Marion U. Covington, 75, died April 8, 1995 in Murray, Utah.
Born February 15, 1920 in Berlin, Germany, daughter of Albert Homann and Ida Ziehm (only child). Married Heinz Seel, Berlin, Germany, March 27, 1943; later divorced.Worked for Office of Military Government, United States (OMGUS) in Berlin, Germany, beginning September 1948 as interpreter for the Signal Divsion in restoring communications in the wartorn city. Worked as secretary for the Chief Librarian, Office of the United States High Commissioner for Germany, U.S. State Dept., beginning December 1946.
Transferred to Plans and Policy Staff, Office of Public Affairs HICOG (Office of the U.S. High Commissioner for Germany) U.S. State Dept. in August 1950, as secretary/interpreter/translator. Left this position May 1953 to emigrate to the United States.
Married Dean Covington August 23, 1955; later divorced.
Worked as secretary for the Utah State Tax Commission and Department of Transportation. Retired in 1983 after nearly 25 years of service. Active member of LDS Church, since April 1951, holding positions as Sunday School secretary for many, many years.
Enjoyed photography, handicrafts and especially reading.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 12, 1995, 11 a.m., River 5th Ward, 1380 West 6785 South, where friends may call one hour prior to services. Interment, Redwood Memorial Estates. Funeral directors, Memorial Estates Mortuary.
In lieu of flowers, family suggests contributions to the Marion U. Covington Memorial Fund, c/o William A. Meaders, 1604 West Roeneood Cl., Bennion, Utah 84123.
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