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Evelyn M. McGee, age 91, Benson

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Evelyn Marie McGee, age 91, died Wednesday, March 12th at the Swift County Benson Hospital.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 1:00 P.M., Saturday, March 15, 2014, at the Visitation Catholic Church in Danvers with Father William Sprigler officiating.  Burial will be in the Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday.  Arrangements are with the Zniewski Funeral Home in Benson, MN.
Evelyn “Evie” M. McGee was born on January 27, 1923, in Benson, Minnesota, the daughter of Julius and Amelia Boutin Lageson.  She was baptized and confirmed in the Catholic faith at St. Francis Catholic Church in Benson.  She graduated from Benson High School in 1942.    
Evelyn was united in marriage to Charles W. McGee, on December 28, 1944, at St. Francis Catholic Church.  This union was blessed with over 65 years of marriage and two children.   They farmed near Danvers.  She worked at Lee’s Store and Fingerhut in Benson, and for Coy’s Store in Danvers.  Evie was active with her family in 4H, member of the Altar and Rosary Society, taught catechism at church, and served on the Nurses Advisory Board.  She enjoyed cleaning and refinishing furniture, bowling, dancing, and cooking and baking for her family especially the grandchildren.       
Evelyn is survived by her daughter, Charlotte McGee of Danvers; daughter-in-law, Rosie McGee of Benson; four grandchildren: Rob McGee, Chad McGee, Jess McGee, Mike McGee; ten great-grandchildren: Bobi Rose, Philip, Benjamin, Jay Even, Wyatt, Preston, John, Zoey, Taylor, and Kira; and nieces and nephews.   She is preceded in death by her parents, Julius and Amelia Lageson; her husband, Charles McGee in 2008; a son, Robert McGee; two brothers, Robert Lageson and Buck Lageson; and two sisters, Gladys Fennell and Mary Ann Walsh.

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