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Evelyn Kingwell

Evelyn Rozell Kingwell, 85, of Rough and Ready died at her home on Thursday, April 18. No services are planned.

Mrs. Kingwell was born Sept. 6, 1916, in Sebastopol to Harry and Harriet (Turner) Ballard She attended Analy High School.

After attending business school, she worked in San Francisco as an accountant. She married Benjamin J. Kingwell on Nov. 4, 1941. They lived in Southern California until 1972, when they moved to Grass Valley.

Mrs. Kingwell was active in the Women’s Auxiliary of the California Pharmaceutical Association during the years her husband practiced.

She is a past matron of the Order of Eastern Star; past president of P.E.O.; and active in the Republican Party, Daughters of the Nile and the Tommyknockers RV Club.

She enjoyed crafting and traveling and was an avid reader. She especially enjoyed her family.

Mrs. Kingwell is survived by her daughter Donna J. Kingwell of Rough and Ready, daughters and sons-in-law Sandy and Dan Thompson of Clovis and Marcia and Paul Mader of Claremont; and grandchildren, Nicole, Jamie and Jeremy.

Her parents; husband; and son, Richard James, preceded her in death.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Shriners Children’s Hospital in Sacramento or a charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Chapel of the Angels.

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