Evelyn Alleda McBain (1921 - 2014)

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Evelyn McBain, 92, of Waverly, and formerly from Terril, passed away on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at the Bartels Lutheran Retirement Community in Waverly.

Evelyn Alleda McBain was born on Dec. 1, 1921, the daughter of Orville Ernest and Zeola Estella (Baker) Dodge in Terril. She was baptized in May 1922 and confirmed in 1933. Evelyn graduated from Terril High School in 1939. On April 20, 1940, she was united in marriage to Albert John McBain in Terril. Evelyn was a homemaker before she went to work at Berkeley and Company in Spirit Lake for 25 years. She retired in 1987 and in 1988, she moved to Waverly to be closer to her daughter, Linda.

She was a member of Heritage United Methodist Church in Waverly and the Waverly Hospital Auxiliary. Evelyn served on the Terril City Council for several terms. Evelyn enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, traveling to all 50 states, Canada and Mexico, and spending winters in south Texas with her brothers. She was an avid sports fan, cheering on her kids, grandkids and the Hawkeyes. Evelyn enjoyed playing cards, flowers and cardinal birds. She always had a joyous laugh and infectious smile.

Survivors are her three sons, Larry (Roberta) McBain, of Belmond, Leroy (Shirley) McBain, of Dallas, and Robert (Vickie) McBain, of LeGrand; daughter, Linda (Larry) Hildreth, of Waverly; 16 grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and two brothers, Calvin (Beverly) Dodge, of Terril, and Floyd (Vernita) Dodge, of Watsonville, Calif. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Albert McBain in 1984.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at Heritage United Methodist Church in Waverly with the Rev. John Brockschink officiating. Inurnment will be in the Fairview cemetery in Terril, Iowa. Visitation will be held on Friday from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly, Iowa. Memorials for Evelyn may be directed to The Hope Lodge of Iowa City, 750 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52246 and online condolences for Evelyn may be left at www.kaisercorson.com.

Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home of Waverly is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in Waverly Democrat from Apr. 17 to Apr. 18, 2014