EVANS, EvanPosted: January 12th, 2021
1927 – 2021
EVANS, Evan William from Lethbridge formerly of Nanton passed away at St Michael’s hospital on January 8, 2021 at the age of 93.
Evan is survived by his sons Norm and Gord Evans of Lethbridge; daughter Lorraine (Steve) Cross of Red Deer; four grandchildren David Evans of Lethbridge, Lyndsey (Jeff) Reimer of Okotoks, Aaron Evans and Cameron Evans of Lethbridge. Evan is also survived by sisters Iris Perrault and Louise Hogg; sister in laws Yvonne Evans and Eva Evans and numerous nieces and nephews and their families.
Evan was predeceased by his wife Dorothy; brothers Jim & Bob; sister Alwyn and daughter in law Debbie.
Evan worked for 13 years as Service Manager at McKay Brothers John Deere and then at Lethbridge College as a Agricultural Mechanic instructor for 15 years.
Evan loved to restore antique cars and tractors. He travelled many miles with Dorothy and the family in their 1937 Chev and his totally restored 1947 Desoto to car meets in Canada and the United States. He was a long time member of the Lethbridge antique car club and the Red Deer car club. Evan was one of the founding members of the Prairie Tractor Club at Picture Butte. He also owned and restored a 1931 Rumley tractor. While in Nanton he was a volunteer fireman and deputy fire chief. He was a life member of the Nanton Masonic Lodge.
Due to COVID there will be a private graveside service at the Nanton cemetery. If desired donations can be made to the local Alzheimer’s Society 1202 2 Ave So #40 Lethbridge T1J 0E3 403 329 3766.
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