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Evelyn Lucile Oakland

August 28, 1926 October 30, 2019
Evelyn Lucile Oakland
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Evelyn Lucile Oakland, age 93 of Coeur d’Alene died October 30, 2019. She was born August 28, 1926 in Worthington, Nobles County, Minnesota to Henry J. and Flora F. (Doeden) Bisch. She attended Central Grade School and graduated from Worthington High School in 1944. She attended Worthington Junior College for 2 quarters and was offered the job of Registrar and Secretary to the Dean of the College in 1945. She met her husband, Edwin D. (Bud) Oakland in 1946 when he enrolled at the junior college after serving in the Navy. They were married on August 22, 1947 at the Evangelical United Brethren Church in Worthington, MN.
In 1951, Bud and Evie moved to Coeur d’Alene, ID. A son, Charles E. was born in 1952 and Evie became a full-time wife, mother and homemaker, a role which she cherished. A daughter, Rebecca S. was born in 1955. She also enjoyed all their RVing trips and spending winters in Arizona and Texas. Music held a special place in her heart and she played the organ and piano. She loved to cook and was known especially for her delicious cookies. She was creative in a variety of craft hobbies and liked to read. She also found time to garden. For over 50 years she loved to fellowship with an 8 member “birthday bunch”. She was an ordained elder and member of the First Presbyterian Church and active in Mary Circle and Women’s Association. She treasured her Presbyterian friends.
She is survived by a son, Charles (Linda) Oakland; daughter, Rebecca (Ken) Clegg; grandson, Chad (Niki) Oakland; granddaughter, Corryn Oakland; great grandchildren, Brady, Cooper, Tatum and Miller Oakland; brother, Everett (Emma) Bisch of California. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin (Bud) Oakland; parents, Henry and Flora Bisch; and sister, Beverly Masgai.
The memorial service will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 7, 2019 at the First Presbyterian Church in Coeur d’Alene. Yates Funeral Home, Coeur d’Alene is in care of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family requests any memorials be sent to First Presbyterian Church, 521 E. Lakeside Avenue, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814 or The Village at Orchard Ridge, , 624 W. Harrison Avenue, Coeur d’Alene, ID, 83814.

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Memorial Service




2:00 PM 11/7/2019 2:00:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church

521 Lakeside Avenue
Couer d'Alene, ID 83814

A reception will follow the service at the church.

First Presbyterian Church
521 Lakeside Avenue Couer d'Alene 83814 ID
United States

Cemetery Details


Forest Cemetery Final Resting Place

Government Way
Coeur d' Alene, ID 83814

Government Way Coeur d' Alene 83814 ID
United States

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