Evelyn Brooks (nee Halsband)
June 16, 1961 to September 2, 2021
Evelyn Brooks, our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend passed away suddenly on September 2nd 2021 at the age of 60 years.
Evelyn is pre-deceased by her parents, Irwin and Anna, and brother Ed. She is survived by her loving husband of 42 years, Stan, her children, Yolanda (Jordan Kuhn), Lindsey (Jenn), and Jack (Ashley), her grandchildren, Ava, William, Olivia, Greyson, Nova, Hunter and Lucas, her siblings, Ilonka Halsband, Sid Halsband (Karen), along with her large extended family and friends.
Evelyn was born in Regina on June 16, 1961, the youngest child of Irwin and Anna Halsband. She grew up in Moose Jaw, and while attending Central Collegiate high school she was an avid volleyball and basketball player, enjoying much success due to her height.
Evelyn met Stan Brooks on a blind date when she was 18, they were married about 6 months later on September 29, 1979. They were blessed with three children, Yolanda, Lindsey and Jack. Over the next 41 years Evelyn and Stan lived on the family farm near Stony Beach, Belle Plaine, Abbotsford, Swift Current, Moose Jaw and eventually settled in the Westlock, Alberta area in 1998 and have remained there ever since.
Evelyn was a life long animal lover, her and Stan have had countless pets over the years. She was a shining soul who had a positive outlook on life which was evident to all who knew her. She loved spending time with her family and countless friends. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Westlock and District Family and Community Support Services (FCSS), Westlock Alberta, 780-349-5900.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
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