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Fulkerson - Stevenson Funeral Home
Springan - Stevenson Funeral Home
It's all about saying goodbye.
Bobby Wayne Evans
August 12, 1950 - May 11, 2019

Place of Birth: Modesto, CA
Residence: Rural Alkabo
Age: 68

Bobby Evans, 68, of rural Alkabo, ND, passed away at his residence, Saturday morning, May 11, 2019, after a short battle with cancer.

Bobby Wayne Evans was born on August 12, 1950 to William Scritchfield and Patricia Courtney. They moved to Kansas City, Kansas and would later divorce. His mother remarried to William Evans, who would later adopt Bobby.

Bobby attended and graduated from Rosedale High school in 1968. In 1969, he would enlist in the Army for four years, which he spent in Germany. In 1974, he married and had two wonderful boys, Brandon and “Scott”. That marriage ended in 1979. He would remarry in 1980, and move to Alaska where he loved to hunt and fish and take part in other outdoor activities.

In 2006, Bobby moved to North Dakota and married the love of his life, Arlene Swenson on September 1, 2009.

Bobby is survived by his mother, Patricia Davis of Sublimity, OR; his beautiful loving wife, Arlene Swenson of Williston, ND; sons, Scott Evans and family of Anchorage, AK and Brandon Evans and family of Jasper, Alabama; daughters, Grace “Joan” (Jack) Green of Anchorage, AK, Marisa Ruddell of Anchorage, AK; stepsons, Sean Hotchkiss of Mandan, ND and Michael Hotchkiss of Bismarck, ND; brothers, Billy (Diane) Evans of Buckeye, AZ and Buddy Evans of Loraine, TX; ex-wife, Cheryl Evans, Anchorage, AK; 20 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his father, Bill Scritchfield; sister, Virginia Sielman and great-grandchild, Sean Paul Thomas.

Memorial Contribution
Family requests all memorials be made to:

CHI St. Alexius Hospice
1301 5th Ave West
Williston, ND 58801


Writing Rock Church
97th ST NW
Grenora, ND 58845

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Shari DeJardine (Fortuna, ND)
May 14, 2019
Arlene and family,
I am so honored that I got to meet Bobby. The few rides we had when it was just the two of us, he told me many stories, and I really got to know what a great life he had, and how much he loved Arlene! So sad he had to go through this! Prayers for you all!
Alicia Bauer (Williston , ND)
May 14, 2019
I’m so sorry to hear of Bobby’s passing. He was a really nice guy. Rest easy.
KATHY BEROSIK (Williston, nd)
May 15, 2019
Arlene: My deepest sympathy in the loss of Bobby; He was such a wonderful person; and enjoyed working with him at Wal-mart. My prayers are with you always.
Shirley Larson (Grenora, North Dakota )
May 15, 2019
Arlene, My sympathy. I enjoyed visiting with Bob while he and I worked at the Grenora school. Take care Arlene, my prayers are with you. Shirley
Ida Grotte (Williston, ND)
May 24, 2019
Arlene and Family so sorry to hear of Bobby's passing. Enjoyed visiting with him at Champs when you would make a trip to town! We had some interesting conversations, good memories. Rest In Peace Bobby.
Steve Helstad (grand forks, ND)
Jun 7, 2019
Arlene and Family, Sorry to hear of Bobby's passing. RIP Bobby
Allen& Carol Borlug (Baxter , Mn)
Jun 7, 2019
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