History & Staff

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

Our History

Cache Valley Mortuary opened its doors September 2013.  It was the dream of Kim J. Godfrey to have his own mortuary after 25 years of working for other funeral homes in Idaho and Oregon.

Our Valued Staff

Kim J. Godfrey

Kim J. Godfrey, Funeral Director and Owner

Kim Godfrey is a Cache Valley native, born and raised in Clarkston, Utah. Having worked as a funeral director for over 25 years, Kim is aware of the need to offer affordable, caring, and compassionate service. Owning his own funeral home has been a life-long dream, so he is invested in developing lasting relationships with the families he serves.

Arvin Lee Hansen

Arvin Lee Hansen, Funeral Director and Owner (deceased August 2017)

Arvin was one of the owners of Serenity Funeral Homes of Draper, Lindon, and St. George. Arvin had over 50 years experience in funeral service and had been an active member of the LDS Church, serving in many positions. He was born in Dayton, Idaho where he graduated from high school and attended college at Ricks College in Rexburg, Idaho, Utah State at Logan, Utah, California College of Mortuary Science in Los Angles, and California State College at Los Angeles. He married Sherrill Hauser and they have 5 sons and 20 grandchildren. He owned and operated funeral homes in Rupert and Burley Idaho for over 30 years, before becoming a partner in the Serenity Funeral Home Group of companies in 2011. He also spoke Portuguese and Spanish.

Richard E. Johnson

Richard E. Johnson, Funeral Counselor and Owner

Dick Johnson is also one of the owners of Serenity Funeral Homes of Draper, Lindon, and St. George and has been active in the company for the past 16 years. Dick enjoys working with families and offering assistance. He has observed that it is much like the Church work he has always been involved in. Prior to his involvement in Serenity, Dick was a CPA and also worked as a financial officer for several companies, and understands that it is important for us to be mindful of fitting funeral plans with the budget of the families we serve.

Dick presents frequently on educational subjects like funeral planning, cremation options, DNA preservation, body donation, and how to prepay a funeral. He has his insurance license which allows him to set up “pre-need” funeral plans for those who want to prepay. Dick splits his time among all of the offices in the Serenity Funeral Home Group of companies.

Marc Wheeler

Marc Wheeler, Funeral Director

Marc grew up in Pocatello, Idaho. He enjoyed everything about growing up in Southeast Idaho; going to school and having a wonderful outdoor playground filled with many memories from across Southeast Idaho. Marc enjoys in his spare time fishing, camping, hunting, and anything that has to do with the outdoors.
Marc served a Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saint in the Germany Munich/Austria Mission. He fell in love with the people of Germany and Austria, German and Austrian food and culture. After serving his mission, Marc married his eternal companion Julia. They have four children; Todd, Elisabeth, Evan, and Anastasia.
After marrying Julia, Marc attended Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho to work towards becoming a mortician. After attending Idaho State University, he was accepted into the Funeral Service Program at Mount Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon, where he received his Funeral Service degree. Marc is licensed in both Idaho and Utah as a mortician.

Brad  White

Brad White, Family Service Counselor - Pre-need Specialist