Passed away on October 19, 2006, in hospital in White Rock, B.C.
She was born Karen Elizabeth Farkvam and raised by her parents, Oscar and Rose Farkvam, as the second-youngest of six children in Terrace, B.C.
She married Bob Evans in Whitehorse, Yukon and they began to raise their four children, Julie, Eddie, Steven and Kriena there.
They later moved to Victoria and then to White Rock, B.C.
Karen will continue to be lovingly remembered by her husband Robert “Bob” Evans, her children, Julie (Steve) Lang of St. Petersburg Florida, Edward Evans of Bangkok, Thailand, Steven (Trudi) Evans, of Vancouver, B.C., and Kriena (Nick) Pelusi, of Anacortes, Washington, as well as her five grandchildren, Sarianna Lang, Kriena Lang, Tristana Pelusi, Kira Pelusi, and Aiden Evans.
She is also lovingly remembered by her three brothers and two sisters, Selma (Allan) Kennedy, Lynn (Howard) Alaric, Sandy (Lina) Farkvam, Ted (Lil) Farkvam, and Fred (Norma) Farkvam, and by brothers-in-law, Jim (Dianne) Evans and Tim Evans.
She will be sadly missed by fifteen of her nieces and nephews, as well as many great-nieces, great-great nieces and nephews and close family friend, Teresa Laturnus.
Karen was predeceased by her mother Rose Farkvam and her father Oscar Farkvam, and by her mother-in-law Dot Evans and sister-in-law Julie Evans.
Karen devoted her life to making a beautiful home for her family.
Her husband, children and grandchildren meant the world to her.
She loved to garden and arrange flowers.
She was always decorating her home, crocheting and doing other crafts.
She enjoyed walking on the beach, traveling, dancing and entertaining her many friends and family.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 25, 2006, at Victory Memorial Park Funeral Chapel, 14831-28th Avenue, Surrey.
Karen’s battle with cancer is over, and she will be missed by all those who knew her.
In Karen’s memory, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.