ANDERSON — Augustine A. “Gutsy” Evans, 102, of Anderson, passed away on May 14, 2014, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Chesterfield.
She was born Nov. 14, 1911, to Joseph and Martha Vozabal in Veseleyville, N.D.
She taught at St. Malachy’s Elementary School in Brownsburg for a number of years and was named one of the “Outstanding Elementary Teachers of America” in 1974. She taught from 1958 until her retirement in 1975.
Survivors include her three children, Gerald (wife, Barbara) Evans of Strongsville, Ohio, Richard (wife, Nancy) Evans of Avon, and Carolyn “Lynn” (husband, Roger) Hensley of Anderson; sister, Marcella Barnett of Overland Park, Kan.; and by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Ray Evans; one son, Edward Lewis Evans; brothers, Joseph Clement and Lewis Clement; and sisters, Wilemina Grennier, Vivian Damico and Verona Valenta.
The family would like to thank the staff at Miller’s Merry Manor in Chesterfield for their devoted care.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Robert D. Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory, 200 W. 53rd St., Anderson, with a Rosary service at 7:30 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Anderson with Monsignor Robert Sell officiating. Burial will take place at St. Malachy North Cemetery in Brownsburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Ambrose Catholic Church or to St. Vincent de Paul Society.
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