Evelyn G. Marr


Evelyn Geraldine Marr, 94, formerly of Camanche, passed away on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Windsor Manor in Nevada where she resided for the past 8 years.
A visitation will be held on Monday, April 15, 2019 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at the Camanche Chapel Snell-Zornig Funeral Homes and Crematory. Private burial will be held the following day at Rose Hill Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers include Timmothy Hugunin, Ted Hugunin, Travis Hugunin, Troy Marr, Todd Marr, Angela Marr-Martin, and Evan Davis. Snell-Zornig Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the family and online condolences may be expressed by visiting her obituary at www.snellzornig.com.
Evelyn was born on September 16, 1924 in Clinton, Iowa, the daughter of Carl and Grace Goers. She grew up in Camanche and attended Clinton High School where she graduated in 1941. On September 25, 1944, Evelyn married Charles "Charlie" William Marr in Camanche. She worked at Camanche Lumber Yard as office manager and bookkeeper for many years before her retirement. Both Evelyn and Charlie were active members of St. Mark's Methodist Church in Camanche.
The couple had two children, one son and one daughter. Michael Eugene Marr (Viki) of Apache Junction, Arizona and Lynn Ann Marr-Moore (Reed) of Kelley, Iowa.
Evelyn enjoyed crocheting, knitting, painting, and spending many years in Florida during the winters with Charlie.
Evelyn is survived by her children, and grandchildren who include Todd Marr (Beth) of Rancho Verdes, California; Troy Marr (Shannon) of Gilbert, Arizona; Angela Marr-Martin (Brook) of Powder Springs, Georgia; Timmothy Hugunin (Jenny) of Norwalk, Iowa; Ted Hugunin (Jane) of Ivins, Utah; Travis Hugunin (Jill) of Wilton, Iowa and one-step granddaughter, Marisa Moore Petersen (Matthew) of Ankeny, Iowa. Great grandchildren include Carter and Cameron Hugunin of Ivins, Utah; Elizabeth and Abigail Hugunin of Wilton, Iowa; Alexandra and Charlotte (Charlie) Hugunin of Norwalk; Whitney, Maxine, Christian, Anthony Marr of Rancho Verdes, California; Blake and Ashdyn Marr, Gilbert Arizona; Lucas and Ella Martin, Powder Springs, Georgia and Karenna, Brendan and Kiersten Petersen of Ankeny, Iowa and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, her sister Marvel Iliff and one nephew Bill Iliff.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - Iowa Chapter (Charlie's Angels), mailed to Lynn Marr-Moore, 54258 276th Street, Kelley, Iowa 50134. Evelyn was touched when her great granddaughter Charlotte, (affectionately called Charlie after Charlie Marr) was born and has cystic fibrosis. It was her wish prior to her death that any memorials be made towards research for a cure for Charlie.
Published on April 10, 2019
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