Marjorie Beeson

Marjorie M.J. Beeson

1919 – 2011

Marjorie Mary Josephine Sprout, daughter of George M. and Jennie (Pojar) Sprout, was born September 30, 1919 on the family farm southwest of Elgin, NE. She was baptized and confirmed at Park Congregational Church west of Elgin, attended Park Center School K-10 and graduated from Elgin High School in 1937.

On March 3, 1945, Marjorie was united in marriage to Harold R. Beeson at Elgin, NE. The couple made their home southwest of Elgin, NE where Marjorie was a homemaker and helped her husband farm. In 1993, the couple moved into Elgin. Marjorie entered the Golden Living Center in Neligh, NE in the Fall of 2009.

Marjorie was a member of Park Congregational UCC Church, American Legion Auxiliary of Elgin, NE, the ABC Extension Club, and was a 4-H Leader for many years.

Marjorie M. J. Beeson, 91, formerly of Elgin, NE passed away Monday, September 5, 2011 at Golden Living Center in Neligh, NE.

She is survived by one daughter: RaeJeanne Peterson of Neligh, NE; three grandsons: Jeff Lewis of Lincoln, NE; James Lewis of Madison, NE; Jon Peterson of Neligh, NE; one brother: George F. Sprout and wife Vida of Elgin, NE; two nieces: Chris Redding and husband Jim of Elgin, NE; Eileen Bode of Elgin, NE; along with other relatives and friends.

Marjorie was preceded in death by her parents; husband Harold in September 2010; one son: R. Bruce Beeson; one son-in-law: Lee Peterson.

Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday, September 8, 2011 at Park Congregational UCC Church west of Elgin, NE, with Rev. Janet Davis officiating. Burial follow in the Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Huffman-Levander Funeral Home in Elgin, NE.

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