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Hi I'm Kent

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am in my early 70s. My wife and I are parents to three daughters and two sons. We have 9 grandsons and 9 granddaughters. At present we have one great grandson and are expecting two more great grandchildren in the next year. My wife and I both graduated from university with bachelor degrees in education. She taught elemenary school until our first child was born. I taught music for five years. I next became employed by an electronics company, starting as an Inventory Auditor and finally working in the position of International Inventory Audit Manager. I worked with auditors in most Asian Countries and in three European contries. After 29 years with this company I took early retirement. After retiring, I worked in a local music store for several years and then took on tuning pianos. I still have my grandfather's violin, given me when I was in the 4th grade. It gives me much enjoyment along with listing to good music. My wife and I take much delight learning of the accomplishments of our children and grandchildren(and great grandchildren). Family is our greatest joy and gives our lives great purpose and meaning. We both are active in the Mormon churchand serve in the community and in our neighborhood. We hope our health allows us to continue for many more years together.

Why I am a Mormon

My ancestry is of Mormon pioneer stock. Their devotion and sacrifices during the early years of the church inspire me to live worthy of my namesake. I gained my personal testimony of the truthfullness of the Mormon church by living the teachings of Jesus Christ and observing the lives of those I chose to follow. I find that by serving others, I grow to love them more.

How I live my faith

Both of my parents were members of the Mormon church. I have been raised believing in Jesus Christ and enjoying a sure knowledge of his teachings. I served a two year mission for the church in South Australia. I have served as Bishop twice and in bishoprics. Over the years I have served in music positions in the church, leading choirs and singing in choirs whenever possible. I enjoy learning of other religions and learn from friends not of my faith. There are many good people in the world of all faiths. When working in other countries, I became acquainted with other cultures and religions, giving my life more purpose and meaning. I enjoy life and those who help me.