Obituary: Surprise, Evelyn M.

Age 97

Evelyn M.
(Age 96)

Passed away August 8, 2012 in Spokane, WA formerly of Almira, WA.

She was the daughter of Theodore and Mary (Campbell) Evers and was born on August 23, 1915 in Almira.

She graduated from Almira High School and attended Eastern WA College of Education (now EWU) where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in education in August of 1939.

She taught first & second grade children starting in Peshastian, WA and in Almira and continued teaching until 1975.

During those 32 years she started over 400 six-year-olds on their road to success.

Her passions were family first and travel second.

She is survived by nieces and nephews, Deborah (David) Bonjouklian, Sandra Zacher, Tamera Evers, Pam (Robert) Torrell, Ted (Georgianne) Evers, Charles “Chuck” (Willa) Evers, Ken (Tammy) Evers, numerous great-nieces and nephews and her brother Homer (Shirley) Evers.

She is preceded in death by her parents, brother Kenneth Evers and sister Dorothy Randall.

A Celebration of Life memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 11:00 AM at the Almira Community Church, Almira, WA with Pastor Paul McArthur, officiating.

Please sign our online guest book at STRATE FUNERAL HOME, WILBUR, WA is caring for the family.

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