Evelyn Arlene Johnson

Evelyn Arlene Johnson

Female 1923 - 2016  (92 years)

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  • Name Evelyn Arlene Johnson  [1, 2, 3
    Born 12 Oct 1923  Riley, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    • age 1 in 1925, 6 in 1930
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1925  Leonardville, Riley, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1930  Leonardville, Riley, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 21 Jun 2016  Leonardville, Riley, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I2990  Swanstrom
    Last Modified 3 Nov 2021 

    Father Elmer Edward Johnson,   b. 10 Jan 1888, Leonardville, Riley, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1960, Leonardville, Riley, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Hulda A. Norrell,   b. 11 Dec 1887, Marion Hill, Kans. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1961, Leonardville, Riley, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Family ID F1122  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martin Forest Davies,   b. 6 Oct 1922, Riley, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1986  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 18 Apr 1945 
    Children 
     1. Elaine Ann Davies,   b. 4 May 1949, Clay Center, Clay, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 2020, Manhattan, Riley, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 8 Dec 2021 
    Family ID F19117  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Evelyn Arlene Davies, age 92 of Leonardville, passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at the Leonardville Nursing Home.

      She was born on October 12, 1923 on the family farm outside of Leonardville, the daughter of Elmer and Hulda (Norell) Johnson. She graduated from Leonardville Rural High School in 1941.

      On April 18, 1945, she was married to Martin F. Davies. He preceded her in death August 25,1986.

      Evelyn was a bookkeeper at the Leonardville Farmer’s Union Coop in her early married years and then a farmwife. She enjoyed watching her grandchildren and helping with the Leonardville Senior Citizen’s dinners.

      She is survived by two sons, Wayne Davies of Leonardville and Donald Davies of Clay Center; two daughters, Elaine Heller and Eldo of Riley and Kaye Klucas and Fred of Leonardville; nine grandchildren, Kim Schurle (Pat) of Green, Lori Strauss (Josh) of Junction City, Lisa Heller of Manhattan, Adam Davies (Lydia) of Leonardville, Alicia Klucas (Mouhamadou Wilane) of Leonardville, Kristen Fisher (Jake) of Wichita, Kelsey Klucas of Manhattan , Alan Pultz (Nicole) of Onage and Lori Haresnape (Theron) of Smith Center; 14 great grandchildren, Alexis, Lane, William, April, Arthur, AJ, Ibrahim, Cora, Willow, Isaac, Autumn, Adalynne, Cauy and Colton.

      Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Friday, June 24, 2016 at the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley with Rev. D. Erich Schwartz officiating. Respect calls may be made anytime Thursday at the funeral home. The family will receive friends from 7 until 8:00 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Bala Cemetery.

      A memorial has been established for Big Lakes Developmental Center. Contributions may be left in care of the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home.

      Source: Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home

  • Sources 
    1. [S11] Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925, Kansas State Historical Society; Topeka, Kansas; 1925 Kansas Territory Census; Roll: KS1925_129; Line: 21.

    2. [S6] 1930 United States Federal Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Bala, Riley, Kansas; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 0003; FHL microfilm: 2340453.

    3. [S1526] Kansas, U.S., State Census Collection, 1855-1925, Kansas State Historical Society; Topeka, Kansas; 1925 Kansas Territory Census; Roll: KS1925_129; Line: 21.

    4. [S1522] U.S., Find a Grave Index, 1600s-Current.