MOTLEY — Evelyn May, age 75, of Motley, passed away at the Lakewood Hospital on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. Services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 3, at 1 p.m. at the Motley Free Methodist Church. Friends may gather beginning at 11 a.m.
Evelyn was born on Feb. 13, 1937, to Lyman and Ida (Lucas) Esler, in Ava, Mo. She was united in marriage to Calvin May on June 17, 1956, in Leader, Minn., and they were blessed with four children. Evelyn worked at the Ringer Company in Staples for 30 years, and at Madden’s Resort, in Brainerd, for 15 years. She retired at the age of 71. She will be missed dearl; we love you Mom, Grandma, and Great-Grandma.
Evelyn is survived by her children, Ardith Tufvander, of Motley, David (Bobbie), of Hawley, Terry (Debbie), of Crosby, and Robin, of Motley; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brothers, Dwight Esler and Richard (Edith) Esler; a niece and two nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin; her parents; and a brother, Robert.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Brenny Funeral Home in Staples.