Marcia Jean White


EVART — Marcia Jean White, 71, of Evart, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, at Spectrum Health-Reed City.

Marcia was born on April 3, 1942, in Muskegon to Walter D. and Doris M. (Comstock) Claeys. She lived in Hart and Cadillac, and the last 55 years she resided in Evart. She was a 1960 graduate of Evart High School. Marcia married George D. White in Reed City on May 20, 1961.

She worked at Evart Products and was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Evart. She enjoyed traveling and camping and loved spending time with her family.

Marcia is survived by her husband, George D. White, of Evart; two daughters, Melinda (Douglas) Sengelaub, of Hersey, and Heather (Martin) Szymczak, of Chandler, Ariz.; a son, Geoffrey (Lea Rae Johnson) White, of Evart; eight grandchildren, Jacob (Beth) Sengelaub, of Traverse City, Derek (Hannah) Sengelaub, of Reed City, Kyle Sengelaub, of Traverse City, Michael, Mariah and Sean White, of Reed City, Paige and Tatiana Szymczak, of Chandler, Ariz.; one great-grandchild, Jude Sengelaub, of Reed City; one brother, Arthur (Marcia) Claeys, of Muskegon; and two sisters-in-law, Berneda (Dick) Witbeck, of Evart, and Berneyce (Al) Rathburn, of Sears.

A memorial service for Marcia Jean White will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Evart, with a luncheon following. Internment will be in Forest Hill Cemetery in Evart.