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Marjorie (Marcotte) McCants

July 4, 1927 ~ March 8, 2019 (age 91)

Marjorie “Marge” (Marcotte) McCants passed away on March 8, 2019 at Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She lived in Colorado Springs three years prior to her death and was a long-time resident of Goodland, Kansas. 

Marge was born on July 4, 1927 in Thomas County, Kansas to Jewell (Miller) and Henry Marcotte. She graduated from Sherman County Community High School, Goodland, Kansas.   She married the late Robert R. McCants on December 4, 1947 and remained devoted to her husband until his death in 1984. 

She is survived by her children Larry (Brenda) McCants and Randy (Muriel) McCants, six grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren, three sisters; Beth Stull of Goodland, Carol Jones of Concordia, and Pearl Chadwick of Delores, Colorado. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and three sisters,; Dorothy Patrick, Shirley Scott, and Betty Goodhue.

Marge worked for 32 years as a dental assistant beginning with Dr. Neal Hirsch.   She was a Master Bridge player, and belonged to several bridge clubs.    She was a member of the Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, where she served with the Altar Society as a Eucharistic Minister.  Marge was a member of the Goodland Hospital Auxiliary, Sugar Hills Golf Club, supported and served on the board of the Goodland Library.   Fishing at Trenton Reservoir was also a family favorite and created many fond memories for Marge and her late husband Rob.   She was an excellent cook and enjoyed cooking for others, especially her family.   Marge found great joy in taking care of others, but especially enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. 

Donations may be made to:

In Lieu of Flowers to the Sherman County Community Foundation
and my be left at the services or mailed to Koons-Russell Funeral Home, 211 N. Main Ave., Goodland KS 67735

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