Marsha L. Stearns passed peacefully at her home in Boise, Idaho on November 23, 2019 with her husband by her side. She was born January 1, 1950 in Pocatello, ID to her parents Gilbert and Bessie Stuart. She graduated from Idaho Falls High School in 1968. Marsha lived most of her life in Idaho with the last 27 years in the Boise area.
Marsha was known for her kind loving spirit made friends wherever she went. Prior to her retirement Marsha spent over 40 years in the telecommunication industry where she excelled as a leader and retired as a regional manager. Marsha enjoyed spending time with friends and family. She loved travel, golf, and had a green thumb. In the colder months of the year, she spent her extra time crocheting hats, gloves and scarves for those in need.
Marsha will be missed by her husband Michael Stearns, sons Eric Barnes, Jerred Barnes, Joe Stearns, daughter Misty Austin-Barnes-Wilson and eleven grandchildren.
A memorial service will be conducted for Marsha on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at the Cloverdale Event Center of Cloverdale Funeral Home in Boise, Idaho beginning at 12 noon.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in Marsha’s memory to Women's & Children Alliance at www.wcaboise.org.