Loreda Evans

Obituaries

March 5, 2010 - 12:00 AM

Loreda M. Evans, 96, of Garnett died Thursday, March 4, 2010, at Anderson County Long Term Care in Garnett.
She was born May 30, 1913, in Gas, the daughter of Walter and Stella (Leake) Adams. She grew up in Gas and then moved to Yates Center and Le Roy before her family settled northwest of Colony.
On Sept. 20, 1931, she married Lloyd R. Evans in Lane. She spent time traveling with her husband when he worked construction, until they eventually made their home west of Garnett in 1946. She enjoyed her garden, canning and baking. He died May 18, 1978.
She is survived by three great-grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren, D.J. Lemieux and Donna Weddle, both of Fort Scott, and Lloyd Lemieux, Chanute; three stepgreat-grandchildren; six stepgreat-great-grandchildren; her sister, Leota Waddell, Moran; and many nieces and nephews.
A son, Harold L. died Nov. 18, 2008, and a granddaughter, Rhonda Hermreck, died Aug. 4, 2004. Three brothers, Harold, Homer and Harlan Adams, and a sister, Lorena Pease, also died earlier.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Feuerborn Family Funeral Service Chapel in Garnett.  The family will greet friends following the service. Inurnment will follow at 1 p.m. in Highland Cemetery in Iola. 
Memorials to American Cancer Society may be left at the funeral home. Online condolences to the family may be left at feuerbornfuneral.com.

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