Harold Evenson

Obituary of Harold Wayne Evenson

In loving memory of Harold Wayne Evenson, born 12/8/1929, passed away on November 3, 2023, peacefully at home at the age of 93.

Harold was a proud Korean veteran of the United States Navy serving on the ship CA148 Newport News from 1948-1952, as a Gunners Mate 2nd Class Petty Officer. After his honorable discharge he married the love of his life, Leona (Zank) on October 6, 1956. They were married for 65 years at the time of her death. After a few occupational changes, he found his passion working at Old Home Foods, doing various jobs in assisting with the making of cottage cheese, yogurt and dairy products. He was hired by the US Government to go overseas to help educate and start up dairy facilities until he retired at the age of 73.

Harold is preceded in death by his love, Leona, precious daughter, Diane. He is survived by his son, David, special friend Tami Westphall, granddaughters & their husbands, Kimberly (Ben) Kelley, Melanie (Richard) Hawkins & Rebecca (Jake) Woehrle, Five Great-Grandchildren, Skyler & Paisley Kelley, Everly & Easton Hawkins & Mason Woehrle.

Graveside Service Thursday Novemebr 9 at 2:00pm at Union Cemetery.

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