Reaves, Evelyn R. Jackson Mrs. – Obituary

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Evelyn R. Jackson Reaves, 60, a former Baker City resident, died Jan. 18, 2001, at Providence Yakima Medical Center in Yakima, Wash.

Her memorial service was Saturday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Yakima 4th Ward.
Mrs. Reaves was born at Prosser, Wash., on Aug. 14, 1940. She was a 1959 Baker High School graduate.

She married Mike Reaves on June 5, 1959. They lived at Anchorage, Alaska; Newark, Ohio; Hof, Germany; and Brindisi, Italy. She and her husband settled at Yakima in 1978. Mrs. Reaves worked at Deaf ACCESS in Yakima.

She was active as a flute player for many years with the Yakima Valley Community Band and traveled to Europe with the group on two concert trips. She was an avid bowler and enjoyed knitting, quilting and amateur photography.

Survivors include her mother, Marguerite Jackson of Yakima; her husband, Mike, of Yakima; two sons, Michael, of Beaverton and Dennis and his wife, Kajsa, of New York; a granddaughter, Paris, of New York; and a sister, Darlene, of Portland.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Northwest Kidney Foundation through the Keith & Keith Funeral Home, 902 W. Yakima Ave., Yakima, Wash. 98902.

Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, January 26, 2001
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor

MLA Source Citation:

White, Judy Wallis. Baker County, Oregon Obituaries. Published by Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved. Web. 27 January 2015. - Last updated on May 19th, 2011

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