Shirley Rae Evenson, 83, of Fort Dodge, passed away on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home in Fort Dodge. Services will be 11:00 AM Monday, July 31, 2017 at St. Olaf Lutheran Church with Rev. John Sersland officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM Sunday at the Gunderson Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Fort Dodge.
Shirley is survived by her husband, Clayton; their four children, Darlou (Bruce) Zenor of Montgomery, Texas, Bruce (Ann) Evenson of Ramona, California, Lynn Evenson of Arlington, Texas and Bob (Julie) Evenson of Fort Dodge; seven grandchildren and four greatgrandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Virginia Law.
Shirley Rae Jennings, the daughter of Arthur and Ruth (Nordstrum) Jennings was born August 26, 1933, in Fort Dodge and graduated from Fort Dodge Senior High. On September 7, 1952, Shirley was united in marriage to Clayton Carl Evenson. Shirley was a manager at a publishing company and also was a property manager in Iowa, Arizona, and California. She was the property manager for the family business of Evenson Construction.
Shirley was an Active member of St. Olaf Lutheran Church, member of the Tri-T Society, Operation Christmas, Friends Potluck Group of 75 years, and a member and board member of the FDSH Alumni Association.
Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.