Daughter of Latter-day Saints President Russell M. Nelson dies

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) – The daughter of President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has died. 

In a press release issued by the church’s public affairs department they announced Wendy Nelson Maxfield, 67, died on Friday after a long courageous battle with cancer. 

“With sadness, we share the news of the passing of Wendy Nelson Maxfield, a daughter of President Russell M. Nelson and Dantzel White Nelson. Wendy died peacefully at her home Friday afternoon, January 11, 2019, at age 67 after a courageous battle with cancer. Sister Maxfield is married to Norman Maxfield, and they are the parents of seven children and 20 grandchildren. We express our love to the entire Nelson and Maxfield family as they remember her life and mourn her passing.”

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