BENKELMAN -- Evelyn Faye (Myer) Creach-Friesen, 94, died Wednesday (March 20, 2002) at Sarah Ann Hester Memorial Home in Benkelman.
She was born Dec. 23, 1907, on a ranch north of Callaway. She graduated from Franklin High School in 1926 and graduated with Magna Cum Laude honors from Chadron State College in 1957, earning her bachelor of science degree in education. She taught for 41 years in Nebraska, Wyoming, Maryland, Missouri and Kansas.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James Laird Myer and Bertha Lureen (Martin) Myer; both husbands, Oscar Creach and Abraham Friesen; two brothers, Everett Ross and James Wendell; one sister, Loretta Maxine; and one brother-in-law, Wilbur Adams.
Survivors include three sisters, Velma and husband, Francis Neville, Opal and husband, LaVoine Collicott, and Grace Adams all of Haigler: one brother, Gerald and wife, Betty Myer of Haigler; and one sister-in-law, Grace Myer of Wray.
Services will be Monday, 2 p.m. MST, at Haigler United Methodist Church in Haigler with the Rev. Inez Foster officiating. Interment will be at the Haigler Cemetery.
Visitation is Sunday, 1 -- 6 p.m. MST, at Forch Funeral Chapel in Benkelman.
Memorials may be made to the Haigler United Methodist Church or Sarah Ann Hester Home in Benkelman.
Forch Funeral Chapel of Benkelman is in charge of the arrangements.