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Hi I'm Kathie

I'm a Mormon, a wife, a mother of five, and a grandma of nineteen.

About Me

I was born in Salt Lake City, into a devout Mormon family, the second of seven children. I grew up attending church every week and was very involved in weekly activities at church. My entire life revolved around my membership in the church. After high school, I attended the University of Utah and graduated in Elementary Education. It was there that I met my husband. I was twenty-one when we married in the Salt Lake Temple and we have enjoyed forty-three wonderful years together. I find great fulfillment in being the mother of five children, and grandmother of nineteen grandchildren. I enjoy playing the violin, reading, quilting, and crocheting.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up knowing that the church is true. It is a happy way of life growing up in a Mormon family. The church provides guidance to each of us in many ways. We have a living prophet and scriptures to help us as we try to serve others and live according to God's plan for us. The church has helped me to be a better wife, mother, and grandma. There is nothing more important than being together eternally as families. The knowledge that this is true brings peace and happiness into my life.

How I live my faith

The church gives us many opportunities to serve others. We begin at a young age to serve in various callings, or positions, in the church, such as teaching children in the primary organization, being a den mother in the cub scouts, serving in the young women's organization, or serving in the Relief Society, an organization for women. We learn to recognize the needs of others and to serve our Heavenly Father by helping others whenever we can. I have had many opportunities to serve in wonderful callings. I have assisted my husband as he presided over missionaries in Paris, France for three years. We currently serve together as temple workers during the week and I teach five year old children on Sundays.