Obituary: Evelyn Field

 Evelyn Field
Posted at 11:59 AM, Apr 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-08 13:59:38-04

Evelyn Field, 95, was born August 18, 1924, to James Henry and Lillian May (Christie) Rowhuff near New Hampton, Missouri. She passed away on April 4, 2020, after a short illness.

Evelyn attended Shady Dell Country School and graduated valedictorian from McFall High in 1941. She graduated from Central Business College in Kansas City and worked as a secretary for Easter Seals, War Production Board, Helzberg's Jewelry, and City National Bank. She even taught school at Victor Country School for two years during the war when teachers were in short supply.

In 1951, she came to Montana to marry Roy Field. To this union, three children were born. She was a career farm and ranch wife. She did chores, fed many, including hired men, and took meals to the field during harvest. Her homemade pies were unrivaled! She liked to grind homegrown wheat for baking. She was an accomplished seamstress and quilter, and loved to embroider.

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