2018 Temple President and Matron Called to Serve in Frankfurt Germany Temple

Contributed By R. Scott Lloyd, Church News staff writer

  • 11 October 2018

The Frankfurt Germany Temple.

A new temple president and matron have been called by the First Presidency. They will begin their service in November.

Frankfurt Germany Temple

Karin L. and Wolfgang Pilz

Wolfgang Pilz, 65, Darmstadt Ward, Frankfurt Germany Stake, called as president of the Frankfurt Germany Temple, succeeding President Robert Koch. He is an Area Seventy and a former stake president, bishop, and welfare region chairman. A retired surgeon, he was born in Michelstadt/Odenwald, Hessen, Germany, to Rudolf and Anneliese Pilz.

President Pilz’s wife, Karin Lange Pilz, will serve as temple matron, succeeding Sister Myriam E. Koch. Sister Pilz is a ward temple and family history consultant and a former ward Relief Society president and ward Young Women and Primary presidency counselor. She was born in Mittelbrink, Niedersachsen, Germany, to Horst Erhard and Justine Sophie Wilhelmine Lange.