Karl C. Loveland was born in Pocatello, Idaho, to Chet and Sara Neeser Loveland. He has a twin sister, Karleen and an older sister, Joy. Karl's father was a sheepman and he grew up learning to care for and herd sheep. He lived in Blackfoot for the first twelve years of his life. Then he moved north of Pocatello where he graduated from Pocatello High School and attended Idaho State University. Peggy Hall Loveland was born in Ogden, Utah, to Otis and Gwen Wilson Hall. Sister Loveland was raised on a farm where they milked cows and raised dry farm wheat in Inkom, Idaho. She had five brothers and one sister. Later, she attended school and graduated from Inkom High School and then attended Brigham Young University. Karl and Peggy met in the spring of 1954 and were married in the Idaho Falls Temple on August 26, 1955. They continued in the sheep business for a few years and then went into ranching where they raise cattle, hay, and grain, north of Pocatello on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation. They have been blessed with three sons, two daughters, and eight grandchildren: Kraig and Maggie and their four children, Kevin and Ann and their two daughters, Teresa and Rick, Tina, and Mark and Susan and their two children. They are counting on them for theirgreat continued support. President Loveland served as Bishop of the Tyhee 7th Ward for 8 1/2 years, in two different Stake Presidencies, and on the High Council for many years. From November 1988 until June 1993 he served in the Mission Presidency of the Idaho Boise and Idaho Pocatello Missions. Sister Loveland has served in the Primary and Young Women. She also served for three years as the Ward Relief Society President, and for 7 1/2 years as Stake Relief Society President. Sister Loveland served as a companion to her husband for those 4 1/2 years in the Idaho Boise and Pocatello Missions. President Loveland was called to serve as a Mission President on December 23, 1992. On March 9, 1993, he recieved his assignment to serve in the Arizona Tucson Mission and to begin serving July 1, 1993. President and Sister Loveland have really enjoyed their Mission as they see the growth that comes to all the missionaries as they serve with all their heart, might, mind, and strength. Their favorite time is at Zone Conferences hearing the missionaries bear their testimonies.