Marjorie May Seeberger of Three Rivers died Friday, July 3, 2020. She was 96.
Marjorie was born May 7, 1924. Marge did not know her birth mother. As an infant, she was adopted by May Church who named her Marjorie May Church.
Marge graduated from Alameda High School in 1942 where she was a member of the Spanish Club, President of Girls Block A, VP of CSF, a life member of the Star and Key Society, and was the finance secretary and the Chairman of the Executive Committee for the California Scholarship Federation. Marge attended the University of California at Berkeley and majored in Physical Education. Obituary | Marge Seeberger
Later she met and married Lou Seeberger and remained his loving wife for 72 years until his death on January 8, 2018. They resided in Tarzana, California until the early 1990s when they built their beautiful home and took up residency in Three Rivers, Calif., to be near their daughter and son-in-law, Christy and Steve Wood. For years, Marge enjoyed helping out with the chores at the Wood ‘N’ Horse Stables, owned by daughter Christy. She often referred to herself as “Manure Mother Marge.”
Before leaving Southern California, Marge received a commendation from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors for her 12 years of volunteer work at the county’s Juvenile Hall. She was also the secretary of the Tarzana Property Owners Association. Obituary | Marge Seeberger
Marge loved being involved in church activities. She was named “Mother of the Year” by the First Baptist Church of Reseda for her volunteer work, which included writing booklets used at their Daily Vacation Bible School. While attending the First Baptist Church in Three Rivers, Marge served on the Finance Committee for 14 years. She also served on the Pastoral Search Committee, did the research and wrote on the history of the Three Rivers Baptist Church, and held weekly ladies’ bible studies in her home. Obituary | Marge Seeberger
It was amazing how Marge could recite poetry and quote scripture from the Bible. Christy said, “My grandfather once said “I’d rather see a sermon than hear one.” You got both from Marge.
Marge is survived by her son, Jerry Seeberger and wife Elizabeth of Dundee, Oregon; daughter Christy Wood and husband Steve of Three Rivers, California; granddaughter Ashley Bellhymer and husband Michael from Buckeye, Arizona; grandson Joe Seeberger and wife Laura of Sherwood, Oregon; and seven great-grandchildren. Obituary | Marge Seeberger
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