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Evelyn Walls

October 15, 1922 - October 20, 2020
Traverse City, MI


Life Story / Obituary


Evelyn Louise Walls, 98 of Traverse City, died Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at home surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on October 15, 1922 in Aldrich, Missouri the daughter of Ira Earn and Dolores May (Copeland) Garrison. She was raised in Springfield, Missouri.

Evelyn enjoyed quilting, playing cards and games with family and friends. She was very sociable and loved being at family gatherings. Everyone was a friend to her.

She is survived by her children, Larry (Joann) Walls of Fife Lake and Dee Dee Yunke and son-in-law, Dennis Yunke of South Haven; grandchildren, Rene (John Culp) Walls, Sherry (Eric) Borsvold, Justin (Heather) Yunke, Corey (Kate) Yunke, Madison (Jordan Case) Yunke, Christopher Walls, Gary (Amy) Walls and Melissa (Andrew) Bednarick; 10 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; sister, Sharon Copeland and brother, Gary Garrison.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, William J. Walls; son, Richard J. Walls and infant son, Patrick Walls and great-granddaughter, Christen Quintero.

Private services will be held. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Munson Regional Healthcare Foundation; designate Women’s Cancer Fund.

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