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Evelyn M. Sidener

July 20, 1927 — August 7, 2017

Evelyn M. Sidener, 90, longtime Burns area resident, died Monday (August 7, 2017) at Asbury Park in Newton.

She was born on July 20, 1927 in Newton, Kansas, the daughter of John and Ruby Weigand Kirkpatrick. Her childhood years were spent in the Newton area until they moved to rural Burns where she graduated from high school in 1945.

Evelyn married Lee Sidener on July 28,1947, they had two sons Wesley and Rodger.

She attended beauty school, working for a while as a beautician. Evelyn later worked in El Dorado for T.G. & Y before going moving over to the Wal Mart Store there where she remained for several years until retiring.

Evelyn enjoyed sewing and her flowers. She was also very active in the Burns Sr. Center, the Wonsevu Christian Church and Burns United Methodist Church.

Survivors include two sister-in-laws,Dorene Kirkpatrick and Betty Kirkpatrick; four nephews, two nieces, her neighbors Larry and Teresa Goodwin and many friends.

Evelyn is preceded in death by her parents; husband; both sons; and three brothers John, Jr., Ronald D. and Gary Lee Kirkpatrick.

Cremation has been effected.

Memorial graveside services will be held at 10:00 A.M., Wednesday (August 16, 2016) at the Wonsevu Cemetery.

A memorial has been established with Burns United Methodist Church and the Countryside Church Youth Group. Contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, Ks. 67114.

Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.
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