1936 – 2014
Mrs. Evelyn Florence Scott, formerly of Red Deer, passed away peacefully at Bethany Sylvan Lake, Sylvan Lake, Alberta on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at the age of 78 years. Evelyn was born in the farming community of Gadsby, Alberta on June 13, 1936. She received her early education in Castor and began her lifelong career with the Bank of Montreal. She married Ronald Budvarson and they were blessed with two children, Mitchell and Michelle. After Ron’s death she married Andrew “Drew” Helmer and was blessed with two children, Calvin and Christine. At this time the young family moved to Red Deer where she continued her career with the Bank of Montreal. In 1974 she met and then married James Douglas “Jim” Scott and was again blessed with two step sons, Steven and Stacey. Evelyn enjoyed camping, playing cards, bowling and curling. She was a dedicated employee and a very independent woman. She spent many wonderful days with family and close friends at the Wilderness Village near Rocky Mountain House. Evelyn is survived by her daughter, Christine (Tahl) Burk and their children, Brody and Jennifer; her son Stacey (Carrie) Scott and their children, Jonathan, Jordan and Shannon; her son-in-law, Wes Thompson as well as her grandchildren, Tyler and Tanessa Thompson; Tony, Christopher and Tasha Scott. She was predeceased by her parents, Edna and Bernard Johnson; her husband, Ronald Budvarson; sister, Sharon Sloan; her husband, James “Jim” Scott and her children, Mitchell, Michelle, Calvin and Steven. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to S.T.A.R.S. – Shock Trauma Air Rescue at www.stars.ca. A Celebration of Evelyn’s Life will be held at Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium, 6287 – 67A Street (Taylor Drive) on Friday, June 27, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be held at the Red Deer Cemetery, Red Deer.
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Arrangements in care of Maryann Hansen, Funeral Director at
PARKLAND FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM
6287 – 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer.
403.340.4040 or 1.800.481.7421