Kurt L. Soffe
CFSP - Owner/Funeral Director
Kurt is a fourth generation funeral director and co-owner of the Jenkins-Soffe Funeral Homes and Cremation Center established in 1915 with locations in Murray and South Jordan. He currently serves as a member of the spokesperson team for the National Funeral Directors Association with membership of 22,000+ funeral professionals nationwide with headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Kurt is a graduate of Murray High school, LDS Business College and Cypress College with a degree in Mortuary Science. He also earned the national distinction of CFSP (Certified Funeral Service Practitioner) a distinction held by only 16 additional funeral directors in Utah. Kurt is a past president of the Utah Funeral Directors Association and past member of the Policy Board of the National Funeral Directors Assn. Also holds a current Life/Health Insurance license with State of Utah. He is a certified cremation facility operator as awarded by the Cremation Association of North America.
Kurt served seven years on the Board of Directors for the Intermountain Donor Services (IDS) a federally designated nonprofit community service organization dedicated to the recovery and transplantation of organs and tissues. IDS serves Utah, southeastern Idaho, and western Wyoming, encompassing 2.7 million residents, 79 hospitals, and three transplant centers. He also served on the board of directors for the Murray Area Chamber of Commerce and was honored in 2012 by South Jordan Chamber of Commerce as Business Man of the Year.
He has served in many positions with youth and young adults organizations in the South Jordan area, also served an LDS mission to the Philippines, including numerous volunteer scouting & church positions.
Kurt married his high school sweetheart, Lynette Bullough who currently manages the office of the South Valley funeral home. They have four children, two boys and two girls and six grandchildren. Together they love to hike our mountains, travel this great country and spoil the grandkids.