Episode 28

We're Not Having A Mormon Funeral: A Life Celebration with Rene Steelman

This week on Mormonish Podcast, Landon and Rebecca spend some time getting to know the wonderful Rene Steelman! Rene is an amazing woman with many life experiences we can all learn from. We discuss her sucessful podcast, "She Became Visible" gives a platform to women who are thriving and doing wonderful things in their communitieis. We also learned more about Rene's life, family and philosophy in this very engaging conversation. We thendiscuss the sensitve topic of the recent death of Rene's son. Rene tells us about her wish to not have an LDS funeral, although many family members might expect that. Instead Rene shares details about the beautiful celebration of life gathering she arranged in honor of her son. This is an episode of Mormonish that was very special to us, and I'm sure it will be to you too. Renee was an unforgettable guest!

She Became Visible Podcast: https://shebecamevisible.org/

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Rebecca Bibliotheca

Rebecca Bibliotheca is a mother or three boys, co-founder of "The Good Book Club," a virtual reading group for post and nuanced Mormons, cohost of "Mormon Media Reviews," and leader of the "Mormon Stories Book Club." She has a Masters of Library and Information Science from BYU and worked for many years at the BYU Library. She and her husband, Tom, also founded a youth theater program that is in its 19th year. Rebecca loves the theater, reading, film, spending times outdoors, church watching and iced coffee!
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Landon Brophy

Landon Brophy is the proud father of four children, two grandchildren, three ATVs and a boat. He's a former military officer, the co-founder of The Good Book Club, a reading group for post and nuanced Mormons, ann international manager for a global defense contractor, and a worldwide traveler. He and his wife founded "Utah Wanderers," an online travel guide to exploring Utah. Landon loves the outdoors, ATVing, boating, flying, reading, observing the "ongoing restoration" and second Saturdays!