EVELYN NORA ALT
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JAN. 5, 1903 -APRIL 10, 2007
Evelyn Alt passed away on April 10, 2007, in Paradise at the age of 104. Evelyn was born in Bangor (Butte County) to Charles and Lois Beck in 1903. In 1908 the family moved to Durham where she attended Durham Grammar school and graduated from Healds Business College in Sacramento.
Evelyn worked as a bookkeeper at a candy company in, Sacramento until she married Clifford Alt in June of 1925.
Evelyn was a stay-at-home mom while raising their three daughters. She and her husband retired and moved to Placerville in the 1960s and to Paradise in 1978.
Evelyn was known for her cooking and gardening. She had a real knack of making things grow from seed to adult including anything from basic garden plants to a variety of trees.
Evelyn is survived by three daughters: Lois Davis of Virginia, Aileen Anderson of Paradise, and Shirley Soule of Three Rivers, Calif.; sister Verla Entrican of Sacramento; many nieces, nephews and cousins, 11 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and 19 great-great-grandchildren.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, April 12, 2007, between 4 pm. and 6 p.m., at Rose Chapel in Paradise
Graveside services only will be conducted on April 13, 2007, at 11:30 a.m., at East Lawn Cemetery on Folsom Blvd., in Sacramento.
Contributions should be made to Billy Graham Evangelistic Assoc., #1 Billy Graham Parkway, Charlotte, NC 28201-001
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Apr. 12, 2007