Evangeline Isabel Parsons
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September 24, 1929 – October 17, 2020
East Wenatchee, WA
Evangeline “Vangie” Parsons, 91, passed away at Bonaventure Senior Living on October 17, 2020. The cause of death was Meningioma tumors on her brain.
Vangie was born on September 24, 1929 in Glen Ullin, North Dakota to Florence Roth. In 1930, Florence married Fred Schneider who adopted Vangie. Fred loved and raised her as his own. Vangie attended schools in Montana, North Dakota, California, and Washington. She graduated from Auburn High School in 1948. She went on to receive her teaching certificate in North Dakota, where she taught school in a one room schoolhouse. Vangie also worked as a telephone operator, housewife, mother, and built circuit boards for Sundstrand Data Control in Redmond, Washington. After retirement from Sundstrand, she worked part-time at Costco giving out samples.
On September 8, 1951, Vangie married Donald Parsons. Unfortunately, after almost thirty years of marriage, they divorced in 1981.
Vangie is survived by her three children: Kathy (Bruce) Burge of East Wenatchee, WA, Karen (Randy) Enger of Glasgow, MT, and James Parsons of Tonasket, WA; four grandchildren, five great grandchildren, six great-great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Vangie was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers: Clayton and Creighton, one sister: Joyce, and one great grandson: Walter.
Vangie was a Jehovah’s Witness. A Zoom Memorial will be held at 1:00pm on Saturday, October 31, 2020. Interment will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Renton, Washington on October 30, 2020 at 1:00pm.
You are invited to visit Vangie’s Online Tribute at www.HeritageMemorialChapel.com to write a memory or condolence. Arrangements are provided by Heritage Memorial Chapel.
The family would like to express their thanks and appreciation to the caregivers at Bonaventure Senior Living of East Wenatchee, who provided excellent care for their mother during her last day.