Marjorie Cooper McOmie, age 83, returned peacefully to the spirit world and was re-united with her many friends and loving family on October 29, 1997.
Born December 26, 1913 to Alberto Olpin and Hattie Putnum Cooper. She married Paul H. McOmie, February 18, 1939 in Bountiful. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple.Attended school in Salt Lake City, Murray and at BYU. She was a generous person and greatly loved by all who knew her. She delighted in having her family and friends around her.
Marjorie was a talented artist and a gifted musician. She played piano and saxophone and loved composing musical pieces. At one time, she was president of the Sugarhouse Lady Lions Club and worked for Salt Lake City Corporation in the Animal Control department. She and her husband owned and managed several apartment complexes in Salt Lake City. Marjorie held numerous positions in youth organizations of the LDS Church, sharing her talents and love with the children. She loved her garden and shared the beauty of it with family and friends. Her steadfast love and compassionate nature has been the pillar of light and an example for all who knew her. Mom, may your spirit continue to inspire us and be in our hearts until we meet again.
She is survived by her beloved husband, companion and friend of 58 years; son, Paul Roger (Karine) McOmie, Salt Lake City; daughters, Kathleen (Raymond) Wiker, West Jordan; Joanie Stringham, Littleton, Colorado; Marilyn (Gary) Jense, Salt Lake City; Karen (Russell) Samuels, Salt Lake City; brother, Howard (Barbara) Cooper, Salt Lake City; sister, Edna Lee. Also survived by 18 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by parents; infant brother, Richard; two sisters, Melba Butterfield and Louise Alsop.
Services to be held Nov. 1, 1997 at 12 noon at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Chapel, 3401 So. Highland Dr., where friends may call from 10-11:45 a.m. prior to services. Dedication and burial at the Pleasant Grove Cemetery.
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