February 19 1928 November 22 2022
Obituary Please share a memory of Evelyn to include in a keepsake book for family and friends. View Tribute Book On November 22, 2022 Evelyn DeJong, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend to many died at the age of 94. Evelyn was born to Edward A. and Alice R. (Grauer) Brandt February 19, 1928 at their home place in Sheridan OR. Evelyn attended Scroggin Grade School, Sheridan High School and completed 1 year at Oregon State College. She married Richard DeJong, July 10, 1948. Together they raised their family, farmed and ran a machine fabrication shop in the Ballston area until their retirement. They enjoyed traveling, camping, hunting and fishing. Many summers were spent at Depoe Bay fishing. Travels included trips to Eastern Oregon, Alaska, Australia and many other areas across the US. Evelyn enjoyed sewing, quilting, crafts and playing cards with friends. She was always ready for an impromptu picnic or drive in the mountains. Evelyn was a lifelong member of Trinity Lutheran Church, where she played the organ for many years, taught Sunday school and was involved with church activities. Also she helped at the polls during elections and Sheridan blood drives. She was involved with the Ballston Community Club and lead 4-H groups. Evelyn is survived by her husband Richard, children; Curtis & Wanda DeJong, Gretchen & Steve Jones, Lori Sebern, Molly & Jason Ferder, 20 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 1 great-great child. Also, she is survived by her siblings; Charlotte Nordling, Sharon Willweber, Sarah Brandt Wilson, Nancy Lingenfelter and Edgar Brandt. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Vernon Brandt and son-in-law Roger Sebern. A service will be held Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 11:30 am at Trinity Lutheran Church, 311 SE Schley St., Sheridan OR. Interment will follow the service at Green Crest Memorial Park. A light luncheon will be served at the church. The service will be livestreamed on Trinity Lutheran Church’s YouTube channel. There is a link from the website homepage to the channel. www.sheridantlc.org The family appreciates the help of the many who cared for Evelyn. In lieu of flowers, contribution may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church or a local charity of your choice. To send flowers to the family of Evelyn, please visit our floral store. Read more
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Evelyn Beverly DeJong February 19 1928 November 22 2022.
Death notice for the town of: McMinnville, state: Oregon