EvelynElsieBlanchardpassedawayonFebruary22,2023,inDrumheller,Alberta at the age of 82 years.
ShewasborninHanna,AlbertaonJanuary15,1941,toparentsEarlandHedvig Ness.ShewasraisedinHanna,alongwithherthree brothers and two sisters.
On Nov 9, 1963, Evie married the love of her life, Everett Blanchard. They were married for 59 years.
Over the years Evelyn worked in Red Deer as health care aid for people with mental illnessesandasabookkeeperinHanna.
Evelyn and Everett enjoyed travelling south to California for a few winters. She also spent her free time knitting and playing cards. Evelyn quite enjoyed her time visiting with the weekly coffee group ladies.
Evelynissurvived by herloving husband EverettBlanchard;sister-in-lawArlene Ness; Everett's brothers: Floyd and Gordon, and his sister Vivien. She is also survivedbymanyotherspecialrelatives.
Avery special thankyoutoDr. Hanna,theHannaMedical Clinicstaff, thenurses andstaffattheHannaHospitalfortheexcellentcareovertheyears.Also, ahuge thanks to the ambulance medics, and the Drumheller Hospital staff for the emergencycarethatwasprovided.
Thank you to our friends and family for the support and condolences during this difficult time.
At Evelyn’s request, there will be no funeral service.
In lieu of flowers, and if desired, donations in memory of Evelyn can be made directlytotheHannaLadiesAuxiliary,Box23,Hanna,AB,T0JlP0.