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Springan - Stevenson Funeral Home
It's all about saying goodbye.
Evelyn B Atchison
December 31, 1920 - April 13, 2019

Place of Birth: Burns, Montana
Residence: Sidney, MT
Age: 98

Evelyn B. Prigan Atchison was born December 31, 1920 in Burns, MT to Gustave and Grace Metcalf Prigan. She attended school in Savage, MT graduating from Savage High School in 1938. In 1939 she married Walter H. Atchison.
Evelyn owned the Hobby Shop in Sidney from 1953 to 1978 and worked part time for Coast to Coast until she retired at the age of 71 in 1991. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church where she played the organ and sang in the church choir for many years. Her favorite hobby was gardening and it’s said that she had “the green thumb of all green thumbs". Evelyn also loved doing her crossword puzzles.
Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents Gustave and Grace, brothers Elwood and Howard Prigan, and her sister Erma Hardy.
She is survived by her son James (Diane) Atchison of Glendive, MT, daughters Renee (Dennis) Sundheim of Crosby, ND and Lynn (Dennis) Rowe of Eugene, OR, seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
The family is very grateful for Dr. Karanjai and all of the staff at Sidney Health Center.
Evelyn passed away, Saturday, April 13, 2019, at Sidney Health Center.

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Katie Williams (Sidney , Mt)
Apr 16, 2019
Fly high sweet angel love you
Glad I got to hold your hand till your son got there,
Katie CNA
Paul Groshart (Billings, Mt)
Apr 16, 2019
Lynn and family, sorry for your loss. Beth and I always enjoyed visiting with your Mom.
Shelly Campbell (Shepherd, Mt)
Apr 16, 2019
I worked with her at Coast to Coast and enjoyed knowing her very much! A fine lady with a wonderful sense of humor. And yes.... a green thumb ... her rose bushes were always lovely!
Violet Tharp
Apr 16, 2019
In my many years working at JCPenneys, Evelyn was such a gracious and kind customer. It was a pleasure to serve her.
Sharon Smelser (Sidney, MT)
Apr 17, 2019
To Dear Evelyn's Family, I will most certainly miss Evelyn's warm Sunday morning hug and smile which I was privileged to receive for many years when coming to Trinity Lutheran for church services. She was so kind, gracious and soft spoken to everyone and we did share the time when she sang in choir, too. Evelyn was a good alto! Coming here as a young bride 62 years ago, meeting and knowing Evelyn all these years has been a blessing to me and now I will certainly miss her. Evelyn was a beautiful example of a faith-filled Christian and now that she is Home in Heaven, she is knowing the joy of being with her Savior. I know you all will find comfort and peace in Evelyn's joy.
Mark Kuylen (Sidney, MT)
Apr 17, 2019
To the Family of Evelyn,
I was a neighbor of Evelyn in the same apartment building years ago. She was such a fun and caring lady. We did yard work together and always had such great talks. When I moved several years later I would stop to say hello when she was still working hard again in her yard. She loved it and did such a great job. Always a smile and asking if all was going good. I loved getting to see her. RIP Evelyn.
Mark Kuylen
Kathy Jensen (Sidney , Montana )
Apr 18, 2019
I enjoyed sweet Evelyn when I worked at The Lodge and days after having a cup of coffee with her. She shared her story of her life and the store, working daily, and her children. Such a sweetheart. I will miss her. Prayers to her family.
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