Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

March 14, 2013
Margene McFarland

Obit Margene McFarland1931 – 2013

Margene McFarland, our loving sister, aunt, friend and “Grandma Gene,” passed away on March 10 due to complications resulting from a fall. She was 81 years old. Margene was born on Dec. 6, 1931, in Murray to Fayette Gordon and Melba Jean Park McFarland. She was raised in Ophir and graduated from Tooele High School. Margene worked for the family business, McFarland and Hullinger, for more than 65 years. She was an impeccable bookkeeper and accountant. She spent countless hours watching her nieces and nephews play sports. She was always one of their biggest fans and was the first one to contribute to their team fundraisers. The stands will be much emptier now. Margene devoted her life to being a caretaker of others. She was extremely loyal to her family and shared her love for others through her service to them. Her legacy of giving to others will live on through her organ donations. She is survived by her sisters Betty Bunn, Carolyn Townsend, Karlene (Roy) Whitehouse, sister-in-law Colleen McFarland, and many adored nieces, nephews and “grandchildren.” She is preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Fayette (LiF Fet) Park McFarland and Gary Park McFarland, sister-in-law Linda McFarland and nephew Parker Robert Mclntyre. Funeral services will be held at noon on March 18 at Tate Mortuary, 110 S. Main St. in Tooele. A viewing will be held Sunday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and Monday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. prior to the services. Internment next to her parents, in the Tooele City Cemetery.

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