EVENSON Vivi March 8, 1916 – Jan. 12, 2008 Mrs. Vivi Evenson passed away peacefully at the Red Deer Nursing Home on Saturday, January 12, 2008 at the age of 91 years. Vivi, the second daughter of Martin and Kristin Magnuson was born at Swanson, Saskatchewan on March 8, 1916. She married Raymond Arthur Evenson on June 18, 1934. Vivi lived a long and healthy life. She was a loving mother and homemaker. She was very involved in church, choir and school activities. She was a talented seamstress and enjoyed ceramics and interior decorating. She had a wonderful sense of humour. Her love of movies, television and current events kept her up to date and made her a very interesting person. Vivi and Ray lived in various communities in Saskatchewan and Alberta where Ray barbered. Ray retired from Ray's Barbershop in Sunnybrook in 1996. Vivi was very independent and lived on her own until a fall in late 2007 sent her to hospital and then the nursing home in November. Vivi is survived by her son, Don (Teddy) Evenson of Gull Lake, Saskatchewan; daughters: Shirley Evertz of Edmonton, Carole (Gerald) Roy of Red Deer and Vicki (Ron) Dykes of Penhold. Her memory will be further cherished by fifteen grandchildren, twenty-four great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren. Vivi was predeceased by her husband, Ray in 1996, her sons: Leland in 1942 and Brian in 2003; son-in-law, Curt in 1994 and sister, Lesse in 1986. A celebration of Vivi’s life will be held at Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium, 6287 – 67A Street, Red Deer, on Wednesday, January 16, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Alto Reste Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded to the family at In living memory of Vivi Evenson, a tree will be planted in the Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium Memorial Tree Park.

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