Lyle Alfred and Afton Poll Jorgenson will celebrate their 54th wedding anniversary. Family and friends may attend an open house in their honor from 4 to 6 p.m. July 28 at the South Weber Recreation Building, 1811 E. Lester Drive.
The couple was married in Ogden on July 7, 1958, and has called South Weber their home for 50 years.
He was born on Sept. 5, 1937, in Newfolden, Minn., to Jens George and Mary Metheny Jorgenson. He graduated from Newfolden High School in 1955 and served in the Air Force for four years. After obtaining a job with Hill Air Force Base, he retired after 34 years. He has owned and operated his own mechanic shop in South Weber for the past 28 years. He continues to serve the community in automotive and tractor repair.
She was born on Aug. 23, 1937, to George Henry and Myrtle Nalder Poll. She graduated from Davis High School in 1955. After graduation, she obtained a civil service job at HAFB, retiring after 35 years. She is an avid fan of the Utah Jazz. She enjoys traveling with Lyle to find old tractors to buy and restore. She also looks forward to her monthly luncheon with high school girlfriends.
Both enjoy and support their grandchildren and great-grandchildren, who participate in sports, plays and dances.
Their two children and spouses are Natalie J. and Mark L. Dayton, and Suzanne J. and Curtis W. Mitchell, all of South Weber. They have six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.