Evelyn Cothren passed away Friday, Aug. 5, 2022. Evelyn was born in Toledo, Washington, on June 3, 1938, to Toivo and Lucille Kaija. She grew up in Lewis County where she met and married the love of her life Ross Cothren Sr. on Oct. 29, 1957. He survives her at their home of 58 years. They were blessed with four sons and one daughter: Ross Jr., Audie, Travis, Dale, and Frances, who all survive her. In Evelyn’s younger years she had a love for horses. Her true love was her family. She is survived by her husband and children as well as 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Winlock Cemetery, 407 Cowlitz Road, Winlock, Washington.