Embalmers. Tracy is a very caring, compassionate and proficient funeral director.
He is a current resident of Roy, Utah. Tracy is married to his wife Patricia and together they have seven children. He enjoys camping, hunting, fishing, hiking, cooking and is actively involved in the Boy Scouts of America.
CCO, Manager of Brigham City Mortuary
Ken Borup has been with Myers since 2012 and started in funeral service in 1984. He knew he wanted to be a Funeral Director at an early age. His father was killed when he was 11 years old and the funeral director that took care of the services was a great comfort to him and his family that he was impressed that he wanted to be a Funeral Director. Ken was born in Tremonton, UT and raised in California where he began his career in funeral service. He graduated from Cypress College of Mortuary Science, is a certified cremation specialist and a member of Rotary International and attends the Brigham City Rotary Club. Ken and his wife Tracy have four children and reside in Tremonton, UT.
CFSP, CCO, Manager of Roy Mortuary
Manager of our Roy Mortuary, Shawn Kotter, CFSP, CCO, was raised in the South Ogden area. He is the son of Rey and Dian Belnap Wunderly, and the late Gary Kotter. He graduated from Bonneville High School, served a LDS mission in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and attended Weber State University where he played with the percussion ensemble and on the drum line. He attended Cypress College in Southern California where he made the Dean’s List and graduated with Honors in the field of Mortuary Science. He has been a licensed funeral director in the State of Utah since the fall of 2003 and with Myers Mortuary since the spring of 2007.
Shawn, his wife, and their five children reside in West Point. He enjoys helping those families that are at such a tender and emotional time of their lives.
Laurie Vellinga Abraham, CFSP, CCO, is a native to the Brigham City area. Laurie graduated from Box Elder High School and Dixie State College. She received her Mortuary Science degree from Cypress College in Southern California. She became a licensed funeral director in the State of Utah in 2007, and began working with Myers Mortuary that same year. Laurie is a member of the Brigham City Rotary Club and has been awarded the Paul Harris Fellow Award from them. Laurie, together with her husband and children enjoy the small town atmosphere of the area. Laurie appreciates being able to lend a helping hand to families going through one of the hardest times of their lives and is pleased to be employed as a Funeral Director with Myers Mortuary. Laurie serves on the Utah Funeral Director Association board.
Steven J. Beenfield, joined our team in 2020. Prior to working with Myers, he worked with the respected Larkin Mortuaries in SLC for many years. Steve grew up in upstate NY, but has made Riverdale his home for more than 28 years. He earned an Associates Degree and also his Mortuary of Science degree from Simmons School of Mortuary Science in Syracuse NY in 1989. Steve and his wife, Julie have five children and 12 grandchildren. He enjoys piano, woodcarving, gardening, camping, hiking, anything in the water, building things, and tinkering in his shop.
Matthew G. Myers, CFSP, CCO, graduated from Box Elder High School in 2000. He attended both Weber State University and Utah State University before obtaining his Degree of Mortuary Science from Mesa Community College. In 2008, he returned to Brigham City to work with his father, Greg, in the Brigham City Myers Mortuary. He resides in Brigham City and loves spending time with his children Emma, Jacob and Madelyn. He is a member of the service organization Kiwanis Club of Brigham City. He enjoys giving service to others and has been given the title of “Honorary Captain” at Hill Air Force Base for his efforts to integrate the soldiers into the community.
Wesley Riches, CCO was been with Myers since 2008. He enjoys serving the members of the community. Prior to working with Myers, he taught school for 13 years. Wes grew up in Sandy, but has made Ogden his home for more than 25 years. He earned a B.A. in Physics Education from Weber State University, M.ed. in School Psychology from Utah State University and earned his mortuary of science degree from Salt Lake Community College. He currently sits on the PAC board for the SLCC mortuary science program.
Wes and his wife Crystine have ten children. They serve in many ways in church and the community.
Triston P. Franklin, associated with Myers since 2016, was born in Ogden and grew up in West Haven, UT. He graduated from Roy High School. He served a full-time LDS mission in the Jackson, Mississippi area. Upon returning home from his mission, Triston’s desire to serve others continued and he joined the Myers team. He graduated from Salt Lake Community College with his Mortuary Science Degree in 2019. Triston loves playing and watching sports. He also loves being outdoors and going on adventures with his wife, Rikki; and their dogs, Rocco and Max. Triston currently resides in the Ogden area and looks forward to serving families for many years.
James Quigley, graduated from AAMI with an Associate’s degree in Mortuary Science in 2017. After graduation, he has been serving families both in and outside of Utah. In 2022, he relocated back to the Ogden area and joined the Myers team.
Due to his father’s military career, his childhood was spread across the United States and abroad. He does claim Utah as home and was a graduate of Layton High in 2006.
James enjoys spending his free time with his wife and daughters; and just enjoying what life may bring.
Funeral Director Intern
Kurtis Wilkinson joined our Myers Mortuary team beginning in 2021. He has lived in Ogden, Utah for 32 years but most recently he resided in Rock Springs, Wyoming for the past 6 years working in higher education. Kurtis graduated from Ogden High School in 2001 and received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication from Weber State University in 2009 along with his Master of Professional Communication Degree (MPC) from Weber State University in 2015. Kurtis is currently working on becoming a licensed Funeral Service Intern and is planning to attend Mortuary Science School at Salt Lake Community College starting in January 2022. Kurtis served a full-time LDS mission in Moscow, Russia and loved his time serving the Russian people. Kurtis enjoys playing and watching basketball, playing the guitar and piano, and he loves the Utah Jazz. Kurtis also enjoys anything outdoors and enjoys spending quality time with his wife, Stacey; and their two dogs, Koda and Jax. Kurtis currently resides in the Ogden area and looks forward to serving families for years to come.
Manager of Evergreen Memorial Park, Brandon Patterson, associate since 1998. Brandon grew up in Huntsville and Roy, Utah. He graduated from Roy High in 1992. He attended Weber State University on a soccer scholarship where he studied Communication and Computer Science.
Brandon has overseen the continuous vison and growth of the cemetery, meeting the unique needs of the community that he proudly serves. He supervises all of the specialty programs held at the cemetery; including the Easter Pinwheels of Hope, Memorial Day Sunset Services, and the National Children’s Day Candlelight Vigil.
He enjoys running, boating, spending time with his family, and his time as a scoutmaster. Brandon and wife, Meagan, together have five children.
One of the most successful and nationally recognized funeral directors in the Western United States, Richard Myers, CFSP, was a caring and devoted funeral professional. He served as President of the National Funeral Directors Association, and was founder of the National Pursuit of Excellence Program - a recognition program for outstanding funeral homes in the USA. Richard had committed untiring effort, time and energy to the building of neighborhood, city and state and religious organizations. His passion for our community was shown by his involvement in many civic organizations and he has served as Chairman or President of many organizations, including the Weber State University Board of Trustees, and The Chamber-Ogden-Weber, the Weber County Fairgrounds Board and Ogden Pioneer Days.
Gregory R. Myers, CFSP is the eldest son of Richard and Gloria Myers. He graduated from Weber High School and then continued his education at Weber State University before pursuing his Mortuary Science degree at the University of Minnesota. He and his brother, Shaun, are two of a select few who hold bachelor degrees in Mortuary Science in the state of Utah. That expertise shows in the quality of their work. Greg has been serving the Brigham City area since 1980. Greg and Suzanne raised their three sons, Matt, Marcus and Scott, in Brigham City. Greg and the Brigham City Myers Mortuary employees are yearly recipients of the national honor, "Pursuit of Excellence Award". The Brigham Myers Mortuary has also been the recipient of the Chamber of Commerce "Business of the Year" award. Greg served as a board member of the Utah Funeral Directors Association for eight years. Compassion is the hallmark of his work with the bereaved.
Reed Myers, CFSP has since retired from the Myers, but can still be seen helping around the Mortuary. He attended Weber State College and received his degree in 1966 from California College of Mortuary Science in Los Angeles, California.
He has been a highly respected funeral director who has served our community for more than 40 years. Reed especially enjoys providing his experience and professional expertise in serving families during their greatest time of need.
Reed has strong bonds of love for his wife Janice and their four children and nine grandchildren. He has been a member of the So. Ogden Kiwanis Club for 28 years. He served as club president in 1978 and 1979. Reed enjoys spending time with his family, gardening, organizing anything and fulfilling his church callings. Reed has had extensive experience in church service and leadership. He previously served as bishop of the Ogden 39th ward for ten years and is presently serving as South Ogden Stake Clerk.
The Academy of Professional Funeral Service has honored Reed Myers, CFSP, with it's highest honor as a Certified Funeral Service Practitioner.
Stephen Johnston, CFSP A native of Clinton, Utah, Stephen graduated from Clearfield High School and attended Weber State University and the University of Utah. Stephen graduated from California College of Mortuary Science, where he received the President’s Award for his academic achievement. He also received the MuSigma Alpha Gold Key Award given by the National Association of Colleges of Mortuary Science for his outstanding high standards and dedication to the funeral service industry. He has been a licensed funeral director since 1972. His special gift in the funeral home is his professional cosmetic ability in trauma restoration and major cosmetic restoration.
Stephen has one son and three grandchildren. He enjoys reading, playing golf and spending time with his grandsons. Stephen is a member of the Ogden/Weber Chamber of Commerce.
Tom Horton - associate since 1994
Gayle Farrow - associate since 1996
Reese Jensen - associate since 2002
Nolan Evans - associate since 2003
Leon Jensen - associate since 2007
Maria Anguiano - associate since 2008
Missy Fonnesbeck - associate since 2009
Cliff Goff - associate since 2010
Jerald Nelson - associate since 2011
Denton Beecher - associate since 2011
Nick Nichols - associate since 2012
Richard Day - associate since 2012
Scott Goddard - associate since 2013
John Hennessy - associate since 2013
Gerald Shaw - associate since 2015
Stacey Burris – associate since 2015
Kent Hurd - associate since 2016
Ron Christensen - associate since 2016
Norm Noyes - associate since 2016
Ron Beth - associate since 2017
Issac & LC Ireland - associates since 2018
Larry Butler - associate since 2019
Brad Slater - associate since 2020
Blake Wilkinson - associate since 2020
Bill McFarlane - associate since 2020
Glen Taylor - associate since 2021
Hilary Steidley - associate since 2005
Claire Dowdy - associate since 2006
Andrea Funk - associate since 2012
Michelle Noyes - associate since 2016
Lori Anderson - associate since 2020
Debbie Scott - associate since 2020
Alicia Wallenburg - associate since 2020
Debby Eatchel - associate since 2021
Brandon Patterson, financial manager - associate since 1998
Chris Barrett - associate since 2014
Charlie Tuft - associate since 2020
Michael Rios - associate since 2021
Connie Fuller - associate since 2000
Karen Nelson - associate since 2007
Tracy Borup - associate since 2019
Jose Salguero - associate since 2012
Kari Baker - associate since 2021
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