Marian Evelyn Nobles
Marian Evelyn (Abbott) Nobles was born Oct. 24, 1923 at home in Kalamazoo, Mich. to Leo Richard and Jennie Agnes (Pierce) Abbott. She died at age 94 on Sept. 2, 2018.
She moved to Broadacres in 1954 where she met Jim Nobles. They married in January 1960 and settled in Woodburn. Marian worked primarily on farms and in canneries when she started working for Tektronix in Wilsonville, retiring in 1988. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, and being a homemaker.
Marian will be missed dearly by her family.
She is survived by her daughter Evelyn Broadhurst, sons Jim (Laura) Gendhar and Steven Nobles, all of Oregon; sisters Helen Williams and Sharon Bowman, both of Michigan, 18 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and five great great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her sons, Tony (2004), Mike (2010), and Dan (2012); her brother LaVerne (1992), and her sister Frieda (1997).
A celebration of life is planned.