Dorothy Jane Barndt Evans: Born August 9, 1937, Parents E. Paul Barndt and Anna Blank Barndt, Brothers: Carl, Linford, Samuel, Harvey (All Deceased) Sisters: Arlene Smith(deceased) Catherine Hangey, Helen Kratz, Martha Pizza (deceased). Attended Little Zions Lutheran Church, Telford. Graduate of Souderton High School Class of 1955. Graduated Hairdresser School 1956. Married Everett E. Evans September 29, 1957, Married 42 years. Resided in Limerick Township, Five children: Karen Evans, Kathy Evans Wilson, Kevin E. Evans, Susan Evans Marsteller, John E. Evans(deceased). 8 grandchildren: Justin Wilson, Amanda Marsteller, Callie Evans, Sarah Nash, Andrew Marsteller, Kady Evans, Adam Marsteller, Jonita Wilson. 3 great grandchildren: Tadgh Wilson, Sojourn Wilson, Isla Rose Nash.
Mrs. Evans faithfully attended and was a Sunday School Teacher and Volunteer at Trinity Evangelical Congregational Church, Royersford, also numerous community volunteerism including: Limerick Firehouse Ladies auxiliary, “Meals on Wheels”, member of the Eastern Star. Mrs. Evans assisted her husband on the family farm and as an escort for the Perkiomen Tours, Pennsburg. A member of the Christian Motorcycle Club.
Mrs. Evans enjoyed gardening, baking, and caring for her family on the farm. A faithful wife and caring mother, a gentle spirit full of love for others.; Pleasant memoires include: caring for her farm cats, hairdresser for family and friends, baking AP cakes, “Funny Cakes”, Scrumptious apple pies, homemade Iced Tea. Family Camping, Holiday Dinners at the farm, Band parent with Spring Ford High School, Motorcycle and snowmobile trips with her husband. Trips to Hawaii, Alaska, and Papua New Guinea. She enjoyed traveling and loved to come home to the farm. A favorite song “In the Garden”, She shared her hospitality to all.
Relatives and friend are invited to attend her memorial service on Tuesday evening at 7:30pm at the Trinity Lighthouse Church 66 S. Limerick Road Limerick PA 19468. Visitation will be held at the church Tuesday from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. Burial will be private in the Limerick Garden of Memories.
In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made in her memory to the EC Church Global Missions 100 Park Ave Myerstown PA 12067; The Shalkop Grace & Strunk Funeral Home is handling arrangements; on line tributes may be made at www.sgsfuneralhome.com