On the Death of the Mormon Prophet

by Sharon Lindbloom 8 January 2018 On January 2, 2018 Mormonism’s 16th prophet and president died. Thomas Monson was 90 years old and had served in the leadership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for nearly seven decades. He was known for his focus on individuals and their individual needs, and was … Read more

Robert D. Hales (1932-2017)

Robert D. Hales (1932-2017) was an apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He died on October 1, 2017 soon after the morning fall General Conference session. He was 85. Hales, who spent four decades as a general authority, including 23 years as an apostle, passed away at 12:15 p.m. Senior apostle Russell M. Nelson … Read more

Thomas S. Monson (1927-2018)

Thomas Spencer Monson (1927-2018), the sixteenth president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints died of natural causes on January 2, 2018 at the age of 90. Except for a short stint in the military, Monson was employed for his entire life by the LDS Church. He will be replaced by senior-ranking Apostle … Read more

Boyd K. Packer (1924-2015)

Boyd K. Packer (1924-2015), the senior apostle of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, died of old age in Salt Lake City at about 2 p.m. MST on July 3, 2015. He was 90 years old. Packer, who died just 33 days after fellow apostle L. Tom … Read more