Evelyn Marie Port, 92, of Cedar Rapids, passed away on Monday, January 08, 2018 at Manor Care Nursing Home. Visitation will be on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Cedar Memorial Westside from 4-7 P.M. Services will be on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Cedar Memorial Westside at 1 P.M. A committal service will immediately follow at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
Evelyn was born on April 24, 1925, the daughter of Charles and Gladys (Klinkkamer) Yeater. She loved to sew wedding dresses, and clothes for her family and friends. Evelyn worked at Wilson Packing House and in the later years Cedar Rapids Country Club.
Evelyn was preceded in death by parents, and husband William, son Randy Port, brothers Edward, Melvin, Ron and sister Althea Kuzela.
Left to cherish Evelyn’s memories are her children: Gary (Bobbi) Port, of Cedar Rapids, Jan (George) Mulholland, of Iowa Park, Texas, Karen (Robert) Walton, of Cedar Rapids. Grandchildren: Tricia (Doug) Krsek, Nolan (Kristal) Mulholland, Whitney (Paul) Magers, Nikki (Devon) Morgan, Alisha Evans and George (Amy) Walton, great-grandchildren: Abby, Lauren, Samuel, Seth, Owen, Jack, Aaron, Arylaan, Rolondo, Cassius, Evelyn, and Benjamin. She is also survived by 3 step-grandchildren.
A special thanks to best friends Betsy and Margo for always making Evelyn happy; also a special thanks to the church members of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for always being there for Evelyn.
A memorial fund has been established.