Peggy and Don Francis

Thursday , March 06, 2014 - 12:30 PM


Don and Peggy Pulsipher Francis of North Ogden celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family vacation to Disneyland.

They were married June 21, 1963, in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Logan Temple.

He was born Oct. 8, 1938, to Neil G. and Amber Christofferson Francis. He graduated from Ogden High School in 1956. He served a two-year LDS mission in Virginia and North Carolina. He graduated from Utah State University in 1962. He taught school in Ogden and Weber County School districts for 38 years, retiring in 2000. He enjoys helping children and has spent several years as a volunteer in elementary schools. He enjoys reading, especially history.

Born Sept. 16, 1941, to Aldon V. and Lydia Howells Pulsipher, she graduated from Ogden High School in 1959 and attended Weber College. She graduated from Utah State University in 1963 and taught English in the Ogden School District. After raising their five children, she worked for the Internal Revenue Service for 16 years, retiring in 2003.

Both are active in the LDS Church and have served in several callings. He served as ward clerk and as an ordinance worker in the Ogden Temple. She served twice as ward Primary president and other callings.

Their five children and spouses are Jeff and Mary Ann Francis, Clinton; Steve and Angie Francis, North Logan; Harland and Michelle Lattin, Smithfield; Brett and Sarah Francis, Smithfield; and David and Holly Francis, Tooele. They have 14 grandchildren.

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