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Frank Yarslow Evans

April 6, 1919 January 30, 2013
Frank Yarslow Evans
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Obituary for Frank Yarslow Evans

Frank Evans passed away peacefully on January 30, 2013 at the age of 93. He was born on the family farm by Kirriemuir in 1919. He was Alexander and Anna Evashkevich’s middle child of thirteen. After attending the Dry Lake School with his brothers and sisters, Frank ventured out at the young age of 18 to the Peace River area where he worked on a farm. While living in the Peace River area he and his brother Charlie and sister Caroline would play for dances twice a week. Frank moved back to the family farm and worked both there and on the Galloway farm. This is where he met his first love Elsie Galloway. They married on March 20, 1941. Their family was blessed with three sons and one daughter; Ken, Larry, Mervin and Gail. Together they proudly built the family farm of which continues to be farmed by his children and grandchildren. After Elsie’s passing in 1989, Frank married Dorothy Mohr of Consort on February 16, 1991. At this time, they moved to Consort joining the two families. Frank loved to hunt with his family and participate at the family branding on a yearly basis. Frank also enjoyed spending time with his 10 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Frank was very active in the community and served on the Advisory Council for Special Areas #4 for 20 years. Frank also served on the Medical Center Board for 26 years. He was also very active with the Consort Lions Club. He is survived by his wife Dorothy, his children Ken, Larry, and Gail, his remaining brothers and sisters Lil, Toots, Fred, Anne, Mary and Paul and 9 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. He is predeceased by his parents Alexander and Anna Evashkevich, his first wife Elsie Evans, his son Mervin Evans, his grandson Shawn Evans, his brothers Charlie Evashkevich, Bill Evans, Joe Evashkevich, Alex Evashkevich and his sisters Caroline Stenvall and Rose Vert.

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