Monday , January 14, 2013 - 10:20 AM
Norma Taylor Brown of Ogden will celebrate her 90th birthday. Family and friends may attend an open house in her honor from 2 to 4 p.m. on Jan. 19 at the LDS chapel on 7th Street and Adams Avenue. She will also be honored with a program hosted by her family at 3 p.m.
She was born on Jan. 19, 1923, in Ogden to Loran Josiah and Mary Bell Taylor. She married William M. “Bill” Brown on July 5, 1945, in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Logan Temple. He died May 6, 2000.
She is a 1941 graduate of Ogden High School. Soon after graduation, she worked for Interstate Tailoring, Intermountain Knitting, Utah Tailoring and Coleman Knitting Mills. She has been a seamstress throughout her life. She has also enjoyed knitting, crocheting, gardening and dancing. For 25 years, she exercised with her friends each weekday morning.
She was Ogden’s Mother of the Year in 2002. She volunteered at McKay-Dee Hospital and the Ogden Temple for many years. She is an active member of the LDS Church.
Her children and spouses are Dick and Lonna Brown, Mari and Gary Wolthuis, Mark and Sheryl Brown, Becky and Randy Wiser, William K. Brown (deceased) Peggy Dance. She has 20 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.