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Blanche von Seggern


1914 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Blanche von Seggern Obituary
von Seggern, Blanche 09/09/1914 ~ 05/05/2014 ESCONDIDO -- Blanche von Seggern was born in Los Angeles, the only child of Nellie Roberts Dessery and H. L. Dessery. She graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1936 and taught in Los Angeles high schools. In 1945, she moved to Escondido when she married local pioneer dairyman, Henry von Seggern, who preceded her in death in 1978. She was active at various times in the Business and Professional Women, Order of the Eastern Star, American Association of University Women, Lincoln School PTA, and Laubach Literacy Council. She enjoyed music and opera, travel, reading and book club. She was a member of Emmanuel Faith Community Church and also attended Escondido United Reformed Church. She is survived by son, Carl von Seggern (Julia Greeley von Seggern) of Escondido; and daughter, Ellen von Seggern Richter (Jan Paul Richter) of Annapolis, MD. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 10 at 1:00 pm at Escondido United Reformed Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Elizabeth Hospice or Westminster Seminary California. Arrangements are by Alhiser-Comer Mortuary.
Published in The San Diego Union Tribune on May 8, 2014
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