Earl L. Tate

Earl L. Tate

Owner/Funeral Director

As the son of Tate Mortuary founder, E.Lavar Tate, Earl was raised in the family business.  Earl attended San Fransisco Mortuary College and returned to Tooele to assume responsibility for the Tate Family Businesses, including Tate Mortuary.  Earl and his wife Margie are proud parents of 4 children and even prouder Grandparents to 9 beautiful grandchildren. Earl and Margie are honored by the trust that families show to Tate Mortuary as they face one of life’s most difficult moments.


Daniel P. Call

Daniel P. Call

Manager/Funeral Director

Dan was raised in Pocatello, Idaho.  He came to work for Tate Mortuary in the early 1980′s. Dan and his wife, Iris, raised 4 children here in Tooele, and now are enjoying being grandparents.  Dan is a graduate of San Fransisco Mortuary College.


Cole M. Houghton

Cole M. Houghton

Funeral Director/Certified Crematory Operator

 Cole started working for Tate Mortuary in 1999 at the age of 12.  This instilled an interest in funeral service which has grown over the years.  Was raised right here in Tooele, a Tooele High graduate and married to Lindsey, a local native. Together they have two children, Mya and Barron. Cole graduated from Arapahoe Community College with his Associates of Mortuary Science, and recently from Utah State University. Cole is a fully licensed Funeral Service Director, and looks forward to continuing his career serving families of Tooele County and beyond.


Shirley N. Oltmanns

Shirley N. Oltmanns

Office Manager



Boomer Benson

Boomer Benson

Funeral Assistant



Jed Colovich

Jed Colovich

Licensed Funeral Service Intern



John Sherwood

John Sherwood

Funeral Assistant



Jerry Houghton

Jerry Houghton

Funeral Assistant



Colten Anderson

Colten Anderson

Funeral Assistant




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