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Evelynn Jensen Reese

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of Paul, Idaho

Died: April 20, 2013 in Rupert, Idaho
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Paul, Idaho - Evelynn Jensen Reese, a 93-year-old resident of Paul, Idaho, passed away Saturday, April 20, 2013, in Rupert, Idaho.
Evelynn was born Oct. 31, 1919, in Brigham City, Utah. Her parents are Carrie Sophia and Anton Jensen. She was the eighth of nine children — eight girls and one boy. Her sisters are Thelma Lee, Grace Hansen, Doris Merrell, Helen Casto, Joy Fedderson, Dauna McIntyre and Gay Garrett; and her brother is Armour Jensen, all whom are deceased.
Evelynn was married to Milton H. Reese in Evanston, Wyo., on Sept. 14, 1940. They dry farmed in Utah before drawing a homestead in Paul, Idaho, in the year 1955. Evelynn worked as a personnel officer at the Bureau of Reclamation in Burley until her retirement in 1988.Eventually they sold their farm in Paul and bought a ranch in Moore, Idaho. They also bought a house in the town of Paul, where they lived when they weren’t at the ranch.
Evelynn always looked on the bright side of everything and was always willing to help whenever she could. Her family said they never heard her say anything negative about anyone. Evelynn enjoyed playing bridge, doing crossword puzzles and fishing.
Evelynn is survived by her children, Kathy Preuit of Rupert, Idaho, Bill Reese of Moore, Idaho, and Marilyn (Brent) Whitesides of Rupert, Idaho; five grandchildren, Stacey (Kent) Jackson, Brandon (Lisa) Whitesides, Troy (Janice) Preuit, Josh (Bobbie) Reese and Courtney (Gabe) Rollheiser; and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Milton; and a great-grandson, Ty Reese Jackson.
Thanks to the special people at Vista Assisted Living in Rupert for the wonderful care they gave our mother in her last days.
According to Evelynn’s wishes there was no formal service held. A private family burial was held in the Rupert Cemetery under the direction of Joel Heward at Hansen Mortuary.

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