Evelyn Marie Port
Evelyn Marie Port, 92, of Cedar Rapids, passed away on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at Manor Care Nursing Home. Visitation will be on Wednesday, Jan. 10, at Cedar Memorial Westside Chapel from 4 to 7 p.m. Services will be on Thursday, Jan. 11, at Cedar Memorial Westside Chapel at 1 p.m. A committal service will immediately follow at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
Evelyn was born on April 24, 1925, the daughter of Charles and Gladys (Klinkkamer) Yeater. She loved to sew wedding dresses and clothes for her family and friends. Evelyn worked at Wilson Foods and, in later years, the Cedar Rapids Country Club.
Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents; husband, William; son, Randy Port; brothers, Edward, Melvin and Ron; and sister, Althea Kuzela.
Left to cherish Evelyn's memories are her children, Gary (Bobbi) Port of Cedar Rapids, Jan (George) Mulholland of Iowa Park, Texas, and Karen (Robert) Walton of Cedar Rapids; grandchildren, Tricia (Doug) Krsek, Nolan (Kristal) Mulholland, Whitney (Paul) Magers, Nikki (Devon) Morgan, Alisha Evans and George (Amy) Walton; and great-grandchildren, Abby, Lauren, Samuel, Seth, Owen, Jack, Aaron, Arylaan, Rolondo, Cassius, Evelyn and Benjamin. She also is survived by three stepgrandchildren.
A special thanks to best friends Betsy and Margo for always making Evelyn happy; also a special thanks to the church members of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for always being there for Evelyn.
A memorial fund has been established.
Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.cedarmemorial.com under obituaries.