Evelyn M. Caswell, age 77, of 10274 Hwy U.S. 2; Rapid River (Masonville Twp.) passed away on Friday evening, August 1st, 2008 at the Christian Park Health Care Center in Escanaba following a lengthy illness.
Evelyn was born in Gladstone to William and Flora (Lee) Jones on May 2nd, 1931 and was raised in the Gladstone and Chaison areas. On August 7th, 1948, she married Nolan R. Caswell in Gladstone. During their married life, Evelyn and Nolan lived in various locations in the central U.P. and in 1996, they permanently relocated to the Rapid River area moving there from the Corner Lake area of Wetmore. During her working life, Evelyn was employed as a housekeeper for a number of motels in Delta and Alger Counties and had also worked at Northern Veneer Co. in Gladstone for a period of time. In her leisure, Evelyn enjoyed knitting, crocheting, fishing, and flower and truck farming.
In addition to her devoted husband of 60 years, Nolan, Evelyn