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Hi I'm Janean

I was raised in Portland, Oregon, but my home for the last 25 years has been in Seattle. I love the Northwest. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am 66 years old and recently widowed after 24 years of marriage to a wonderful man. We met when I was 41 [this was my first and only marriage] and he was 55 [not his first marriage]; he had been a member of the LDS church for about six years and I had been raised in the church. The church brought us together and I know that because of our temple marriage and sealing, he is waiting for me on the other side of that thin veil. I have wonderful memories of our many trips around the United States and even one to South Korea as a guest of the South Korean government. My husband was a veteran of 21 years service had been in the Korean War. We discovered how much fun cruises are and made several trips to the Caribbean and even through the Panama Canal. I still love to travel and look forward to seeing many new places. My life is still very busy with family, friends and church. I love to sew, quilt, embroidery, crochet...any thing with fabrics and threads. Most of my projects are given away as gifts to friends and family. A new project for me is Family History Research and working in the Church's local Family History library once a week. It is fascinating the things I have discovered about my ancestors.

Why I am a Mormon

Being a Mormon has given me direction, answers and peace in my mind and heart. Even with the many challenges I have faced in the last year [including breast cancer as well as the illness and death of my husband], I have had faith that my Father in Heaven is aware of my needs and gives me what I need. I know that my Savior has made it possible for me to return to my Heavenly home and family.

How I live my faith

I love being with my brothers and sisters each Sunday in fellowship and to study the gospel. They edify me with their love and support and I try to return that love and support. I strive to always conduct myself with honesty and integrity towards everyone I meet. I make it a very important part of my life to love each person I meet because I know my Heavenly Father loves them. I may not condone their actions or life choices, but I love them as my brother or sister.