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DOWNEY – Marguerite T. Warman, a longtime resident of Downey, died July 15 at Lakewood Gardens in Downey at age 89.
She was born Dec. 11, 1921 in Anaheim to Francis and Elizabeth Sefton. Her father was a gravedigger at the Anaheim Cemetery and her mother a housekeeper.
She started her professional career as a Comptometer operator, and also worked for Covert, a steel mill company in Bell Gardens; the Chysler Corp.; and as an accountant for Weber Baker for 14 years.
She married Don Warman in 1954 and they had two daughters, Elizabeth and Daisy. They were married 46 years until his death in 2000.
She belonged to the Forest Home Christian Camp/Women’s League, which helped raise money for the camp. A world traveler, her favorite destination was China.
She was also a 23-year breast cancer survivor.
A memorial service will be held Aug. 6 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Downey. Pastor Steve Shangraw will officiate. She was interred at Park Lawn Memorial Park on July 27.
She is survived by her daughters, Elizabeth and Daisy Warman, both of Downey; and many cousins from Canada.
Published: August 04, 2011 – Volume 10 – Issue 16