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First Presidency Calls 16 New Temple Presidents to Utah, Switzerland, Spain, and More

From two temples in Utah to temples in Canada, Australia, and Colombia, learn more about the new temple presidents called by the First Presidency.

The First Presidency has called the following sixteen new temple presidents and matrons. They will begin their service later this year.

Bern Switzerland Temple

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Pierre M. Brenders, 66, Confluence Ward, Lyon France Stake, called as president of the Bern Switzerland Temple, succeeding President Frederik F. Psota. President Brender’s wife, Brigitte Brenders, will serve as temple matron, succeeding Sister Berit Psota. He is the second counselor in the Bern Switzerland Temple presidency and a former stake president, bishop and branch president. Retired mathematics professor, he was born in Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon, France, to Laurent Antoine Pierre Brenders and Yvette Augustine Reydellet.

Sister Brenders is an assistant to the matron of the Bern Switzerland Temple and a former Primary teacher and temple ordinance worker. Born in Meknes, Morocco, to André Julien Henri Bouvet and Augusta Margueritte Robin.

Quetzaltenango Guatemala Temple

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Reginaldo Manuel Bustillo Perla, 58, Los Altos Ward, Quetzaltenango Guatemala West Stake, called as president of the Quetzaltenango Guatemala Temple, succeeding President José M. Gálvez. President Bustillo’s wife, Liliam Rosario Améndola Antúnez de Bustillo, will serve as temple matron, succeeding Sister Enohe Gálvez. He is the first counselor in the Quetzaltenango Guatemala Temple presidency and a former bishop and branch president. Independent businessman, he was born in La Ceiba, Atlántida, Honduras, to Reginaldo Manuel Bustillo Maldonado and María Melida Perla Salgado.

Sister Bustillo is an assistant to the matron of the Quetzaltenango Guatemala Temple and a former stake Relief Society and Primary president, and ward Young Women president. She was born in La Ceiba, Atlántida, Honduras, to Augusto Juan Améndola Midence and Alba Yolanda Antúnez Meráz.

Louisville Kentucky Temple

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Edward Paul Daetwyler, 64, Crestwood 1st Ward, Crestwood Kentucky Stake, called as president of the Louisville Kentucky Temple, succeeding President John F. Cotton. President Daetwyler’s wife, Sally Ann Malin Daetwyler, will serve as temple matron, succeeding Sister Robin B. Cotton. He is the first counselor in the Louisville Kentucky Temple presidency and a former stake president and bishop. Retired physician and surgeon, he was born in Schenectady, New York, to Harold Edward and Emily May Ralphs Daetwyler.

Sister Daetwyler is an assistant to the matron at the Louisville Kentucky Temple and a former stake Young Women presidency counselor and ward Relief Society, Young Women and Primary president. Born in Fontana, California, to Craig Orrock and Carol Crafts Malin.

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