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Obituary: Marjorie J. Seeger

Marjorie J. Seeger "Sissie" SALT LAKE CITY - Marjorie J. Seeger "Sissie", 83, died Saturday, October 1, 2005 in Salt Lake City. She was born December 26, 1921 in Ogden, a daughter of Kenneth and Neva Rutledge Jacobsen. On June 6, 1943, Sissie married Fred C. Becker in Lawton, Oklahoma. He died January 30, 1954. She married G. Paul Seeger on May 7, 1955 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He preceded her in death on June 17, 1988. She was raised and educated in Ogden where she resided until her family moved to Mt. Isa, Australia in 1928. She resided there with her family until 1935 when she returned to Ogden. She graduated from Ogden High School and attended the University of Utah. She earned a Master's Degree of Librarianship from Denver University. Sissie was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Ogden and the Church of the Master in Mesa, Arizona. She helped consolidate the Weber County Library System. She was the President of the Weber County Library Board. She helped to initiate the Bookmobile and began the "Friends of the Library". She also began the patient libraries at St. Benedict's and McKay-Dee Hospitals. She was proud of the fact that she visited many libraries around the world. She was employed at McKay-Dee Hospital as a medical librarian for 12 years. Sissie enjoyed braiding rugs, needlework, and hosting holiday cookie parties. She always enjoyed fostering her many friendships and had a lifelong interest in volunteer work. Surviving are three sons and two daughters, Kurt Becker and Albert (Holly) Becker, both of New Meadows, ID; Tony Seeger, and Karen (Mike) Edson, both of Salt Lake City; Frieda Becker, Alaska; 14 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. Also by two brothers. Preceding Sissie in death were her husbands and three sons, Darryl, Bill and Kent Seeger. The family would like to thank Care Source Hospice for the love and assistance given to Sissie. Memorial Services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Lindquist's Ogden Mortuary, 3408 Washington Blvd., with Pastor Phillip Hughes of Mt. Olympus Presbyterian Church officiating. Family will meet friends at the mortuary on Saturday 12 noon to 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Weber County Library Development Fund, 2464 Jefferson Ave., Ogden, Utah 84401.