Catherine Brubaker Evans

Graveside services for Catherine Brubaker Evans, 83, Lawrence will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence. She passed away Friday, November 21, 2014 at her home.

Catherine was born November 14, 1931 in Olathe, KS the daughter of Fred and Lida (Blackledge) Filkins.

She married and was later widowed by James Richards 1949. She later married Clark Brubaker in 1950 and was preceded by him in death in 1980. She is preceded in death by her husband Jack Evans who passed away in 2002 after seventeen years of marriage.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and enjoyed spending time with her family.

She is preceded in death by: daughter; Mary Kathleen (1996); son, William Clark Brubaker (2011), four brothers; Frank, Fred, George, and James Filkins, and one sister; Mildred.

Survivors include: four daughters; Deborah Hobgood (Doug) of Kansas City, MO, Wanda Fulks (Lloyd), Tamara Guinn (Gayland) and Denise Brubaker all of Lawrence, KS, son; Robert Brubaker (Edna) of Lawrence, KS, twelve grandchildren, and fourteen great-grandchildren.

The family will greet friends from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Monday, November 24, 2014 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Kendallwood Hospice and may be sent in care of the mortuary.


8 Condolences

  1. Joyce Cromwell on November 22, 2014 at 7:33 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers! She was a great lady and will be missed.

    The Cromwells

  2. Vickie Keil on November 23, 2014 at 7:59 am

    Debbie, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your Family!!!!

  3. Mary Beth Hill on November 23, 2014 at 9:12 am

    my deepest condolences. Catherine will be missed by everyone. She loved being surrounded by her family and she will always be with you.

  4. Betsy Anderson on November 23, 2014 at 3:26 pm

    Sending thoughts and prayers for the family

  5. Vicki Julian on November 23, 2014 at 4:11 pm

    Dear Brubaker Family,

    My sincere condolences to you all. Catherine was a very sweet lady and I know you will miss her terribly, especially when the loss comes at this time of year. But I also know that through your tears, you will still give thanks for having her as a part of your life.


    Vicki Julian

  6. Michele Roberts on November 23, 2014 at 5:19 pm

    Tammy, I am Sorry for you Loss…I am sending you Big Hugs and Lots of Love to you and Your Family.
    Love you!!!!

  7. Kathy Guth on November 23, 2014 at 9:36 pm

    Thinking of you and your family. I know this a difficult time but know all your good memories help. So sorry for your loss.

  8. Doyle and Kimberly Wasson on November 30, 2014 at 11:32 am

    Just heard about your Mothers death Tammy. She was a great lady and friend. Tell everyone how sorry we are. She will be sorely missed. If you need anything, let us know. God Bless

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