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Dolores Evans was born in Independence, Missouri, to John B. and Virgie Dobbins. Her family moved to Brigham City, Utah, in 1946.
She married Albert Evans in Elko, Nevada, on April 6, 1974.
Dolores worked at the Walker Bank in Salt Lake City as the cafeteria supervisor until 1975, when she retired.
They then moved to Plains, Montana, after Albert retired from Western Pacific Railroad in 1978. While in Montana, Dodie enjoyed putting in large vegetable gardens; canning; baking; caring for the chickens, ducks and livestock; and finding time to fish.
In 1989, they moved to Sequim along with her mother and brother Leroy. While in Sequim, she was always busy in the Methodist Church and Masonic Lodge kitchens, helping organize various functions.
She was a member of the Masonic order of Daughters of the Nile and Eastern Star.
She was preceded in death by her former husband, Wendel Peterson; her parents; and her brothers, Donald Dobbins and Leroy Dobbins.
She is survived by her husband; son John Peterson; stepdaughters Kathleen Dunaway, Debby Galloway, Celia Keith, Teresa Hostbjor and Deanne Ashton; brother Calvin Dobbins; seven grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 South Blake Avenue in Sequim, on Saturday, June 14, at 1 p.m.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Sequim Community Aid, P.O. Box 1591, Sequim, WA 98382; or to a
Published in The Peninsula Daily News on May 8, 2014