Margaret M. Evans

RAPID RIVER — Margaret M. Evans, 94, of Rapid River, passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at the Cedar Hill Assisted Living in Bark River.

Margaret was born Dec. 21, 1924, in Marinette, Wis., the daughter of William and Hilma (Backman) Bauers.

As a young woman she was a teacher at the Green School in Gulliver. She was united in marriage to Kenneth Evans. They enjoyed camping and morel hunting together, and traveled to many places when they spent four years living in The Netherlands. She was an avid seamstress and beautiful quilter, and made several banners for her beloved church, Calvary Lutheran, in Rapid River.

Margaret is survived by her children, Stephen Alfredson of Otisville, Mich., and Lori (Peter) Heinrich of Parker, Colo., and stepchildren, Michael Evans and May Kay Kelley; grandchildren, Barbara, Erin, Michael, William, Brian, Katie, Kyle and Peter and 15 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth; her parents, a son, William Alfredson; a daughter, Kristine McKnight; stepson, David Evans; and daughter-in-law, Cleo Alfredson.

The family would like to thank the staff at Cedar Hill Assisted Living and Hospice for their loving care of Margaret.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, May 11, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Calvary Lutheran Church in Rapid River. Memorial services will follow at 12 p.m. with Rev. Stephen Gauger officiating. A luncheon will be served in the fellowship hall. Margaret will be laid to rest in the Rapid River Cemetery.

The Evans family is being assisted by the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Margaret’s name may be directed to the Calvary Lutheran Church or to a charity of your choice.

For additional information or to leave the family a message of condolence, go to www.skradskifuneralhomes.com.