A graveside memorial service for Evelyn Thaves, age 89, will be held on Sunday, March 26, 2023, 1:30 P.M. at Goldenrod Cemetery in Tekoa, Washington with Pastor Levi Hatch officiating. Mrs. Thaves passed away January 29th in St. Maries, Idaho. She was a former longtime resident of Tekoa, WA.
Evelyn was born November 22, 1933 at Plummer, Idaho to Rolland and Georgia (Winchester) Weaver. She attended schools in Plummer, Idaho and Tekoa, Washington. Evelyn married Robert E. Thaves on February 19, 1950 in Tekoa and the couple made their home in Tekoa. Mrs. Thaves worked as a custodian for the Tekoa School District for several years and worked as secretary of the United Church of Tekoa. Mr. Thaves died in 2014. She continued to live in Tekoa until moving to an assisted living in St. Maries in 2019.
Evelyn’s hobbies included reading, gardening, camping, canning and baking. She was active in her church, loved her family, and was always willing to help in times of need for anyone that needed help. She had a wonderful sense of humor. Evelyn’s music talent was very much part of her life and was requested to sing or play for different events.
Survivors included her children, Diana Schneider, Randy (Marsha) Thaves of Buckeye, Arizona; Robin (Victor) Brede of St. Maries, Idaho; and Brett Thaves (Kate) of Orting, Washington; 6 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Also surviving are siblings Jackie Thompson, Fred Weaver, Steve Weaver, and Allen Weaver. She was preceded in death by her parents, siblings Lloyd Needham, Lorn Needham, and Gary Weaver.
Memorials gifts to be given to the Tekoa Ambulance Fund, Alzheimers Association, or Donor's Choice.
Kramer Funeral Home, Palouse, WA is caring for the family. On line condolences may be left at www.kramercares.com.
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