Evans Funeral Home
"Compassionate Funeral Service"
Carrington and New Rockford, North Dakota
701.652.3003 or 701.947.2911
Secondary Number ~ 701.650.9937
Marjorie “Margie” Wright, age 89, of New Rockford, ND, died Friday, December 30, 2022, at her home in New Rockford.
Marjorie Ellen Wright was born March 20, 1933 on the farm at Tiffany Township in Eddy County, ND, the daughter of Andrew and Mary (Schell) Gross. She was raised and attended school at New Rockford and Rugby, ND, and graduated from high school. Margie taught elementary school for one year. On April 14, 1952, Margie was united in marriage to Keith Wright at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church at McHenry, ND. Margie enjoyed playing cards, especially pinochle and Kings in the Corner. She embroidered dish towels, made Christmas decorations, Kleenex boxes and crayon boxes out of plastic canvas. She was a great gardener, had a green thumb for plants, and loved to can, she made the best pickled fish out of Keith’s Northerns. She also loved to bake, she made the best buns to eat. She always had the coffee pot on and goodies to eat. Margie made jean quilts for all of her grandchildren.
She was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church, the Ladies Aid, and Homemakers.
Marjorie is survived by: her children, Gloria (Steve) Wipperling of Wishek, Carol (Mike) Sherman of Carrington, Marlene (Colin) Hoffart of Harvey, and Kaye (Keith) Keierleber of Billings, MT; 16 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Margaret Stangeland; and a son-in-law, Buster Eckart.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Keith; her daughter, Donna Eckart; her parents, a brother, three sisters, and her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.
Marjorie’s Visitation will be Thursday, January 5th from 1:00PM – 4:00PM at Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, January 6th at 10:30AM at St. John’s Catholic Church, New Rockford.
Her Burial will be at the St. John’s Catholic Cemetery, New Rockford.
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