Everett D. (Jake) Evans age 89, 147 East Lafayette Street Portland passed away Wednesday in Persimmon Ridge Healthcare. He was born in Portland September 28, 1924 the son of John and Daisy (Bond) Evans. He had been married to Beverly Brubaker and she passed away December 12, 1983. He had worked for Sheller-Globe for thirty six years and was custodian at the Portland Moose Lodge. He was a U.S. Army WW II veteran from 1943-1946. He was a over sixty year member of the Portland Moose Lodge, American Legion Post #211, D.A.V., Fort Recovery V.F.W. and 1943 Portland High School graduate. He was a contributor to the Museum of the Soldier.
Surviving are two sons Ronald Evans of Portland and Brian Evans of Portland, one daughter Cindy Hale of Portland, one brother Arthur Evans of Portland, Eleven grandchildren and four great grandchildren
Private family services will be held in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Lawndale Cemetery with military graveside rites by American Legion Post #211. Memorials can be made to the American Legion Honor Guard.