Marjorie G. Evans
March 1, 1919 - March 30, 2009
Marjorie Geraldine Rose Carr Evans of Burlington, formerly of Waukesha, died Monday, March 30, 2009, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at age 90. She was born March 1, 1919, in Rome, Ill., the daughter of Charles and Josephine (nee Droll) Rose.
Marjorie was valedictorian of her graduating class at Chillicothe High School in Peoria County, Illinois, and went on to study at Waukesha County Technical College. Marjorie was united in marriage to William M. Carr on Aug. 1, 1937; he preceded her in death in 1966. She later married Milo Evans on June 22, 1977; he preceded her in death in 2008.
As an avid accordion player, she enjoyed playing with a polka band. She especially enjoyed music, which included directing a Sweet Adeline’s group in Waukesha for many years. Along with her husband, Milo, she belonged to the NCHA (National Campers and Hikers Association) and Wisconsin Retirees Campers.
Marjorie will be sadly missed by her children, Gary (Phyllis) Carr of Burlington, Stephen (Cheryl) Carr of Bessemer, Mich., Stan (Sue) Carr of Bessemer and Peggy (Joe) Shafer of California; grandchildren, Mark (Mary) Carr, Marcia (David) Brown, Margaret (David) Baumeister, Marjorie Karlinsky, Michelle (Cesar) Martinez, Jeff Carr, Paul (Maija) Carr, Chris (Lorrie) Carr, Kimberly (Dan) Carr, Tony Marshman and Jennie (Sam) Sternhagen; 29 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by her son, Robert Carr; grandchildren, Marlyne Ahnert and Michael Carr; brothers and sisters, Edna Rogers, Gladys Friedrich, Stanley Rose, Everett Rose, Virginia Richards and Robert Rose; and her parents.
Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the 10:30 a.m. funeral service Thursday, April 2, at Southminster Presbyterian Church, 200 Richard St., Waukesha, WI 53186, with a luncheon immediately following at the church. Graveside services will take place at 2 p.m. Thursday at Delafield Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Southminster Presbyterian Church (please see address above).
Marjorie and her family would like to extend special thanks to the nurses at Waukesha Memorial Hospital, along with Dr. Singh, Dr. Kengis (aka John Denver), Dr. LaMarbe and Dr. Quinn.
For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com to leave an online tribute.