Three new stakes have been created in Utah.
The Saratoga Springs Utah North Stake, which includes the Harvest Hills 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th, Saratoga Springs 7th and Sunrise Meadows wards, has been created by Elder Donald L. Hallstrom of the Seventy.
The Spanish Fork Utah Canyon Ridge Stake, which includes the Canyon Pointe, Canyon Ridge, Heritage, Maple Meadows 1st and 2nd, Spanish Fork 14th and 17th and Spanish Vista wards, has been created by Elder F. Burton Howard of the Seventy.
The Tooele Utah Valley View Stake, which includes the Broadway, Canyon Creek, Droubay, Maple Hills, Tooele 8th and 10th wards, and the Tooele 9th (Spanish) Branch, has been created by Elder Earl C. Tingey of the Presidency of the Seventy.
SARATOGA SPRINGS UTAH NORTH STAKE: (Sept. 12, 2004) Created from the Saratoga Springs Utah Stake. President Samuel Ray Delis, 49, director of sales at Nicholas & Co.; wife, Laura Dawn Later Delis. Counselors Thomas David Tillman, 34, elementary school principal; wife, Elena Anne Winston Tillman. Kenneth Donald Evans, 56, CPA; wife, Sandra Kae Pyne Evans.
SPANISH FORK UTAH CANYON RIDGE STAKE: (Sept. 12, 2004) Created from the Spanish Fork Utah, Spanish Fork Utah Canyon View and Spanish Fork Utah East stakes. President Lawrence Ralph Duffin, 54, director of Marriott Center/LaVell Edwards Stadium at BYU; wife, Bonny Rae Fotheringham Duffin. Counselors LeGrande Alwinn Angell, 68, retired teacher; wife, Arlee Mae Sherman. Bryan Henry Winkel, 43, manager at Flowserve; wife, Cherylin Wood Winkel.
TOOELE UTAH VALLEY VIEW STAKE: (Sept. 12, 2004) Created from the Tooele Utah East Stake. President David Bruce Hall Jr., 43, director, Temples and Major Projects Division of Church; wife, Colleen Hahl Hall. Counselors Ronald Gene Peterson, 58, retired from Utah Power; wife, Shauna Lee Wood Peterson. Joel Wayne Jones, 35, home inspector; wife, Darla Fai'ctua Kemmethmueller Jones.
ARTIGAS URUGUAY STAKE: (Aug. 22 2004) President Daniel Leyes Diaz, 49, self-employed; succeeding Washington Adan Paiva Tarrago; wife, Olga Renee Leal Fagundez de Leyes. Counselors Juan Adan da Costa Nuez, 43, caretaker; wife, Elena Flores da Costa. Miguel Rau Vargas, 65, barber; wife, Nilda Esther Medina Leceta de Rau.
CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINA STAKE: (Sept. 12, 2004) President Emory Lessor Cooper, 50, insurance agent; succeeding Joseph Daggett Stubbs II; wife, Wendie Joyce Selin Cooper. Counselors Nathan Stuart Hale, 43, business president and CEO; wife, Stacy Nicoles Hale. Michael Dean Reeser, 42, evaluation consultant at Allstate Insurance Co.; wife, Iris Darlene Stubbs Reeser.
HONG KONG TOLO HARBOUR STAKE: (Aug. 22, 2004) President Chi Hong Wong, 42, principal consultant; succeeding Yue-Sang Chan; wife, Carol Lu Wong. Counselors Ching Wan Cheng, 44, self-employed; wife, Kam Yin Lau Cheng. Chung Lap Choi, 42, assistant temple recorder at the Hong Kong China Temple; wife, Yuk Ling Yeung Choi.
LINDON UTAH WEST STAKE: (Sept. 12, 2004) President Jimmy Lee Trent Jr., 37, president of Wolf Electronix; succeeding James La Verle Hacking; wife, Kimberly McKnight Trent. Counselors Roger John Williams, retained. Bradley D. Harris, 48, associate professor at BYU; wife, Sandra Wright Harris.
MALDONADO URUGUAY STAKE: (Aug. 22, 2004) President Juan Eduardo Pertuso Barreiro, 34, carpenter; succeeding Luis Isabelino Laurito Corbo; wife, Fabiana Elizabeth Conti Gonzalez de Pertuso. Counselors Carlos Alberto Balderrin Cattaneo, 46, maintenance technician at a hotel; wife, Blanca Elizabeth Conti Barbera de Balderrin. Roberto Martinez de Leon, 36, electrician officer; wife, Fatima Graciela Llagarias Fernandez de Martinez.
MINATITLAN MEXICO TECNOLOGICO STAKE: (Aug. 22, 2004) President Fernando Mata Jimenez, 33, supervisor of telephone work; succeeding Gabriel Garcia Gomez; wife, Ruth Matilde Rafael Rodriguez de Mata. Counselors Jose Juan Robles Trinidad, 33, distribution manager; wife, Maria de los Angeles Zavala Aguilar de Robles. Jose Ramon Meza Rivera, 39, cultural promotion agent; wife, Ines Cruz Perez de Meza.
MONTEVIDEO URUGUAY FLORES STAKE: (Aug. 22, 2004) President Raul Antonio Orlando Blanco, 46, self-employed; succeeding Miguel Hector D'Amore Tavani. Counselors Daniel Collato Cristobal, 43, manager of the Employment Resource Center. Tomas Alfredo Villanueva Abreo, 33, executive at Haffer.
PUEBLA MEXICO AMALUCAN STAKE: (Aug. 22, 2004) President Oscar Alberto Canaan Ramirez, 44, accounts payable employee; succeeding Jose Manuel de la Rosa Rojas; wife, Laura Jimenez Torres de Canaan. Counselors Arturo Montes Benitez, 31, maintenance supervisor; wife, Norma Angelica Carreon Rivera de Montes. Julio Cesar Hernandez Ceron, 41, public transportation employee; wife, Marisela Valencia Silveti de Hernandez.
QUITO ECUADOR LA OFELIA STAKE: (Aug. 22, 2004) President Byron Enrique Meza Orellana, 41, business owner; succeeding Olvin Enrique Mora Baquedano; wife, Narciza de Jesus Delgado Gallo de Meza. Counselors Fausto Patricio Bustamante Ramos, 53; wife, Maria Angelica Vaca Sanchez de Fausto. Edwin Patricio Espinosa Cano, 33, employee of the Church; wife, Tatiana Valverde Tirado de Espinosa.