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Hi I'm Shawn T.

I'm a business owner, a fisherman, a father and grandfather, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I’m father of 3, and a grandfather of 3 boys, with a couple more grandchildren on their way. I served an LDS mission to Mexico City, Mexico. I own a small manufacturing business in the promotional product industry. I also have the opportunity to serve on our local county search and rescue team assisting lost and injured people in the backcountry. I also enjoy fishing, ATVing, gardening, and woodworking as hobbies. My wife and I have been married 27 years and now we are “empty nesters” and quite enjoying it.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into an LDS family of 6 children. We attended church on a regular basis and I grew up learning about the gospel. When I turned 19, I was expected to go on a mission, but I really wanted to go for the right reasons. I needed to know for myself that this was the gospel of Jesus Christ. I spent time earnestly seeking the answer, and eventually served a mission. I wouldn’t trade that time spent serving for anything, it is one of my anchors in life. I love having the gospel in my life. It has shown me the way to find peace and happiness, how to serve my fellow man, how to have an eternal family, and how to become a better person, father, grandfather, and spouse. Knowing that I’m a child of a loving father in heaven, and that I have a brother that has paid for my sins, helps me to have a greater perspective in life.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by serving others. I have had the opportunity to serve with the youth of the church on many occasions, each time growing in my knowledge of the gospel principles. I live my faith by raising my children to be good citizens, good spouses and good parents. I think we have the commandments, not to limit us, but because I think God knows what will make us happy. I follow the gospel principles because they teach me to be a better man.