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New temple presidents

Sitiveni and Vasiti Bale

Sitiveni Weleilakeba Bale, 68, Suva 3rd Ward, Suva Fiji Stake, called as president of the new Suva Fiji Temple, which will be dedicated June 18. President Bale's wife, Vasiti Ratukalou Cava Bale, will serve as temple matron. President Bale, a stake patriarch, served as high councilor, bishop's counselor and ward Young Men president. He was born in Loma Loma, Fiji, to Isireli and Meretoka Naibili Bale. Sister Bale is a former branch, district, ward and stake Relief Society president, stake Young Women secretary and Primary president's counselor. She was born in Vuci, Fiji, to Alsake B. and Karalaini Rokobui Cava.

Lorie and C. Gary Lunt

C. Gary Lunt, 65, Saratoga Springs 1st Ward, Eagle Mountain Utah Stake, called as president of the new San Jose Costa Rica Temple, which will be dedicated June 4. President Lunt's wife, Dolores (Lorie) R. Perry Lunt, will serve as temple matron. President Lunt served as president of the Argentina Missionary Training Center, Argentina Cordoba Mission, and as high councilor, bishop and branch president. A retired U.S. Air Force pilot, he received a master's degree from the University of Utah. He was born in Colonia Pacheco, Mexico, to Clarence and LaVeta Cluff Lunt. Sister Lunt is a former counselor in stake Young Women, Primary and Relief Society presidencies, and ward Relief Society president. She accompanied her husband on two missions. She attended BYU, and was born in Jerome, Idaho, to Veril and Dee Larsen Perry.

Keith and Avis O'Grady

Keith Burnard O'Grady, 61, Springvale Ward, Melbourne Australia Braeside Stake, called as president of the new Melbourne Australia Temple, to be dedicated June 16. President O'Grady's wife, Avis Charlene Ngawaka O'Grady, will serve as temple matron. President O'Grady served as counselor in the Sydney Australia Temple presidency, patriarch, stake presidents' counselor, high councilor and bishop. A concrete technician and structural supervisor, he was educated in Engineering Commercial Practice. He was born in Thames, New Zealand, to William and Annis LeFevre O'Grady. Sister O'Grady is a former assistant matron in the Sydney Australia Temple, stake and ward Primary president, ward Relief Society president, family history library director, stake and ward music chairman. She was born in Auckland, New Zealand, to Chris and Jane Grant Ngawaka.

Lou Ceil and Scott H. Taggart

Scott H. Taggart, 72, Kirkland 1st Ward, Kirkland Washington Stake, called as president of the new Montreal Quebec Temple, which will be dedicated June 4. President Taggart's wife, Lou Ceil Briggs Taggart, will serve as temple matron. President Taggart, counselor in the Guayaquil Ecuador Temple presidency, served as president of the Canada Montreal and Zaire Kinshasa missions, and as temple sealer, temple missionary in Switzerland, Spain and Chile, as well as high councilor and bishop. He is a retired engineer and management director for Boeing Co. He received an engineering degree from the University of Wyoming. He was born in Cowley, Wyo., to Lloyd and Louise Welch Taggart. Sister Taggart, assistant matron in the Guayaquil Ecuador Temple, is a former stake and ward Relief Society president, temple missionary in Switzerland, Spain and Chile, and president of a mission YWMIA. She received continuing education, and was born in Cowley, Wyo., to Ivan Richards and Annabelle Thorley Briggs.

Nefi and Rosa Elia Treviño

Nefi Treviño, 58, Edgemont 9th Ward, Provo Utah Edgemont North Stake, called as president of the new Merida Yucatan Mexico Temple, which will be dedicated July 8. President Treviño's wife, Rosa Elia Flores de Treviño, will serve as temple matron. President Treviño, the first labor missionary from Mexico, served as president of the Mexico Hermosillo Mission, temple sealer, high councilor, stake executive secretary, bishop and ward clerk. A retired accountant for the Church Educational System, he graduated from Brigham Young University. He was born in Monterrey, Mexico, to Hector and Alicia Allison Treviño. Sister Treviño is a former stake and ward Relief Society president, Primary president and temple worker. She was born in Nueva Rosita, Mexico, to Domingo and Victoria Enriquez de Flores.

Robert and Barbara Wilmott

Robert James Wilmott, 68, Mount Barker Ward, Adelaide Australia Marion Stake, called as president of the new Adelaide Australia Temple, which will be dedicated June 15. President Wilmott's wife, Barbara Beatrice Foster Wilmott, will serve as temple matron. President Wilmott served as temple president's counselor, stake president and counselor, branch president, and stake and ward Young Men president. A credit manager and managing director of a mercantile agency, he received a business studies certificate. He was born in Campsie, Australia, to Thomas Patrick and Ethel May Lutton Wilmott. Sister Wilmott is a former assistant temple matron, Relief Society president, Primary president, secretary and teacher. She was born in Shanghai, China, to William Henry and Lilian Emily Jury Foster.

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