04/04/2012 - Roger Evans
Dec. 9, 1928-Dec. 27, 2011
A memorial service for Roger Evans of Pendleton, Indiana, formerly of Chadron, will be Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Chamberlain Chapel in Chadron with Paris Fisher officiating. Inurnment will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Chadron.
Mr. Evans passed away Dec. 27, 2011 in Indiana.
Roger Evans was born, Dec 9, 1928, in Whitman, the first child of Adolph and Grace (Phillips) Evans, in a country house with a doctor. He attended school in Ashby and graduated from Ashby High School in 1947.
He was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1950 and served in Korea. He was honorably discharged in 1952 and then moved to Chadron, where he worked at various jobs, including for Melvin Zuver and operating the crane in construction at Chadron State College.
He married Mary Ann Anglin in 1968 in Oral, S.D. She passed away in 1996.
On Sept. 13, 1996 he married Joanne Hulseman of Chadron, in Hungry Horse, Mont.
In 2005, they moved to Indianapolis, Ind. to be closer to Joanne's children.
His wife Joanne;
Sister Debbie Sunderman of Lyons;
Brother David Evans of Kalispell, Mont;
Daughters-Dixie Anglin and Dori Mathews of Chadron; Clare (Hulseman) McCullah of Farmington, Ark.,; Ralph Hulseman of Greenville , S.C.; Mary Lou Hulseman of Indianapolis, Ind. and Gary Hulseman of Fishers, Ind. and their families;
Step-brothers and sister Wayne Benzen of Denver, Colo.; Tom Benzen of Ark., Arvid Benzen of Wyo. and Elaine Kloche of Ark.; Russell Evans, Nedra Evans Higgins of Alliance; LeRoy Evans of Neb.; and 14 step-grandchildren.
Roger was preceded in death by his parents, and Sister Thelma Evans.
A memorial has been established. Donations may be sent to Chamberlain Chapel, PO Box 970, Chadron, NE 69337.
Online condolences can be made at www.chamberlainchapel.com
Chamberlain Chapel of Chadron is in charge of arrangements.
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