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Mission President Dies Unexpectedly in the Philippines

Mission President Dies Unexpectedly in the Philippines

Spokesman Sam Penrod released the following statement on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, about the death of a mission president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Philippines: We are saddened to announce that President Giovanni Pelin Pangan, serving in the Philippines Iloilo Mission, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 9, from what is believed to be …

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Young Latter-day Saint Missionary Drowns in El Salvador

Young Latter-day Saint Missionary Drowns in El Salvador

Sam Penrod, spokesman with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, released the following statement on Friday, March 5, 2021, on the passing of Elder Fernando Antonio Ramos Garcia: English With great sadness, we share news of the death of a young missionary serving in the El Salvador San Salvador West/Belize Mission. Elder Fernando Antonio Ramos Garcia, age 21 …

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Young Latter-day Saint Missionary Dies in Haiti

Young Latter-day Saint Missionary Dies in Haiti

Sam Penrod, a spokesman with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, released the following statement on Thursday, January 28, 2021, about the death of a missionary in Haiti: It is with sadness that we inform you that a missionary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving in Haiti, passed away Wednesday night. Elder Saintlouis Pointdujours …

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Car Accident Takes the Life of a Young Missionary in Arkansas

Car Accident Takes the Life of a Young Missionary in Arkansas

Elder Jake Smith of Lehi, Utah, died Thursday, January 7, 2021, in a car accident near Rosebud, Arkansas. Sam Penrod, a spokesman for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, released the following statement on the passing of Elder Smith: Four young missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were involved in an automobile accident Thursday evening …

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Latter-day Saint Missionary in Nigeria Passes Away

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A young missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint has passed away, as reported by Church spokesman Sam Penrod. He provided the following statement: We are saddened to share news that a missionary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints passed away Friday morning, January 1, 2021, while serving in the Nigeria Lagos Mission. Elder …

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Sister Missionary Dies in Switzerland Hiking Accident

Sister Missionary Dies in Switzerland Hiking Accident

On Tuesday, October 13, 2020, a young sister missionary passed away in Switzerland. Church spokesman Daniel Woodruff released the following statement: We are deeply saddened to share news of the passing of a young missionary serving in Switzerland. Sister Annabelle Nielsen, age 20, of Highland, Utah, passed away Tuesday following a hiking accident. She and five other missionaries were hiking …

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Young Latter-day Saint Missionary Passes Away in Georgia

Young Latter-day Saint Missionary Passes Away in Georgia

A missionary serving for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has passed away in Georgia. The following statement is from Church spokesman Daniel Woodruff: With heavy hearts, we share news of the death of a young missionary serving in the Tennessee Knoxville Mission. Elder McKay Bergeson, age 19, of Bountiful, Utah, died Saturday evening after getting hit by …

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Senior Latter-day Saint Missionary Dies Due to COVID-19

Senior Latter-day Saint Missionary Dies Due to COVID-19

A senior missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has passed away. The following statement is from Church spokesman Daniel Woodruff: We are saddened to share news of the passing of a senior missionary. Elder Allen Dee Pace, age 68, passed away Saturday due to complications from COVID-19. He and his wife, Sister Nedra Pace, are from …

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Young Latter-day Saint Missionary Dies in Sierra Leone

Young Latter-day Saint Missionary Dies in Sierra Leone

A missionary serving for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has passed away. The following statement is from Church spokesman Daniel Woodruff: Our hearts are heavy as we share news of the passing of a young missionary. Elder Antonio Schwenke, age 19, of Vailima, Samoa, passed away Friday due to complications from malaria. He had been serving in …

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