Let’s Talk About It.

Okay death-denying society, let’s face the inevitable, we all die!

Jennifer Estes
4 min readSep 26, 2023

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Photo by Fey Marin on Unsplash

I am a licensed Funeral Director in the state of Utah. What this means, since the average American has no clue, is that I am a mortician.

I earned a 2-year college degree in Mortuary Science which required 10 embalmings. The last embalming is done alone with the professor watching. It’s…

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Jennifer Estes

I am a widow, a mortician, a mom, and grandma. I write about grief, caregiving, substance use disorder, and the death care industry.