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Anne (Kmetich) Evans

Posted 2018-04-13 by Judy Wight Branson
The Daily Courier, Prescott, Arizona
Sunday, July 18, 1996, page 5a

Anne Evans

Anne Kmetich Evans, 78, a Coronado, Calif. resident for 35 years,
died Tuesday, July 25, 1996, at her home. She was born June 4,
1918, in Humboldt, Ariz., to Anna (Staranich) and John Kmetich,
Yugoslavian immigrants who met and married in Arizona.

Mrs. Evans graduated from Prescott High School in 1937. She was a
member of the school's scholarship club and on the staff of the
school newspaper.

She served in the Marine Corps during World War II, marrying her
high school sweetheart, Ernest M. Evans, at the end of the war.

The Evans family lived in Connecticut, Ohio, Hawaii, and California
throughout Mr. Evans Navy career.

Mrs. Evans supported her family for four years in Tucson while her
husband attended college. The family then returned to Coronado,
Calif., where Mr. Evans taught high school.

Borth Mr. and Mrs. Evans were active in the Submarine Veterans of
World War II. Mrs. Evans served as San Diego chapter president for
two years.

She was a skilled artist in oils, and generously donated several
paintings and other crafts for sale by Coronado Hospital. She was
also an active volunteer in the hospital's Pink Ladies organization.

Survivors include her husband of 51 years, Ernest Evans, son, Mark
Evans, sisters, Catherine Bruni of Scottsdale, Mary Headington of
Mesa, Ariz., and Barbara Boyle of Prescott; an brother, Frank
Cvetkovich of Prescott.

A rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Monday, July 29, at Memory Chapel
Mortuary, 131 Grove Avenue, in Prescott.

A Mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, at Sacred
Heart Catholic Church, 150 Fleury Avenue in Prescott. Father James
Griffin, C.M.F., will be the celebrant.

Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery, 1051 Willow Creek
Road, in Prescott.

Memory Chapel assisted with arrangements.




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