Evelyn Kjosen, age 81, resident of Stanley, formerly of White Earth, ND, passed away Tuesday, October 2, 2017, at the Mountrail County Medical Center in Stanley, ND.
Evelyn Bakken was born August 17, 1936 in Tioga, ND, the daughter of Henry and Hilma (Haroldson) Bakken. She graduated from Tioga High School, attended MSU and received her teaching degree. Evelyn taught school in Parshall, Tioga and White Earth.
Evelyn was united in marriage to Merrel Kjosen in September 1963 at Trinity Lutheran Church. They lived in Tioga and then almost 50 years on the farm near White Earth, ND. Evelyn was an active member of the First Lutheran Church in White Earth. She was a great cook and baker, making several wedding cakes and Norwegian delicacies, which she shared at Christmas time. She also loved to make crafts. Evelyn and Merrel spent 32 winters in Uvalde, TX which she enjoyed.
Evelyn is survived by many nieces and nephews; cousin, Selmer Myren, Tioga, ND; brothers-in-law, Rich Cash, Texas, Don (Verlee) Kjosen, Stanley, ND, Dean (Marsha) Kjosen, Mesquite, NV, Rolan (LuAnn) Kjosen, Indianpolis, IN; sister-in-law, Bernice (Jim) Walter, Vancouver, WA.
Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband, Merrel; parents; brothers, Harold Bakken and DeRay Bakken; sisters, Marion Davidson, Esther Norstedt, and Ina Cash; sister-in-law, Helen Bakken.
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