Marcia Cofield 49, Jamestown, North Dakota went to be with her Savior on February 23, 2015, at her home surrounded by her loving family, after a 9 year battle with cancer.
Marcia was born October 24, 1965 in Jamestown, ND, the daughter of Eugene and Janice (Ketterling) Martin. She grew up in the Jamestown area, graduating from Jamestown high school in 1984 and attended the University of North Dakota, receiving her Bachelor's degree in Early Elementary, and Special Education.
Marcia met and married her amazing husband James Cofield on May 23, 1992. They made their home in Jamestown, where Marcia worked at Vessel Amor School for Autistic Children, she provided Daycare services from her home, and was presently employed at Alpha Opportunities in Jamestown as an Individual Program Coordinator.
Marcia has touched and blessed the lives of everyone she met with her amazing positive outlook on life, and her incredible faith and trust in her Savior. Marcia loved going to church, and spending time with her family and friends. She was very active in her community working with the youth. Marcia was a current Girl Scout Leader for 15 years, as well as a 4-H leader for 10 years, taught Sunday school, and was a huge help at the AWANA Club keeping track of book time awards for all the clubbers.
Marcia enjoyed beautifying her yard every year with several remarkable arrangements of annual and perennial flowers that she adored, walking her dogs, gardening, teaching her daughters and husband how to preserve the vegetables that were grown, by canning them. She loved watching UND hockey games with Family and playing cards. She had an exceptional gift for making scrapbooks of all the special events in her daughters' lives and enjoyed getting together for weekend scrapbooking events with friend. She also enjoyed having family and friends over for barbecues, roasting marshmallows over the fire pit, camping, 4 wheel rides, fishing, and hunting. Marcia especially enjoyed singing and spending time with her grandson. She was truly an amazing daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother and friend.
Marcia temporarily leaves behind her Husband, James Cofield, Jamestown, ND; 2 wonderful daughters and son in law, Marissa (Daniel) Griggs, Mikaela Cofield; Grandson, Wesley Griggs; Mother, Janice (Ketterling) Martin; 1Brother Glen Martin, all of Jamestown, ND; several uncles, aunts, cousins; amazing neighbors, Kevin and Marlene Schulte and family, and many wonderful people who have truly blessed her life.
Marcia is preceded in death by her father Eugene Martin, Grandparents, Aunts and Uncles.
Funeral Service - 2:00 PM Saturday February 28, 2015 at the First Baptist Church in Jamestown, ND with Pastor Wayne Bangs, officiating
Prayer Service - 7:00 PM Friday at the Haut Funeral Chapel in Jamestown, ND
Visitation - 9-7 Friday at the Haut Funeral Chapel in Jamestown, ND