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Gary Evans

April 24, 1944 — March 16, 2023

Appleton, MN

Gary W. Evans, age 78 of Appleton, MN and formerly of Medford, MN passed away on Thursday, March 16, 2023 at the Appleton Area Health Center.

Gary Willard, the son of Richard and Delores (Spear) Evans was born on April 24, 2944 in Owatonna, MN.  On February 27, 1965 he was united in marriage to Sharon Nichols in Pierre, SD.  Gary worked for 16 years at Nutting Truck and Caster Company and then began trucking over the road for 40 years for different companies.  In retirement they traveled the country and then settled in Appleton, MN near family.  Gary was a good man and cared about everyone.

He is survived by his wife Sharon; by his daughters, Lori Turner and Jody Hulbert; by five grandchildren, Joey Hulbert, Dylan Hulbert, Allison Hulbert, Trevor Turner and Rileigh Turner; by his siblings, Vesta (Ken) Schiller and Steve (Joy) Evans; by his sisters-in-law, Kim (Jim) Johnson and Becky (Eric) Anderson; by his brother-in-law, Richard (Deb) Nichols and by nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Mary Lou Studnicka and Linda Neste.

Memorial services will be held on Friday, March 24, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. at the Parker Kohl Funeral Home & Crematory of Faribault with Pastor Dan Lazicki from Bethel Ridge Lutheran Church officiating.

Visitation will be held at the Parker Kohl Funeral Home on Friday from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m.

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Friday, March 24, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Parker Kohl Funeral Home & Crematory

1725 Lyndale Ave N, Faribault, MN 55021

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Memorial Service

Friday, March 24, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Parker Kohl Funeral Home & Crematory

1725 Lyndale Ave N, Faribault, MN 55021

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