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Stakes have been reorganized in California, Idaho, Missouri, Utah and Wyoming.

Stake reorganizations

BLACKFOOT IDAHO SOUTH STAKE: (Nov. 15, 1992) President - Joseph V. Dahle, 45, science department chairman for Blackfoot School District and owner/trainer of substance abuse education company, succeeding Archie L. Mecham; former high councilor, stake Young Men president, stake drama director, bishop, elders quorum president's counselor, Young Men president, and Sunday School president's counselor, married Teresa Ann Montella. Counselors - Jimmy K. Elison, 47, dentist, former high councilor, elders quorum president, and Sunday School teacher, married Gayle M. Griggs; Steven D. Williams, 40, laboratory manager, former high councilor, bishop, elders quorum president, teachers quorum adviser, and Primary teacher, married Gloria L. Witters.

BURLEY IDAHO WEST STAKE: (Nov. 8, 1992) President - Paul B. Young, 47, manager of patient account services for health care company, succeeding Walter Ray Petersen; former high councilor, bishop and counselor, ward mission leader, elders quorum president's counselor, and Young Men president's counselor, married Susan Gail Pearson. Counselors - Robert B. Kay, 45, self-employed insurance agent, former bishop and counselor, ward executive secretary, and elders quorum instructor, married Jacqueline Bailey; Jack H. Hill, 50, plant manager, former high councilor, bishop's counselor, elders quorum president and counselor, Young Men president, teachers quorum adviser, and deacons quorum adviser, married Laura Ellen Wheelwright.

CAPE GIRARDEAU MISSOURI STAKE: (Nov. 15, 1992) President - Larry W. Watkins, 45, retired corporate president and chief executive officer, succeeding C. Edward Felker III; former stake president and counselor, high councilor, stake Young Men president, bishop's counselor, high priests group leader, and elders quorum president, married Donna Lynn McCutcheon. Counselors - Jack O. Kramer, 61, salesman, former high councilor, bishop, and district president, married Marjorie Kunkel; Richard F. Higginbotham, 43, assistant ranger for the U.S. Forest Service, former bishop's counselor and branch president, married Michelle Dunn.

CASPER WYOMING STAKE: (Nov. 15, 1992) President - Thomas R. Blevins, 42, office manager, succeeding Richard Edwin Wheeler; former high councilor, bishop, branch president, and ward mission leader, married Cynthia Lou Spargur. Counselors - Dennis R. Howard, 47, share holder and vice president of certified public accountant firm, former high councilor, stake Young Men president's counselor, bishop's counselor, ward Young Men president, and seminary teacher, married Marda Marie Rawlins; George W. Rummel, 62, pharmacist, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, ward clerk, and Young Men president's counselor, married Anita Dorothy Benton.

IDAHO FALLS IDAHO EAGLE ROCK STAKE: (Nov. 29, 1992) President - Kent W. Foster, 51, partner in law firm, succeeding Michael Dean Crapo; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake Sunday School president, bishop's counselor, and Sunday School teacher, married Frances Merrill Mollinet. Counselors -

Douglas M. Andrus, Jr., 51, president and owner of transportation company, former stake president's counselor, stake mission president, stake Young Men president's counselor, bishop's counselor, and ward Young Men president, married Deanna Daw; Gerald P. Mill, 53, owner of hearing clinic, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, married Virginia J. Cluff.

LOGAN UTAH STAKE: (Nov. 29, 1992) President - Edwin H. Jenson, 50, teacher, succeeding George Jackson Kidd; former mission president, high councilor, stake mission president, stake Young Men president's counselor, and bishop, married Arvona Rawlings. Counselors - Danny L. Dever, 49, fire chief, former bishop's counselor, ward clerk, elders quorum president and counselor, married Leah I. Stander; Douglas W. Jensen, 42, insurance sales representative, former high councilor, stake executive secretary, bishop, Young Men president, and Scoutmaster, married Patricia Thomas.

LOS ALTOS CALIFORNIA STAKE: (Oct. 25, 1992) President - Larry L. Hansen, retained. Counselors - John H. Zenger, retained; Garth E. Pickett, 49, attorney, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, Young Men president, priests quorum adviser, teachers quorum adviser, and Gospel Essentials teacher, married Kathleen Riches.

PROVO UTAH BONNEVILLE STAKE: (Nov. 8, 1992) President - DeLoy H. Young, 48, business planning executive for steel company, succeeding Norman Dean Anderson; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake mission president, bishop andcounselor, and elders quorum president, married Ranetta Ann Loveless. Counselors - Neil R. Cardon, 52, bakery man ager, former high councilor, stake Young Men president, bishop, high priests group leader, wardO Young Men president, Sunday School teacher, and Scoutmaster, married Sandra Arthur; Stewart F. Hughes, 37, owner of distribution company, former bishop, branch president, Young Men president, Gospel Doctrine teacher, and Primary teacher, married Bonita Cutler.

REXBURG IDAHO EAST STAKE: (Nov. 15, 1992) President - G. Farrell Young, 53, dentist, succeeding Dean Richard Sorensen; former stake president and counselor, bishop and counselor, and elders quorum president, married Doratha Rae Pratt. Counselors - Byron H. Webster, 44, farmer, former bishop and counselor, Young Men president, and teachers quorum adviser, married JoAnne H. Parkinson; Garth S. Olsen, 54, Spanish teacher, former high councilor, stake mission president's counselor, stake Young Men president's counselor, bishop and counselor, elders quorum president, and ward Young Men president, married Kay Rydalch.

SALT LAKE BUTLER WEST STAKE: (Nov. 22, 1992) President - LeGrand R. Curtis, Jr., 40, partner in law firm, succeeding David Stoddard Ricks; former high councilor, stake executive secretary, bishop, elders quorum president's counselor and instructor, married S. Jane Cowan. Counselors - Gregory A. Schwitzer, 44, medical director, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, Gospel Doctrine instructor, and Explorer leader, married JoAnn Rowsthorne; Denney L. Berrett, 45, school principal, former high councilor, bishop, elders quorum president's counselor, Young Men president, deacons quorum adviser, and Sunday School teacher, married Lorene Mangum.

SALT LAKE GRANITE STAKE: (Nov. 15, 1992) President - Everett C. Peck, 50, owner of tool sales company, succeeding Paul Frame Mecham; former high councilor, stake Young Men president's counselor, bishop and counselor, ward Young Men president, and Scoutmaster, married Hanna Witter. Counselors - Jerry D. Wells, 65, manager of patron services for the Temple Department of the Church, former high councilor, stake extraction coordinator, bishop, high priests group leader's assistant, music chairman, and choir director, married Elsa Helen Johansen; Jesse Edward Wunderlich, 51, architectural draftsman, former stake executive secretary, bishop and counselor, and ward clerk, married Antonia Frederika Roos.

SALT LAKE GRANITE PARK STAKE: (Sept. 20, 1992) President - LeRoy R. Turner, 51, chief of administrative services for the Bureau of Land Management, succeeding Robert T. Fitt; former high councilor, stake clerk, bishop and counselor, elders quorum president, priests quorum adviser, and Sunday School teacher, married Paula L. Hardin. Counselors - Mark H. Easton, 36, heavy highway construction estimator, former stake president's counselor, stake seventies president, stake mission president, bishop and counselor, ward mission leader, and Sunday School teacher, married Sharon Woolley; Donald A. Herrin, 43, university professor, former stake clerk, bishop's counselor, elders quorum president, Young Men president, gospel doctrine teacher, and assistant nursery leader, married Kerry Lynn Cameron.