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Obituary: ANDERSON, MARJORIE

Published: Friday, Dec. 19 2014 11:48 p.m. MST

Marjorie Dean (Martin) Anderson1924 ~ 2012Marge passed away February 20, 2012 at McKay-Dee Hospital, Ogden, UT. Born June 5, 1924 in Idaho Falls, ID to Ila Bell Priscott & Hugh Caldwell Martin, JR. She married Francis Anderson in the Salt Lake Temple, July 25, 1944. Survivors: Husband, E. Creighton, Stanford D., Debra Castellano (Gene), Jeffrey G., Holly Thomas (John), Josie Groesbeck (R. Clay); 6 (grandch) 7 (great-grandch) & Alex Martin (brother) Preceded in death by her Parents, 5 Brothers, 1 Sister.Marge graduated from Idaho Falls High and managed a Kress store during her senior year. She then moved to Salt Lake where she worked and took advantage of special medical facilities. Marge worked at Beneficial Life Ins. Co. for several years. She was also a licensed Beautician. Later she became Manager of the Federal Employees Federal Credit Union and built it into a very successful financial institution.Our loving Mother, devoted wife & sweet grandma now happily joins family & friends in the Spirit World. Her greatest Joy was her precious Family. We will sorely miss her gentle, kind, loving spirit. She was a most SELFLESS individual. Mom lived with a chronic pulmonary condition for many years without complaint. She taught all of her children & many others the importance of HEALTH. She was a walking LIBRARY. We will ever be grateful for the knowledge she passed on to us throughout the years. In her younger days, she enjoyed many outdoor activities, along with choir. She grew up on a farm in Swan Valley, Idaho. Her strong will and constitution, started there. She was a multi-talented woman with no fanfare. She was active in her callings in the LDS Church: Relief Society, Provo Temple Worker and filled an Inner-City Mission while in Salt Lake. When Marge moved to Midway, UT in 1981, the entire community benefited by her ideas, talent and hard work. Marge won the statewide Small City Beautification Award for Midway & was President of the Midway Garden Club. She was awarded the 'Citizen of the Year' for her work in the beautification of Midway. We will miss her positive attitude and loving ways. She was the BEST MOTHER EVER. You'll FOREVER be in our hearts Mom, Your Adoring FamilyWe give thanks to the kind, caring Nursing and Hospice staff that made her passing peaceful and painless.Services held Wednesday, February 29, 2012 @ Holbrook Mortuary, 3251 South 2300 East, SLC, UT. 11:00 A.M. Viewing from 9:30~10:30 a.m. prior to the service. Interment @ Elysian Burial Gardens. Messages and tributes to the family can be posted at: www.holbrookmortuary.com