Marcia Kay (Hendrickson) Cowans Marcia Cowans, 45, Springdale, MD passed away March 16, 2006 after a courageous battle with cancer. Marcia Kay Hendrickson was born October 7, 1960 in Breckenridge, MN to Margaret C. and W. Burnell Hendrickson. She grew up near Christine, ND, graduated from Richland High School, Colfax, ND in 1978. She graduated with a bachelor?s degree from Moorhead State University in 1982. Marcia worked managing Select Inns for several years. In 1995, she received a bachelor?s degree in computer science from Saginaw Valley State University in Saginaw, MI. Marcia worked for XO Communications, Saginaw, MI from 1994 through 2004. Marcia married her best friend since 2000, Nolan Anthony Cowans on January 7, 2005 in Upper Marlboro, MD. Marcia is survived by her husband Nolan, mother-in-law, Alberta Cowans-Jones, both of Springdale, MD, step-daughter, Nancy A. Cowans, Columbia, SC, step-son, Nolan Anthony Cowans II, Oxon Hill, MD, four sisters, Linda (Keith) Davis, Kindred, ND, Pat (Al) Otto, Christine, ND, Joyce (Bruce) Hendrickson, Kindred, ND and Teri (Jim) Anderson, Pella, IA. She is also survived by 8 nieces and nephews, Tammy Kensinger, Todd Kensinger, Kari (Dave) Dill, Dana (Trent) Duda, Jake and Claire Anderson, Hunter and Hope Hendrickson, 3 great-nieces and nephews, Jonathan and Jasmine Dill, Matthew Dakken, and four aunts. Marcia was preceded in death by her parents, Burnell and Margaret Hendrickson, her brother, William Hendrickson, and her grandparents. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 25th at Christine Lutheran Church, Christine, ND. Visitation and remembrance time will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday, March 24th at Fredrikson Funeral Chapel, Kindred, ND. Memorials can be sent to any Humane Society office or animal shelter. Arrangements has been entrusted to Fredrikson Funeral Chapel, Kindred, ND Online Guest Book at

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