FORM 4 [ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person * Mills Steven Walter 2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol National Western Life Group, Inc. [ NWLI ] 5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)_____ Director                    _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)    __X__ Other (specify below)
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(Last)         (First)         (Middle)
10801 N. MOPAC EXPY BLDG 3
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)
12/14/2020
(Street)
AUSTIN, TX 78759
(City)       (State)       (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)
 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line) _X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Class A Common Stock  12/14/2020    M    47  A(1) $0  47  D   
Class A Common Stock  12/14/2020    M    47  D(1) $203.74  0  D   

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Units   (2) 12/14/2020    M     47      12/13/2020  12/13/2020  Class A Common Stock  47.0  $0 (2) 0  D   

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  The Restricted Stock Units vested in full on December 13, 2020, and without any action or discretion by the Reporting Person he received a cash payment equal to the value of the shares on the transaction date.
(2)  Each restricted stock unit represents a contingent right to receive, with no additional consideration payable, the cash value of one share of NWLI Class A common stock on the Date Exercisable.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Mills Steven Walter
10801 N. MOPAC EXPY BLDG 3
AUSTIN, TX 78759



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Signatures
Steven W. Mills 12/14/2020
**Signature of Reporting Person Date