Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

January 8, 2019
Marsha Perkes Evans

Obit Marsha Perkes EvansMarsha Perkes Evans passed peacefully Dec. 22, 2018, in Mesa, Arizona.

Marsha is survived by her husband, Gary Alma Evans; children, Tonya, Aaron (Tara), Todd (Tiffany), Luke (Amy), and Marc; sister, Linda; and brother, Stan (Brenda). She was grandmother to 16 wonderful grandchildren.  

Marsha was born Feb. 11, 1943, in Caliente, Nevada, to Ernest Stanley and Afton Juanita Perkes. The family lived in Bauer before moving to Tooele where she graduated from Tooele High School in 1961. She went on to attend Utah State University and graduated in 1965 with a degree in Medical Technology. Marsha worked for the Tooele Valley Hospital as a medical technologist for many years.

In 1979 she married Gary, who adopted her three children. Over the next five years, the couple welcomed two more children and eventually found their home in Mesa, Arizona. 

Marsha was accomplished in music and was a beautiful, generous, loving, and kind individual who loved learning and who was passionate about service and raising her children in righteousness. She was a dedicated member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and often volunteered at the Mesa cannery. A celebration of life was held Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, in Mesa, Arizona.

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