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Geraldine "Gerry" Evans

July 09, 1925 - February 19, 2015

Funeral Mass - Tuesday

February 24, 2015 1:30 P.M.

Nativity Catholic Church

Visitation - Tuesday

February 24, 2015
12:30 P.M. - 1:30 P.M.

Nativity Catholic Church

Arrangements

Boulger Funeral Home

Geraldine "Gerry" Evans

July 09, 1925 - February 19, 2015

Obituary

Gerry Evans of Grand Forks, formerly from Fargo, died on February 19, 2015, surrounded by family and friends.

She was born on July 9, 1925, in Fargo, where she lived most of her life.

Gerry enjoyed the antique business and setting up at Flea Markets.  She had a great love for the poor and the marginalized.  As a member of Nativity Church in Fargo, she served on the Social Concerns Committee and the Parish Council.  Gerry loved helping out in the kitchen at the Salvation Army, assisting those who were hungry, and listening to their stories.  In addition to the constant love for her family, Gerry was known for her wit and humor.

Gerry is survived by her children, Jo Wold (West Fargo, ND), Fr. John L. Evans, II (Rochester, MN),  Judith (Judy) Buth (Grand Forks, ND); grandchildren, Lawrence Buth, John Wold, Christine Wold, Stacy Wold, Chad Wold, Amy Wold, Sarah Wold; great-grandchildren, Shawna, Lindsey, Danielle, Gabriella, and Benjamin.  She was preceded in death by Laurie Wold (grand-daughter), Lou Schmit (sister), and David Schmit (nephew).

Memorial gifts will go to the United Way, Salvation Army, Church of the Nativity, and the Humane Society (Grand Forks, ND).

 

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15 responses to “Geraldine “Gerry” Evans”

  1. Jack, Judy, JoAnn and Family says:

    In our hearts and prayers for your loss of Aunt Jerry. I have many wonderful memories of Aunt Jerry in my younger days…visit to the lake with Momma and Poppa and when you all visited Momma and Poppa in Tn. She could light up a room with her presence and humor…remember such laughter and fun with my parents!!! And she was always so kind and sweet to me!!
    God bless and condolences to all!
    Love and thinking of you!
    Cousin Sharon

  2. Rita & Dale Haugen says:

    Dear Father Evans & Family;
    We want to express our deepest sympathy to you in the loss of your Mother. May God wrap his arms around all of you now & always.
    Dale & Rita Haugen

  3. LaVerne (Lemieux) Nelson says:

    Dave & I express our deepest sympathy in the loss of your mother, Gerry! When my dad, Vernon died we felt the loss and the acknowledgement of becoming an orphan. We know that God will help you all in the journey of accepting his will and taking her into heaven where she can join all in the happiness of everlasting love and care. We also know that Your family have Fr. Evans to help you accept this as he helped all of us with our loss. What a great apostle of Christ your family has. I miss him so much as our priest and dear friend!
    LaVerne & Dave

  4. Tim Yoder and family says:

    Father Evans and family,

    Our deepest sympathy for the loss of your mother. Please know that we are praying for peace and comfort for all of you.

    Blessings,
    Katie, Tim, Sam and Eli Yoder

  5. Frank Anderson Family says:

    Dear Evans Family, Gosh, how long has it been since your Mom put her work into our Cub Scout Den? We had a great time with her in charge. Your mother was fun and got along good with my mom. What a pair.
    Let God bring you peace and loving memories of long ago. Life has just zipped by. John, it was good to see you a few years back. If you find yourself in Fargo please call me at 701 799 5743.

    We are in California (Ventura) now seeing our son and our daughter in law and our new 2 year old grand daughter. From here we take 15 days or more to drive to Virgina and see the beautiful land provided to us by our Lord and Saviour.

    Blessings to the Evan’s Family. Now Gerry can enjoy her eternal rest. Rest in Peace Gerry.

    Frank Anderson and Family

  6. Deb Meiers says:

    Gerry, I will miss you deeply. You taught me so much about enjoying life, whether it was work or being at the lake. You are at peace now, and your circle of friends and family back here on earth will remember you with great respect and fondness. Until we meet again. Deb Meiers

  7. Jerry Feltis says:

    Fr. John;
    Very sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Take Care. God’s Peace.

  8. Msgr. Brian Donahue says:

    John & Evans Family,

    I offered Mass for Gerry & all of you. I am undergoing some medical treatment on Tuesday but will remember all of you in prayer. God bless, Brian

  9. chris and dani wold says:

    Aunt Judy, Uncle Jack and Family, Sorry to hear about the lost of Grandma Gerry. Chris and Dani Wold

  10. Dana Walker says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Aunt Gerry is a bright light in heaven. Thoughts and prayers are with all of you!
    Cousin Dana

  11. Joyce Johnson says:

    Love and prayers are with you all.
    Love,
    Aunt Joyce and Uncle Jim

  12. Kathy Scheibe says:

    Father John and family,

    My heartfelt sympathy. My girls and I have been praying for you and your Mom.
    We all know she raised a wonderful family

    Much love to you,
    Kathy, Karen, and Meghan

  13. Mary Hass says:

    Fr. Evans,
    Our deepest sympathy to you and members of your family. May you all be comforted with fond memories of great times together.
    Blessings to you,
    Mary and Lonnie Hass

  14. Ewa and Roman says:

    Dear Father John,

    Our prayers are with you and your family.

    Peace.

    Sincerely,
    Ewa and Roman

  15. Fr. Tim Bushy says:

    Father John and Family,
    You all are in my thoughts and prayers in the death of your mother. She was a very special lady and had a real love in serving the poor and the cause of justice. I always appreciated her smile and presence at Nativity, always full of energy and enthusiasm. Her legacy of love and faith lives on in each of you. May she have eternal peace and joy.

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