Marjorie Reid Killpack, 84, died Saturday, October 25, 1997 at LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City, from complications following a heart attack.
She was born June 9, 1913 in Orangeville, Emery County, Utah, a daughter of Frederick Walter and Maggie May Poulsen Reid.On August 24, 1940, Marjorie married Elliott Reeve Killpack. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Los Angeles LDS Temple. Elliott preceded Marjorie in death in 1982.
Marjorie had a long and distinguished career as an elementary school teacher. She taught for 34 years in the school districts of Los Angeles, California, Logan, Cache County, Emery, Jordan and Huntington, Utah and Ft. Collins, Colorado.
She was very generous with her time, talents and resources. During World War II when her husband was serving as a Marine in the Pacific, she worked for the American Red Cross home services and took a great deal of pride in her service. Since 1984, Marjorie devoted most of her time to doing volunteer work at the YWCA (Y.C.C.) in Ogden. She was awarded the JC Penney "Golden Rule" Award in 1994 and the "Spirit of American Woman" Award in 1996.
Marjorie was an active participant in her church during the course of her life, holding many teaching positions related to the LDS Church including YWMIA, Primary teacher and Sunday school teacher.
Surviving are one son and one daughter, their spouses, five grandsons and two great-grandchildren; Paul (Carla) Killpack, Harbor City, Calif.; Shirley (Brent) Bartschi, St. George, Utah; James Paul Killpack, and Patrick Richard Killpack, both of San Pedro, Calif.; Rick Elliott (Amy) Bartschi, Tooele, Utah; Jonathon Erick Bartschi and Jason Paul Bartschi, both of Smithfield, Utah.
Marjorie is also survived by two sisters, Ruth R. Rands and Enid R. Anderson, both of Salt Lake City; three sisters-in-law, Helen Peterson, Ogden; Beulah McArthur, St. George; and Edith Burgess, Salt Lake City; two brothers-in-law, Jethro (Jean) Killpack, Brigham City; Judd (Eve) Killpack, Beaverton, Ore. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Horace Reid and Henry Reid.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 29th at 1 p.m. at Lindquist's Ogden Mortuary, 3408 Washington Blvd., with Bishop Rock Finlinson officiating. Friends and relatives may call at the mortuary on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Interment, Brigham City Cemetery.
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