In loving memory of

Evelyn M. McGee
August 9, 1925 - April 27, 2001

Evelyn M. McGee, 75, of Big Bay, died early Friday morning, April 27, 2001 at the Norlite Nursing Center in Marquette.

Mrs. McGee was born August 9, 1925 in Los Angeles, California to the late Leo and Marie (Webber) Enright. She was a graduate of Franklin High School in Los Angeles. On August 14, 1948, she married James M. McGee at St. Peter Cathedral in Marquette.

Evelyn worked as a secretary for 20 years for the Bunny Bread Company of Marquette and also was employed as a telephone operator for the Michigan Bell Telephone Company. She was a member of St. Marys Catholic Church in Big Bay.

Evelyn was an avid Green Bay Packer fan and enjoyed playing cards. She and her husband, Jim, spent 15 winters in Las Vegas, Nevada, but nothing gave her more pleasure than spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband of 52 years, James M. McGee; two sons, William (Patricia) McGee of Nunica, MI and Timothy (Laurie) McGee of Marquette; six grandchildren, Shawn, Christopher, Caitlin, Dylan, Michael and Jordan; two sisters, Alice Kitchen of Van Nuys, CA and Janet (Cecil) Wilson of Tahoe Paradise, CA; one brother, Leo Mickey (Sara) Enright of Punta Gorda, FL; also many nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death besides her parents was an infant son, James Oliver McGee; also a brother, Neil Bud Enright.

Friends may call at the Canale-Tonella Funeral Home on Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. where a parish prayer service will be held at 7:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 11 a.m. in St. Peter Cathedral with the Rev. James Roetzer officiating. Inurnment will take place in the Holy Cross Cemetery mausoleum.

Pallbearers will be William, Timothy, Shawn, Chris and Caitlin McGee.

Those wishing to make an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the U.P. Home Hospice Program, 1414 W. Fair Ave., Marquette, MI 49855.


tim mcgee wrote on Aug 23, 2009:

"Mom, If you get this, I could use a little help right now.. your son"

Bob and Fran Dupras wrote on Apr 6, 2009:

"Dear Jim and Family: Our thoughts and Prayers are with you and your family. We have many good memories of Eve during our Bunny Bread years-and will surely be missed by all who knew her. Bob & Fran"

Lou Lundquist wrote on Apr 6, 2009:

"A Mom of Mom's, we will miss you dearly."

Ruth & Ted Mattson wrote on Apr 6, 2009:

"Jim and family: Our sympathy goes out to you all. Know that she isn't suffering any more, and try and keep the good memories of her in your heart. God Bless Ruth & Ted"

David Martin wrote on Apr 6, 2009:

"Dear Jim, Tim & Bill, Our thoughts are with you. Ev was one of a kind. I'llalways remember her from our times at Marion & Franks on Bluff St. She will be missed. Cathy & Dave"

Hoot & Jean Martin wrote on Apr 6, 2009:

"Our condolences go out to you Jim, Tim & Bill. She will be missed. Our thoughts are with you during this time. Your are all in our prayers."

Louie and Marcia GIotto wrote on Apr 6, 2009:

"So sorry for your loss. P.S. She sure enjoyed that golf cart!"

Nancy Usitalo and sons wrote on Apr 6, 2009:

"Dear McGee Family, Our thoughts are with all of you. Sincerely, Nancy, Troy, and Conor"

Ernest W. & Julia A. Keerans wrote on Apr 6, 2009:

"Our hearts and prayers go out to you and your family. May your Mother now be at peace without anymore suffering, and may you and your family also find peace of mind. Love, Ernie & Judy"

stan and kathy greer wrote on Apr 6, 2009:


Susin Rose wrote on Apr 6, 2009:

"Grandpa Jim, Tim and Family, What a wonderful woman. So fun and so caring. She was one of a kind. She will be with all of you always in spirit. God bless..."

Jesse Rose wrote on Apr 6, 2009:

"I am so sorry for your loss. I remember Evy having me at Big Bay like a part of the family. She was great. She was a grandma to anyone who needed one....thanks Evy."

Troy and Sarah Henderson wrote on Apr 6, 2009:

"Our sympathies and prayers go the McGee family. Eve always seemed like another grandma, providing many fond Big Bay memories."

Dorothy Brazeau Karjala wrote on Apr 6, 2009:

"Tim & Family - Sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Our thoughts are with you."

Amanda & Cathy Wilcox & Jim Enright wrote on Apr 6, 2009:

"We are very sorry to hear about your loss. We will remember you and your families in our prayers."

Mick & Linda Enright wrote on Apr 6, 2009:

"Aunt Evelyn and Uncle Jim have been a big part of our lives. Being with family is what made her the happiest, and she considered all her friends "family". We'll surely miss her."

Jim & Harriett Rashid wrote on Apr 6, 2009:

"We are so sorry to hear of Evie's death. She will be sadly missed by all of us. Big Bay has lost one of its signature personalities. Our thoughts are with Jim and his family."

R.L.Greer, Sr. wrote on Apr 6, 2009:

"She was a wonderful substitute Mom/Grandma to the Stanley Greer Family and for that I will always remember her. God Bless."

Ron & Miriam McFall wrote on Apr 6, 2009:

"Dear Jim, Tim and the McGee family: We were very sorry to hear of Evie's passing. Over the years that we have traveled to Big Bay, she has become a good friend and was a wonderful lady. Whenever we think of Big Bay, we will always think of Evie. Our prayers are with you in this difficult time. Ron, Miriam, Alanna & Devron McFall"

Linda O'Connor wrote on Apr 6, 2009:

"Dear McGees, My heart goes out to you at this time. I always enjoyed visiting with Ev. She made me feel as if I were one of the family. She was a very caring individual and she will be missed."

Kathy Ley wrote on Apr 6, 2009:

"Have thought of Evelyn many times over the past two weeks. Know that I loved her and will miss her. Kath"