lois and Frank Anderson

Thursday , March 06, 2014 - 9:56 AM


Frank Martin and Lois Dickson Anderson of Milton were married 60 years ago on Dec. 10, 1952. A celebration is planned for a later date. Born on Oct. 7, 1931, he grew up on the family farm. He played saxophone in a family orchestra called the Old Milton Orchestra. He joined the U.S. Army. After basic training, the couple was married in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Salt Lake Temple. His first orders were to Korea. He was a member of the Ogden SBEBSOSA Barbershop group and the Morganaires, who won first place at the Utah State Fair. He worked in the automobile industry for 23 years, owned and operated the Anderson Bakery, and later retired from Hill Air Force Base.

Born on Dec. 5, 1932, she was a member of the Aggie Marching Band and Sigma Kappa Sorority. Her hobbies have been art, and home interior/fashion design. She directed and organized the first senior center in Morgan County. She was a 4-H volunteer leader, has done genealogy research and written family histories.

Their church callings include executive secretary to two bishoprics, high council, president of Young Men’s Mutual Improvement Association, Sunday School, high priests group, teacher, home teacher, Primary, Relief Society and piano/organ accompanist. They served in the Texas Houston South LDS Mission and were ordinance workers in the Ogden Temple.

Their children and spouses are Jeanette and (Edward deceased) Van Beekum, Mary Lynn and Gene Done, John and Camille Anderson, Diana Kae and Gregory Noland, Laurie and Elmont Bingham, and Carolyn and Shawn Kendall. They have 25 grandchildren with 14 spouses, and 27 great-grandchildren.

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