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Obituary: ‘Roswell Daily Record’ correspondent Marjorie Beck dies at 96

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Marjorie Shearman Beck died at aged 96 in San Diego, California on Friday, July 30th.

A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.

She was born Sept. 15, 1924 in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of Thomas Shearman and Floria Inglis (Shearman). She had three brothers and a sister. She graduated cum laude with a history degree from the University of Wisconsin in Madison.

Marjorie married Robert H. Beck, a professional airline pilot, who was later publisher and owner of the “Roswell Daily Record” in Roswell, New Mexico.

For several years Marjorie Beck was a correspondent for the “Roswell Daily Record” covering the legislative sessions in Santa Fe.

Marjorie Beck was interested in interior design, reading, education and loved to travel.

She was loving and generous to her family and friends.

Mrs. Beck served on many New Mexico boards including as a member of the Board of Regents for several years at Eastern New Mexico University.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert H. Beck, and her son, Robert Cory Beck, both publishers of the “Roswell Daily Record.”

She is survived by three daughters, Barbara Beck, current publisher of the “Roswell Daily Record” Mary Kate Beck and Carol Beck, five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Donations can be sent to the Assurance Home at assurancehome.org, 1000 East 18th Street 88201 or Roswell Humane Society at 703 East McGaffey Street

Roswell, NM 88203 (575) 622-8950.

Please sign the online guest book at feathergil mortuary