MarDean Dayton Evens, 82, died Oct. 13, 2013, at Homestead Assisted Living, surrounded by her family. She was born June 13, 1931, in Cleveland, Idaho. Her siblings are Darrell Ames, Everett Ames and Lucille Gardner.
She married Verl Douglas Dayton in 1948. They had seven children. David (Debby) Dayton, Judy Kay, Susan (Darwin) Payne, Robin (Jim) Hamilton, Dexter (Cindy) Dayton, Penny (Wayne) Casto and Tom Dayton. Verl passed away in 1988.
MarDean then married Boyd Evens in August of 2001. They enjoyed snowmobiling all winter long. Boyd passed away in 2004.
She is a grandmother of 23 beautiful grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren.
She was an active in many sports, but loved bowling and softball the most.
She had a great love for her kids, and taught them the importance of hard work.
She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
She will be loved and missed.
There will be a memorial service Saturday,Oct. 19, 2013 at the St. Anthony 4th Ward building. Services will begin at 2 p.m. with Bishop Kyle Moore, officiating. Interment will be in the Wilford Cemetery under the direction of the Bidwell Funeral Home. Condolences to the family may be sent to www. bidwellfuneralhome.com .