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New mission presidents

Bonnie and Wallace Bryner

Bonnie and Wallace Bryner


Three new mission presidents, called by the First Presidency, have been announced. The new leaders and their wives will begin service about July 1. Mission presidents' assignments were announced in the Feb. 26, 2005, issue of the Church News.

Wallace Franklin Bryner, 62; Mongolia Ulaanbaatar Mission; Federal Heights Ward, Salt Lake Emigration Stake; former counselor in bishopric; ward mission leader, ward Young Men president and missionary in the Germany North Mission and in the Pacific Islands. Physician at Bryner Clinic, Intermountain Health Care. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Ulrich Redd and Virginia Castleton Bryner. Married Bonnie Kay Bronson, five children.

Sister Bryner is a former stake Primary president, ward Young Women president, counselor in the ward Relief Society presidency, ward Primary teacher and missionary in the Pacific Islands Area. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Edwin Morris and Edith Lucinda Hyde Bronson.

Ralph L. Duke, 55; Uganda Kampala Mission; Valley Hills 1st Ward, Heber City Utah North Stake; former counselor in stake presidency, bishop; high priests group leader, counselor in the elders quorum presidency and missionary in the Australia Sydney Mission. Owner of Dukes IGA Supermarket. Born in Heber City, Utah, to William Howard and Ellen Child Duke. Married Pamela Kim Benshoff, four children.

Ralph and Pamela Duke

Ralph and Pamela Duke

Sister Duke is a former stake Young Women counselor and president, ward Young Women president, counselor in the ward Relief Society presidency, missionary CES coordinator. Born in Heber City, Utah, to John William and Liesa Joan Thielke Benshoff.

Norbert Kalogo Ounleu, 35; Ivory Coast Abidjan Mission; Agoueto Ward, Abobo Ivory Coast Stake; stake president; former bishop, counselor in bishopric, ward Young Men president and Sunday school teacher. CES director. Born in Glangleu, Ivory Coast, to Gueigbeu and Nabokoue Gbalou Ounleu. Married Valerie Ahwan Tonga Epse, four children.

Norbert and Valerie Ounleu

Norbert and Valerie Ounleu

A counselor in the stake Primary presidency, Sister Ounleu is a former ward Primary president. Born in Man, Ivory Coast, to Theodor Goue and Pia Pou Suzanne Tonga.

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