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Hi I'm Irv

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I graduated from college and I was employed in retail for 30 years and now am in education administration. My first wife died of breast cancer. We had 2 sons and 2 daughters and have 4 grandchildren. After a few years, I met a wonderful woman at a Church Single Adults conference and we were married in 2005. Her first husband was a Marine and was lost at sea in a aircraft carrier accident.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the Catholic faith but had many questions that no one could explain. After falling away from any church activity, my wife and I had small children and realized the need to have Christ in our home again. I investigated the church for several years because I didn't know if I wanted to make a commitment to a different life style (no alcohol or tobacco) if I wanted the full blessings of the Restored Gospel of Jesus Christ. The "Restored" part answered most of the questions I had about other churches. Now, 28 years later, I can see why it is so important to have the opportunity to have my family together for eternity, to live a more wholesome life, and follow the guidance of living prophets to supplement God's teachings in the Bible.

How I live my faith

I have served in various callings in the Church and am currently a Bishop. I have taught youth and adults in Sunday School classes. My biggest joy is working with families and especially the little children. They are so honest. I have served in my community with the United Way, Chamber of Commerce, Boys & Girls Club, and numerous non-profits always trying to serve those in need as Christ did. I have done years of family history research. My one family is traced back to the 1400s in Scotland. Family members were instrumental in the Civil War, WWI, WWII, starting companies, unions and much more. I have found out about so many members of my family that I will meet once I pass on.