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EVANS, Olive  - June 14, 1932 – October 16, 2018

How do you put 86 years of life into a few paragraphs?

Olive M. Evans, wife of W. Laurence Evans (deceased) is survived by her children Larry & Janice Evans; Joan & Dwight Wideman; Brian & Luanne Evans; Nancy & Darcy Wallace; Susan & Harold Kloosterman; Margaret & Tej Minhas; Mary & Tim Dickau; and Linda & Greg Jaster.

Olive thoroughly enjoyed her 34 grandchildren and their spouses, and 36 great-grandchildren (and counting).

Olive M. Evans was born the youngest in the family of Joseph & Mary Wilson (deceased) and was raised on their family farm in Reach.

She was also predeceased by her siblings Elmer & Ruth Wilson; Ruby Wilson; Earl Wilson; and Roy Wilson, and survived by in-laws Marie Wilson; Erma Wilson; Floyd & Grace Evans; David & Shirley Evans; Doris & Allan Hockley and Doreen Pickett.

Family and Friends were very important to Mom, and that was evident by the exuberant greetings she gave to all who came to see her in these last few weeks and days.

Mom knew everyone that visited and requested their hugs! One thing she certainly remembered was how to pray to her God. She would often do that...with her family, friends and the medical staff that were helping her.

She remembered that God loved her, Jesus Christ had saved her, the Holy Spirit was with her and that her family loved her very much. Remembering these things, she said, gave her peace in her spirit and all the comfort she needed! She wanted all to know that no one needs to fear the future because Jesus Christ Lives today and loves each one! Funeral

Visitation will be held at the Uxbridge Baptist Church, 231 Brock Street West, Uxbridge (905-852-3662) on Monday, October 22, from 2 - 4 p.m. and 7 - 9 p.m. There will also be visitation on Tuesday, October 23, from 12 - 2 p.m. before the Celebration of Life Service at 2 p.m. Interment will follow a time of fellowship.

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