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the Obituary of Evelyn Mae Vanover

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Evelyn Mae Vanover
31 Dec 1935 – 20 Mar 2024

Evelyn Mae Vanover Obituary

Evelyn Mae Vanover, of Montague, passed away peacefully at home surrounded her family on Wednesday, March 20, 2024 at the age of 88.

Evelyn was born on December 31, 1935 in Yreka. She was born and raised in Siskiyou County, living her whole life there. She married Joe Vanover in 1952, and they had 4 children together. Evelyn was a stay-at-home wife and mother while her children were young. She worked outside the home at Montague Hardware, and then at the Montague Market until she retired. Evelyn was well known in the community and had many friends.

Evelyn enjoyed deer hunting, horseback riding, and spending time with her family. She took great pride in bagging the largest deer every year!

Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents, Frances Clara and Frances Mello; her siblings; her son Samuel Vanover; son-in-law Randy Smith; long time partner Rod Barba; and ex-husband Joe Vanover.

Evelyn is survived by her daughters, Jo Lynn Smith of Montague and Donna (Charles) Diehl of Montague; son, David (Jane) Vanover of Flagstaff, Arizona; six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, a niece, two nephews, a great-niece, and by close friends, Brenda Vanover, Shirley Frost, and the Barba Family.

No services are schedule for Evelyn, but memorial contributions may be made to Madrone Hospice at 255 Collier Circle, Yreka, CA 96097.

source: Girdner Funeral Chapel

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