Mary Anna EvansShucked oysters, clamsServices for Mary...


May 18, 1991

Mary Anna Evans

Shucked oysters, clams

Services for Mary Anna Evans, a shucker at a seafood packing plant, will be held at 1 p.m. today at the Asbury United Methodist Church in Easton.

Mrs. Evans, who was 57 and lived in Grasonville, died Monday at University Hospital in Baltimore after a stroke.

She had shucked oysters and clams at the B & S Fisheries plant for many years. A native of Longwoods, the former Mary Anna Copper was educated in Talbot schools.

She is survived by her husband, Charles Evans; five daughters, Barbara and Naomi Hutchins, both of Easton, Sharon Hutchins and Joyce Cunningham, both of Salisbury, and Charlene Hayman of Annapolis; three sons, Army Master Sgt. James T. Hutchins of Idaho, Bernard Hutchins of Baltimore and Donnie Hayman of Salisbury; three stepsons, Vernell Wilson of Chestertown, Charles Evans Jr. of Dover, Del., and Robert Smith of Texas; eight stepdaughters, Esther Guy of Easton, Mary Evans of Hillsboro, Karen Wilson of Grasonville, Michelle Hollis and Tamala Hutchins, both of Centreville, Jeanette Evans of North Carolina, Kiwonna Purnell of Germany and Candace McCready of Maine; her mother, Naomi Grace Copper of Longwoods; a sister, Pauline Dean of Easton; 39 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Carl V. Henrikson

Towson State biologist

Carl V. Henrikson, a microbiologist and assistant professor of biology at Towson State University, died in his sleep Monday at his home on Regester Avenue in Anneslie. He was 56.

Dr. Henrikson, who had been on the Towson faculty since 1970, taught both undergraduate and graduate courses in microbiology and immunology and studied normal and malignant cells grown in vitro in a tissue culture laboratory he developed at the school.

He reported results of his cell studies at conventions of the Tissue Culture Association and planned to make a report at the 1991 World Congress of Tissue Culture.

He belonged to the American Society for Microbiology.

Born in Perth, N.D., he earned a bachelor's degree in biology and chemistry at the University of North Dakota and a master's degree and his doctorate at the University of South Dakota.

He served in the Army in the mid-1950s.

Before joining the Towson faculty, he did research at the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, the University of Vienna and the Research Institute for Skeletomuscular Diseases in New York. He was the author of 12 published research papers.

He is survived by his wife, the former Aileen Olson; two daughters, Cheryl and Ellen Henrikson, both of Anneslie; and a sister, Anne Hoesel of Rolla, N.D.

A Mass of Christian burial was offered yesterday at St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church, and the family suggested memorial contributions could be made to the American Heart Association.

Doris M. Prenger

Westinghouse secretary

A memorial Mass for Doris M. Prenger, a retired executive secretary for the Westinghouse Electric Corp., will be offered at 10 a.m. today at SS.Philip and James Roman Catholic Church, 2801 N. Charles St.

Miss Prenger, who was 79, died Monday after an apparent heart attack at her home on Linkwood Road.

She retired nearly 15 years ago after working for Westinghouse since 1942. Earlier, she had done secretarial work for other companies in Baltimore and at the Army Quartermaster's Depot at Fort Holabird.

Born in Baltimore, she was a 1930 graduate of St. Martin's Academy.

Her survivors include a brother, Harry V. Prenger of Santa Ana, Calif.; an aunt, Sabina Coyne of Baltimore; 15 nephews; 10 nieces; and many grandnieces and grandnephews.

Kathryn M. Gantz

Medical secretary

A memorial service for Kathryn M. Gantz, a medical secretarwho transcribed recorded medical notes at the Kennedy Institute for Handicapped Children, will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Episcopal Chapel of the Holy Evangelists, 1001 S. Potomac St.

Mrs. Gantz, who was 69 and lived on Dillon Street, died May 7 of cancer at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

At Kennedy for 19 years, she earlier worked at Church Hospital and had been a resident of the Baltimore area since the early 1950s.

The former Kathryn Moses was an Athabaskan Indian who was && born in Stevens Village, Alaska.

She served in the Army during World War II as a medical technician and later in the 1940s as a practical nurse.

A resident of Canton, she was a member of the altar guild and distributed the consecrated wine at the Chapel of the Holy Evangelists, which is also in that area.

For 25 years, she served as treasurer of the ladies Auxiliary of the Sgt. Henry Gunther Post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

In recent years, she became a ballroom dancer, winning several awards in contests.

Widow of John Gantz and mother of the late Teddy and Michael Gantz, she is survived by a brother, Sam Pitka Jr. of Fairbanks, Alaska, and several cousins.

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