Evelyn Mabel Pahl passed away Sunday, December 24, 2017 at The Harbor at Renaissance in Stanardsville, Virginia. She was 82 years, 11 months and 26 days of age.
Visitation will be held Friday, January 12, 2018 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Ohde Funeral Home in Manning, Iowa. Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 13 at 10:30 a.m. at United Church of Westside. Interment will follow at Westside Cemetery.
Evelyn Mabel, daughter of Clayton and Nina (Courtney) Loughlin, was born December 28, 1934, in Newfoundland, Canada. Evelyn was married to Arthur W. Pahl, Jr. who served in the enlisted ranks of the U.S. Air Force. The couple lived in New York, Wyoming, South Carolina, Germany (twice), North Dakota, Texas, Missouri, Pennsylvania and Alaska. After retirement, they lived in Virginia and Kentucky before settling in Manning, Iowa. Following the death of Art in 2005, Evelyn continued living in Manning until using assisted living in Carroll, Iowa and Virginia.
Evelyn, “Babs,” enjoyed gardening, card games, casinos and reading. She was an expert at cooking, entertaining guests, knitting and making crafts.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
She is survived by a daughter, Judy (Sam) Bourne of Carbonear, Newfoundland; son, Michael (Paula) Pahl of Thornton, Colo.; daughter, Julie (Jerry) Slemp of Louisa, Virginia; grandsons: Doug Bourne of Mt. Pearl, Newfoundland, Jason Bourne of Carbonear, Newfoundland, Jason Schatzenpahl of Thornton, Colo. and Eric Pahl of Lawndale, Calif.; granddaughters, Patricia Lambott of Colorado Springs, Colo. and Samantha Lacey of St. John’s, Newfoundland; 13 great-grandchildren; four brothers: Ches, Jim, Roland and Carl Loughlin of Newfoundland; sisters, Elva Simpson of Truro, Nova Scotia and Linda Jerrett of Spruce Grove, Alberta; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Ohde Funeral Home of Manning, Iowa is assisting the family.