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Hi I'm Marlene

I was born in Ohio, grew up in Southern California, and now live in Washington State. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm married and a mom of 2 beautiful grown children and a grandma to one grandson. I love to be outdoors, play tennis, ski, ride bikes and camp. My favorite memories of childhood are camping with my family and water skiing at Bass Lake. I have a wonderful and talented husband who enjoys traveling and family. We recently sold our business and have more time to enjoy both.

Why I am a Mormon

It's not easy being a Mormon. My family joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints when I was 10 years old. A neighbor invited our family over for dinner and introduced us to the church. I did not understand most of what was going on at the time. I went to church because my parents insisted, but didn't gain a testimony until I was in college. I loved going to dances at the church and looked for friends who were members. While most of my friends were not members they were honest, conservative, God fearing people. Today I have a wonderful husband who makes me laugh and helps keep me on track. I have a much stronger understanding of the Church and what it is about. I love the gospel of Jesus Christ and believe His church exist on earth today. I am proud to be a part of His church and have been blessed in so many ways that can't be numbered. I am truly indebted to His love.

How I live my faith

Over the years, I have been active, inactive, partially active and really active in the Church. I have learned that when I serve the Lord through callings in the church, the blessings come right and left. My family is blessed and so am I. Times are hard and trials never cease, but every step has made me a better person. I've had the opportunity to teach the children and youth in Sunday School. I have also served in the women's organization and planned church activities. Each experience has given me knowledge and understanding of the gospel of Jesus Christ. I love the church and look forward to each and every Sunday.