New temple president and matron called to serve in Germany

A new temple president and matron have been called by the First Presidency. They will begin their service in November.

Wolfgang Pilz, 65, Darmstadt Ward, Frankfurt Germany Stake, called as president of the Frankfurt Germany Temple, succeeding President Robert Koch. President Pilz’ wife, Karin Lange Pilz, will serve as temple matron, succeeding Sister Myriam E. Koch. He is an Area Seventy and a former stake president, bishop and welfare region chairman. Retired surgeon, he was born in Michelstadt/Odenwald, Hessen, Germany, to Rudolf and Anneliese Pilz.

Sister Pilz is a ward temple and family history consultant, and a former ward Relief Society president, and ward Young Women and Primary presidency counselor. She was born in Mittelbrink, Niedersachsen, Germany, to Horst Erhard and Justine Sophie Wilhelmine Lange.