The word is out -- please meet the Nakkens. We have talked with them a couple of times and know they will be wonderful for the Great California Ventura Mission.
We have been asked how we feel about the upcoming change in our lives. We are not trunky and plan to endure to the end. Our children have said to us "it will be hard for you to leave." Maybe that explains why we aren't trunky.
David H. and Stephanie Nakken
David Herbert Nakken, 58, and Stephanie Smith Nakken, five children, Mesa Hills Ward, Cedar City Utah Cross Hollow Stake: California Ventura Mission, succeeding President Dell C. Felix and Sister Maurine Felix.
Brother Nakken serves as a Gospel Doctrine teacher and is a former stake president, stake presidency counselor, bishop, high councilor, ward Young Men president, and missionary in the Canada Alberta Mission. Retired owner and general manager, Parkway Autoplex. Born in Jacksonville, North Carolina, to Herbert Henry Nakken and Janet Margetts Alger.
Sister Nakken serves as a Gospel Doctrine teacher and is a former ward Young Women president, ward Relief Society presidency counselor, seminary teacher, School teacher, and missionary in the Guatemala Quetzaltenango Mission. Born in Delta, Utah, to Phillip Ray Smith and Lorene Black Wilhelm Smith.