Evelyn Lorraine Bridges, 72, a Gardnerville resident for six years, died Oct. 10, 2003, in Carson City.
Born Dec. 7, 1931, in Borden Saskatchewan, Canada, to Bernard and Tina Wiebe Warkentin, Mrs. Bridges worked for General Telephone Electric in Southern California for more than 20 years before she retired in 1988.
She married Robert Bridges in 1951. The couple was together 49 years until Mr. Bridges' death in 2000. The couple moved to Gardnerville from Henderson.
Mrs. Bridges was a member of the Downey Immanuel Mennonite Church in Southern California. She enjoyed genealogy, traveling and was very family oriented.
She is preceded in death by her husband and one brother.
Mrs. Bridges is survived by a daughter, Susan Weiss of Gardnerville; two sons, Robert Keith of Gardnerville and Donald Alan of Lake Elsonore, Calif.; four sisters Clarice Johns of Nevada, Lucille Langeman of Washington, Roslyn Lambert and Marjorie Isaac, both of California; six brothers, Alvin, Willy, Ron and Stanley Warkentin, all of California, Larry Warkentin of Nevada, and Dale Warkentin of Canada; and three grandchildren.
Burial will be at Northern Nevada Veterans Cemetery in Fernley.
Walton's Chapel of the Valley is in charge of arrangements.