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Obituary: Markham, Evelyn Caroline (Scharbach)

Age 94

MARKHAM, Evelyn Caroline (Scharbach) Evelyn Caroline Markham of Bend, OR., passed away Wednesday at the age of 94. She was born in Colton, Washington on October 22, 1919 to John and Anna Scharbach. She married the love of her life, Elden Markham, on July 2, 1940. Evelyn was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. She was adored by everyone. In her later years, she became interested in baseball and basketball. Gonzaga has lost their #1 fan. She is survived by her daughters, Lela Ann (Bob) Bunday of Bend, Oregon, Connie (Jim) Brady of Caldwell, Idaho; and a son, Rick (Pam) Markham of Spokane, Washington; eight grandchildren, Julie Bunday Harden, Rod and Randy Bunday, Ryan and Marc Brady, Kashari Ferris, Joey and Jeff Poindexter; nine great-grandchildren; Nichole and Tyler Harden, Megan and Casey Bunday, Dahkota, Lexi and Hunter Brady, Hunter and Pattyn Poindexter; and one great-great-grandchild: Opal Lee Dann; one sister, Marietta (Pat) Parvey of Spokane; and one brother, Orville Scharbach of Grand Coulee, Washington. She was preceded in death by her brother, Clarence Scharbach. Viewing will be from 10:00-10:30 on Thursday, April 24th, with funeral services to follow at 11:00 in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Spokane Valley, WA. Interment will be 10:00 on Friday, April 25th, at Lewis-Clark Memorial Gardens, Lewiston, Idaho. The family suggests that memorials be made to, Partners In Care (Hospice), 2075 NE Wyatt Court, Bend, Oregon 97701. Please leave a memory for the family or sign their online guest book at Scharbach’s Columbia Funeral Chapel, Quincy, WA is assisting the family with arrangements.