Frank and Beverly Ferrante of Kaysville will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary.
They were married on Oct. 16, 1953, in Kaysville. Their vows were solemnized in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Salt Lake Temple on Oct. 16, 1964.
He was born in Boston to Felice and Giacinta Ferrante. After attending high school, he enlisted in the Marine Corps as a private and served 24 years, retiring in 1973 as a major. He served in Japan/Okinawa and Vietnam, and traveled to many places around the world. After retiring, he worked for Murdock Chevrolet as its controller for 33 years. At the present time, he is chairman of the board of trustees of Mutton Hollow Improvement District, an officer in the American Legion Post No. 27, Farmington, and serves in the Bountiful LDS Temple.
She was born in Kaysville to William R. and Mamie C. Perkins. She was a full-time homemaker while her children were young. Later she worked at Candy Campus Children's Center, where she and her husband were co-owners with their daughter and son-in-law. She served in the Ogden LDS Temple for 15 years.
They are active members of the LDS Church and served in various ward and stake positions. Their interests are spending time with their family, and attending Utah Jazz games. They have had the opportunity of traveling to many places throughout the world.
Their children are Chris and Jim Mercer, Debbie and Jeff Herr, Ellie and Kurt Wood, and Jon and MaLinda Ferrante. A niece, Susan Anderson, lived with them for many years. They have 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.