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New temple presidents

The First Presidency has called eight new temple presidents.

Michael Wiley Barker, 57, Frontenac Ward, St. Louis Missouri Stake; called as president of the St. Louis Missouri Temple; succeeding President Neal C. Lewis. President Barker's wife, Barbara Lee Sintzel Barker, will serve as temple matron. President Barker is a former temple ordinance worker, stake president, stake executive secretary and high councilor. A general contractor, he was co-owner of Barsto Constructor. He was born in Kansas City, Mo., to E. Wiley and Sarah Audrey Barker.

Sister Barker is a former stake Relief Society president, ward Relief Society and Primary president, and gospel doctrine teacher. She was born in Los Angeles, Calif., to Ross Blatchford and Della Cornelia Weaver Sintzel.


Noel Wayne Burt, 66, Cardston 5th Ward, Cardston Alberta West Stake; called as president of the Regina Saskatchewan Temple; succeeding President Lorin J. Mendenhall. President Burt's wife, Rita Rose Campbell Burt, will serve as temple matron. President Burt is a former mission president, stake president, high councilor and branch president. He is a semi-retired life insurance broker. He was born in Cardston, Alberta, to Bruce Wynder and Druscilla Margaret Nielson Burt.

Sister Burt is a former district Relief Society president and ward Primary and Relief Society president. She was born in Edmonton, Alberta, to William Alexander and Fawn Lowry Campbell.


Donald Evans Jacobson, 63, Yuma 9th Ward, Yuma Arizona Stake; called as president of the Buenos Aires Argentina Temple; succeeding President Hugo Ruben Gazzoni. President Jacobson's wife, Beverly Price Jacobson, will serve as temple matron. President Jacobson is a former mission president, patriarch, high councilor, bishop and bishop's counselor. He was president of the Jacobson Companies. He was born in Tucson, Ariz., to Carl Cecil and Helen Pearl Tanner Jacobson.

Sister Jacobson, who served with her husband when he was a mission president, is a former stake Relief Society president, ward Relief Society president's counselor, Sunday School and Relief Society teacher. She was born in Phoenix, Ariz., to Wendell Bancroft and Atella Burk Price.


Max Morris Kimball, 59, Cedartown Branch, Powder Springs Georgia Stake; called as president of the Stockholm Sweden Temple; succeeding President Arne Lennart Hedberg. President Kimball's wife, Deborah Lewis Kimball, will serve as temple matron. President Kimball is a former mission president, stake president's counselor, high councilor and branch president. He was president/CEO of Renaissance Marquis Inc. He was born in Buchanan, Ga., to W. L. "Billy" and Vera Browning Kimball.

Sister Kimball served with her husband in his calling as a mission president and as stake Relief Society counselor and teacher. She was born in Atlanta, Ga., to John T. Sr. and Bettie Priest Lewis.


Louis Wallace Latimer, 77, North Canyon 3rd Ward, Bountiful Utah North Canyon Stake; called as president of the Guatemala City Guatemala Temple; succeeding President Milton Edmund Smith. President Latimer's wife, Ruth Hansen Latimer, will serve as temple matron. President Latimer is a former mission president, area executive secretary, stake president and bishop. He was an information systems consultant. He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Hugh and Hannah Iva Wallace Latimer.

Sister Latimer is a former area Young Women coordinator, stake and ward Young Women president and ward Relief Society president. She was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Clyde Free and Marian Lofdahl Andelin Hansen.


Allen E. Litster, 65, Midvale 8th Ward, Midvale Utah Stake; called as president of the Albuquerque New Mexico Temple; succeeding President Emerson Wayne Pratt. President Litster's wife, Janice Louise Morley Litster, will serve as temple matron. President Litster is a former mission president, Young Men general board member, regional representative and stake president. He is retired from Presiding Bishopric Administration. He was born in Price, Utah, to Errol Thomas and Lyle Wickman Litster.

Sister Litster is a former district Relief Society president, ward Relief Society president's counselor and ward and stake music chairman. She was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Robert Johannessen and Janice Beck Morley.


William "Bill" Richard Treu, 70, Garden Cove Ward, West Jordan Utah Bingham Stake; called as president of the Veracruz Mexico Temple; succeeding President Meliton Lagunes Caliz. President Treu's wife, Vicki Kay Fliedner Treu, will serve as temple matron. President Treu is a former stake and ward executive secretary, high councilor, bishop and branch president. He was a temple construction project manager. He was born in Los Angeles, Calif., to Karl and Erma Jackson Treu.

Sister Treu is a former Relief Society, Young Women and Primary president and family history consultant. She was born in Phoenix, Ariz., to Richard and Melba Rasmussen Fliedner.


Jon Nephi Vawdrey, 65, Sandy 26th Ward, Sandy Utah Crescent Ridge Stake; called as president of the Taipei Taiwan Temple; succeeding President Thomas P. Nielson. President Vawdrey's wife, LeAnn Cagle Vawdrey, will serve as temple matron. President Vawdrey is a former temple worker, stake patriarch, high councilor and bishop. He was a locksmith. He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Elden Crapo and Evelyn May Sanders Vawdrey.

Sister Vawdrey is a former stake Primary president, stake and ward Relief Society secretary, Young Women president and Relief Society teacher. She was born in Phoenix, Ariz., to Arthur Edward and Margaret Mary Ericksen Cagle.