Evelyn Syth, 88
Our beautiful princess, mother and grandmother, Evelyn Syth of Kalispell passed away on Tuesday Oct. 13, 2020 at Kalispell Regional Hospital.
Born July 20, 1932 in Beulaville, NC to Ernest Whaley and Sarah Edwards. Evelyn, was really young when her parents passed away. She went from one relative to another. She was placed in and orphanage for 1 year. Ralph & Liz Orcutt found Evelyn, and brought her home and raised her as their own.
She graduated from high school, came to Kalispell to see her sister Annie Lou. Annie’s husband Ernie
worked with our father at Safeway. He introduced our father to our mother and he fell in love with the southern gal. They were married on March 16, 1952. They had five children.
Evelyn loved people, she was a waitress for 50 years. She worked at the White Star Café, Temple Tea Room and the Park Inn. In 1976 our parents bought a restrauant called Pines Café in Columbia Falls. They sold the restrauant in 2005. Everyone knew Evelyn with her big hair and she loved to chew gum and pop it.
Evelyn loved to visit, she was on a bowling league for many years. Her son-in-law Ron bought her an orange bowling ball, shoes and a bag. Evelyn loved her grandchildren, great grandchildren and she was blessed with a great, great, great grandchild born May 2020.
She, was preceded in death by both of her parents, husband Leon Syth, son who died at birth Leon Ralph Syth, grandson Dan Fredenberg, great grandson Dillon Moore, sisters Emily, Val, Annie Lou, brothers Salas and Gerald, brother-in-law Jerry and Marlin, nephew John Syth.
She is survived by her children, Liz Fredenberg (Ron), Leona Tilton (Ritchie), Laura Ingram (Michael), Lana De Grio and Leon A Syth. Foster daughter Nancy Swanson (Lance), sister-in-law Lois Krause (Bob), nieces Carolyn Barlow (Steve), and Teena Wood. Numerous Nieces and nephews. Evelyn was blessed with 20 grandchilren, 33 great grandchildren, 14 great, great grandchildren, and 1 great, great, great grandchild.
We are having a viewing at Johnson Gloschat Funeral Home on Monday Oct 19 from 5 to 7pm. Service will be at 2pm, Tuesday Oct 20 at Kalispell Church of the Nazarene, 1295 Whitefish Stage Rd., burial will follow at Glacier Memorial Gardens. Reception will be held at Split Rock Café, 30 2nd Street East, Kalispell.
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