May Jean Evans May 1, 1928 - Oct. 4, 2013
WILLMAR - May Jean Evans, age 85 of Willmar died October 4, 2013 at Bethesda Pleasant View in Willmar. Funeral service will be 11:00 AM Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at Eagle Lake Lutheran Church, Willmar. Visitation will be from 5-7 PM Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at Harvey Anderson Funeral Home, Willmar and one hour prior to service at church. Private interment Thursday in Our Savior's Lutheran Church Cemetery, Lake Crystal, MN. Arrangements by Harvey Anderson. www.hafh.org
On May 1, 1928, May Jean Evans was born to Preben and Karen (nee Nielsen) Ebbesen at home in Lake Crystal, MN. She graduated from Lake Crystal High School in 1946. In 1947 she was united in marriage to Glenn Evans, they later divorced. She worked for Nelson International as an office manager for 25 years. May Jean enjoyed her bowling league, golfing, sewing, and cooking for the family. She was also an avid contract bridge player.
She is survived by her children: Cary, Tom, Jean (Larry) Urban, Neil (Julie); grandchildren: Keith Evans, Aaron Evans, Angie Evans, Alicia Morley, Karen Urban, Barb Zimmer, Kristi Thorpe, Bethany Urban, many great and great-great grandchildren; brother, Preben (Gail) Ebbesen of Florida; sister-in-law, Jerre Ebbesen of Mankato; and many family and friends.
May Jean is preceded in death by her ex-husband, Glenn; great granddaughter, Isabelle; parents; brother, Gunnar; and sister, Mary Ruth.