Kay Mercer was born in Magrath, Canada, Feb. 4, 1916. He grew up in Bountiful and graduated from Davis High School. He served as a navigator in the Army Air Corps in World War II.
He married Elva Schulthies. They have seven children, 30 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren. After Elva died, he married Fern McAffee and now resides in Provo. The family will gather to celebrate this special occasion.