Heavenly Father had invited William Grant Bangerter for a personal meeting in April 18, 2010.
In the LDS Church, Pres Bangerter became a bishop in Granger and was later the president of the North Jordan Stake of the church. From 1958 to 1963, Pres Bangerter was the President of the Brazilian Mission of the church. After serving in Brazil, he became a Regional Representative of the Twelve. In 1974, he was made the first president of the Portugal Lisboa Mission of the church, and in 1975, he became an Assistant to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. In 1976, when the position of Assistant to the Twelve was abolished, Pres Bangerter became a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy. He twice served as a member of the Presidency of the Seventy, in 1978 to 1980 and from 1985 to 1989, at which time he was given general authority Emeritus status and released from active duties. He died in April 18, 2010 with 91 years old.
We all, members, friends and son from and of Brazil, who had met him one day, express our sincerely condolences to the family and thanks for all inspiration given . We love you!
The Funeral Services was today, April 24, 2010 at The American Fork Tabernacle, in American Fork, Utah
(pictures taken by Matilde Wosnjuk, the Brazilian Representative, recently honored with the Community Merit Award at the Brazilian International Press Award 2010)