Company was organized in 1948 by a group of Utah funeral directors for
the purpose of providing the public with an insurance product designed
to help pay funeral costs at the time of need. Some of the original founders
still serve the Company as members of the Board of Directors.
The Company began its operations as Sentinel Mutual Insurance Company.
In 1954, the Articles of Incorporation were amended to change the Company
to a capital stock insurer and the name was changed to Sentinel Insurance
Company. In 1957, the Articles of Incorporation were again amended to change
the company's name to its present status as Sentinel Security Life Insurance
In 1962, we acquired Uinta National Insurance Company of Utah and United
Reserve Life Company of Montana. In 1965, we acquired National Mutual Insurance
Company of Utah.
We are licensed to operate in 21 western states, namely: Utah, Arizona,
California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Montana, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Nevada,
New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, Wyoming.
The Company's goal throughout its history has been to provide the best
possible products and services to our policyholders. We take great pride
in our prompt service and pay many claims the same day they are received.
We have a dedicated staff of employees with an average tenure with the
Company of over 19 years. Our top 10 sales producers have an average tenure
of over 11 years.