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Official Obituary of

Kathleen Mary Evans

April 17, 1954 ~ February 12, 2024 (age 69) 69 Years Old

Kathleen Evans Obituary

Kathleen Mary Evans (Higgens) passed peacefully at home, surrounded by her children. February 12th. She was born April 17th, 1954, to John and Bette Higgens. She was the 6th of 9 children. She was a 1972 graduate of Central Catholic High School. She attended Purdue Ftwayne and received her LPN degree. She later in life furthered her education and received her degree as an RN. Kathy had a servants heart and was an exceptional nurse for over 40 years. She worked in many hospitals in the United States and Germany in her time as an army wife.

 Kathy was a proud and progressive woman. She was a passionate supporter of racial equality and human rights. She instilled those beliefs in her children and grandchildren. She loved travel, music, great food and drinks, museums, art, the ocean, lifetime movies, and spending time with her family and friends. She had an infectious laugh and a beautiful smile and will be sorely missed by all who knew her. She is survived by her children Amy (Damien) Vollink Amanda Evans and Doug Evans. Grandchildren Sam (Morgan), Nathan, Clay (Emily), Mya and Layla. Her beloved dog Oreo and her best friends Dianna, Connie, and many more. She proceeded in death by her ex-husband Gregory Evans, father John Higgens, mother Bette Higgens, brother Philip Vorndran, and niece Janelle Schmeling.

A Celebration of Life will be Saturday, Feb 17, 2024 at Midwest Funeral Home 1415 W Coliseum Blvd from 10am-12pm with service beginning at 12pm. 

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