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Church News: Obituaries

Lorna Doone Siddoway Broadbent, 93, a member of the Primary general board from 1956-1959, died July 4, 2006, in Salt Lake City. She was also a former hostess at the Church Office Building.

E. Hermine Eckersley Carter, 77, who served with her husband, Val H. Carter, as he presided over the Montana Billings Mission from 1976-1979, died April 26, 2006, in Ogden, Utah. She also served with her husband when he presided over the Sao Paulo Brazil Missionary Training Center from 1994-1996 and again as interim president of the same missionary training center in 1999.

Don H. Rasmussen, 90, president of the California Mission from 1966-1969, died April 20, 2006, in Salt Lake City. Brother Rasmussen also served as a member of the general home teaching committee, as international president of Sigma Gamma Chi and as a general Church mission representative.

Marie Egbert Wirkus, 87, who served with her husband, Erwin E. Wirkus, when he presided over the Austria Vienna Mission from 1975-1976 and the Iowa Des Moines Mission from 1976-1978, died July 6, 2006, in Idaho Falls, Idaho. She also served as an assistant temple matron in the Idaho Falls Temple from 1987-1990 when her husband served as a counselor in the temple presidency.