Verna Louise Evans passed peaceably and comfortably on Thursday, December 27, 2012. She was a resident of Carson City for the past 47 years.
Verna was born in Seattle, WA, daughter of Ove and Valborg Pedersen. She was the youngest of three children.
She married Ralph E. Evans on June 3, 1944, enjoyed 44 years together and had five children. After many years as a homemaker Verna began working for the State Of Nevada - Department of Education as an Administrative Assistant III retiring in 1983.
After retirement Verna volunteered for many years at Carson Tahoe Hospital. She also enjoyed travel, sewing and baking goodies, which were much enjoyed by friends and family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Marguerite Anderson, brother Howard Pedersen, and husband Ralph.
Verna is survived by her son Don and wife Christine, daughter Cheryl and husband Darl Thiessens, daughter Marcia and husband Roy Robinson, and twin sons Mark and wife Jude, and Leon and wife Robbin as well as numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at the First Presbyterian Church, 306 West Musser Street Carson City, NV on Wednesday Jan. 9, 2013 at 2pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church or your favorite charity.