GORDON EVANSPosted: November 17th, 2016
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at Southland Funeral Chapel, 5006 – 48 Avenue, Taber on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 7:00 P.M.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 1113 – 1 Street East, Bow Island on Friday, November 18, 2016 at 1:30 P.M. A private burial to follow at the Bow Island Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at www.southlandfuneral.com.
Gordon is survived by his loving wife of sixty seven years Annabelle, son Darwin (Debbie) Evans of Lethbridge and daughter Dalyce (Rick) Wiest of Enchant; grandchildren Lisa (Dave) Liptak, Bryce (Kristie) Evans, Clayton (Britnee) Wiest, Cory Wiest and Carson Wiest; great grandchildren David John, Kayce, Diezel, Parker and Kamryn. He is also survived by his brothers-in-law Julius Schlachter and Ed (Marie) Schlachter.
He was predeceased by his parents O’Renzel and Doris Evans; father and mother-in-law Ralph and Kate Schlachter and sister-in-law Helen Schlachter.
Gordon was born in Raymond on October 23, 1926 to O’Renzel and Doris Evans. He farmed in the Winnifred area. Gordon enjoyed holidays in the United States as well he had a passion for shiny black lincolns. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus for many years. He will be lovingly remembered.