Marion F. Becker was born March 16, 1920 in Toronto, Canada. She was the daughter of Harold Foreman and Marion McKay Foreman. After Harold's untimely death that occurred before Marion's 1st birthday, mother and daughter relocated to Los Angeles, CA. After they were settled in Inglewood her mother married Francis Ward. Marion was the oldest of five children. She had two brothers Jack and Francis and two sisters Katherine and Patricia. In 1937 she graduated from Inglewood High School. Marion enjoyed dancing and one evening at the Biltmore Hotel she met the "love of her life" David Becker a tall, dark, handsome Sailor. They married and became parents to 4 children Ken, Jan, Judy and Wendy.
In 1949 they purchased their dream home on Greenbrier Rd. in Long Beach, CA. Marion remained in the home she loved until her passing. During this time she was an active housewife and mother. She was a member of Sote' Club for many years. Later in life she became active in MOAA, Woman to Woman, Thursday writing group, and her Sunday scrabble group.
She loved the ocean and treasured her trips to Hawaii. Her love of flowers especially roses has been passed on to her children.
Marion was a lover of life and a friend to everyone she met. She made an impact on so many lives. To all who knew her, Marion had the "gift of gab" and was quite the storyteller. She was very proud of her Scottish heritage and found so much joy listening to bagpipe music. Marion is survived by her four children, ten grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren, and two on the way.
She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.