Marjorie Ann Evans (known as Marge) was born in El Dorado, Kansas on June 30, 1937 to James and Katherine Scott. She passed from this world on October 20, 2023 in Fortuna after a brief battle with cancer.

Marge moved to Humboldt County in the mid 50s, where she lived for many years surrounded by her entire family. In 1976 she moved out of the area, returning in 2005 to live out the rest of her life.

She loved to bake and cook and was wonderful at it. She spent many years as a cook at St Helena Senior Center and was later director and cook of the Middletown Senior Center in Lake County.

She had a tender spot for animals. She enjoyed them immensely, carrying treats with her wherever she went. She was a very loyal friend and people got a kick out of her forthrightness. She had a great sense of humor that she kept right up to the end.

She had a giving heart and enjoyed helping others whenever she could.

She loved and enjoyed seeing her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was known as Nana by most of them. She was able to meet her youngest great grandson before she passed which brought her much joy.

She was preceded in death by her sisters Kathy and Sharon and brother Buzzi

She is survived by her brothers Dick and Howard and sister Elma, as well as her children Kim, Guy, Wendy, Julie, Chance and grandchildren Josh, Winter, Daniel, Jenny, Karri, Levi, Brittany, Eric, as well as her beloved great-grandchildren.

You are missed, Mama!


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