Vida Evart |

Vida Evart

Family and friends of Vida Marian Evart may meet at 10 a.m. Monday at the Parent-Sorensen Mortuary and Crematory in Petaluma. A funeral Mass will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. James Catholic Church in Petaluma. A vigil service will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Parent-Sorensen Mortuary and Crematory. Interment will be at the Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Petaluma.

Mrs. Evart died Tuesday, Dec. 31, at the Petaluma Care and Rehabilitation. She was 93.

She was born on May 3, 1909, to John and Rhoda (Kemp) Bradley. She was an only child. She was raised and attended school in Grass Valley and attended nurses training at UCSF. She worked in Grass Valley for Dr. Jones and as a psychiatric technician at Sonoma Sate Hospital, retiring in 1975. She moved to Penngrove with her husband, H.G. “Dutch” Evart in 1945 and then to Petaluma in 1949. She was a member of St. James Catholic Church and a past member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She volunteered at the Petaluma People Service Center. She enjoyed singing, gardening and baseball, especially the San Francisco Giants.

She is survived by her sons John “Brad” and Mark Evart, both of Petaluma; daughter, Sue Walker of Madera; daughter and son-in-law, Ann and John White of San Mateo; 16 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, H.G. “Dutch” Evart; and son-in-law, Benny Walker.

Memorial contributions to Hospice of Petaluma, 416 Payran St., Petaluma 94952 or to St. James Choir, 125 Sonoma Mountain Parkway, Petaluma 94954.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Parent-Sorensen Mortuary and Crematory.

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