Evelyn Stark, 1934 ~ 2017

RIDGEWAY, MO: Evelyn Lucille (Palmer) Stark, 83, born February 18, 1934 in Montpelier, North Dakota, the daughter of A.O. and Hulda (Woepple) Palmer and passed away July 1, 2017 at Liberty Hospital in Liberty, MO.

She married Wilbur Stark on May 12, 1950 in Wahoo, NE. In January of 1959 the family moved to a farm south of Ridgeway, MO, where they lived for the past 58 years.

Evelyn had many talents outside of being a farmer’s wife and mother. She was an excellent seamstress, cook and baker. Evelyn was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. She will be sadly missed by everyone. We love you, mom.

She was preceded in death by her husband Wilbur; her parents; and three sisters, Vera Palmer, Berniece White and Bulah Foust.

She is survived by her children, Perry (Eva) Stark, Nebraska, Vanessa Saxton (Dennis Book), Wisconsin, Virginia Siemens, Oklahoma, Arnold (Joyce) Stark, Missouri; sister-in-law, Audrey Stark, Nebraska; 8 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 6, at Roberson Funeral Home, Bethany, MO. The family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, where friends may call after 8:00 a.m. Private Family Burial will be at Dogpatch-Stark Family Cemetery, Ridgeway, MO. Memorial contributions may be made to Harrison County Hospice in care of Roberson Funeral Home, PO Box 46, Bethany, MO 64424. Online condolences may be left at www.robersonfuneralhome.com.