April 6, 1935 - May 26, 2012
AKRON, Ohio -- Evelyn Wagner, 77, of Akron, Iowa passed away Saturday, May 26, 2012 at the Akron Care Center in Akron.
Memorial service was Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at Carlsen Funeral Home -- Schroeder Chapel in Akron. Reverend Tanya Sherrill of Wesley United Methodist Church in Akron will officiate. Burial of her ashes will be at a later date in Wilsonville, Nebraska. Visitation with the family present was from 10 a.m. until the service time on Tuesday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family at www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.
Evelyn Joyce Brown was born April 6, 1935, in Cambridge, Nebraska, the daughter of Robert and Ida (Weber) Brown. Evelyn was raised in Cambridge and attended Cambridge Public Schools.
Over the years, Evelyn worked in various restaurants as a manager, cook, and waitress. In 1993, she moved to Trenton, Nebraska. In her later years, she worked at El Dorado Manor Nursing Home until retiring. In 2009, she moved to Akron to be closer to her family. Since March of 2010, she has been a resident of the Akron Care Center in Akron.
Evelyn enjoyed playing bingo for many years, most recently at the care center. But most of all, Evelyn loved the times spent with her family and friends. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and aunt, all of which she found great pleasure and loved her dearly. She will be greatly missed.
Survivors include her children: Wiley Wagner (Jo Ann) of Barnard, Missouri, Donna McCully (Don) of Akron, and Diana Kraning (Kevin) of North Platte, Nebraska; a son in law: Ed Hanes of Trenton and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.