OBITUARY: Margie (‘Mahrie’) Cross DeGenova, 1954-2022 | Wild Rivers Outpost


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OBITUARY: Margie (‘Mahrie’) Cross DeGenova, 1954-2022

Margie “Mahrie” Cross DeGenova handed away March 9, 2022 in Medford.

She was born September 2, 1954 in Delta, Colorado to Keith Cross and Margie Rice.

Colorado at all times held a particular place in her coronary heart. She was proud to be a Silver Spurs Drill Staff member on the age of 14. Her a lot cherished horse Holly noticed her round many barrels.

Though she lived in many various locations, Del Norte County was the place she known as dwelling. You would possibly bear in mind her because the “Pleased Flagger” in her cowboy hat and inexperienced Jeep, “Stanley.” She was at all times fast with a giant, lovely smile and wave. Most just lately you’d have discovered her within the Scale Shack as Weigh Grasp for Tidewater Contractors Inc. the place her fast wit and delightful penmanship was appreciated for the previous 20 years.

Mahrie lived life to the fullest. She loved gardening, amassing rocks, horseback using, looking, fishing, vintage buying, baking (particularly her well-known pies), and spending time with household. As a member of the Jed Smith Mountain Males Membership she earned the identify “Swims with Arrows” after a dip in Rowdy Creek to retrieve an arrow.

Her enjoyment of her many animals can solely be outshined by her love for desserts. She loved desserts a lot that she typically ordered it earlier than dinner – a trait at all times appreciated by all, particularly the youngsters. At dwelling she indulged in blackberry cobbler, chocolate cake in a bowl of milk, or any of her many well-known do-it-yourself pies. None of this compares to the enjoyment she had when spending time with the love of her life, Robert. They cherished horseback using on the seashore, watching their favourite reveals, date nights, rodeos, and most just lately, Mule Days.

Mahrie leaves behind her loving husband of 35 years, Robert DeGenova, father Keith Cross (Gladys), mom Margie Rice, brothers Danny (Becky), Randy and Kelly Cross, kids Athena Ingram (Gary), Mercey Bruce (Charles), Jamie Ammons (James), Samantha Phelan and Enrico DeGenova (Jennifer). She may even be missed by her grandchildren Gary, McKenna, Connor, Anthony, Shawnda, Danielle, Hailee, Marvin, Odin, Skeet, Ava and Lily, 6 Nice-grandchildren, and eight nieces and nephews.

Mahrie is preceded in dying by Robert Rice (Step Dad), Nathan Cross (Nephew) and Derek Baldree (Grandson).

There aren’t sufficient phrases that her household can use to explain her or say how a lot she meant to them, however a couple of are: lovely, beneficiant, spunky, selfless, sincere, outspoken, humorous, inventive and, most of all, very loving. Everybody that knew her will bear in mind her fondly and miss her drastically.

Household and buddies will collect for a Celebration of Life on July 4, 2022 at 3 p.m. on the Rowdy Creek Park 140 Rowdy Creek Rd. Smith River Ca. Please be happy to cease by and share some recollections with family and friends.

Mahrie’s favourite quote “Should you’re on time you’re late”.


The obituary above was submitted by Mahrie DeGenova’s family members. The Wild Rivers Outpost runs obituaries of Del Norte County residents at no cost. See pointers right here. 



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