In the News
August 2010

“In the News,” Ensign, Aug. 2010, 78

In the News

Elder Donald L. Staheli Passes Away

Elder Donald L. Staheli

Elder Donald L. Staheli

Elder Donald L. Staheli, a former member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy, passed away on May 29, 2010, due to cancer. He was 78 years old and was serving as president of the Draper Utah Temple at his death.

Elder Staheli was born on October 19, 1931, to Lafayette and Grace Sullivan Staheli. He married Afton Stratton on September 24, 1952, in the St. George Utah Temple. They have three daughters and a son.

As a Seventy, Elder Staheli served in the presidencies of the North America Northeast and North America Central Areas. He was released in 2006. He and his wife were called as the first president and matron of the Draper Utah Temple in March 2009.

Updated Temple Booklet Coming in October

Subscribers to the Liahona and Ensign magazines will receive the revised booklet, Temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in place of the October 2010 issue.

New articles include “Blessings of the Temple,” by President Thomas S. Monson, and “Prepare for the Blessings of the Temple,” by Elder Russell M. Nelson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. The booklet contains answers to commonly asked questions and photo essays highlighting temples throughout the world.

The booklet will be available in 45 languages through Church distribution centers and LDScatalog.com.