Marguerite L. Chambers

March 21, 1922-Sept. 19, 2017

Eastport, ME and

Minot, ND – Marguerite

Louise Chambers, 95,

passed away Tuesday,

September 19, 2017 in

Eastport following declin-ing health. Marguerite

was born on a farm in

southwest Minot, ND on

March 21, 1922, daughter

of Walter and Bessie

(Farris) Edwards.

She attended Minot

Public Schools and on

April 8, 1944, she married

her life-long sweetheart,

Ervin Chambers, in Seat-

tle, WA. Marguerite

worked at many retail

stores in Minot before

starting at the Minot State

University bookstore,

where she retired in 1986

as the Manager. She was

a member of 1st Pres-

byterian Church in Minot

where she was a Sunday

School Teacher and later

served as Deacon. Mar-

guerite was a Girls Scout

leader for five years, and

was a member of Republi-can Women, Minot Elk-

ettes, Women of Moose,

and several bridge clubs

including Minot Dupli-

cate. She loved reading,

crosswords and word

finds, and playing cards

with her friends, especial-ly poker.

In addition to her

parents, Marguerite was

predeceased by her

beloved husband, Ervin; a

sister Katherine White;

and a brother William Ed-

wards. Surviving are her

daughter, Judy Knapp and

husband John of Eastport,

ME; sister-in-law Celesta

Edwards of Minot, ND;

nieces and nephews,

Shawneen and Terry

Voiles of Minot, ND, Jared

Edwards of Minot, ND,

Sherrie and Jay Diede of

Minot, ND, Kip and Den-

ise Vandenoever of Eu-

gene, OR, Pete and Terry

Vandenoever, Billings,

MT, and Heide Banner of

Eugene, OR; a special

great-nephew Cort Ed-

wards; and many cousins.

A Celebration of

Marguerite’s Life will be

held at a later date in

Minot, ND. In lieu of

flowers, donations in

Marguerite’s memory may

be made to either Corner-

stone Presbyterian

Church, or Minot State

University. Arrangements

by Mays Funeral Home,

Calais & Eastport, ME.

Condolences and

memories may be shared

at www.mays