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Wife of LDS Church Authority Dies of Cancer

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The wife of LDS Church general authority Dennis Neuenschwander has died of cancer.

LeAnn Clement Neuenschwander died yesterday.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints made the announcement today.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday in Bountiful at the Stone Creek Ward Chapel.

Dennis Neuenschwander is a member of the church's First Quorum of the Seventy. That leadership body helps govern the affairs of the 10 million-member church under the governing First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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