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Hi I'm Ron

I'm a Mormon. I am a senior citizen, but I still own my own business and do taxidermy. I love to fish and spend time outdoors.

About Me

My wife passed away a year and a half ago, I am a widower now, but we would have been married for 60 years. I was once called a work-a-holic, but I am not that bad anymore. I still like to keep busy though. To do nothing is boring. I have two boys and 11 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren (2 more on the way). Family is important to me. I am a convert of 52 years. I have never missed church in the last 52 years unless I was sick or in the hospital. I have presided over congregations five different times in my life. When I was 42 years old my wife and I went on a mission together. We went to serve the Native Americans on the Cheyenne River reservation in South Dakota.

Why I am a Mormon

Well 52 years ago we were in Illinois and we weren't presently attending a church. We went to the show, "The 10 Commandments". We decided we needed to go back to church. We had no sooner returned to the Methodist church and the missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints found us. We eagerly accepted the gospel. There is nothing greater than the gospel outside of my family.

How I live my faith

I visit several families from our congregation each month. I love people and I like visiting with them. I love to teach and have taught almost every age group through the years. I have been blessed to teach Sunday School. I try to volunteer to help others whenever needed. It keeps me busy. I also sponsor a Bible study group in my home each week for some other seniors in our congregation. It is a way for us to socialize and grow spiritually. It is hard for me to let others serve me, I believe in being self-reliant, but I enjoy the company when they come to visit. I am a widow, but in 1962 my wife and I were married for time and all eternity in the Logan temple. I am grateful that we can be together forever.