New president for family history missionaries

Richard W. Winder, with his wife, Barbara Woodhead Winder, has been called by the First Presidency to preside over the missionaries and volunteers in the Family History Department at Church headquarters. They begin their service March 1.

Richard W. Winder, 74, Jordan North 2nd Ward, Salt Lake Jordan North Stake; sealer in the Jordan River temple and priests quorum adviser; former president of California San Diego and Czechoslovakia Prague missions, stake president, high councilor, bishop, counselor to Jordan River Temple president; sealer in Salt Lake and Jordan River temples; served mission in Czechoslovakia, 1948-50; retired owner of Winder Dairy and Valley View Memorial Park and Funeral Home; served in U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; attended University of Utah and University of Southern California; born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Edwin K. and Alma Cannon Winder; married Barbara Woodhead; four children. She is a Laurel adviser, stake family history consultant and Jordan River Temple worker; former Relief Society general president from 1984-90, missionary with her husband in California San Diego and Czechoslovakia Prague missions, assistant matron at Jordan River Temple, member of Relief Society general board, national Lambda Delta Sigma president, counselor in stake Young Women presidency, served in stake and ward auxiliaries in teaching and music; attended University of Utah; born in Midvale, Utah, to Willard Verl and Marguerite Hand Woodhead.

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