Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf
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“Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf,” Friend, March 2020

Meet the Apostles

Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf

Of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

Uchtdorf, Dieter F.
Friend Magazine, 2020/03 Mar

Illustrations by Jared Beckstrand

Elder Uchtdorf will be 80 years old this year! He likes banana split ice cream!

He and his wife, Harriet, have two children, six grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

He was baptized in a public indoor swimming pool.

As a young boy in Germany, he rode his bicycle to deliver laundry for his family’s business.

He was a fighter pilot in the German Air Force and a B747 airline captain.

“Remember: If God is with you, who can be against you?”

See “Making Choices for Eternity,” Ensign, Oct. 2002, 30.