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Evelyn Butler



Evelyn Jayne (Philip) Butler, 95, passed away Dec. 1, 2013, from natural causes.

She was born April 11, 1918, in Bandon, Ore. She joins her husband, Gail W. Butler, parents Grace and Percy Philip, sons-in-law, Terry L. Schoen and Sylvin W. Pickner in heaven.

Jayne was a member of the Goldendale Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, Goldendale Senior Center, and enjoyed the local pinochle club.

Jayne and Gail farmed Spring Creek Farm west of Goldendale, Wash, from 1948 to 1970. During this time, she worked in the Klickitat County Assessor's office and the National Bank of Commerce. After retiring from farming, Jayne and Gail moved to Lyle, Wash., and began their love of RV traveling. They were members of the Good Sam Club and were able to travel all over the United States and Canada.

Jayne enjoyed knitting, music, sewing and reading. Her children, Tena Butler, Evelyn Atkins, Betty Schoen, eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren, gave her a very happy life.

Family memorial will be held Dec. 15, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. at 175 Beebe Rd., Goldendale.


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