Glen Martin Carlson
died Dec. 2Glen Martin Carlson
, 88, of Orem passed away at his
home on Dec. 2, 2001.He
was born Feb. 2, 1913 in Manti to Wilford Silas and Jenette Mortensen Carlson.He
was the second of five children: Rex, Edna, Evelyn and Carma.Glen
married Pearl Sabra Jensen on April 26, 1934 in Richfield.
and Sabra had two daughters, Carol Sue and DeEtte.
married Nila Albrecht on June 18, 1943 in the Manti Temple
was drafted into the U.S. Navy
for World War II in 1944.He served as company clerk on the U.S.S. St. Louis and was honorably discharged on Oct. 31, 1945.Glen was a hard worker and always had three or four jobs at a time.He worked in the First State Bank of Salina and served as Salina City Recorder.In 1950 he moved the family to Moab where he worked for First National Bank which later became First Security Bank.Glen
was a key figure in the Moab
many official civic positions included: president of the Chamber of Commerce, Lions Club
, and chair of the Grand County Chapter of the American Red Cross.He was a trustee of Allen Memorial Hospital for more than five years and was a member of the city planning commission.As his children got older, he wanted them to have college educations, so he moved the family to Orem where he continued to work as vice president of First Security Bank.He was an active member of the Orem-Provo community.He served as chair of several charity drives including Red Cross, Polio, United Way and Heart Fund.He was a member of the Provo Chamber of Commerce, Provo Timp Lions Club and American Legion.Glen retired from First Security Bank in March 1978, however he continued working by selling insurance and doing real estate appraisals.Glen
was also active in Republican Party politics.As a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he served in numerous callings including Sunday school superintendent, bishop in both Salina and Moab, High Council member in Moab and Orem and served as Windsor Stake Patriarch.Glen
and Nila served a mission to the Philippines in 1986 - 1988.