Evelyn Fisher Ferguson, 91
A Celebration of Life will be held for Evelyn Fisher Ferguson at the family’s property at MP 40.5 on the Coeur d’Alene River Road near Pritchard ID on Saturday July 8th at 1:00 PM with food and refreshments to follow.
Evelyn passed away on Mother’s Day May 14, 2017 at Hospice of North Idaho Schneidmiller House in Hayden Idaho. She was born on August 27, 1925 in Bonners Ferry Idaho to parents Ruby Ross Fisher and Lenoir John Fisher. Her early years were spent between Grand Forks British Columbia and Kellogg Idaho and she attended schools in Kellogg after which she graduated from the University of Idaho with a degree in music and education.
Evelyn Fisher married Don Ferguson on November 22, 1957 in Las Vegas Nevada.
Upon graduation from the University of Idaho she taught school in Elk Creek Idaho for nearly 10 years before moving to Nevada and then the Philippines, ultimately returning to the Silver Valley in 1970. In the 80’s and 90’s she owned and operated Silver Valley Travel in Wallace Idaho.
She enjoyed time spent with friends and family, card games, travel, entertaining, and baking. Evelyn belonged to PEO, Beta Sigma Phi, Shoshone County Republican Women, and various other groups and organizations. She also enjoyed playing bridge and belonged to the Lady Elks Bridge, Ladies Two Table Bridge, Bridge on the North Fork, and the PEO Bridge Marathon Group.
She was preceded in death by her parents Ruby and Lenore Fisher, her brother Lee Fisher and her husband of 45 years Don Ferguson. She is survived by her son and daughter in law John and Lynette Ferguson of Cataldo ID and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Memorials may be made to:
Hospice of North Idaho
9493 N. Government Way
Hayden, Idaho 83835
One may sign Evelyn’s online guest book at www.shoshonefuneralservice.com
SHOSHONE FUNERAL SERVICES & CREMATORY KELLOGG, IDAHO is entrusted with funeral arrangements.