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Hi I'm Ann

I'm a cook, a reader, a gardener, a runner, a traveler, a wife, a mom, a grandma, and yes, I am a Mormon.

About Me

Paul and I have been married for 45 years and have been blessed with 6 beautiful children, amazing spouses of our children, and 13 terrific grandchildren. I have been blessed to be able to stay home here in Minnesota and raise our family. I love to play with our grandchildren and never miss an opportunity to visit and interact with them. I love the outdoors, especially running and biking. Life is wonderful!

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a Mormon all my life. Studying and trying my best to live the principles of the gospel has made my life richer and brought me closer to God. I love the promise of eternal life with God and my family and try each day to be better. My testimony grows stronger daily and helps me to live each day so that I can return and live with Him again.

How I live my faith

I have taught my children to live the principles of our faith and several of them have served missions for the church. I have spent many years working with the teenage women of our area and have found great fulfillment in guiding these young women. Teaching daily lessons for the early morning youth progam has also strenghtned my testimony. My husband and I have also served 2 years in China in the BYU China Teach Program. We taught at a university in Xi'an China. It was hard and wonderful and spectacular! We loved it! We are home now and looking forward to serving another mission in the Dominican Republic in Jan of 2017.

Why is family so important to Mormons?

Today's world is struggling to mainatin strong families. This is the foundation of a strong healthy society. Keeping our families strong and vital will help keep the world a better place. My family is the center of my world and I know that if we live the principles of the gospel we can be together forever. This is my goal! Show more Show less