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The fearless 86-year-old Young Women leader

After turning 86 years old in June, LaDene Jeppesen was perfectly content with her life.

She had most of her eight children living close by, with 40 grandchildren and 46 great-grandchildren (at last count) to watch over. She was going on 17 years of serving in the Logan LDS Temple and had held the position of Garland Stake librarian for more than a decade. She had quilts and scrapbooks to sew and create. She had widows in her ward — her very dear friends — to visit and care for. There was plenty to keep her busy.

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