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).