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 College 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 serving as Bishop of the Vernal 1st Ward . He is an avid outdoorsman, sportsman, and all around fun loving guy.