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Obituary: Marylin Romney Beck

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Marylin Romney Beck passed away Sept. 4, 2001 after prolonged suffering from the effects of diabetes.

She was born May 14, 1927 in Manassa, Colorado, to Owen T. and Vivien Romney. She graduated from Tulsa Central High School and attended BYU. She married Kenneth Johnson Beck Dec. 7, 1946, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. They were later sealed in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

They were blessed with five children.

Marylin loved doing things for her friends and family - especially her grandchildren. She cherished her friends in Junior Arlitra, of which she was a charter member.

She was also very active in the Ladies Woolgrowers Association. She served in the Primary organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for over 20 years. She was a professional seamstress specializing in window treatments and tailoring.

She was a devoted salesperson for Devey's and the House of Ivins in American Fork.

She is survived by two sisters, Shirley Pardoe of Highland and Jean Isaacson of Salt Lake City; by her children, Shonnie (Richard) Scott, Salt Lake City; Shari (Karl) Adams, Appleton, Wisconsin; Kimberly Beck (Dan Worrell), American Fork; Kevin (Jane) Beck, Frederick, Maryland, and Michael (Peggy) Beck, American Fork.

She has 20 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren and was preceded in death by her husband and parents.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8 in the American Fork 26th Ward, 975 North 60 East.

Friends and family may call at Anderson & Sons Mortuary, 49 East 100 North, American Fork, from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, September 7; and at the church on Saturday one hour prior to the services. In lieu of flowers, please honor Marylin with a contribution to the Church of Jesus Christ Perpetual Education Fund.