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Mtn. Green resident to celebrate 100 years

Article Date: 
27 September, 2013 (All day)

Frank Lloyd Wilson will celebrate his 100th birthday on Sept. 28. Family and friends honored him with a party in Kaysville on Sept. 21. He will also be honored at 2 p.m. on Sept. 28 at the LDS pavilion on 4250 W. Cottonwood Canyon Drive, Mountain Green.
He was born on Sept. 28, 1913, in Shippensburg, Penn., to Leland and Ada Wilson.
As a young man, he worked as an ordnance inspector for the U.S. government until he was drafted during World War II. He served in the 3rd Army of Gen. George S. Patton Jr. Severely wounded at Cherbourg, France, he spent many years recovering.
He met Itetta Rogerson square dancing in Las Vegas. Married in 1962, he retired from Centel Telephone Co. in 1976.
As a Morgan resident, he married Mary Gilger of Kaysville in 1989. Both wives are deceased and were sealed to him.
In 2011, he and Wilda Michaels were married in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Bountiful Temple.
He worked as a sealer in the Ogden Temple for 22 years. He enjoyed camping and hunting throughout his life. An avid gardener, he shared with others. 
He still mows his own lawn.