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Hi I'm JAN

I grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah. I love the mountains and sports. I'm a grandma, and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up around the mountains and I still love to be near them whenever possible. My passion has always been snow skiing, and for a short time I skied competitively. I also enjoy the water. I have spent many summers at Lake Powell where I could water ski and jet ski. Sports have always been my hobby which resulted in me majoring in Physical Education when I went to college. I am now a grandma with 14 grandchildren, so at present they are my hobby.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into an LDS family, although my Mom and Dad were never active in our religion. I was baptized when I was eight years old. I am so grateful to good friends that encouraged me to attend church with them. There was a period of my life that I was less active because I got caught up in the ways of the world. At that time I was married and then divorced. Being a single mother with two children, I knew that I wanted them to have the gospel in their lives so I returned to church. I met a wonderful man, was married, he joined the church, and we have had a great life together. We have reared our children in the gospel and are grateful that it is a part of our lives. Although not all of our children embrace the gospel at this time, we are hopeful that they will come back. We love all of our children. I know that the way back to my Heavenly Father is by living the principles of the gospel, being a good christian, and enduring to the end. The Book of Mormon has been a great influence in my life. I know it teaches the truths of the gospel. I know that Joseph Smith was a modern day prophet and was God's instrument in restoring the gospel to the earth.

How I live my faith

I have had many opportunities to serve in the church. I have worked with the children, the youth and the adults in my ward and stake. I have served two missions with my husband, one to Canada Halifax and one to Mexico City, Mexico. I am now a temple ordinance worker. I try to be a good neighbor and friend to those that I live by and meet.