Evelyn L. Kiister, 79, of Parsons died at 11:58 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022, at Elmhaven in Parsons. She lived at Woodridge Estates for a number of years before entering the nursing home.
She was born April 1, 1943, at Mercy Hospital in Parsons to Roy and Letha Alice (Woolfolk) Kiister. She grew up on a farm northeast of Parsons and attended the Stone Palace School. In 1961, she graduated from Labette County Community High School at Altamont and graduated in 1963 from Parsons Junior College.
Evelyn worked several years at the Fred Ronald Manufacturing Co. and later at The Broderick Co. Her hobbies included fishing and working with farm animals and dogs.
She is survived by several cousins.
Her parents preceded her in death.
Family will receive friends from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Friday at the Carson-Wall Funeral Home. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Oakwood Cemetery in Parsons.
Because of her great love for dogs, the memorial suggestion is the Proud Animal Lovers Society (PALS). They may be left at or sent to the funeral home, P.O. Box 942, Parsons, KS, 67357.
Online condolences may be left at www.wallfuneralservices.com.