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.

Brad  White

Brad White, Family Service Counselor - Pre-need Specialist

Brad White Family Service Counselor and pre-need specialist. Brad has been in the mortuary service industry for the past four years as a family counselor and pre-need specialist.
Previous to working in the mortuary business, Brad spent close to 30 years serving the people of Northern Utah and Southern Idaho in the mortgage Industry. Over that period of time he has made many great relationships with people who he considers friends. One thing he has come to realize is that both industries are very personal and taking the time to truly consider all the options available is key to everyone being happy with the results. Brad and his wife, Teri Smith White reside in Wellsville, they have five children and 11 grandchildren.
Cache Valley Mortuary is a full service funeral firm, focused on helping you, your family and your loved ones deal with those difficult and final end-of-life decisions. We are pleased to offer all of the options which are available, from on-site cremation, traditional burial service, to whole body donation for scientific studies.
For more information and a free planning guide, “Personal Wishes Organizer” call Brad directly at 435-757-9573 anytime for a time to meet or to just answer any questions you might have regarding funeral planning.

Braxton Jenson

Braxton Jenson, Office/Funeral Assistant

Braxton was born in Cache Valley and is the oldest of three siblings. He attended high school at Logan High School in which he lettered in baseball. Braxton was a part of the Boy Scouts of America and enjoyed everything he learned as part of the program while apart of the program he was successful and obtained the rank of Eagle Scout. He has been a part of the Cache County Sheriff’s Office Explorers program and currently works as a Critical Care Tech at Logan Regional Hospital in the ER. He is a natural leader and enjoys serving others. He loves spending time and making memories with his family and friends he has a great love for sports, being active in the outdoors and enjoys hunting, fishing, surfing, etc. He currently works as a Funeral Assistant and has been part of the funeral business for over two years. He enjoys serving people and families while understanding the need for affordable funerals for families. He plans on going to school to become a licensed funeral director in his future. He is excited to work and be a part of such a great team here at Cache Valley Mortuary.

Justin Wilson

Justin Wilson, Office/Funeral Assistant

Justin was born in Brigham City and grew up just over the hill in Corinne, Utah. He was one of 6 children and enjoyed growing up in a small town. After school, Justin started work in production and spent a lot of time outdoors. He loved camping on the weekends and it was on a camping trip with friends that he met his wife, Spring. After they married, he continued work in production, but dreamed of another career. He wasn’t quite sure what he was supposed to do, but knew he wanted to make a difference.
In October 2010, he and his wife were planning to welcome their 3rd beautiful child and only daughter, Truce. They experienced what no parent should have to and lost her. The care and compassion they received from the Funeral Director during this difficult time led Justin in the direction he knew he wanted to take with his career. He moved his family to the Cache Valley area and then Preston where he started work setting up grave site services and placing headstones. In this job, he became familiar with many local Funeral Directors and grew more of a desire to pursue his dream to help others at their most difficult time. It was a long journey, but today he is well on his way to fulfilling his dream of being a Funeral Director himself. He is currently a Funeral Assistant and is enrolled in Mortuary School for Funeral Directing. He Is grateful for the opportunity at Cache Valley Mortuary where he works with amazing people and friends and is excited to be part of such a great team.
He and his wife now have 5 amazing boys who he hopes to instill compassion and pass on the desire to be of service to others when they need it most.

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.

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.