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Hi I'm Mary

I had 9 kids, 37 grand-children and 25 great-grand-children.

About Me

I'm 84 years old. “God put me on this earth to accomplish certain tasks…and at the rate I’m going, I WILL LIVE FOREVER”. I lost my husband in '03, so we would have been married now 65 years. I'm in good health and active for my age. I LOVE my family. Having children was absolutely the best thing that ever happened to me. I enjoy being with my children whenever I can. At 82, I even went camping and 4-wheeling with them. I enjoy public service and working in the community, and love working with young people, especially in scouting programs (my husband also loved scouting).

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because it’s the only way to live that will bring true happiness. The gospel answers all questions about who we are, where we came from and where we go from here. I came from a dysfunctional home, but my in-laws were examples to me of how peace and happiness can exist in a family. It was my desire to have that kind of peace and happiness in my home. The gospel, educates, stimulates and motivates, and has brought His Spirit in my home. I know that is the way Jesus Christ wants me to live.

How I live my faith

I accept any service asked of me that I can physically do, which includes working in the elections department in my county. For years I've volunteered at election time as an inspector, working with early voter ballots, receiving, etc. I enjoy teaching youth and women in our church. Presently I am the historian for the 9 units (Wards) in my area. I'm not artistic, I cannot sing or dance, but I have an appreciation for those who do. I am a good organizer and a resource person in areas where I've had experience such as dinners, social activites, parties, camping, scouting, solving personal problems, etc. and by the way, I love to give advice - it's free.