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JOHN A. LINDQUIST

JOHN A. LINDQUIST

Chairman of the Board

July 14, 1919 - June 30, 2013 
Licensed embalmer and funeral director for over 65 years. 
In Memoriam - June 30, 2013


JOHN E. LINDQUIST

JOHN E. LINDQUIST

President, Lindquist Mortuaries & Cemeteries

Licensed embalmer and funeral director for over 40 years. 

Telephone: 1-801-394-6666


ROBERT E. LINDQUIST

ROBERT E. LINDQUIST

President, Lindquist’s Memorial Parks


Telephone: 1-801-479-7000


MCCLAIN LINDQUIST

MCCLAIN LINDQUIST

Vice President

Lindquist’s Associate since 1991

Telephone: 1-801-394-6666



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CRAIG J. MCMILLAN

CRAIG J. MCMILLAN

General Manager / Licensed Funeral Director

Lindquist’s Associate since 1984.

Craig was born in the old Dee Hospital in Ogden and resided in Layton throughout his youth. His was the first class to attend the new Layton High School in the fall of 1966. He graduated from Davis High School in 1969, the last group of Layton kids to graduate from Davis.

 

Craig attended Weber State prior to serving a LDS mission to the Manitoba/Minnesota Mission. After serving his mission he returned to Weber State.

 

He met and married Pauline Beth Waind Aug. 5, 1972 and they were sealed in the Salt Lake Temple on Dec. 5, 1972. They are the parents of six children, 22 grandchildren and counting.

 

Craig began work with Lindquist Mortuary January 13, 1976. After completion of his apprenticeship he entered the Mortuary Science program in Cypress, California. He graduated head of his class and was the recipient of the Harriet Davies Award as the outstanding student in embalming. Following completion of Mortuary School, he was offered a managerial position with McDougal Funeral Home in West Jordan, Utah. He worked there until rejoining Lindquist Mortuaries/Cemeteries in 1984.

 

He has served as the General Manager for Lindquist since 1993.

 

In 1987 Craig built his home in Layton across the street from where he grew up. He has loved serving in his community. He has directed the funerals for thousands of neighbors, friends and family members throughout his career and always felt it was an honor. He has coached various youth leagues in Layton for many years including football, basketball and baseball. He has served as President of both the Kiwanis Club and the Ogden Executive Club. He served five years on the Board of the Utah Funeral Directors Association, including president in 2011. He was appointed by the governor to serve on the Utah DOPL Board for two terms.

 

Craig has served in many church positions:  Bishop, as well as three stake presidencies including President of the Layton, Utah Kays Creek Stake. He and his wife have served as temple ordinance workers in the Ogden Temple and currently serve in the Bountiful Temple.

 

He and his wife enjoy playing golf. Craig belongs to the men’s association at the Valley View Golf Course in Layton.


Telephone: 1-801-394-6666


NORRIS R. NALDER

NORRIS R. NALDER

Manager of: Lindquist's Kaysville Mortuary and Lindquist's Clearfield Mortuary

Lindquist’s Associate since 1974.

Telephone: 1-801-546-6666


BRENT N. BALLIF

BRENT N. BALLIF

Manager, Lindquist's Bountiful Mortuary

Lindquist’s Associate since 1988. 

Telephone: 1-801-292-5555

Email: brent@lindquistmortuary.com


DANIEL JACKSON

DANIEL JACKSON

Manager, Lindquist's Layton Mortuary

Lindquist’s Associate since 2011


JASON G. SMITH

JASON G. SMITH

Sales Manager / Licensed Preneed Counselor

Lindquist's Associate since 2006

Jason Smith is a current resident of Layton, Utah and is happily married to his wife, Melanie. They have five children, three girls and two boys. He's proud that his children attend Weber State University, Layton High School, Legacy Junior High and Sand Springs Elementary. His oldest daughter is currently serving a mission for their church in St. Louis, MO.

Jason had a great childhood in Roy, Utah and graduated from Roy High School in 1989. After a year of college and basketball at the College of Eastern Utah (CEU), Jason served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Sacramento, California. Afterwards, he attended and graduated from Weber State University earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Technical Sales (1996).

Jason began helping families preplan in 1996 with McDougal Funeral Homes. An opportunity opened in 2006 to join Lindquist Mortuaries and Cemeteries and Jason has enjoyed helping families preplan for their final arrangements ever since. Jason finds great satisfaction in serving in his community with Boy Scouts of America, the Davis County Chamber of Commerce and with his family and church. In his free time he likes to travel, spend time with Melanie, his father Jerry Smith, his brothers, and children camping, hunting, 4-wheeling, and hiking.

Telephone: 1-801-689-1931

Email: jason@lindquistmortuary.com



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MARSHALL M. GARDNER

MARSHALL M. GARDNER

Licensed Funeral Director

Lindquist’s Associate since 2002 


MICHAEL L. STUART

MICHAEL L. STUART

Licensed Funeral Director

Lindquist’s Associate since 2006


ROBERT LINDQUIST, JR.

ROBERT LINDQUIST, JR.

Licensed Funeral Director

Lindquist’s Associate since 2006

Bobby began working in the family business at Lindquistʼs Memorial Parks at a very young age where his father was the owner and president. Growing up in Ogden, he attended and graduated from St. Jospeh Catholic High School. After High school, he attended Weber State University and the University of Utah

until he decided that he wanted to have a career in the family business. He started his education in the mortuary field at Cypress College in Southern California, eventually transferring to American Academy McAllister Institute in New York City where he earned his degree in Mortuary Science.
Bobby is married to Desiree and they have a son Griffin, and reside in Bountiful. They enjoy traveling and being together as a family.
Bobby loves working in the mortuary industry and continuing his familyʼs legacy of serving the community. He is a full time funeral director along with being a pre-arrangement Counselor and helping families make arrangements prior to their loved ones passing. It has been his honor working alongside his Grandfather
John A. and his cousin McClain Lindquist.


JEFF LARKIN

JEFF LARKIN

Licensed Funeral Director

Lindquist’s Associate since 2008.

Telephone: 1-801-394-6666


CHRIS BATTRICK

CHRIS BATTRICK

Licensed Funeral Director

Lindquist’s Associate since 2011 

Chris Battrick currently lives in North Ogden, is married (20 years) and is the father of six children. He was raised in Corvallis, OR.  He earned his Associate of Applied Science in Mortuary Science and Funeral Service Education from Mount Hood Community College in Oregon.  Formerly licensed in Oregon and Washington, Chris is currently licensed in Utah as a Funeral Director and Insurance agent.  He is also certified as a crematory operator.  He started his career in 2001 and joined Lindquist Mortuaries and Cemeteries in 2011. 

Chris is a great patriot.  He served in the Oregon Army National Guard from 2000-2009.  Currently, he is a member of the Weber County Combined Veterans Honor Guard.  He is also the current president of the North Ogden Kiwanis Club.  He has served three concurrent terms as a Republican Weber County Delegate and is a member of the Weber County Religious Liberty Council.  He is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and was a Spanish speaking missionary in the California Ventura Mission from 1997-1999.

As a high tenor with the Kaye Starr Singers, Chris enjoys singing along with reading, writing, marksmanship and the great outdoors.  He is a fan of history, philosophy and languages and enjoys swimming, good movies and stand-up comedy.


CONNOR GRIFFITH

CONNOR GRIFFITH

Licensed Funeral Director

Lindquist’s Associate since 2012

Born in Salt Lake City. 
Attended Layton High School, graduating in 2002. 
Attended Arapahoe Community College in Denver, CO and graduated in 2012 with an Associates Degree in Mortuary Science. 
Connor joined the Lindquist family in September 2012 as a licensed funeral director. 
Connor is married and has three boys. He currently resides in South Ogden where he attends the Burch Creek 5th Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 
He enjoys auto detailing, traveling, and playing with his family. Connor has a passion for funeral service and loves being a funeral director. 

Email: cgriffith@lindquistmortuary.com


MATT YARDLEY

MATT YARDLEY

Licensed Funeral Director

Lindquist’s Associate since 2013


Matthew Yardley has been a funeral director since 2009. He received an Associates of Science degree from Weber State University and a Bachelor's degree in Mortuary Science, from Southern Illinois University. After moving back to Davis County, where he grew up, he began working at Lindquist Mortuary. He lives in West Point with his wife, Susanna, and three children. Matt is a musician and has played guitar, piano and accordion in several bands. He has also enjoyed playing bagpipes with the Utah Pipe Band since 2010. Matt served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Asuncion, Paraguay, and is fluent in Spanish. He currently serves with the youth group in his church, and has spent many years volunteering with the Boy Scouts of America. Matt has many hobbies. He enjoys fishing, hunting, traveling with the band, and adventures with his family. The funeral profession has become an integral part of his life. Matt finds that serving families with compassion and understanding can best help families with the loss of a loved one. 


Robert Aaron

Robert Aaron

Licensed Funeral Director

Lindquist's Associate Since 2016

Robert T. Aaron grew up in Evanston, Wyoming and still has family there.  After graduating from high school, Robert served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Coventry, England from 1988-1990. 

Robert first attended Western Wyoming Community College earning his Associate degree in Science in 1999. He then expanded his knowledge by attending Arapahoe Community College in Denver, Colorado and graduated in 2002 with an Associate Degree in Mortuary Science. He began his career in 1990 at Crandall Funeral Home in Evanston, Wyoming and enjoyed 13 years working for them. He then joined the Lindquist family in 2003 as a licensed funeral director. In 2010 he returned to Crandall Funeral Home for 6 years and rejoined Lindquist’s in 2016.  He is licensed in both Utah (2004) and Wyoming (2002).   

Robert lives with his sister in Ogden, goes to the gym regularly and bikes every weekend in the summer.


Maryl Wallace

Maryl Wallace

Licensed Funeral Director & CCO

Lindquist's Associate since 2015

Maryl is a native Utahan, the great-granddaughter of Mormon pioneers, born and raised in Layton. She is a top graduate of Layton High School, class of 2004. She is also a double alumnus of Salt Lake Community College, concluding school with her degree from the Mortuary Science program in 2016. She is a first generation funeral director, and one of Lindquist’s first female directors. Maryl enjoys volunteering for Catholic Community Services, as well as being a Brownie Girl Scout Leader. She and her husband, Alex, are the parents of a pound-puppy named Nina. Her hobbies include film and movies, local craft brews and spirits, and spending as much time as possible with family and friends.

Email: maryl@lindquistmortuary.com


Rachel VanDerMeide

Rachel VanDerMeide

Licensed Funeral Director

Lindquist's Associate since 2017


Rachel was raised in Fruit Heights, where she learned to milk cows, help sheep give birth, ride horses, pick and pit cherries, and the difference between a rattlesnake and a blow snake. She is the oldest of five children and loves the chaos that a large family brings. During high school Rachel worked at Bowman’s Bakery where she learned to make donuts and wedding cakes. She still loves to cook and bake, but has not had a donut since 1996!  Rachel met her husband Brent when she was a senior at Davis High School. They were married shortly after she graduated and have been married over 20 years! Brent and Rachel have six wonderful children-five sons and one daughter! Rachel’s greatest accomplishment is her family, and the fact that they love and like each other.

When Rachel’s “baby” went to kindergarten, with the nudging of a friend, she went back to school to become a funeral director.  Rachel graduated from Salt Lake Community College with a degree in Mortuary Science in May of 2017, followed by a Bachelor of Science in Funeral Home Management from Mid-America College of Funeral Service in March of 2018.  Rachel is one of Lindquist’s first female funeral directors and loves being able to serve families in their time of need.

Rachel is an active participant in the Centerville/Farmington Rotary Club and enjoys the positive influence the club has in our community and the world.  She is also a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and currently serves in the Young Women’s Presidency. Rachel loves musical theater, a love that began in seventh grade with her role in “Bye-Bye Birdie.” Her favorite musical is “Wicked,” a show she has traveled the United States to see. Rachel loves Dr. Pepper, tacos, cheese, and carbs!   In her spare time Rachel loves to sew, crochet, read books, go camping and hiking, traveling far and near, and spending time with her crazy kids!

Email: rachel@lindquistmortuary.com


Emory Scott

Emory Scott

Licensed Preneed Counselor / Licensed Funeral Director

Lindquist's Associate since 2016

Emory has had an interest in the funeral profession since childhood. He began working with a local funeral home while in high school.

 Both his parents were from Cache Valley and he has lots of family here in Utah. He was raised in California and Oklahoma. He attended the University of Central Oklahoma where he received a Bachelor degree in Mortuary Science, (one of only a select few who hold a Bachelor Degree in Mortuary Science in the state of Utah, let alone in the USA). He also attended graduate school studying business and health administration.  Following graduate school, he served an LDS mission to Perth Australia in the late 70’s and fell in love with Australia.

 Emory holds licenses as a Funeral Director for Oklahoma and Utah. He is Certified in Oklahoma as a Sterile Enucleation Technician (Cornea removal for Transplants). Emory is also a licensed Insurance Agent for Pre-need and health and life insurance.  He was a funeral director in Australia and a Justice of the Peace in New South Wales, Australia. Emory is involved with the Ogden/Weber Chamber of Commerce, The Rocky Mountain Professionals and Utah Powerhouse Professionals.

A few years after his mission he married Judy Hunter from Brisbane Australia. They lived in Oklahoma for 7 years. Emory and Judy moved from Oklahoma to Australia where they raised their 4 children.  They recently moved to Utah after 28 years in Australia. Emory has a life time of service in the LDS Church including serving as bishop. As of last count they have 13 grandchildren.

 

Emory enjoys reading and traveling the world.  He loves to meet people from all cultures, which is why he loves funeral service. He loves to take care of families especially in their time of need.

Email: emory@lindquistmortuary.com


BARRY L. KELLY (Retired 2015)

BARRY L. KELLY (Retired 2015)

Licensed Funeral Director

Lindquist’s Associate since 1976


DAVID S. MOORE (Retired 2012)

DAVID S. MOORE (Retired 2012)

Licensed Funeral Director

Lindquist’s Associate since 1980


R. LAYTON COTTRELL

R. LAYTON COTTRELL

Licensed Preneed Counselor / Licensed Funeral Director

Retired 2017 - Funeral Director

Current Active Preneed Agent



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MARVEEN LISTER

MARVEEN LISTER

Licensed Preneed Counselor

Lindquist’s Associate since 1982


LEE ERICKSEN

LEE ERICKSEN

Licensed Preneed Counselor

Lindquist’s Associate since 2009


JESSE RICARDEZ

JESSE RICARDEZ

Licensed Preneed Counselor

Lindquist’s Associate since 2011


WALTER RECKSIEK

WALTER RECKSIEK

Licensed Preneed Counselor

Lindquist's Associate since 2014

Graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Utah. Also licensed as a pre-need counselor and a life insurance agent for Lindquist Agency.

Walter grew up in the eastern part of Salt Lake City, graduated from Skyline High School and served a two-mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Vienna, Austria.

While attending the University of Utah, Walter met and happily married Deborah Richardson of Waukegan, Illinois. Together they are the proud parents of 4 sons and 11 daughters, many of whom live with their spouses and children in various communities throughout northern Utah. Walter and Deborah are immersed in the joys and challenges of being a part of their children’s, as well as their 35 grandchildren’s lives.

Walter and Deborah are actively involved in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, serving in their local ward and as missionaries in the Family Search Department.

 

Telephone: 1-801-394-6666


Marsey Iverson

Marsey Iverson

Licensed Preneed Counselor

Lindquist Associate Since 2015

Marsey Iverson is a licensed family service counselor for the Lindquist Memorial Parks and Lindquist Mortuaries. She loves learning about what makes each family unique in order to show them their best options for funeral pre-planning. The artist in her loves working on headstone design and finding beautiful places in our Memorial Parks.This wife and mother of 2 teens has enjoyed meeting with families in the Weber and Davis county areas since 2015. She also loves theater, yoga and traveling. Her degree is from Weber State University in Family Studies and Psychology lines her up perfectly for her rolls in both her family and in her work. She believes in disarming honesty, keeping explanations simple and truly listening. You can reach her through email at Marsey@lindquistmortuary.com or phone/text at 801-915-3767.



Telephone: 1-801-915-3767

Email: marsey@lindquistmortuary.com


HOWARD GREEN

HOWARD GREEN

Licensed Preneed Counselor

Lindquist's Associate since 2016

Howard began his career in the Insurance Industry 40 years ago.  He eventually became owner of a third generation Insurance Agency in Ogden, UT, known as Green’s Insurance Service.  During his career, he achieved many certifications such as; Property  & Casualty, Life and Health, LUTCF, Agent of the Year in 1990 as well as President of Professional Insurance Agents of Utah.

Together, Howard and his wife, Shelly, have two daughters, two sons and seven grandchildren.

As a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Howard has had the opportunity to serve in a variety of callings with Scout Master, being his favorite.  During his time as Scout Master, he was able to observe and assist 25 young men in achieving their Eagle Scout Awards.  He has always had a love of the outdoors and has enjoyed all the yearly scout camps they attended.

Howard feels that serving in the community is an individual responsibility.  He began serving as a volunteer firefighter which eventually turned into a part-time position.  While serving for South Ogden City Fire Department, he achieved the following certifications; Firefighter I, Firefighter II, Officer I, Apparatus Driver Operator, Hazmat Awareness, Emergency Medical Technician, Red Cross Instructor CPR/AED.  He has also been a member of the Ogden Kiwanis Club for the past 15 Years and served as President in 2015-2016. He was a member of the Mount Ogden Rotary Club prior to serving in the Kiwanis.

Howards’ hobbies are many.  He loves Flying and has had a pilot’s license for 33 years. He also has a love for big machinery and has driven a variety of them throughout his career.  His favorite being semi tractor trailers which he has driven off and on his entire life.   Howard has loved being able to go camping and boating with his family.  He also has a special love of trains, both big and small.

Howard has many talents and he is consistently learning.  He is an extremely hard worker and has a reputation for his honesty and integrity.  He loves spending time with his family. Howard enjoys being able to work and serve people he meets through his career at Lindquist Mortuary.

Telephone: 1-801-391-4027

Email: howard@lindquistmortuary.com


Todd Jensen

Todd Jensen

Licensed Preneed Counselor

Lindquist Associate since 2018

Todd is a Licensed Preneed Counselor who assists those wanting to make arrangements that will reflect their exact wishes and ease the emotional and financial burden of their loved ones.

With over 30 years of experience, Todd has worked in nearly every aspect of the funeral service industry. He has worked as a Funeral Director in California and Utah.

A California native, Todd first arrived in Ogden by train at the age of 13 years. His earliest memory of Ogden is walking out of the Union Station and looking up 25th Street at the beautiful mountains.

Todd attended Mt. Ogden Jr. and graduated from Ogden High School.

He attended Weber State College and the University of Utah.

Todd served The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints as a full-time missionary in the Japan Sapporo Mission.

Todd is licensed in California as a Funeral Director/Embalmer, and is a Licensed Preneed Counselor in Utah.

Todd holds an AA degree in Mortuary Science from the San Francisco College of Mortuary Science, and a BS degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix. 

In addition to funeral service, Todd has also worked in the airline industry at United Airlines in Tokyo, Japan and San Francisco, California.

He enjoys spending time with his family, cooking, skiing, golf and travel.

Telephone: 1-801-771-6666

Email: todd@lindquistmortuary.com


Crystal Smith

Crystal Smith

Licensed Preneed Counselor

Lindquist Associate since 2018


My name is Crystal Smith, I am a licensed family service counselor representing Lindquist Mortuaries & Cemeteries. My purpose is to support you in creating your most meaningful and personalized funeral plan. By pre-arranging you will provide your family with the greatest ease during a very difficult time.

I am a good listener and pay attention to details.  Along with my husband, Stuart we raised two amazing daughters, Zoie and Gillian. I have lived in this community my entire life and have worked with local business owners until this past year when I decided it was time to begin this new chapter.  Working with families who entrust their legacy to Lindquist is my privilege.  I look forward to getting to know you and assisting with recording your wishes, prearranging traditional or cremation services, cemetery property and grave marker design.

Telephone: 1-801-675-0505

Email: crystal@lindquistmortuary.com


KARINA SORENSEN-CULLIMORE

KARINA SORENSEN-CULLIMORE

Family Service Counselor

Lindquist Associate since 2019

Telephone: 1-435-230-4435

Email: karina@lindquistmortuary.com


JARED HANSEN

JARED HANSEN

Licensed Preneed Counselor

Lindquist’s Associate since 2009



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GAIL BENNETT

GAIL BENNETT

Lindquist’s Associate since 1983


REX BUCKWAY

REX BUCKWAY

Lindquist’s Associate since 1985



NORMA JENSEN

NORMA JENSEN

Lindquist’s Associate since 1996 


CRYSTINA CRASE

CRYSTINA CRASE

Lindquist’s Associate since 2000


RICHARD KUNZ

RICHARD KUNZ

Lindquist's Associate Since 2000


TAMERA HALL

TAMERA HALL

Lindquist’s Associate since 2001


BECKY JEPPESEN

BECKY JEPPESEN

Lindquist’s Associate since 2003



KATHY HANCOCK

KATHY HANCOCK

Lindquist’s Associate since 2011



DIXIE FINCH

DIXIE FINCH

Lindquist’s Associate since 2008



KENNY PARKER

KENNY PARKER

Lindquist’s Associate since 2008



SPENCER STARK

SPENCER STARK

Audio / Video / Graphics Specialist

Lindquist’s Associate since 2008 


REBECCA WHEELER

REBECCA WHEELER

Program Designer

Lindquist Associate Since 2016


JENNI CHRISTENSEN

JENNI CHRISTENSEN

Lindquist's Associate Since 2017


KRISTY JENKINS

KRISTY JENKINS

Lindquist's Associate Since 2014


NATALIE PEACE

NATALIE PEACE

GRIEF COUNSELOR - COMMUNITY LIASON

Lindquist's Associate Since 2014

Telephone: 1-801-726-4619

Email: natalie@lindquistmortuary.com


JODY HOOD

JODY HOOD

Lindquist's Associate since 2019


JUDY FRANQUELIN

JUDY FRANQUELIN

Lindquist Associate Since 2019


SHELLY GREEN

SHELLY GREEN

Lindquist Associate since 2017

Telephone: 1-801-394-6666


DEEANN BRINKERHOFF

DEEANN BRINKERHOFF

Lindquist Associate Since 2017


CAMILLE COLLATZ

CAMILLE COLLATZ

Lindquist's Associate Since 2015


DIANNE STODDARD

DIANNE STODDARD

Lindquist's Associate Since 2019


AYLEEN RODAS

AYLEEN RODAS

Lindquist's Associate Since 2019


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