Evelyn Jennie Mann, 88, an Odell, Ore., resident, died Jan. 6, 2009, at Oregon Health & Science University Hospital in Portland, Ore.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Jan. 10, at 10 a.m. at Anderson’s Tribute Center. A reception will follow.
Evelyn was born March 12, 1920, in Morland, Kansas, to Lawrence and Jennie (Wills) Matheson. She came to the Hood River Valley in 1935 and attended Odell High School. On Aug. 20, 1938, she and Carroll “Dykie” Mann were married.
Evelyn had worked as a teacher’s assistant at Odell Grade School and also worked seasonally at local packing houses. She was a member of the Odell United Methodist Church and the Sunset Circle at Odell United Methodist Church. Evelyn enjoyed traveling, fishing, hunting, her flower garden, sewing, making quilts and collecting artifacts and antiques.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and three brothers, Leonard, Charles and Robert.
Evelyn is survived by two sons, Richard Mann, of The Dalles, Ore., and Gary Mann and his wife, Jeanne, of Gresham, Ore.; grandchildren Tracey Bluhm and Keenan, Rachel, Stephanie and Tom Mann; great-grandchildren Jade, Jordan, Ronnie and Max Mann and Tanner Burns. Step-grandchildren Angela Davis and Bryan Westby, step-great-granddaughter, Azure Navarro, and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
Interment will be at Pine Grove Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Doernbecher Children’s Hospital in care of Anderson’s Tribute Center (Funerals, Receptions, Cremations), 1401 Belmont Ave., Hood River, OR 97031; 541-386-1000.
Please visit www.andersonstributecenter.com to view and print the obituary and sign the guest book for family.
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